* Blogs    * Barrabucks    * The Logo Shop    * Arcade    * Gallery    * Chat    * FAQ    Barramundi Fishing 
  Contact Contact      * Register    * Login  *
   * Register
Barramundi Fishing Pack

Share This Topic On: Share on Facebook FacebookShare on Twitter TwitterShare on Reddit RedditShare on Tumblr TumblrShare on Google+ Google+
 
Seadog
Seadog
User avatar

Joined: Fri Apr 17, 2009 7:50 pm
Posts: 264
Images: 7
Barrabucks points on hand:
3,175.40 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2010 7:25 pm    Post subject: Sooty and powertail heaven

While i was out at work the other day i stumbled upon a bit of a dam which looked very fishy and got me wondering what may be in it. Luckily i had stashed my spin stick behind the seat of my car when we drove out this time so i made a plan to come back and chuck a line in. When i did so there was little grasshoppers everywhere and as i approached the dam they all flew off with a few landing in the water. They didnt last long and all of a sudden a heap of sootys and archerfish started boofing them of the surface! it looked cool and reminded me of barra going nuts and smashing everything. Anticipation was high as i rigged up a small squidgy and sure enough first cast i was hooked up to a power tail! i moved spots a bit and next cast the squidgy was smashed again and this time i landed a small sooty that put up a good little fight. I landed one more sooty then after that nearly every cast was rewarded with a powertail! Not quite runoff fishing :rofl: but some good fun to see me thru the long 2 weeks at work! Ive got a feeling there may be some big sootys in this dam does anyone know some good lures to target them?
Cheers Link :drinking1:


You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.


Last edited by lincoln on Thu Dec 30, 2010 10:20 am, edited 2 times in total.

Top
  Profile Personal album  
 
Cobourg Fishing Safaris
 
Jedi Seadog
Jedi Seadog
User avatar

Joined: Sat Jul 22, 2006 2:41 pm
Posts: 1661
Images: 58
Location: Kununurra WA
Barrabucks points on hand:
17,546.30 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2010 10:56 pm    Post subject:

Any lure will do, they're not fussy. Try a small bibbed minow from 50 to 75mm. If you think there are big fish there go the larger size

_________________
Regards Dick


Top
  Profile Personal album  
 
 
Seadog
Seadog

Joined: Sun Dec 19, 2010 4:27 pm
Posts: 231
Barrabucks points on hand:
410.00 Barrabucks

Bank:
0.00 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:13 pm    Post subject: Re: Sooty and powertail heaven

yeah like dick said try bigger in this case look for the snags (if there is any) and flick towards it as the big sooty intend to hang around there i like to us a small weed less soft plastic to increase your chances of getting right in there

_________________


Top
  Profile  
 
 
Seadog
Seadog

Joined: Sun Dec 19, 2010 4:27 pm
Posts: 231
Barrabucks points on hand:
410.00 Barrabucks

Bank:
0.00 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Sooty and powertail heaven

yeah like dick said try bigger in this case look for the snags (if there is any) and flick towards it as the big sooty intend to hang around there i like to us a small weed less soft plastic to increase your chances of getting right in there.

_________________


Top
  Profile  
 
 
Jedi Seadog
Jedi Seadog
User avatar

Joined: Sun Dec 30, 2007 11:07 pm
Posts: 1222
Location: Darwin, N.T
Barrabucks points on hand:
14,493.60 Barrabucks
Post Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:32 pm    Post subject: Re: Sooty and powertail heaven

Red meat + circle hook = big sooty.


Top
  Profile  
 
Post new topic  Reply to topic
 Barramundi Fishing Board index » WA Stocked Dams
Top

  # Sooty and powertail heaven Previous topic | Next topic # 
 Page 1 of 1 [ 5 posts
 
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
  Print view

Jump to:  

Welcome Anonymous

It is currently Mon May 30, 2016 3:24 pm

All times are UTC + 9:30 hours [ DST ]

Login
Username:

Password:

 Remember me


I forgot my password

Don't have an account yet?
You can register for FREE

Advertisement



Darwin Sun & Moon

Click for Darwin, Northern Territory Forecast

Darwin Tides


Northern Fishing Posts
Tarpon out wide? Then pelagic farm

Mon May 30, 2016 3:01 pm

dannett

Dundee whirlwind

Mon May 30, 2016 2:47 pm

Matt Flynn

Gunn Point fish kill

Mon May 30, 2016 2:19 pm

Matt Flynn

Mclay 551

Mon May 30, 2016 2:17 pm

Saltboy

Daintree croc attack

Mon May 30, 2016 2:13 pm

Lats

Boat Wraps

Mon May 30, 2016 1:05 pm

Aydan

Ouch ...$346 for insufficient safety gear

Mon May 30, 2016 11:39 am

nomad

Anyone catching crabs?

Mon May 30, 2016 10:25 am

slug

Bluebone

Mon May 30, 2016 10:18 am

slug

Four rescued off Darwin

Mon May 30, 2016 4:55 am

dannett

highway to heaven help?

Mon May 30, 2016 4:14 am

Matt Flynn

Updating navionics gold card

Sun May 29, 2016 11:32 pm

Aydan

Forgot what a fish looked like

Sun May 29, 2016 11:11 pm

ozdodge

Outboard Engine Controls

Sun May 29, 2016 9:21 pm

Fogazi

FFF Seadogs 2016 - Round 4 - Jewfish Busters + Barra

Sun May 29, 2016 9:13 pm

jeffish

rocky the oscar

Sun May 29, 2016 4:23 pm

leopard

Probably shouldn't be there

Sun May 29, 2016 4:15 pm

leopard

freshwater eels

Sun May 29, 2016 4:06 pm

leopard

Periodic Wetcell battery use

Sun May 29, 2016 2:29 pm

nabby

Dundee etc 18-24 May.

Sat May 28, 2016 6:26 pm

BJOBrien


General Fishing Posts
Tiger sharks

Wed May 25, 2016 7:49 pm

Matt Flynn

Blacktip central

Sun May 08, 2016 1:52 pm

Lumborghini

Salmon farming in spotlight

Sat May 07, 2016 10:54 am

Matt Flynn

Huon River trout 2016

Sun May 01, 2016 11:43 am

Dinger

Victorian barra

Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:58 pm

bigphil16

My First Deep Sea Southern Fish

Sun Apr 24, 2016 6:10 am

Lats

Hungry kingfish

Mon Apr 18, 2016 4:09 pm

Matt Flynn

KG whiting stock assessments

Fri Apr 15, 2016 9:56 am

Matt Flynn

Tassie broadbill proven up

Fri Apr 15, 2016 9:44 am

Matt Flynn

Share your SA GPS points with me please

Thu Apr 14, 2016 9:01 pm

bigphil16

Lake King William dry

Sat Apr 09, 2016 1:58 pm

Once Bitten

World record brown trout

Thu Apr 07, 2016 6:57 am

Once Bitten

a monster from dundee

Thu Mar 17, 2016 9:21 am

Kaos364

Shark vs barra dust-up

Thu Mar 03, 2016 5:16 am

ronje

Big Barra 1mtr pluss in Bali

Wed Feb 24, 2016 4:56 pm

back-cast

Powertail king

Tue Feb 23, 2016 10:38 pm

cuddlescooper

Vic fishing report

Tue Feb 23, 2016 8:06 am

seado32

Oyster disease hits Tasmania

Tue Feb 02, 2016 8:41 pm

Matt Flynn

The run-off

Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:26 am

Matt Flynn

snapper

Wed Jan 13, 2016 8:06 pm

bigcroc


Recent Non-Fishing Posts
Sleeping pilots

Thu May 26, 2016 11:33 am

Matt Flynn

Having a kid?

Tue May 24, 2016 3:06 pm

bugged1989

Troubles in Aurukun

Sat May 21, 2016 12:12 pm

Matt Flynn

Rumble in the Red Centre

Sat May 21, 2016 12:10 pm

Matt Flynn

The Rubbish Warrior

Tue May 17, 2016 10:18 am

barratrooper1

Are Darwin real estate prices falling?

Wed May 11, 2016 4:24 pm

Matt Flynn

Scrotum grinding

Tue May 10, 2016 12:50 pm

Melv

F-35 'already outdated'

Thu May 05, 2016 7:48 pm

Matt Flynn

Rough night on Bass Strait

Wed May 04, 2016 7:26 am

Matt Flynn

Micro jigging

Sun May 01, 2016 8:34 pm

Lats

Boaty McBoatface

Fri Apr 29, 2016 4:54 pm

Matt Flynn

Tasmanian water crisis

Tue Apr 26, 2016 7:37 am

Matt Flynn

Cheap Chinese tucker

Wed Apr 20, 2016 9:10 pm

theodosius

Sh.t!

Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:50 pm

Matt Flynn

Any one lost a hummingbird sounder cover in Malak

Wed Apr 20, 2016 7:31 pm

jonr

Daly Waters pub up for sale

Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:34 pm

Matt Flynn

World record brown trout

Thu Apr 07, 2016 6:57 am

Once Bitten

Frying in ultra hot oil

Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:42 pm

Matt Flynn

Old Spice

Mon Mar 28, 2016 9:38 am

Matt Flynn

Beer batter

Sat Mar 26, 2016 4:58 pm

O&Bfisherers


Poll

No  83%  [10]
Yes  16%  [2]
Total Votes: 12

FFF Newsletters
You can view any of our new FFF Newsletters that you may have missed here:
FFF Newsletters Archive
Subscription Management