billfishing this weekend whos keen??

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Post by Kp NT » Mon Jan 14, 2013 5:24 pm

Well pakula is running a new range of heads called softease, so if he is doing them i think the theory is probably well founded.


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Post by Nogood » Thu Apr 04, 2013 6:30 am

Heading up to Dundee tonight for crack at the sails again is any body going out this weekend be great to have more boats fishing for them

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Post by TNS1 » Thu Apr 04, 2013 7:36 am

Barra Comp on this weekend at Dundee should be busy

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Post by Swoffa » Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:50 am

Hey Nogood,
I am heading out Saturday and Sunday overnighting at Pt Blaze. Hitting Sail City both days depending upon the weather.

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Post by trevor schultz » Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:23 am

G'day guys,

I might head out Friday Saturday be around sail city somewhere ill keep on 72

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Post by Swoffa » Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:03 am

Heading out Friday and Saturday to Sail City. Got my rigs sorted out for the smaller fish this time hopefully.
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Post by Agent86 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:27 am

Might see you out there Swoffa

We are going down Friday arvo/evening

Plan on having a go Sat and Sunday

Just look for the old boat, Rascal 11, say hello, cheers
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Post by trevor schultz » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:22 am

Hey swoffa do you think it will be worth it on the bigger tides ?

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Post by Swoffa » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:37 am

Trevor, a couple of years ago we cleaned up on the sailfish on the bigger tides. The moon state was the same then as it is now with a new moon...should mean they are eating during the daytime rather than the night.

I am giving it a go any way as I missed out last weekend with the BOM giving an unfavourable marine forecast.

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Post by DOUG » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:53 am

Mark told me the bigger tidal run doesn't effect fog bay to much he said he liked the big tides !!

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Post by Agent86 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:58 am

Still get pretty clear water out at sail on the big tides, comes right into Blaze on the high tide as well!!
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Post by Nogood » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:25 pm

We haven't seen a sail in close to blaze yet all been out sailcity and wider the Finniss had dirty water pumping a long way out last weekand

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Post by DOUG » Sat Apr 13, 2013 9:44 pm

Anyone get out today ?

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Post by uniball » Sat Apr 13, 2013 9:52 pm

Was out jigging the fentons today and had a good sail (I think, first one I've ever seen! Bout 4 foot long in the body) swim past the boat. Threw a gillies jig in front of him and near poop myself when it followed the lure back to the boat. Buggered off real quick when it saw our ugly mugs grinning at it!

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Post by Swoffa » Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:48 am

Got out Friday to Sail city, looks like the dirty water from the Daly has hit the area as the water was light green with loads of sediment and logs floating through the area. We did find a bit of clearer water that was dark green out about 10k's wide of Sail City but too rough to really target billies. 0-0-0 for Friday.

Saturday we tried Long Lost but also found the light green dirty water shich loked to be coming from the Finniss. No where near as dirty as SC but still not the right colour. 0-0-0 for the day but as we trolled the teasers around a school of tuna we saw a single sail in the centre of the pod, threw a bait at it and it followed but no take. Threw a few more baits towards where it was and trolled the teasers in circles but didn't see the fish again. Great weather and plenty of tuna 9both longies and mac) which we caught in good numbers on fly. Also tried jigging around Long Lost and Blaze for a half dozen trout, nice snapper and one inice jew.

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