The elusive powertail

Words hardly describe the feelings when sighting colour from a trophy powertail
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The elusive powertail

Post by Matt Flynn » Sun Mar 30, 2008 7:47 pm

Looks like no powertails were caught over the weekend judging by the lack of posts.

They sure are an elusive fish. Maybe next weekend ...

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Post by BarraBeast » Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:07 pm

Harty had a run in with some. I think he is keeping this Powertail hotspot to him self :naughty: :grin:
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Nice Powertail

Post by jasonmcc » Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:11 pm

Not so matt. I searched far and wide in the blue water off Darwin and managed to find some awesome Powertail action at South Gutter. This beauty engulfed a squid bait at the north western end of the gutter. I called it for a nice GT but changed my mind as I felt its powerfull runs. This 'racing' powertail gave a good fight on my Shimano Torium and T-Curve combo running 50lb braid. It was released to breed and fight another day.
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Post by Kevin Kevinson » Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:20 pm

niiiccce silver powertail jase... :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

i bet you were all hollering about that one.

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Post by jonesy » Sun Mar 30, 2008 8:24 pm

We got 2 beauties at Sampan friday trolling. We thought we struck gold a few other occasions,unfortunaetly they ended up being stinking barra. The powertails were teasing us out the front of sampan,rolling on top of the water all morning,must of sited 20-30 of them.

When my mate sends the dvd back up we taped of the first powertail,I'll put it up. The shear jubilation shown by us when we realised it was a magestic powertail and not a vermon horse barra,well the scenes had to be seen to be believed!

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Post by elkerr » Mon Mar 31, 2008 11:23 am

You guys are nuts. Pure enjoyment reading your posts. I managed to land a whopper at Corroboree last year during the secret womens comp. Don't have the photos though, there down in my cell at Albatraz. :rofl: I have managed to catch a couple of the deep sea variety, for what thay are, PT do put up a good fight. :drinking1: Ellen Kerr
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Re: The elusive powertail

Post by 2rods » Mon Mar 31, 2008 2:06 pm

Matt Flynn wrote:Looks like no powertails were caught over the weekend judging by the lack of posts.

They sure are an elusive fish. Maybe next weekend ...
We had 2-3 landed on Sunday but they were small ones.... and we didn't want to hurt these magestic creatures so we released them back into the blue ASAP even before I could get a picture of them. What a lovely fish they are :mrgreen:


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Post by noundz » Mon Mar 31, 2008 2:29 pm

Gee..........after reading these reports, it makes me want to go out and target these "kings of the water"again...............forgotten how good they are 8-) 8-) I got lost in all the other "jazz" you catch.

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