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by Scraglor
Tue May 29, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Getting on with boat re-build
Replies: 215
Views: 6145

Re: Getting on with boat re-build

Opti is a brilliant motor except for the noise, the 6 cylinders are louder than old school 2 strokes. Yamaha and zuk 2 strokes were always a bit nicer and quiter than Evinrude/Johnson and Mercs. But nothing will ever beat the sound and smell of a 135hp+ V6 black max Mercury on its first start in 3 ...
by Scraglor
Mon May 14, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Far out man
Replies: 15
Views: 981

Re: Far out man

WTF, I am 32, I made pasta from scratch, took me 2 hours, plus the sauce etc. What were the kids doing?
by Scraglor
Sat May 12, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Boating
Topic: Nissan X-Trail as a tow vehicle?
Replies: 88
Views: 2444

Re: Nissan X-Trail as a tow vehicle?

Can she get an AWD? My ix35 AWD tows a 5.3 quinnie fine. Not ideal, but pulls it around no worries, and the AWD means its fine on a slippery ramp.

I used to have a front wheel drive with a 3.5ltr six, would just spin the wheels on the ramp, had a couple of hairy moments
by Scraglor
Fri May 11, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Australian Salmon Fishing
Topic: Preparing, cooking and eating Salmon.
Replies: 23
Views: 1074

Re: Preparing, cooking and eating Salmon.

My problem is I also love catching and eating gummy shark, of which, lots are around currently, so therefore, I need lots of bait
by Scraglor
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Rod building or repair
Topic: can my Daiwa Labrax AGS be repaired?
Replies: 22
Views: 1892

Re: can my Daiwa Labrax AGS be repaired?

Yeah, as you can see from the thread, it can be repaired but it will impact the action. Dont high stick or lift fish with the rod in future. It sucks, but is possibly a good learning experience. Fishing rods just arent designed for lifting decent fish onto boats/shore. Make sure you use a landing ne...
by Scraglor
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Boating
Topic: Bucket list -boats
Replies: 19
Views: 795

Re: Bucket list -boats

I would love an ex charter boat, to use with just two people. Would be so comfortable haha. Preferably one with a barbeque
by Scraglor
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Department of Primary Industries / Fisheries
Topic: HAVE YOUR SAY ON MINIMUM SIZE FOR MAKO SHARK
Replies: 13
Views: 674

Re: HAVE YOUR SAY ON MINIMUM SIZE FOR MAKO SHARK

Lightningx wrote:
denis barden wrote:Sounds Good
Aslo should be 30cm min for Flathead and King George

Yep agree with this also. Legal size kgw are very skinny and same with flatties.


Yep, I agree, these are my mins anyways. As well as pinkies @ 32cm. not worth keeping them below these sizes as they are so small.
by Scraglor
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Western Port Bay Fishing Reports
Topic: Sunday special off Rhyll
Replies: 20
Views: 848

Re: Sunday special off Rhyll

Iam trying to upload pics but the bloody thing keeps saying the photos are to large, got some good pics from the drone too but there also too big!! Dunno how to get them up If you edit them in paint, press Ctrl+w and that will let you resize. That's what I do but I'm not very good with editing phot...
by Scraglor
Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: Flinders to Hastings
Topic: Stony Pier
Replies: 18
Views: 1230

Re: Stony Pier

Nice catch of the pinkie snapper. I'm thinking of heading one of the nights this week on high tide for a gummy. Haven't tried properly for gummy so was wondering what rig suits. I have 20lb on main line surf rod. What line should I have on the leader and set up? Will try for squid on other rod whil...
by Scraglor
Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Western Port Bay Fishing Reports
Topic: Sunday special off Rhyll
Replies: 20
Views: 848

Re: Sunday special off Rhyll

Anyway, enough about me, nice fish mate!

PS: Thats why I wear the purple jumper on the boat - ends up covered in blood and gore.

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