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by mazman
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Melbourne Land Based Fishing
Topic: Bait, Burley and Fluorocarbon?
Replies: 18
Views: 309

Re: Bait, Burley and Fluorocarbon?

Main thing is to have the moon behind you, everything else is irrelevant. Don't use burley enough to comment there but have found fresh baits are more effective than old stuff. As for leader material I'm starting to use it more on their other properties rather than supposed visibility. Still have a ...
by mazman
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Bream Fishing
Topic: Cranks crabs
Replies: 13
Views: 276

Re: Cranks crabs

Was just down there this morning and picked one up on a cranka. As others have said Olive, browns and blacks for colour. In patto most people are throwing the light (3.9g) crabs when they use them. Agree with steve, zman grubs are the way to go when learning whats around and in a few situations will...
by mazman
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Shimano 2500 vs 3000 & 4000 vs 5000
Replies: 19
Views: 363

Re: Shimano 2500 vs 3000 & 4000 vs 5000

According to the website the Nasci & Stradic CI4 are identical weight and gear ratio...(not sure about the others) Same internal gear ratio but different overall ratio due to different spool diameter. I see shimano has changed the design. I have a ci4+ purchased when they first came out and the...
by mazman
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Shimano Nasci reel
Replies: 3
Views: 205

Re: Shimano Nasci reel

Yepimon is on it. Shimano have done a very good job of standardisising their sizing and making basic information about the reel readily available from the size. C before the number indicates compact which is a larger spool on the same body size as below it. Number to indicate size. After the number ...
by mazman
Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Snapper Fishing
Topic: First Reds of the season including my PB!
Replies: 34
Views: 867

Re: First Reds of the season including my PB!

Great work Sam!
by mazman
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Tasmania
Topic: looking for info on fishing Launceston/Devonport area
Replies: 8
Views: 235

Re: looking for info on fishing Launceston/Devonport area

Pm meppstas, he is very close to the area you're talking about. Not just Trout down there the bream are prolific also. Are you basing this on specific knowledge of the area or the general idea that tassie has lots of big bream? Been a while since I looked but the general consensus was that this are...
by mazman
Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Tasmania
Topic: looking for info on fishing Launceston/Devonport area
Replies: 8
Views: 235

Re: looking for info on fishing Launceston/Devonport area

Pm meppstas, he is very close to the area you're talking about. Not just Trout down there the bream are prolific also. Are you basing this on specific knowledge of the area or the general idea that tassie has lots of big bream? Been a while since I looked but the general consensus was that this area...
by mazman
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Warm weather brings on the action
Replies: 8
Views: 339

Re: Warm weather brings on the action

Thanks guys! Nice report Alex! Is that the Daiwa jointed minnow? Whatever it is, have you used Rapala jointed lures as in , can you give a comparison between these and the Rapalas. Looks like these work well anyway. cheers Team AF Wants to know everything! Spot on for the lure Jim, haven't used the ...
by mazman
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Warm weather brings on the action
Replies: 8
Views: 339

Warm weather brings on the action

After studying all morning my mind was fried and I couldn't help looking outside to see the sun was out but it was a little blustery. I quickly made the call to hit the streams for the afternoon to escape the wind and make the most of the sunshine. I only had a few hours of sunlight to play with so ...
by mazman
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Trout opening
Replies: 9
Views: 306

Re: Trout opening

meppstas wrote:Well done Alex, good way to start off the season... :thumbsup:

cheers
Adrian

Thanks Adrian, don't think I'll end up with anywhere near the numbers you get but building up a bit of a tally now.

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