Don Lake - Healesville today

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Re: Don Lake - Healesville today

Postby DR.SPESH » Thu Jun 09, 2016 7:24 pm

In that photo it's actually a garden worm/tiger worm cocktail. I use mainly garden worms.



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Re: Don Lake - Healesville today

Postby Whiskers » Thu Jun 09, 2016 7:30 pm

A 41cm Reddie is a good fish. Good fishing mate.
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Re: Don Lake - Healesville today

Postby hornet » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:23 pm

DR.SPESH wrote:
Lightningx wrote:Nice fish mate :thumbsup:

Caught 1 that went 41. As always they all go back.


I was led to believe redfin were like carp captures and not allowed to be returned to the water ? seeing they are an introduced species...

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Re: Don Lake - Healesville today

Postby Lightningx » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:24 pm

DR.SPESH wrote:In that photo it's actually a garden worm/tiger worm cocktail. I use mainly garden worms.

That's what I thought mate. Do you get your own or buy them?

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Re: Don Lake - Healesville today

Postby 4liters » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:27 pm

hornet wrote:
DR.SPESH wrote:
Lightningx wrote:Nice fish mate :thumbsup:

Caught 1 that went 41. As always they all go back.


I was led to believe redfin were like carp captures and not allowed to be returned to the water ? seeing they are an introduced species...

They are in NSW, here releasing them is discouraged but not illegal. Somewhere like Don Lake it probably doesn't make much difference though.
2015/16 Species comp total: 289cm
Brown Trout: 37cm
Flathead: 51cm; Squid: 36cm; Australian Salmon: 51cm; Snapper 46cm; Silver Trevally 23cm; KGW: 45cm

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Re: Don Lake - Healesville today

Postby hornet » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:27 pm

4liters wrote:
hornet wrote:
DR.SPESH wrote:
Lightningx wrote:Nice fish mate :thumbsup:

Caught 1 that went 41. As always they all go back.


I was led to believe redfin were like carp captures and not allowed to be returned to the water ? seeing they are an introduced species...

They are in NSW, here releasing them is discouraged but not illegal. Somewhere like Don Lake it probably doesn't make much difference though.


Thx didn't know that.



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Re: Don Lake - Healesville today

Postby skronkman » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:49 pm

41cm is a great reddy, well done. I spent a few hours at Don lake last week with worms but we couldn't catch anything in a couple of hours. 4 rods out, 3 on a running sinker and 1 on a float about a foot off the bottom. We were about half way down the lake on the road side. Do you know if they will be releasing trout there for this school holiday? I smashed a few on tassie Devils there earlier this year.

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Re: Don Lake - Healesville today

Postby DR.SPESH » Fri Jun 10, 2016 7:37 am

Lightningx wrote:
DR.SPESH wrote:In that photo it's actually a garden worm/tiger worm cocktail. I use mainly garden worms.

That's what I thought mate. Do you get your own or buy them?

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Re: Don Lake - Healesville today

Postby DR.SPESH » Fri Jun 10, 2016 7:47 am

skronkman wrote:41cm is a great reddy, well done. I spent a few hours at Don lake last week with worms but we couldn't catch anything in a couple of hours. 4 rods out, 3 on a running sinker and 1 on a float about a foot off the bottom. We were about half way down the lake on the road side. Do you know if they will be releasing trout there for this school holiday? I smashed a few on tassie Devils there earlier this year.

Yeah that sounds like the spot I fished yesterday. Can't believe you didn't catch anything? How far out were you casting? I find shorter casts bring the best results there, no need to land your bait in the middle. I'm not doing or using anything fancy? Kmart rod, crap line, I don't spend money on fishing anymore really.
Yes the trout will return these school holidays. 400 . Ammo for the trout is- light line, stick float, size 14 hook, anglers delight burley and maggots.

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Re: Don Lake - Healesville today

Postby DR.SPESH » Fri Jun 10, 2016 3:43 pm

4liters wrote:
hornet wrote:
DR.SPESH wrote:
Lightningx wrote:Nice fish mate :thumbsup:

Caught 1 that went 41. As always they all go back.


I was led to believe redfin were like carp captures and not allowed to be returned to the water ? seeing they are an introduced species...

They are in NSW, here releasing them is discouraged but not illegal. Somewhere like Don Lake it probably doesn't make much difference though.

Agree



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