More trout lost than caught...

Tasmania Fishing Reports
User avatar
meppstas
Rank: Premium Member
Rank: Premium Member
Posts: 2168
Joined: Sun Sep 08, 2013 8:32 pm
Location: Sheffield, Tasmania

More trout lost than caught...

Postby meppstas » Fri Dec 28, 2018 10:14 pm

Spent a few hours chasing trout in the river, the trout were few & far between once again though I did hook & lose 8 browns from 12 hookups, best fish of the four caught & released went 520 grams. The 520 gram brown had a bite mark from a Cormorant half way along it's back. They were still hard to find for the distance ( 1.5 kms ) I covered which was what made it so tough, clear water & clear skies didn't help either.
IMG_8232 (Medium).JPG
7:00 am in the river..

IMG_8235 (Medium).JPG
One of four caught..

IMG_8236 (Medium).JPG
Full sun on the water made for tough fishing..

IMG_8238 (Medium).JPG
Another brown falls to the Aglia Furia..

IMG_8249 (Medium).JPG
Wide open clear water..


The Mepps Aglia Furia was the lure that did the job once again & the Omkuma Ceymar C-10 reel & Okuma LRF-S-602L performed well again too.. Called into a creek on the way home, it was running low and clear, spotted a few small browns but they darted off, they spook so easily in the clear conditions so didn't bother to flick a spinner in the creek. When I arrived back at the car I had a visitor, a red hen came out of the bush and stood by me while I got my out of my fishing waders then wandered off as I hopped in the car to head for home.. We had a nice little chat too, told her it's her lucky day & have a Merry Christmas....
IMG_8245 (Medium).JPG
Trout of the day taken here..

IMG_8242 (Medium).JPG
Fish of the day a battle scared 520 gram brown.

IMG_8256 (Medium).JPG
Let this one go..


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5q4NQYol3GA&t=372s

cheers
Adrian
Last edited by meppstas on Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:43 am, edited 1 time in total.
'' Mepps Spinfishing Guru Tasmania ''

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClk58e ... m8yelCSKCw



Remove these ads.

smile0784
Rank: Premium Member
Rank: Premium Member
Posts: 7327
Joined: Thu Apr 26, 2012 5:16 pm

Re: More trout lost than caught...

Postby smile0784 » Sat Dec 29, 2018 5:58 am

A touch Christmas fish but still got a couple
Well done

Lightningx
Rank: Mako Shark
Rank: Mako Shark
Posts: 9163
Joined: Wed Oct 01, 2014 4:21 pm

Re: More trout lost than caught...

Postby Lightningx » Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:33 am

Nice report with some great pics as always!
Cheers :thumbsup:


Return to “Tasmania”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests