Fish Vic Inaugral Whiting Whacker Award.

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Fish Vic Inaugral Whiting Whacker Award.

Post by rb85 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:13 pm

Who would be interested in a seasonal on line Whiting Fishing Comp. No prizes just a bit of fun.
Comp can be for a set period e.g. 1st Jan to 30th April 2020.

Winners are 1st Whiting over 50cm and Biggest Whiting can fish anywhere in vic. Measurement is posted on a brag mat or clear legible tape with a competition code on the photo so we know it came from the comp period.

The code will be posted at roughly 7am Jan 1st.

So who’s in or is it a pitiful idea?
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Re: Fish Vic Inaugral Whiting Whacker Award.

Post by croe04 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:48 pm

I'd happily participate but I am a pretty woeful whiting fisho, especially LB

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Post by e.welch » Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:52 pm

i would participate but would probably catch nothing unless i went on a charter.

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Post by rb85 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:03 pm

Doesn’t matter if you have fished once for Whiting or 1000 times one big catch and you could take the glory.
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Post by Kimtown » Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:05 pm

Yeah I'll participate

I'm hopeless at catching whiting in big numbers but know a decent spot where some big girls hang out

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Post by e.welch » Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:18 pm

rb85 wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:03 pm
Doesn’t matter if you have fished once for Whiting or 1000 times one big catch and you could take the glory.
truth is i've never caugh a whiting i've caught littereally every fish but a whiting.



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Re: Fish Vic Inaugral Whiting Whacker Award.

Post by croe04 » Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:02 pm

rb85 wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:03 pm
Doesn’t matter if you have fished once for Whiting or 1000 times one big catch and you could take the glory.
I've caught a fair few whiting but i'm based in the north end of the bay and the south end seems to be much more productive

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Re: Fish Vic Inaugral Whiting Whacker Award.

Post by cobby » Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:40 pm

e.welch wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:18 pm
rb85 wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:03 pm
Doesn’t matter if you have fished once for Whiting or 1000 times one big catch and you could take the glory.
truth is i've never caugh a whiting i've caught littereally every fish but a whiting.
Blairgowie would be your best bet landbased. Drop a berley pot to the bottom filled with pellets and scraps with a really fine fly screen mesh inserted in it to create interest without feeding the fish and cast 10m down current with pippies and squid. It's seriously the only place I've had to really weed out the whiting when chasing Yakkas and trevally and all within casting distance of the pier.

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Re: Fish Vic Inaugral Whiting Whacker Award.

Post by e.welch » Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:17 am

cobby wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:40 pm
e.welch wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:18 pm
rb85 wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:03 pm
Doesn’t matter if you have fished once for Whiting or 1000 times one big catch and you could take the glory.
truth is i've never caugh a whiting i've caught littereally every fish but a whiting.
Blairgowie would be your best bet landbased. Drop a berley pot to the bottom filled with pellets and scraps with a really fine fly screen mesh inserted in it to create interest without feeding the fish and cast 10m down current with pippies and squid. It's seriously the only place I've had to really weed out the whiting when chasing Yakkas and trevally and all within casting distance of the pier.
will definately have to try there.

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Re: Fish Vic Inaugral Whiting Whacker Award.

Post by Kenle » Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:37 am

Great idea, bit of fun so why not :ch:



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