LB Bluebone

 Have been managing to get in to some good fish land based around the cape here in Exmouth over the last couple of weekends. This one earns a spot on the brag board but I think..... could see this big boy sitting in a shallow hole about 10m from shore. I was fishing 30lb for spangoes mainly and was tossing up whether I should bother putting a bait in its face because I thought I had no chance of stopping it!


I chose to take a chance and after it sniffing around the bait for about a minute, it took it for pretty well one decent run straight for the horizon across the shallow reef. This run lasted for about 30 odd seconds before the fish largely gave in and I slowly pulled it back to the beach. 


Certainly got the heart racing and was pretty chuffed. Got a couple of spangoes also in about a 45 minute session so a decent morning!

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well done

Sat, 2022-11-26 07:31

 some nice fillets there

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BB bait

Sun, 2022-11-27 19:50

 Try using prawns or crabs that are tending not being fresh and getiing smelly and this will attract BB quite well.  

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Sat, 2022-11-26 08:16

That's a solid bluebone. Nice work.


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 Well done on 30lb

Sat, 2022-11-26 09:19

 Well done on 30lb


 rather be fishing

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Sat, 2022-11-26 10:58



 My spots are so secret even the fish don't know about them !

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Great fish

Sat, 2022-11-26 17:01

Gotta be happy with that from the beach. 


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Cracker fish

Sat, 2022-11-26 16:35

Well done mate 

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Great effort. Certainly gotta

Sat, 2022-11-26 19:27

Great effort. Certainly gotta be chuffed landing that beauty.Yet to catch a legal one .


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Sat, 2022-11-26 19:37


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 Another fish that's eluded

Sat, 2022-11-26 22:10

 Another fish that's eluded me through the years, well done mate that's a ball tearer 


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 nice fish

Sun, 2022-11-27 13:22

 nice fish

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Sun, 2022-11-27 17:36

 Good eating


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 Cracker BB to pull out of a

Mon, 2022-11-28 10:49

 Cracker BB to pull out of a shallow reef hole!


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