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Gday all,

Thought I would say hello and thank you! - Followed a lot of advice I read on here and it has paid off big time!

Its amazing how using the right gear and technique can make a huge difference in your catch.

Always enjoyed fishing growing up but never had any luck, mainly due to the fact I was using wrong line, hooks, rigs, bait and technique!

After picking up some quality gear and following advice, I have been out on the swan catching heaps of Bream on a friends runabout.

Using 10lb braid main line and 12lb mono trace to a No. 2 baitholder with a whole river prawn has been working very well - biggest Bream was 1.2kg (pics up tomorrow). Been catching them from about 5am - 7am close to the Maylands boat launch in the snags - not another fisherman to be seen!

So the bug has bitten and the bank account depleted, Im now trying to convince the wifey that I need a runabout.

Until then Im boat-less and will probably be heading down to Hillarys or other NOR spots to chase something else - keen to catch up with any other members heading out too.



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lol I hear your plight.

Wed, 2008-03-05 06:11

lol I hear your plight. Welcome Reece. I am also new here only found this site a week or so ago.  


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Welcome Reece

Wed, 2008-03-05 07:02

Looks like you are heading in the right direction.
Might catch up with you at Hillarys one day,
Regards Colin Hay


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welcome boys!!! Reece and Mac

Wed, 2008-03-05 07:35

yeah right technique is the key to success!


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I used to use sticks and

Wed, 2008-03-05 08:37

I used to use sticks and twine in suburban ponds and puddles after rain with no luck untill a friend introducted me to this site. Now i catch heaps and no longer feel inadequate when hanging out with the boys. Thanks fishwrecked! haha

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Wed, 2008-03-05 09:04

Welcome onboard fellas, great to hear that fishwrecked is helping to improve your fishing.  If you have any site related questions ask Andy Mac, Tim or myself and we will try and help out. :)




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good'day Reece yes have

Wed, 2008-03-05 19:03

good'day Reece yes have found some great info on this site very friendly and helpfull ,some good stories and pics ENJOY

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The catch

Wed, 2008-03-05 21:18

Me looking a bit rough after the 4am start!

The biggest was a little over 1kg - not sure on length. Kept 3 from about 10 landed.