Targeting King George

Just looking for some help/Tips in regard to finding some KG's.

Fish out from ocean reef, generally in the 40M area and don't have a problem with dhuies etc. But cant seem to find KG's. Generally fish Coral, Weed and small lumps.

What do you look for on the sounder (bottom wise).

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Dean


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whiting

Fri, 2007-05-25 19:31

little gravel patches are good

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What does a gravel patch

Fri, 2007-05-25 20:28

What does a gravel patch look like on a sounder?

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The best KG's

Fri, 2007-05-25 22:30

The best KG's I have encountered are just on the edges of the main structures. I have tried using a trailing hook below the sinker with some limited success when fishing the smaller lumps for Dhuies and snapper. Haven't quite sussed it yet but it is promising.


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Yeah we seem to have no

Fri, 2007-05-25 23:19

Yeah we seem to have no probs with dhuies and other reef fish. but can't seem to get any KG's. I guess we will have to keep searching.

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We have a

Sat, 2007-05-26 11:06

We have a spot in about 40 which is patchy weed and sand so i'll have to give it a go there. I have made a few rigs up with 3 x 2/0 hooks (allrounders) and 60lb leader.
Thanks everyone

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ya just gotta be lucky.

Sat, 2007-05-26 21:06

ya just gotta be lucky.

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Yeah but there is certain

Sat, 2007-05-26 22:07

Yeah but there is certain techniques that improve your luck :)

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Good advice!

Sun, 2007-05-27 09:20

The only way to get a prefered species like KG as an example is to target them!  it's just a matter of finding the grounds, you need to move around. I'll get out targetting KG's myself soon, when I get back from my billfish comp next week!
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Billfish comp..... I caught

Sun, 2007-05-27 09:47

Billfish comp.....

I caught a few gardie last week, can I enter? lol

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Well I have made a few rigs

Sun, 2007-05-27 09:53

Well I have made a few rigs up, so next time I get out i will be trying them.

Ryan good luck in your comp! Where abouts you heading out from?

I'll report back here if all goes well.

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Thanks!

Sun, 2007-05-27 12:51

Yeh I'm competing in the 2007 Billfish Shootout competition in Dampier, looking forward to it :)

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big king g's

Mon, 2007-05-28 20:04

fishcrazy hooked a couple of beautys, n i got one too! 'bout a month ago in 130 feet of wet, hangin round a nondiscript lump on the sounder, caught on 2/0 long shank hook using squid (lucky?) gonna have another go wed.

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Good luck Ryan! Have fun

Tue, 2007-05-29 06:24

Good luck Ryan! Have fun mate and dont forget to.........Keep it tight, reeeeeeel tight!

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Good info in here

Fri, 2007-06-29 15:40

Can you link this into the fishwreckapedia page for KG's Adam?

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