is this what people call spanish flag?

is this what people call spanish flag?

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spot on

Sun, 2008-09-21 21:11

good size one at that



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Sun, 2008-09-21 21:17

 IN broome they were the same (shitfish) as catching wrasse down south, you cant get away from them....only thing is flag taste lovely!



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yeah right,ive never caught

Sun, 2008-09-21 21:24

yeah right,ive never caught many flag.

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Sun, 2008-09-21 22:10

Great fighting fish, great eating fish



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Good size Flag

Mon, 2008-09-22 14:01

Not bad eating, but you are always spoilt for choice up North so people 

tend to let them go.


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Mon, 2008-09-22 14:37

Yep, stripey seaperch (spanish flag)....3 outa 4 on the chew....also makes a good big spaniard livie.....i normally chuch em back!


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I got told they were really

Tue, 2008-09-23 07:37

I got told they were really slow growing fish and because of that they are usually one of the first to get fished out on reefs.  I reckon they are top notch and am always happy to get a few for the esky.

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Great live bait for mackeral.

Sat, 2009-11-07 01:51

Great live bait for mackeral.


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nice flaggie

Sat, 2009-11-07 06:30

yeh thats a very nice size flag for sure! very nice to chew (same as the jacks fingermark red emp ect ) and good fun on light gear in shallow on small divers and SP's... as beer drinker said but many a good spaniard has been taken on a flaggie! top livey 


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