WTF??

WTF??

Me mate sent me this pic caught in 32m apparently they are a norhtern species caught in 700 fathoms???


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Looks Like

Sun, 2008-11-23 16:54

 Looks like a species of Gurnard that is common in NZ. Apparently very good eating.

 

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Yeah i beleive it is some sort of gurnard

Sun, 2008-11-23 16:57

He was fishing for sand whiting south of rotto

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This might help

Sun, 2008-11-23 17:17

This might help, check out the link below.

http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/research/areas/systems-research/wild-fisheries/outputs/2008/972/status_short/Red-Gurnard-and-Latchets.pdf

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yeah red gurnard i

Sun, 2008-11-23 19:05

yeah red gurnard i beleive... caught one of them off the busselton jetty a few weeks back had no fight in it at all

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red gurnard i believe i

Sun, 2008-11-23 19:18

red gurnard i believe

i heard they are alright eating but by the looks, i wouldnt eat it lol

good catch

 

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bloody poisonous bastards

Sun, 2008-11-23 19:23

bloody poisonous bastards they are. dont let ur hand near there motuhs cos those horns are bloody sharp

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Gurnard

Sun, 2008-11-23 20:32

Very common site around metro area

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ok guys ,found it in a

Sun, 2008-11-23 20:49

ok guys ,found it in a book

sharp beaked gurnard

occasionally enters esturies but generally found in deeper offshore waters found nsw,vic,tas,sa to wa (rottnest)

it was in the book Sea Fishes of Southern Australia, this book can be verry handy

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i agree with

Sat, 2008-11-29 14:39

i agree with everyone.............

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Looks like

Sat, 2008-11-29 14:42

 Looks like one of me x girlfriends!

 

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One of Wade's

Sat, 2008-11-29 16:08

One of Wade's ex-girlfriends? Makes me wonder what he is using for cray-bait.

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i have caught them in the

Sun, 2008-11-30 09:14

i have caught them in the swan

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freshwater bay

Sun, 2008-11-30 09:17

yea i have caught gurnard in freshwater bay before was a bit of a surprise nice eating tho

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seen one

Thu, 2009-01-08 19:54

ye me and a mate where fishing at hilarys and we caught one alot bigger than that one they look so poisonous. dose anyone know what those claw like things are under there body?

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Ugly, good eating, cray

Fri, 2009-01-09 18:26

Ugly, good eating, cray bait, Wade's x-missis - I thought this was a fishing site, not a XXX-fishing site?

Gurny 4 sure.