I LOVE my Lunch Breaks!

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I LOVE my Lunch Breaks!

Post by Marrakai » Fri Jan 28, 2011 11:38 pm

Nailed this Goldie during my lunch hour today.
Also got a long-tom on a bread-fly while trying for milkfish a few days ago.
Still no luck there- but I have caught a milkfish on a baitcaster before and it took 1 hour and 15 minutes!!
Completely stuffed the drag- new washers needed!
My Korean Sage flyreel could use a new drag anyway, so I was trying to sacrifice the old washers on the alter of the milkfish gods!
Last big tides I managed 2 undersized barra in one lunch-hour, then a legal barra and a keeper coral trout the next day!
Small GT yesterday (under 50cm), caught while standing on the Larrakeyah boat-ramp!
New favourite fly for the week: epoxy prawn-fly!
Gunna havta learn to tie those little suckers...

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Re: I LOVE my Lunch Breaks!

Post by MXB » Sat Jan 29, 2011 7:57 am

@Marrakai . . .

You have the best lunchbreaks I've ever seen and the fly rod must be getting a workout clapclap
Awesome fish you are catching and the Felty's epoxy prawn should be easy enough to tie with a bit of practice
You'll need a new fly reel soon . . . might as well get an Abel lol

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Post by Capt.Seaweed » Sat Jan 29, 2011 1:23 pm

Good stuff Marrakai, looks like the flyfishing is more effective than lure casting? Now you've blown your secret possie, I wasn't going to blab, lucky there's only you and me in Darwin on this forum. lol
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Post by Mully » Sat Jan 29, 2011 2:02 pm

HEY Marrakai get a real job nahnah lol

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Post by diemai » Sat Jan 29, 2011 6:03 pm

I've mabe many lureblanks during my lunch breaks , ...but never have caught a fish , ..........just great thumbsupsmilie !

greetz , diemai howdy
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Post by alofthekimberley » Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:06 pm

hi, im loftys son al. im up in darwin for a couple of weeks on the kimberley quest stuck in the duckpond doing refit. i cant get out in a boat but ive got my fly rod. id love to have a crack at that spot. any info about tides would be awesome. pop in if u would like, i have beer!

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Post by Marrakai » Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:27 am

Al:
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Post by alofthekimberley » Fri Feb 04, 2011 7:04 pm

nice one, we are drying the boat out next week so if not the duckpond we be next to mr barra, cheers al.

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Post by Marrakai » Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:03 am

Al:
You better PM me your mobile or somethin'
When you said 'drying out' I didnt realise you were still surrounded by water!
(didn't feel like a swim this morning!)
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