EYE CANDY

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EYE CANDY

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Post by peterbo3 » Sun Jun 06, 2010 7:17 pm

OK, so our snapper season is approaching. We bottom fish for these in water from 60 to 300 feet. They look like this;
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but they are better eating when about 10lb. That guy is 20lb plus.
I have been busy making some new rigs. A few people have used deepwater salt flies with success so I have made a bunch. They are fished with bait (squid, cuttlefish heads, pilchards, fish fillets) or even live bait. I am going to put a tiny light stick on mine as well. Every fly has some floro material in it plus the sinkers will be floro.
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These are rigged with #8 Gama circle hooks or ganged #8 Js.
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These are for larger fillet or slab baits. Snelled hooks (2 or 3). The zip ties are just to keep things neat. They will be removed
before use.
Hopefully.............................should have some result pics......................when it stops blowing.
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Pete in Brisbane
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Post by Chaps » Sun Jun 06, 2010 9:31 pm

Pete, is that lump on his head from getting bonked or is that how they grow? :hammer: :hammer: :thumbsup:
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Post by peterbo3 » Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:28 pm

Chaps,
That is how they grow. They get the lump from about 6-8 lb & it just gets bigger. Top eating fish. :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Post by JETTYWOLF » Mon Jun 07, 2010 7:09 pm

Damn that's a nice fish. I bet It has "groceries" tattooed inside it's lip.

Flies huh? And Elephants eat Peanuts, go figure.

standing by to see mo' Pete. :thumbsup:

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Post by welder » Wed Jul 07, 2010 7:52 pm

Nice Capture Pete :thumbsup:
Looks like your keeping busy. Could you use some small rubber bands instead of zip ties on the flies , might not cost as much.
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Post by peterbo3 » Sat Jul 10, 2010 6:34 pm

Hi Les,
Not long to go before the AK trip. Mojo is going, please say hello to him & we will phone Carol & him after the trip. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Zips are easier, plus 100 costs $2.
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Post by welder » Sat Jul 10, 2010 11:52 pm

You got it Pete , I'll let him know .

We will be leaving July 14th. :joecool:
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