Wednesday, January 21, 2009

CNY Reunion Dinner Squid Harvest at Punggol Jetty

Still sore from a sucky Sunday trip, i planned to go eging tonight as i was damn itchy and i wanted to get more squids to add on from my previous trip for my CNY Reunion Dinner steamboat. This time, i was going to some secret spot that i believe have some squits.

Momok decided to join me i and i met him at the spot. I was there for around 5 minutes before momok came and he started setting up.

As he was setting up, i received an SMS from ^fishy^(the pro) saying he wants the Yamashit squit jigs im selling. Wow the moment i got the SMS, i hit a squid by the side... Kekeke! Thanks ^fishy^. I love you deep deep lah.

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Anyway, by this time momok damn poisoned liao faster setup and cast out. Kekeke... We casted around but nothing much then i saw this cute baktao floating by and cast out to it. It just grab the jig and won't let go. Kekeke...

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We tried awhile more and we hit some squids here and there but they are not in full force. Momok caught something interesting.

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We keep trying but seems like the squids are hanging around in the structures more so i worked my jig around the structures with slow crank and got a few here and there. Seems like today the squids not responding to stroking but slow crank is good for them. But like i said in my egi tip, slow crank is not easy especially for me as i have fast reflexes. In slow crank, you must detect the squid grabbing your jig. Today the squids grabbed the jig lightly and sometimes i could not feel the them. After they grab, you must wait awhile before you strike if you reel in or strike too early, the squid will let go.

I even managed to get one squid on my trademark sit down eging style. Wahaha!

End of the day, not so bad for some quick itch.

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