Friday, July 15, 2011

Frogging At An Old Spot...

After a bout of good sunny weather, i felt it was good to visit my old spot. Yup i was right, when we reached the place, it was very happening. There are many boofs and fishes making splashes when we arrived. There seems to be a big school of Peacock Bass too. I got a fish on the first few cast... A juvenile...

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And then, i had this HUGE take by a Toman(snakehead) that took the scumfrog just below me when i was about to reel it in for another cast. Needless to say, the huge take splashed me withs some water! The fish was no longer taking the frogs anymore... so i changed to what i call a "spiderman" pencil lure. I personally designed it myself and had it spray painted and also drawn on with paint market. It's one of my favourite lure.

I got a good sized peacock bass on it...
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Next up was casting small spoons to a giant school of small peacock bass... It was fun ... every cast 1 hook up hahaha but never take any pictures as it's small around 300g...

Had a good take when this Toman decided to take my lure the moment it hit the spot beside the weeds. Boooom!
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It's very exciting when fishes are so aggresive and take lures with such force.... Good conditions so we head back in the afternoon after the rain...

rain!
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After the rain was bad... but Shawn here landed an earth eater! A rare catch and a good one.

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It's great being outdoors and fishing... Keeps the blood in you going warm and strong... better than the couch anytime...
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Till the next time we visit this spot!

2 comments:

Paddy Pike said...

Thats some Lure of the Spiderman, I think its great,
I like the Snakehead fish, They are a top preditor,
Great blogging as allways Nigel,
Good Luck my friend,
,,,Paddy,,,

Nigel said...

Thanks Paddy!

These snakehead are alot like your Pike... hope to catch a Pike someday... will see the weather tomorrow if its good will go back and get the elusive mama snakehead.... its been a long time i got anything above 4kg!!!

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