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Called my mate Steve last week to see if he wanted to come for a fish on Saturday, he said "no" but offered a trip to me on his Boat chasing Jacks. Well we planned to chase Jew for the top of the tide in the afternoon and then chase a Jack later in the evening. We went looking for live bait for three hours with no success which made the old boy a little grumpier than he usually is... While still looking for live bait we spotted the GT's busting up not too far away so we trolled the area and landed 3-4 of them. Both Steve and I lost fish on a double hookup.

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When the tide slowed we went to the Seaway to try for a Jew with plastics but nothing happened. The call was made to try a patch of coffee rock we stumbled on earlier and drop some plastics on it. Steve's first drop resulted in a little Cobia which was quite a shock to me being in the Broady.

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I was next to hookup on a a new reel I'd purchased That morning. I said to Steve "I'm on start the motor this ones a big one" Steve said "how much line you got on that reel" I said " 150 meters hurry up and drive" Steve said " Why on earth have you only got 150 meters you *&%^ing idiot" as he said that I had pulled the hooks on what I suspect was a Kingfish. We then decided to chase a Jack, by this time the rain and storms had well and truly set in for the evening, we pushed on to try a new spot but had no luck on the jacks, I got a little Spangled Emperor with a heap of big Bream to 40cm and Steve got a heap too.

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At 11pm we had enough so headed back to the ramp. Just before we arrived Steve said "Throw your lure over the side and I'll troll past this boat" so I did and not a minute later I had a little Nanny on the end of the line.

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It was good to get back in to the Broady after not fishing it for months now.

Cheers,

Steve

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Thanks Fellas.

Manni, we watched a bunch of boats chasing them around and not hooking up, if I was in my boat I probably would have done the same thing but the bloke I fished with is a trolling fenatic and swears by it. The results speak for themselves.

Cheers,

steve

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