Sandwich Bay nice Ray 27/04/09

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paulski28
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Sandwich Bay nice Ray 27/04/09

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Fished 10 hour session last day - night. Started at around 5pm. on the low tide with chest waiders, nothing till about 10pm. (2hr into high tide). Started off with small whiting then came doggies (4x nice sized), about 12am. (within 1/2 hour space) I got two Smooth Hound, only puppy size but I can now add them to my species list. Then nothing till 1am when my line just suddenly dropped flat, grabbed rod from the rest reeled in excess line and same happend again, reeled the excess line again and went for it. I have herd from friends and read on the forum that ray feels like weed or plastic bag at the end of the rood and from the beggining I knew that I got one and that is a good size one!
After couple of minutes struggle I have landed fantastic 10lb 4oz female ray (weighted on the scale from fisherman next to me - thanks!). Finally after about ten trips to Sandwich Bay in last five weeks I got my ray (good one too). Enjoyed last night so much that I have decided to go again tonight with my mate to try and better my record in Minnis Bay tonight!



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wel done mate !!
dat is a wonderful ray
sounds like a good day mate mite have to plan a day down there

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Nice report and fish :)


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Post by spratman »

Good on ya Paulski. Wish you better luck than I had at Minnis on Friday last. Not a sausage mate. :(
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Post by Bigdigger »

Gday M8. Good fish well done ,still trying for my 1st ray from the beach :( . How did it go at Minnis?. May do Minnis & on to Sandwich this weekend ourselves. Cheers for now. Clive

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Well done Paulski,great report and an excellent fish.

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nice 1 paulski, sounds like a wicked session :D
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Post by hogwart »

well done mate i cant fish at the moment but its nice to see others catch a good un and i will just daydream for now

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Well done mate. Nice sized Ray. >:D< :D

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well done on the ray mate.

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Post by macer »

Great fish mate, well done!!

Cheers macer :D

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