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by gippslander
Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:58 pm
Forum: Surfcasting
Topic: Long Rods
Replies: 3
Views: 3825

Re: Long Rods

Mate Just brought a long rod for the first time with spinning reel. I deemed the main advantage to be getting the line above the breakers. I also read that it makes the simple over head cast more effective, efficient. However I read also that these rods should also be loaded with the pendulum/ power...
by gippslander
Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:40 pm
Forum: Tinkering Board
Topic: Baitcaster vs spinning reel
Replies: 4
Views: 1762

Re: Baitcaster vs spinning reel

I thought spinning reels are a lot easier to use/learn on? Even I can use them. They often have convertible left/right wind that bait casters don't have While bait casters are for lure heads who often need to cast on a dime, snag ect as they offer better distance accuracy. I do think that bait caste...
by gippslander
Fri Jul 12, 2013 9:24 pm
Forum: Surfcasting
Topic: Surf casting soft bait
Replies: 1
Views: 1788

Re: Surf casting soft bait

Mate To the best of my knowledge these soft baits attract fish largely through; visuals and there sense of touch via vibrations through the water. I know that some come with scent/gravy for want of a better word though this would still be a subsidiary attractant for relatively close range attraction...
by gippslander
Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:59 pm
Forum: Surfcasting
Topic: Beach Break
Replies: 2
Views: 2403

Re: Beach Break

Top pics. Any chance of letting on what bait, hooks and rigs you were using or is that a bit of a secret? Are there anyways to limit the monsters of by catch when targeting gummy s, snapper, flat head ect; bait? Are all surf beaches in Victoria largely similar so benefit from the same fishing approa...
by gippslander
Thu Jul 11, 2013 7:49 pm
Forum: Welcome Everybody
Topic: SPAM to Private Message
Replies: 20
Views: 8686

Re: SPAM to Private Message

Cheers guys!

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by gippslander
Sun Jun 30, 2013 3:35 pm
Forum: Tournament Casting Forum
Topic: Results & Video ASF Championships
Replies: 2
Views: 1607

Re: Results & Video ASF Championships

Great distances guys.

I was wondering Jeremy if you could give me the contact details of the Victorian distributor of rod tripod rests that you have mentioned in previous chats? It would be greatly appreciated as i'm desperate for one.

thanks Hugh