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Report 19/10/17

Post by Nicole Penfold » Fri Oct 20, 2017 1:18 pm

It looks like another fine weekend coming up with 23-25deg days forecast and slight winds-ideal to get out on our rivers or lakes.

With the cod opening 6 weeks away I am hearing of good cod numbers being caught and released in the last couple of weeks with 3 cod between 60 and 80cm caught on worms the other side of Tooleybuc, a 90+cm caught near the steps in town,a couple of anglers fishing near Jeans marina landed 6 just undersize cod between them and a bloke fishing from the bank at Caeli lane last thursday landed a 57cm and a 59cm on yabbies=so it starting to point towards another good cod season in this area like last year!!!

The Murray,Darling and Edward rivers are all experiencing rises at the moment.

THE MURRAY RIVER:
- Ben Spicer spent last weekend at Hattah and finished up with 20 yellas between 32-38cm with all fish caught on shrimp.
- A bloke staying on a house boat at Jeans marina spent the weekend fishing from the bank and landed 7 yellas between 36 & 42cm and several undersize cod on crawlers and scrubbies.
- And a mate fished near the marina from a boat on wednesday and landed several cod and yellas on scrubworms.
- A bloke camped at Caeli lane landed a 57 and a 59cm cod and 3 yellas between 39 & 47cm fishing from the bank with scrubworms last thursday.

THE DARLING RIVER:
- The rise is expected at Pooncarrie this week which is expected to bring the yellas on the bite on bait and lures.

THE WAKOOL RIVER:
- The Genoe area is still producing good numbers of quality yellas on yabbies and worms.
- And its the same at Kyalite with plenty of yellas taking worms and yabby tails-Dave from Ballarat landed a 1.9kg and a 2.30kg and a pipped out Lou with a 2.2kg.
- Elijah and Bailey Ray were fishing with their Pa near the Wakool township during the week with Elijah catching a 5lb yella and Bailey a 4.5lb-well done boys mum and dad have taught you well!!.
- A few cod have been caught and released which is a good sign.

THE EDWARD RIVER:
- Several good size yellas have been caught around Cha Sing and in the Billabong and there have been plenty caught on the Kyalite reserves along with a few cod,with most fish taking yabbies,shrimp and worms.

THE LITTLE MURRAY:
- There was plenty of boat activity on the river at the weekend with good numbers of yellas being caught below the Castle Donnington weir through to Swan Hill on bait.

LAKE BOGA & KANGAROO LAKE:
- There have been reports of a few reddies getting caught and that should start to improve in the coming days with the hot weather.

This weeks photos:
- Ben Spicers Hattah yellas.
- Dave and Lou Kyalite yellas.
- Elijah & Bailey Rays yellas.


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