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Mega Trout

by Mason Paull
All my adult life I have pursed big fish. With my trout fishing I really only got serious when a mate showed me a monster from Lake Crescent. From then on it became an annual trip to Crescent, for 5 days at a time. We would fish hard for the days were there using bait and spin gear. My biggest fish from the Crescent was a neat 10lb.

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When you have finished for the day, why not have a brag about the ones that didn't get away! Send Mike an article on your fishing (Click here for contact details), and we'll get it published here. Have fun fishing -

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St Helens Report 4/6/2013

I had spoken to Jamie Henderson  late last week (from St Helens bait n tackle) and he assured me that Georges bay was on fire. So armed with information straight from a local fishing guru, i set the plan for taking a day off into motion today. With 5 knot wind and 17 degrees forecast Trev decided it probably would be better to come and keep an eye on me rather than go to school.

Headed off at 7.30 am, as with a 12 o'clock low tide there was no reason to get up early (what a bonus).
We arrived at ten and picked up pop who was already at St Helens ,then straight up to see Jamie for the hot spots, he told us to head about 100 meters off the front of the boat ramp and the calamari should be thick...
He didn't disappoint us with that information , he just didn't tell us there would be pike as big as axe handles there also!!
After we caught as many calamari that we wanted,  we decided to move to different spot and set the berley trail going. Within seconds the boat was surrounded with large garfish, we could have filled the boat if we where that way inclined.
What a great day fishing thanks Jamie,.... yes the bay is on fire.
Dale & Trev

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