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Calamari at Georges Bay

Just had a few days at Georges Bay and was amazed at the size of the calamari. The specimen in the photo had a hood length of 43 centimetres and I caught another at 44cm.
The top lure was a pink Yamashita Egi Live I borrowed from Mike Stevens. Apparently they absorb light and are slightly warmer than the surrounding water. The squid certainly targeted them over my other jigs. I did a bit of research at to see more.

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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 -

Hello everyone, I thought it would be a good time to introduce myself.
My name is Stephen Smith and I have been managing the website since May 2009.
It has been an epic journey of learning and discovery and I am indebted to Mike Stevens for his help, support and patience.
I am developing a new venture Rubicon Web and Technology Training ( ). The focus is two part, to develop websites for individuals and small business and to train people to effectively use technology in their everyday lives.

Please contact me for further information - Stephen Smith.

150 Years of Trout Photo Competition Celebratory Dinner

TV personality and writer Steve Starling to host 150 Years of Trout Photo Competition celebratory dinner in Miena.
Trout Guides and Lodges Tasmania along with major sponsor Huon Aquaculture are pleased to announce that angling personality Steve Starling will MC the dinner presentation night at the Central Highland Lodge in Miena - Saturday 18th April.


The photo competition which closed 31 March features an internationally renowned judge from Japan, professional photographer Ken Tsurusaki as well as Australian professional photographer Brad Harris from FlyLife magazine and Bob Grieves Producer of iFish and the recent one hour special on “150 Years of Trout Fishing in Tasmania”

The night promises to be an entertaining evening with the awards, door prizes, a raffle, auctions and “fish stories – some true”.
The shortlisted photos will be on display at the lodge.
There is more than $10,000 in prizes.
Dinner cost is $50 per head.
Dinner bookings can be made at the Central Highlands Lodge 6259 8179
Additional details are on the website

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