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Garfish time

The particular species of garfish that is common to Tasmanian waters, especially during winter, is the Southern sea garfish. It is found in most Southern Australian states both in the open ocean and throughout our estuary systems. They are predominantly a herbivore and feed mainly on varying species of sea grass, algal filaments and small amounts of crustaceans. They spawn in shallow sea grass beds throughout the summer months October to March.Georges Bay becomes a hot spot for big fat XOS sized garfish from April onwards and when a hot garfish bite is on dozens of boats line up to jostle for a position along the main channel leading out to the barway

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Alvey Roof Rack Rod Holders

Carrying  fishing rods in a bull bar style rod holder can be distracting to the driver of the vehicle.
The NEW Alvey Rod Holders are attached to the ends of your cross bar roof rack system. This keeps your rod and reel combos rigged ready to fish on the side of the vehicle.
Easy to get at to go fishing , no vision impairment to the driver . For highway driving or beach driving the rods and reels are secure and easy to reach from the side of the vehicle. Strap rods on to the holders with Alvey Rod wraps .
Rod holders can be fitted to roof rack crossbars in minutes. The wider Holder goes on the back Crossbar and the smaller Holder goes on the front Crossbar.
Ideal for trips to the Hardware to pick up pipes or long timber lengths.
Two styles are available, one to suit the Heavy Duty Crossbar and one  to suit the Sports Style Crossbar .
RRP of a pair of holders is $ 59.25
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Bruce J. Alvey
Managing Director.
Alvey Reels Australia.
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