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Hi everyone

Posted by glen , 07 February 2013 - - - - - - · 1,054 views

Hi everyone,I just wanted to say hi to everyone. I am currently in China on holidays. I am not near the ocean so there is no squid fishing.I am in a city called Chengdu. This is the birth place of my wife and we are visiting her parents so they can spend some time with our beautiful daughter. She is 10 months old now. She is enjoying the stay so far. Thou...


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Tassie highlands fly fishing

Posted by glen , 22 December 2010 - - - - - - · 1,633 views

Hey guys,I just got back from the Tasmanian Highlands. We had about 8 days in Miena.Here are a few fishing pics.It was freezing cold! We had a bit of snow (in December!!)We did most of our fishing at Little Pine Lagoon which received lots of rain and the water level was quite high. Water was coming over the spill way for a couple of days until...


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Shanghai Fishing Tackle Shops - Jin Sha Jian Rd

Posted by glen , in Travel 30 October 2010 - - - - - - · 6,727 views

Hi guys,While I was in Shanghai I stopped at the fishing tackle stores on Jin Sha Jiang Lu which is in Putuo District. The shops start from around street number 2300. It is quite a long street!!There are about 20 shops selling a range of fishing tackle. One shop at the end had quite a lot of rock fishing gear (e.g. shoes with spikes, lifejackets e...


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Chengdu fishing - Failed again!

Posted by glen , in Travel 17 October 2010 - - - - - - · 1,927 views

Hey guys,I went fishing in another river today flowing through the city of Chengdu which is in China's Sichuan Province. I saw quite a few fish rising and they looked sort of like catfish. Some were quite good size. I tried drifting earth worms over them but had no luck. And I tried bottom fishing near the rising fish but that did not work either. Oh...


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China Fishing No Catch!

Posted by glen , 07 October 2010 - - - - - - · 1,096 views

Hey guys, I am still in China. I finally got to do some fishing but had no luck. I was trying to use the dough baits that are popular over here but they kept falling off the hook. Anyone have any tips for me on this?I later dug up som earth worms and tried them but still had no luck. We did mnage to see a carp swimming past but it did not hang around.I al...


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No fish yet

Posted by glen , in Travel 02 October 2010 - - - - - - · 560 views

Hey guys, my china trip is going well but no fishing yet! I did buy a telescopic rod, a reel, some floats, line, and some carp bait. Hopefully tomorrow I get to try out my gear!See attached photos of the trip so far. This is as close to fishing as I have come so far!Cheers, Glen


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Off to China!

Posted by glen , 25 September 2010 - - - - - - · 478 views

Hey guys,I am off on my second trip to china tomorrow! I am really looking forward to it!Hopefully I can do a little bit of fishing! Catching carp is fine with me! I tried for squid last time but did not catch any.I will try and logon as often as I can.Have a good one and tight lines,Cheers, Glen


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Lake Karkarook update

Posted by glen , in Fly Fishing 23 September 2010 - - - - - - · 416 views

They did end up stocking Lake Karkarook in the school holidays and we had a bit of fun catching rainbows on flies but the numbers get quickly depleted. Doubt there will be many fish left by the end of the week!Cheers, Glen :)


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Lake Karkarook

Posted by glen , in Fly Fishing 17 September 2010 - - - - - - · 743 views

Hi everyone,I went fishing to Lake Karkarook (Moorabin, Victoria) on Sunday but did not have much luck! I saw a few bait fishers catch some rainbow trout. Only a couple of fish rose in the evening. We did not get a touch while fly fishing.I hope the lake gets stocked again soon! I believe it should get more fish this week as the School Holidays ar...


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Would you like to have a fishing blog?

Posted by glen , 17 September 2010 - - - - - - · 437 views

Hi everyone,I just added a blogging module to the forum.What this means, is that you can setup your own blog here at squidfish.net.If you are not sure what a blog is, it is basically like an online diary.So for example, it should provide a great platform for a fishing trip diary. That is what I plan to use it for!This function is a bit new to me so I...





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