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#1 poodge

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Posted 26 February 2006 - 03:45 PM

hey guys,
sorry to be a bit off the topic of squid but what rig do u guys use for leather jacket from mornington and flinders pier?
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Posted 26 February 2006 - 06:50 PM

hey guys,
sorry to be a bit off the topic of squid but what rig do u guys use for leather jacket from mornington and flinders pier?
thanks,
pj :)



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I fish a pippi or mussel down deep under a small tear drop float and get both leatheries and trevally using this method at Mornington

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#3 poodge

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Posted 27 February 2006 - 02:11 PM

ok thanks supersquid, do you use small sinkers such as split shots to weigh it down, or is it weightless?
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Posted 01 March 2006 - 11:28 AM

ok thanks supersquid, do you use small sinkers such as split shots to weigh it down, or is it weightless?
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Yes use some split shot or a small ball sinker
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Posted 01 March 2006 - 02:15 PM

thanks supersquid, i have never actually fished for leatherjacket but im planning to try it some time using ur method.
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Posted 01 March 2006 - 07:47 PM

thanks supersquid, i have never actually fished for leatherjacket but im planning to try it some time using ur method.
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pj


PJ if you have never fished for them then may I suggest using long shank hooks with a short steel leader as Leatheries can bite through your line
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Posted 02 March 2006 - 02:05 PM

thats a good idea,
thanks supersquid ill definately use a heavy leader! :)
thanks again,
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