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12/5/18...1 metre carp day!

Discussion in 'Fishing in Victoria' started by Rod Bender, May 5, 2018.

  1. Rod Bender

    Rod Bender Well-Known Member

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    Yep...as per title...just letting everyone know that on Saturday the 12th of May, 2018, an onslaught will occur in Northern Vic which will see me land my first metre plus carp! Plans are afoot already in regards to bait gathering which requires nothing less than steroid abusing yabbies and large mutated corn kernals! We may even use corn cobs rigged on shark hooks as I have seen the size of the carp at this location?

    Berley will involve entire bread loaves (not sliced), tins of corn (still in can...the carp at this spot are that big they will open the can and spit the can back) and wheat bags full of grain being offered to the carp gods!

    The event and eventual outcome will likely make the national news! The lead story will go something like this..."Heavy fighting continued today at 'Spot B' (B for bats)(let me know if anyone wants to attend)(please excuse all of these brackets) as several metre plus carp were beached as Team Bender battled Team Toolamba"! There will be local residents in attendance who will be pouring water over the carp after mistaking the carp for beached whales!

    Stay tuned for updates! Now you have to excuse me as I am clearly due for my medication!:confused:
    cheers
    Team Bender
    After a build up like this...there is only one way this will finish!o_O
     
  2. kev209

    kev209 Moderator

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    Good one Jim,
     
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  3. DeeBeeKay

    DeeBeeKay Well-Known Member

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    Kev you may know but it's only far to warn you that Jims been sniffing the Tuna oil again, cheers davo
     
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  4. kev209

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    Top stuff that oil
     
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  5. Rod Bender

    Rod Bender Well-Known Member

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    So....a yabby hunt today produced 1yabby which will likely be used tomorrow in a local channel. The weather forecast for Saturday is looking atrocious so the hunt may be postponed!
    Cheers
    Team Bender
     
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  6. DeeBeeKay

    DeeBeeKay Well-Known Member

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    You are killing it Jim, one yabby at a time, :D cheers davo
     
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  7. Hen and Chook

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    Remember the old saying "you'll get most of your yabbies in the months which have an "R" in them".

    Chook
     
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    diesel Well-Known Member

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    Don't forget to sacrifice a goat and to really get the gods on your side, try running around naked whilst screaming battle cries in some ancient obscure unintelligible language - it works for me every time. Doesn't improve the fishing, but it scares the crap out of anybody else thinking about sneaking in to your patch :D.

    Jeff
     
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  10. Rod Bender

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    Makes sense...the warmer months. I usually just keep trying until I consistently fail and then give up. I do the same at the start of the season. Although last night I had a net in the channel when I was fishing and was getting shrimp after dark. I know this will not last much longer.

    Looking at Saturday's weather it appears that the forecast winds may be easing! We may bo on!
    Cheers
    Team Bender
    Won the gold medal in the 2000 Olympics 400 meter naked sprint event!
     
  11. Rod Bender

    Rod Bender Well-Known Member

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    Well...that was fun!:confused: Team Bender vs Team Toolamba vs 1 metre carp! The metre carp were a no show! Actually, all carp were a no show! Yabbies, shrimp and colored corn did not attract much attention. Despite the lack of action, proper precautions were taken and we fished from a high elevation as we are all wary of being taken by a...1 metre carp! One can never be too cautious!
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    One was also lucky that one was not blown out of the tree as winds were gusting up to 50 kmh! It was a shocker. So, we had no choice as 4pm approached and we were still fishless...we had to move. So onwards to a local channel to which we will refer to as 'Spot H' to protect its true identity.

    This move produced a few bites and provided the only fish for the day!
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    Not a metre carp! Not a carp at all but I wonder if we spent the same amount of time here that we did at 'Spot B', how many could would we have ended up with.
    cheers
    Team Bender
    Outdone by a person who looks like a cod!
     
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