Chopper in Crystal Bay – Newport

Chop chop chopper ain’t much chop! I just caught the last half hour of light today but hey, any time with a wet line is better than none. Given the short time frame I thought I may as well try out Crystal Bay, Newport, along the southern shore. I’ve fished this spot years ago in…

Bream and flathead in Narrabeen Lake

I just managed to catch the last hour of light today and it was absolutely beautiful. I started out throwing the Ecogear VX40 (435). This is the first time I’ve used this lure and I love it! It casts like a bullet, especially on the light line. It wasn’t long before I was onto a…

Monster 72cm Flathead from Narrabeen Lake

What started out as a very quiet session wading around the back of Narrabeen Lake ended up with a personal best flathead on light line. A 72cm, 3kg flathead on 1.8kg line. The monster lizard inhaled the Ecogear SX40F at 5pm and had me dancing all over the place for the next 25 minutes. When…