22 Jun 2017

Barramundi #1069-1070
Squidgies Fish 80mm
Squidgy Pro Mongrel 90mm
Very clear and cold water

I went fishing to Mindil beach on Saturday of June 17.
The sea water was very clear and cold in dry season.
Just as I mentioned before, most people think we can't enjoy barramundi fishing in the cold water season.
I will dare your disagreement, and say that it is only their imagination.
Barramundi start to have a very high cautiousness in clear and cold water.
As far as I have experienced, the rolling action is more efficient than the wobbling action when I use soft-plastic lures in the very clear and cold water.
A beginner in barramundi fishing may as well know the action of large sized barramundi travelling from the shallow waters where they lived to deeper waters having stable temperature in the cold-water season.
Separately from that, we are able to see a lot of small sized barramundi in the shallow water in our dry season.
In the evening, even large sized barramundi follow schools of small fishes into shallow water in our dry season.
It depends on how you fish barramundi in the cold water season.
First, I caught a small barramundi on Squidgies Fish 80mm.

Small barramundi / June 17, 2017 / Mindil beach

Squidgies Fish 80mm, Black-gold, Jighead 1/6oz #1/0 

Second, I caught a 48cm barramundi on Squidgy Pro Mongrel 90mm.

48cm barramundi / June 17, 2017 / Mindil beach

Squidgy Pro Mongrel 90mm, Aussie Mullet, Jighead 1/4oz #1/0

The fishes to be an object of fishing are not so big in size, therefore, I used a very light fishing rod and very small reel.

I enjoyed the exciting lure fishing using a very light tackle.
You can view video image that shows some aspects of my real land-based fishing at Mindil beach on YouTube (search Land based barramundi fishing near town in Darwin Vol. 10)


Where: Shallow water 30cm - 50cm

Water: Very clear and cold Outgoing

Line: Sufix 832 10LB

Leader line: Black magic Leader 40LB

Knot: The Slim Beauty

Reel: Shimano Sustain 1000FG

Rod: ST.CROIX  AVID/AVS66LF2 4-8LB 1/16-1/4oz. Fast action

Clip: Force ten Stainless Duo Lock Snaps #2

Action: Steady retrieving

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