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What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« on: July 29, 2010, 12:14:01 PM »
Hi guys, anyone willing to share their PB's using Dropshot lures and equipment? Ive struggled to catch larger fish on Dropshot have caught a few pinky, Cape Stumpnose, Stonbream (All on camo worm) and then a cuttlefish on a 3 inch squid...

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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2010, 12:21:49 PM »
Bronzie caught on Gulp Bloodworm...
 
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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #2 on: July 29, 2010, 12:23:44 PM »
Caught on 5" Chartreuse Pepper neon minnow
 
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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2010, 12:28:09 PM »
Wave Garrick on a 5" Sardine minnow
 
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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2010, 12:38:53 PM »
Show off !


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Great stuff Tony !!
I remember that Bronzie !!!
Mine was under a kg, black tip kingie caught on a McArthy 4inch !


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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2010, 12:58:24 PM »
Nice fish there Reefs! Wouldnt mind getting one or two of those GT's on any lure, never mind about dropshot!

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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2010, 08:53:11 PM »
Ya they're beauts on any tackle, but on light tackle... mind blowing!
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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #7 on: July 29, 2010, 10:07:48 PM »
Dorado
 
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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #8 on: July 29, 2010, 10:25:13 PM »
Destinations too please!

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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #9 on: July 29, 2010, 10:31:06 PM »
Destinations too please!

My Dorado and a few others were caught on Deep no. 1 off Durban last year.
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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #10 on: July 30, 2010, 11:55:05 AM »
89FL GT on 1 ounce jig head and 5 inch plastic:
 
 

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« Reply #11 on: July 30, 2010, 12:36:09 PM »
Awesome Marshie! Where was this?
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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #12 on: July 30, 2010, 12:40:00 PM »
 :thmsup" :thmsup"

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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #13 on: July 30, 2010, 12:46:04 PM »
Thanks!  Caught in Maldives!  Had them feeding on the surface - nothing like sight casting to them!  Little write up on the trip in the latest Fishing and Hunting Journal!
 
 

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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #14 on: July 30, 2010, 12:48:32 PM »
Leerie on soft plastic - Aloga Bay...

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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #15 on: July 30, 2010, 12:50:07 PM »
Thanks!  Caught in Maldives!  Had them feeding on the surface - nothing like sight casting to them!  Little write up on the trip in the latest Fishing and Hunting Journal!

Thats awesome congrats on the great catch!!! :ult:

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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #16 on: July 30, 2010, 12:52:39 PM »
Leerie on soft plastic - Aloga Bay...

Mashie You are one of the few people who have great quality pictures of fish!
What camera are you using?

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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #17 on: July 30, 2010, 12:54:49 PM »
Thanks Steve...
 
Kingies were taken with a little Canon Powershot a49 or something similar.  The leerie was with a Canon 450d.

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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #18 on: July 30, 2010, 01:35:05 PM »
Those surface feeding GT's must have been avesome to see!!

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Re: What Are Your Biggest Fish On Soft Plastics?
« Reply #19 on: July 30, 2010, 02:50:11 PM »
They were indeed... I initially threw an open face popper at them but they wouldn't touch it.  when I saw the little 2 inch baitfish I knew only a soft plastic would entice them to eat.  Took me about 10 minutes to cut the popper off and tie a soft plastic on I was shaking so badly.... 

 

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