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Trip for shrimps in New South Wales

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mrguppy

Hi guys just wondering if anyone is up for a trip in the nsw in looking for shrimps if anyone know where to go we go if anyone wants to come welcome I have 2 seats left who is up for it?

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blindfisherman

Bit chilly at the moment isnt it?

How numb do you like your legs?

Imo I would be waiting a couple of months till it warms up a little.

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mr_c265

I've been the last couple of weeks, it is freezing. Unless you're a hardened soul i definitely wouldn't go further inland than the city. The coast is bad enough.

I'll give you the same advice i give everyone (which is pretty poor advice usually) open up google maps and look for the blue lines, they're where you want to go. Look up any waterfalls in your area, top of the waterfall is ALWAYS fresh water.

Try to go to areas that aren't downstream of any commercial or industrial runoff,shopping centres or well populated areas. If there is a road right up to where you plan to collect, plan to collect elsewhere, anywhere accessible is over fished.

And finally, take this one with a grain of salt, in terms of fishing, with a fishing licence and approved methods, you are able to collect in national parks.

The reason i say take it with a grain of salt is that nowhere does it say it applies to all national parks, just vague references to some of the ones i've been too that say you can fish.

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blindfisherman

I know of a couple of places you can drive up to the waters edge and have had some pretty nice finds....

Quite a way out of sydney though....

Im tempted to bring my waders back so I can stay warm and dry :)

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mr_c265
I know of a couple of places you can drive up to the waters edge and have had some pretty nice finds....

Quite a way out of sydney though....

Im tempted to bring my waders back so I can stay warm and dry :)

Hahaha, ok bad rule, that is different. I meant in Sydney itself.

I know a spot way up the blue mountains, drive right down to the river in 50 different spots, will get 100 glassies in 10 minutes at each spot.

I've got waders, with a hole, half way up the leg, never know how deep i need to get before they fill up.

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blindfisherman
Hahaha' date=' ok bad rule, that is different. I meant in Sydney itself.

I know a spot way up the blue mountains, drive right down to the river in 50 different spots, will get 100 glassies in 10 minutes at each spot.

I've got waders, with a hole, half way up the leg, never know how deep i need to get before they fill up.[/quote']

Duct tape that crap up...

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mrguppy

hahahaha thanks guys well it looks like am gonna need to wait a bit thanks for the replays guys appreciate it

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mr_c265
Duct tape that crap up...

Duct tape, silicone, superglue, tried it all. Yet always at the right depth, there is that little itty bitty ice cold trickle that violates my thigh. Not pleasant. Maybe i should go the whole way and buy a new pair. Anaconda has em for $60, may even splurge out and buy a $80 one :p

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blindfisherman

Shoe goo and an offcut of waders :)

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2OFUS

I know some hectic spots around Sydney

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MIX02U

Dont be too generous with the spots out your way Gaz - they are jewels that can be easily destroyed. Pick them carefully if you're going to share :encouragement:

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mr_c265
Dont be too generous with the spots out your way Gaz - they are jewels that can be easily destroyed. Pick them carefully if you're going to share :encouragement:

+1 i've seen it happen before too

my spots never go in the public domain, plenty of hints, but never the full name

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2OFUS
Dont be too generous with the spots out your way Gaz - they are jewels that can be easily destroyed. Pick them carefully if you're going to share :encouragement:

Im one step ahead of you mate

that's why I said some hectic spots :)

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CNgo2006
Im one step ahead of you mate

that's why I said some hectic spots :)

One of those spots is his bedroom!

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h20rat

:gasp: !! Lol CNgo

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mrguppy

lol

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northboy

Dam I don't miss that cold water KRAP, it is cool in some of the Table land spots about 16c. Most of the lowland places are 20c still.

With that said I will now duck for cover, OH and did I mention that a lot of places have 3 or 4 different species!! now I am really ducking for cover LOL

Bob

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MIX02U

I suppose you're right Bob - but then again, we're not surrounded by Queenslanders so there is a little upside :barbershop_quartet_

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mr_c265

And you don't need a 4WD to get there.

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(Bit of spinning in the mud but)

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blindfisherman
I suppose you're right Bob - but then again' date=' we're not surrounded by Queenslanders so there is a little upside :barbershop_quartet_[/quote']

Ahhh the good old origin rivalry...

Cracks me up every time.

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northboy

No 4x4 needed to get to most places AND what is wrong with Queenslanders???

You lot are only jealous any way LOL :triumphant:

Bob

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mr_c265
jealous

might be it.. :p

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MIX02U

Not jealous Bob - just sick of you b@stards beating us!! :dejection:

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northboy

LOL Wednesday will tell, nothing wrong with a bit of friendly banter and I know QLD is better :applause:

I also won't say that I am going collecting for some Crabs and Shrimp out west today and that I am sitting at the computer in shorts and T shirt with the windows open at 5.30am?.

Bob

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markhume
LOL Wednesday will tell' date=' nothing wrong with a bit of friendly banter and I know QLD is better :applause:

I also won't say that I am going collecting for some Crabs and Shrimp out west today and that I am sitting at the computer in shorts and T shirt with the windows open at 5.30am?.

Bob[/quote']

Nice one Bob

All most make you feel sorry for them NSW buggers (all most)

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