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Sea runners - Early Season Excitement - Christopher Bassano

Presented from Issue 100
Considering the world class quality of our sea trout fishery, these fish are not sought after by enough anglers. Sea runners live in the salt water and run up our estuaries and rivers from the start of August to the middle of November. At this time of the year, they are here to eat the many species of fish that are either running up the rivers to spawn or are living in and around the estuary systems. Trout, both sea run and resident (Slob Trout) feed heavily on these small fish which darken in colouration as they move further into fresh water reaches.

The majority of these predatory fish are brown trout with rainbows making up a very small percentage of the catch. They can be found all around the state but it would be fair to say that the east coast is the least prolific of all the areas. They still run up such rivers as the Georges (and many others) but their numbers along with the quality of the fishing elsewhere make it difficult to recommend the area above the larger northern, southern and western rivers.

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 Please select a video from the list below

Note: All videos use a lot of download data - please be aware of this.

Click here to see the Balista Trigger Lure Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mf45szdo_Dc

Rob Paxevanos Video, featuring footage from Tasmania

PS: The fight of the fish at the 2 min mark already has people fired up!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tK1xfZwe8J8

Jim Allen talks about the Noel Jetson Flyfishing Book

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhrKbpyzvDY

Jim Allen Talking about Polaroiding

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSuTzRSeSnY

Jim Allen Talks about his Bluefin tuna record

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxX65giBRFw

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