Berley in the surf

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Berley in the surf

Postby Jeremy Schrader » Tue Mar 16, 2021 10:46 am

Had an enquiry from a mate about methods of deploying berley in the surf when fishing and decided that I should try this when I went out next especially when targeting the bread and butter fish. I made up these tubes to attach to some of my Namix grip leads but didn't put the wires in.
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Went down to the bay and loaded then up on a few of my Century TTLDSM graphex with a clipped down rig . Baits were Pippie and Squid on pulley rigs .

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I should have used a slightly more powerful rod as I didn't think about the additional weight of the tube as well as the berley along with the baits etc but that is an easy fix. Results were pleasing though I was only using a breadcrumb and tuna oil mix . I feel that the use of tuna oil soaked pellets would have been the better choice as the breadcrumb was washed out too quickly . Still managed a few small Pinkies and look forward to doing some more testing down on the surf in the coming weeks.

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Will also put some additional holes in the tubes before the next session along with running the sinkers with their grip wires :D
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