Slow Pitching in Luconia Shoals
We have a report from Mohamad in Singapore, taking a trip to Malaysia.
[highlight1 variation=”orange”]Rod[/highlight1] Evergreen Poseidon Slow Jerker 603-6
[highlight1 variation=”orange”]Reel[/highlight1] SOM Blue Heaven L50HI
[highlight1 variation=”orange”]Line[/highlight1] Ocea EX8 Pe 2
[highlight1 variation=”orange”]Leader[/highlight1] YGK FC Size 16
[highlight1 variation=”orange”]Jigs[/highlight1] Seafloor Control Cranky and Spunky 60g – 140g
Just came back from 3 days 3 nights fishing in Luconia Shoals, 12hrs from Miri, Sarawak in Malaysia.
It was a different fishing experience from Burma Banks as I managed to experiment and change tactics a few times to suit the conditions there.
I started out jigging with heavy Rector and Gawky but without much success. Depth was from 70-220m and the current was moderate.
I noticed that the catches were mostly fast chasing fishes like Yellowfin tuna, skipjacks and bigeye trevally. We were also informed by the captain that there were amberjacks around the area. I switched to high pitching smaller cranky and spunky (60-140gm) and was immediately rewarded with a big eye.
=== Catches ===
Good job Mohamad! Looks like you had some tricky situations, but you were flexible and resourceful enough to be successful.
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