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 Posted: Fri May 19th, 2017 12:46 pm
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Steenie 1990
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Location: Brackenfell, South Africa
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Equipment: Blue marlin magnaflex14 rod, shimano speedmaster IV reel, 35lb kingfisher ...
Best Catch: 3kg steenbras, 9kg spotted gully shark...
Favorite Fishing Spot: Franskraal, Struisbaai, Arniston, Gordons Bay
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Hi caught this fish in Gordons Bay but have never seen this fish before.
Anyone know this fish?

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 Posted: Fri May 19th, 2017 12:49 pm
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Steenie 1990
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Location: Brackenfell, South Africa
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Equipment: Blue marlin magnaflex14 rod, shimano speedmaster IV reel, 35lb kingfisher ...
Best Catch: 3kg steenbras, 9kg spotted gully shark...
Favorite Fishing Spot: Franskraal, Struisbaai, Arniston, Gordons Bay
Boat: NA
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Another

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 Posted: Fri May 19th, 2017 12:50 pm
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Houtarm
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Equipment: Okuma Metaloid 13.6, Daiwa BG6500, Shimano Sedona 2500, Shimano 15/30
Best Catch: Yellowfin Tuna 12kg, Leervis 84cm, Galjoen 56cm
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We call them Bottervis "Butterfish", but I think there are other names for them as well.

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 Posted: Fri May 19th, 2017 12:52 pm
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Steenie 1990
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Joined: Sun Nov 27th, 2011
Location: Brackenfell, South Africa
Posts: 42
Equipment: Blue marlin magnaflex14 rod, shimano speedmaster IV reel, 35lb kingfisher ...
Best Catch: 3kg steenbras, 9kg spotted gully shark...
Favorite Fishing Spot: Franskraal, Struisbaai, Arniston, Gordons Bay
Boat: NA
Club: NA
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Thank you for the feedback

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 Posted: Fri May 19th, 2017 01:20 pm
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Steenie 1990
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Joined: Sun Nov 27th, 2011
Location: Brackenfell, South Africa
Posts: 42
Equipment: Blue marlin magnaflex14 rod, shimano speedmaster IV reel, 35lb kingfisher ...
Best Catch: 3kg steenbras, 9kg spotted gully shark...
Favorite Fishing Spot: Franskraal, Struisbaai, Arniston, Gordons Bay
Boat: NA
Club: NA
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Other name for the fish is a two tone fingerfin.

Thanks for the guidance

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 Posted: Fri May 19th, 2017 05:07 pm
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Houtarm
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Location: Swellendam, South Africa
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Equipment: Okuma Metaloid 13.6, Daiwa BG6500, Shimano Sedona 2500, Shimano 15/30
Best Catch: Yellowfin Tuna 12kg, Leervis 84cm, Galjoen 56cm
Favorite Fishing Spot: Infanta, Blombos, Witsand
Boat: None
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Yes that's the other name I couldn't think of!

They are expert bait thieves...:X

Last edited on Fri May 19th, 2017 05:10 pm by Houtarm

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 Posted: Fri May 19th, 2017 07:57 pm
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Cobia333
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Location: Gauteng, South Africa
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Equipment: Daiwa reels, Poseidon, Sensation and Elbe Rods
Best Catch: Focus on the edibles!
Favorite Fishing Spot: Kzn, North and South Coast
Boat: Sadly not!
Club: Ex Rock n Surf Kzn
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Possible Hawk fish??? species in its night colours. They use those long pectoral fins to test on the bottom of the ocean.

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 Posted: Fri May 19th, 2017 08:11 pm
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andrewpalang
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It is Cheildactylus faciatus, Or Redfingers as it is commonly known.

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 Posted: Fri May 19th, 2017 08:25 pm
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Cobia333
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Joined: Tue Nov 15th, 2016
Location: Gauteng, South Africa
Posts: 177
Equipment: Daiwa reels, Poseidon, Sensation and Elbe Rods
Best Catch: Focus on the edibles!
Favorite Fishing Spot: Kzn, North and South Coast
Boat: Sadly not!
Club: Ex Rock n Surf Kzn
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That's it!!!!!!

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 Posted: Mon May 22nd, 2017 11:08 pm
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peterdu6608
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Location: Gordons Bay, South Africa
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Equipment: newbie
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Favorite Fishing Spot: Harbour island
Boat: none
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Rockcod family - caught one similar of the rocks heading out to Rooiels on Sunday 21 May - Mine was a koester Rockcod, Attached find a pic of mine

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