[Freshwater] Peacock Bass

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by patrick2405 » Sun Oct 16, 2011 1:19 am

Peace wrote:I've not fish that many peacock basses and the pavon to draw a conclusion but they seem to fight pretty much the same to me so far. But since you can typically find larger Pavon than a Peacock Bass, I guess that does make them perceived to be better fighters.
hmm not really.... you should say that there is a higher chance to get large pavons than PBs

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by weaver » Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:41 pm

omg today i went fishing one of my line broke siol the peacock bass fight very hard leh..mayb my line broke because of little lines..arghh..and almost all of my lures lost or stuck leh.. :(

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by poptiger » Tue Oct 18, 2011 10:02 pm

why i seldom get it stuck in rock or lost while fighting fish :nod: ;)

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by poptiger » Tue Oct 18, 2011 10:05 pm

Peace wrote:I've not fish that many peacock basses and the pavon to draw a conclusion but they seem to fight pretty much the same to me so far. But since you can typically find larger Pavon than a Peacock Bass, I guess that does make them perceived to be better fighters.
errr maybe my line is too strong or something else, i always pump the fish in. it only fight when it is near the land or shore ... :grin:

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by patrick2405 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:29 pm

poptiger wrote:
Peace wrote:I've not fish that many peacock basses and the pavon to draw a conclusion but they seem to fight pretty much the same to me so far. But since you can typically find larger Pavon than a Peacock Bass, I guess that does make them perceived to be better fighters.
errr maybe my line is too strong or something else, i always pump the fish in. it only fight when it is near the land or shore ... :grin:
maybe its because when you pump the fish in, the fish is confused and does not know what to do until when the water gets shallower then it realises it is in danger.... pumping fish is a good way to bring fish in quickly but you lose the time that the fish needs to fight well to let you realise the true power of the fish

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by weaver » Wed Oct 19, 2011 2:15 pm

poptiger wrote:why i seldom get it stuck in rock or lost while fighting fish :nod: ;)
yeah i think my line very "paper" and my line very short so break btw is my friend almost caught it he pull when the fish is pulling so it broke the line

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by weaver » Thu Oct 20, 2011 3:37 pm

yeah i know..IF people dunno how cast one will messed up the lines easily..hey hey..is goldfish or mollies is good for catch peacock bass??but using the lure is better for revsvervoir..make the resvervior clean!!

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by poptiger » Fri Oct 21, 2011 2:52 pm

bright and big fish giv the PB a better view of ur bit. so a goldfish that i around 4-6 cm is a good bait :nod:

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by weaver » Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:20 pm

i found out that there are 15 differents kind of peacock bass!but luckily 2 have only come to our waters..the native place of the peacock bass is brazil...very far..

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by poptiger » Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:25 pm

the fish shop opp my house sell from some other country it is white in colour :shocked:

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by weaver » Sun Nov 13, 2011 4:04 pm

in hokkien this fish is called ong teh he

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by poptiger » Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:19 pm

I have quit freshwater fishing but i will still comment. Peacock bass fighting power is way better that Pavon (for me personally)
Pavon will normally attack sinking bait that are big in size (size that they can swallow) and with bright colour. But peacock bass is normally surface type. so using fly fish will get big peacock bass.

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by Newguy » Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:02 am

I was watching this show on youtube called Addictive Fishing and realise that when they caught a PB they called out the name of the Pb..

To my surprised theres actually 3 diff type of PB the 1 that in the pix was actually called 3 Bar PB.. Due to 3 strip on their body and it senses why the amohs called the PB 3 bar...
Sorry to confuse u coz I'm still new to this sport...

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by Mathias de fish » Sat Aug 03, 2013 5:08 pm

There is a fish shop ( The kind that sells guppies and stuff ) near my house that used to sell 2 Peacock Basses but they got sold.

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Re: [Freshwater] Peacock Bass

Post by DMCY » Sun Aug 04, 2013 6:08 pm

There is also a fish shop in Clementi that sells a lot of peacock bass. (Even juvies!)
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