Squaretail Mullet

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Squaretail Mullet

Post by Peace » Thu Sep 01, 2005 8:34 pm

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Squaretail mullet (Liza vaigiensis)

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Re: Squaretail Mullet

Post by agitato » Sat Dec 20, 2008 2:07 pm

Some photos of squaretail mullet caught on tamban jig at pasir ris

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Re: Squaretail Mullet

Post by Peace » Sat Dec 20, 2008 6:47 pm

Hi agitato, welcome to HLF and thanks for the photo contribution. :flower: These mullets are particularly interesting, I had ever caught them using small shrimps as opposed to the more commonly used bread.

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Re: Squaretail Mullet

Post by agitato » Mon Dec 22, 2008 12:27 am

Hi Peace,

What happened was, I had a tub of bread mixed with banana. I was sitting quite close to the water and a sudden wave splashed up and I dropped the tub.
Subsequently, the contents were floating outwards and in came a couple of these guys, ranging from 3 to 6 inchers grabbing the bread.

I got hold of a tamban jig, laced it with bits of dead prawn and I started jigging around the area. Plucked out two within a few minutes. One 6 inch and another abt 5 inch.

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Re: Squaretail Mullet

Post by Peace » Tue Dec 23, 2008 12:00 am

Ah, so you unintentionally berly attracted the attention of the mullets, they usually let their guard down when they're invoked into a feeding frenzy. Good catch there. :)

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Re: Squaretail Mullet

Post by agitato » Tue Dec 23, 2008 12:33 am

LOL yep! most definitely gonna try it again some time in the future.

Any idea how big these mullets can get?

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Re: Squaretail Mullet

Post by Peace » Wed Dec 24, 2008 9:59 pm

Hmm, I'm not quite sure about this particular species, but I've seen mullets 1-2kg swimming in a school. I reckon they're even more smart and cautious when approaching line and hooks. :p

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