Hound Needlefish

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Hound Needlefish

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Re: Hound Needlefish

Post by catfish » Fri Mar 18, 2011 4:08 pm

Finally caught my Garfish! 3 of them actually. caught them on BIG taman jigs hahaha unexpected catch

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Re: Hound Needlefish

Post by Mathias de fish » Sat Aug 03, 2013 5:13 pm

My dad caught 1 in Australia and I think it is also called "Longtom"

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Re: Hound Needlefish

Post by Icylines » Sun Nov 09, 2014 5:00 pm

They used to be so common at bedok jetty now cant even find one.... could it be season?
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Re: Hound Needlefish

Post by Peace » Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:44 pm

They can be found around the jetty all year round but it does seem to have more of them at certain times of the year, notably larger ones.

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Re: Hound Needlefish

Post by Icylines » Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:46 pm

recently ive been trying to catch them for fun while waiting for a biggie but well... cant even see them on the surface anymore :(
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Re: Hound Needlefish

Post by Peace » Sun Nov 09, 2014 9:49 pm

Bedok Jetty has lots of active anglers everyday, so fishes that decide to stay around the jetty will get caught eventually. Like all other predatory fishes, you'll find them more often when the bait fishes are plentiful and when the current is strong.

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Re: Hound Needlefish

Post by redeyefishing » Sat May 19, 2018 12:35 pm

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Saw a pair of enormous ones. Each of them were the length of my arm.

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Re: Hound Needlefish

Post by Peace » Sat May 19, 2018 8:35 pm

Those are about 2kg, not very common in BJT but they do come in from time to time. St John's island used to have these sizes in large schools but has since diminished from overfishing.

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