Indian Anchovy

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Indian Anchovy

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Re: Indian Anchovy

Post by murasame » Tue Jun 14, 2016 5:02 pm

Hang near/within tamban schools close to the jetty
Turns opaque whitish after death??
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Re: Indian Anchovy

Post by Peace » Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:22 pm

Yes, they're slightly translucent when alive and turns white on death. It's a high quality fish on my list, I love these fish. It's a pity they don't come as often as tambans.

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Re: Indian Anchovy

Post by murasame » Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:15 pm

Any tips on rigging them as bait? Theyre so rare I feel bad throwing one in as bait and having it torn off so easily
Once I was drifting one on a small hook (too scared to cast) and the entire back portion got chomped off... Think it was a pelagic like todak, it was quite a clean bite, not bits and pieces here and there like the marks of baitstealers
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Re: Indian Anchovy

Post by Peace » Wed Jun 15, 2016 9:19 pm

Yes, they'll drop off your hook fairly easy. You either hook them across its eye socket or from under its jaw. Not a good idea to cast hard with these bait. You should slack the line so the fish will take in the entire bait readily.

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