Home' The Canberra Times : Chronicle 14-01-2014 Contents THE CHRONICLE, Tuesday, January 14 2014 - 39
There's no need to travel far
STUCK at home this summer?
Don't let that stop you from wetting
Anglers don't have to travel far at the
moment to find fish willing and ready to
take baits and lures, with some pretty
handy action unfolding right on our
The lakes in and around Canberra are
firing when it comes to small natives
Jason Reilly has been having a ball
on Lake Tuggeranong, snaring lots of
reddies and some nice little cod from
Trolling and casting deep divers in
two metres of water has been his key to
Yerrabi Pond, in Canberra's north, is
very clear and fishing quite well for
small cod and golden perch on lures and
Late evening is the peak time.
Further afield, Burrinjuck is the place
to go for golden perch, with good hauls
being taken on small yabbies, shrimps,
worms and lipless crankbaits.
Trout fishing in the mountains isn't
too bad for those prepared to persevere.
Early morning trolling sessions on
Lake Jindabyne are producing a few
Deep trolled minnows have also
scored one or two big brown trout,
which are gorging themselves on yab-
bies at the moment.
A slowly worked soft plastic or vibe
is another method anglers could use to
fool these yabby feeders.
Stream fishing is picking up as
A couple of solid rainbows have been
taken from the Thredbo River on lures
and flies. Again, an early start is
More marlin have been reported in
deep water off South Coast ports such
as Bermagui and Narooma.
Small yellowfin tuna have also been
caught in recent days.
Closer in, kingfish continue to excite,
although they're still mostly small.
Gummy sharks, tiger flathead and
tasty rock cod are also around in large
Find the Words
A rather fishy tale
People take shorter honeymoons nowadays but they
take them more often -- Sally Poplin
1 two, 2 lion, 3 False, 4 155km, 5 Sir Robert
Menzies, 6 Yoga, 7 frog and toad, 8 Speedo, 9
raincoat, 10 cornrows
Stepdown Painter, retain, inter, rite, tie, it, t.
Across: 1 part, 7 contagion, 8 raid, 9 mega, 10
save, 11 shed, 14 attendance, 16 appearance, 19
rode, 22 snug, 24 apse, 25 held, 26 asserting, 27
Down: 1 ports, 2 raise, 3 potent, 4 strain, 5 ages,
6 convicted, 12 happiness, 13 date, 15 aver, 17
reacts, 18 nosing, 20 opera, 21 elder, 23 glee.
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