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Inflatable Pool Tube fishing Challenge Video

Discussion in 'Saltwater Fishing' started by Alan Bonnici, Feb 5, 2019.

  1. Alan Bonnici

    Alan Bonnici New Member

    Feb 5, 2019
    Hi everyone, I was challenged to try and catch a fish out in the bay using only an inflatable pool tube instead of my usual high-end kayak.

    Video can be seen here - https://youtu.be/r4PgSHhyie8

    I accepted the challenge and was equipped only with a 1-4 kilo 1DFR spin rod, a packet of pre-rigged Fathead curl tail soft plastics, a net, orr, life jacket and pliers. This challenge came from a follower who suggested that local fisherman only catch fish because they have expensive kayaks or boats. I thought best to prove a point why not use a $30 pool tube from BCF out in Port Phillip bay. Thankfully I managed to land a few fish without drowning, being stung or eaten.

    Watch the video carefully at 3:05 you will see something large surface right next to the pool tube. Been some debate on whether this was a stingray, shark, seal or dolphin. Have a look and see what you think. This is a classic. It was very challenging to keep balance, navigate through some issues with broken line but with persistence, I landed 2 Snook, 4 Pinkies and 2 Flathead in just over an hours fishing. All in a bit of fun, please don’t try this on your own, we acknowledge that this is a little dangerous if not done in a controlled fashion.

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