->

INDIANANGLER

India fishing forum for all the information you require on angling, equipment, locations and trip reports.
It is currently Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:13 am

All times are UTC+05:30




Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 39 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Deserved Break @ WASI
PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2008 5:08 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Feb 28, 2007 12:26 pm
Posts: 497
Location: Bangalore
Hi Guys….

After a long time of continuous working, needed a break, before anything could come up :wink: , found Myself on the road to WASI on My Pulser,
Man.. it was Freezing cold :roll: ,was shivering all the way & after taking deviation to Malavalli from Mysore …visibility was low as it was foggy…,
After reaching there, tried to relax my legs in the water & tried testing My torn frog near the bushes to test its buoyancy…bang…& the frog was gone …to my surprise :shock: it a mural of 2kg which hit was hiding next to my feet, after a few sec,,, could see my frog floating into the main canal with the flow….so before I could start fishing …had lost my lucky frog, :( ….

So tried spinning ,caught 2 Mahseers of 1-2 kg, then with the guard went into the lake for some Murral action,….seemed like it was not my lucky day :? as had caught only few small mural of 1-2 kg…then asked the guard to take me near the canal…casted my lucky spinner & the moment it hit the water, was taken….my reel screamed for few seconds & before I could do anything …..my line snapped & spinner was gone ….I thought this was one my worst days :( , had lost my lucky spinner & frog & no decent size fish…..so with heavy heart headed for Lunch & some shade, The Guard was trying to cheer me up by saying that murrls are there & due to high water level had gone into the vegetation,

After lunch was had some rest & then took to the lake to try my luck…seems like lake was coming alive….could see some small murrals playing…was not interested in catching them..so wanted to try a corner of the lake where the water was placid, guard informed that placed had been covered by previous guests without any success, convinced him to try it once, casted the frog & Boom…got a 2 & half kg Murrall. :shock:

With 19 murralls caught…decided to call it a day…paddling back…saw some disturbance near the canal…was informed that its some Big fish(rohu ),had a gut feeling. asked the guard to row over there to try a last cast…casted & started to retrieve….Another Big Bang…thought I had scared a gang of Rohu’s…suddenly My line became tight & there it was the Biggest Murral I have seen :shock: …doing Tail walking to shake off the Frog….was not sure what to do, was holding onto my dear rod ….was sure that my last frog is also gone….it was crazy …the fish was running in all directions…after 10 min…landed it…My Digital scale read 14.10 LB (6.4kg)..,released the fish after reviving,man..I was happy :D

Tackle Details :Rod :Shimano FX 6ft ,Reel: Shimano Symetre ,Line: PowerPro 20lb ,Lure:Scum Frog & BlueFox Silver Spinner #4,
Murrall :20 ,Mahseer :2,1 fish taken & the rest released.

Some Pics of the Trip

Sunrise On the way to WASI
Image

Foggy Morning
Image

Image

Image

Image

Lake Placid
Image

Big Murrall
Image

Image

Chk out the size its Mouth
Image


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2008 10:46 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Tue Aug 29, 2006 12:39 pm
Posts: 755
Location: UAE
Hi Viper,

Those Murrels are huge! Nice pics and report.


Jeen


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2008 7:08 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Sun Oct 21, 2007 11:00 pm
Posts: 270
very nice report and fantastic fish. Thanks
vikram


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2008 8:00 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jun 28, 2006 6:20 pm
Posts: 768
Location: Bangalore/Andman Islands, India
Hi Viper,

Congrats!! That is one big murral.... It definitely is one of the bigger fish I've seen at Forbes. Nice to see fish like that one being caught there and very often quality fish are caught by a select few!

Regards,

Mighty Marlin.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Nov 09, 2008 3:40 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jul 23, 2007 5:01 pm
Posts: 395
Location: Kuwait.
nice fish dude...
keep it up....
i guess thats the biggest murral i have seen.......
congrates......


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Nov 09, 2008 1:28 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Tue Apr 10, 2007 11:01 am
Posts: 698
Location: Dubai
Great stuff dude......

Patience does pay off ! Congratulations on a fine catch


Top
   
PostPosted: Sun Nov 09, 2008 9:13 pm 
Offline
Enlightened
User avatar

Joined: Thu Aug 07, 2008 5:03 pm
Posts: 94
Location: coimbatore
Hi Viper,

Great show.Congrates . :D Keep it up . [smilie=coolup.gif]


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 12:02 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Feb 28, 2007 12:26 pm
Posts: 497
Location: Bangalore
Thanks for the Comments Guys,,, :D

I Guess there are Bigger Murralls in Forbes than this :D .....in one incident has casted & while retrieving ,,,,saw something really Big coming after the frog....Initially guard & me thought it could a Small Croc :shock: ....it followed My frog from 50-60ft to the coracle & to our surprise was a huge Murrall of at least 5kg..seems like it was just try to scare the frog from its territory :?


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 12:33 am 
Offline
Enlightened

Joined: Mon Sep 03, 2007 2:46 pm
Posts: 82
Location: Jabalpur MP India
Hi,

Gr8 Catch!

We loose our lucky lure for the best to come.

hoep to see more action by summer!

Good Luck [smilie=ebil-thumbup.gif]

Anoop


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 8:56 am 
Offline
Fishaholic

Joined: Tue Jan 30, 2007 4:55 pm
Posts: 2142
Location: Just outside New Delhi
viper wrote:
Thanks for the Comments Guys,,, :D

I Guess there are Bigger Murralls in Forbes than this :D .....in one incident has casted & while retrieving ,,,,saw something really Big coming after the frog....Initially guard & me thought it could a Small Croc :shock: ....it followed My frog from 50-60ft to the coracle & to our surprise was a huge Murrall of at least 5kg..seems like it was just try to scare the frog from its territory :?


Hi,
Here's a little suggestion. The next time a big murrel follows make your frog skip on the water by reeling in fast or jerking the rod. And then stop your retrieve dead. Works everytime like a charm.

I just love 'em scum frogs.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Nov 10, 2008 11:53 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Feb 28, 2007 12:26 pm
Posts: 497
Location: Bangalore
Thanks Mahaseerken for the Tip..
Had tried that aswell..& after i stopped the retrieve ,the Murrall came & tried to hit the frog using its tail...if it wanted it,could have easily had it, :D
Probably been a caught & released case & the scar could been still there.. :?


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2008 8:58 am 
Offline
Fishaholic

Joined: Tue Jan 30, 2007 4:55 pm
Posts: 2142
Location: Just outside New Delhi
Hey Viper!

I think that big murrels are lazy and they hit a lure with their tails to stun and then eat at leisure. So stopping dead after being hit is the best thing to do. Once my lure got thwacked thrice, everytime I would start twitching it. Anyway it is nearly impossible to resist the urge to strike when that big splash happens.

Happy fishing mate. Love them murrels.

Here's a question. Do all murrels only put up fierce resistance for the first few moments. Or is it because of the cold that the ones I meet do that.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2008 9:43 am 
Offline
Fishaholic

Joined: Sun Jul 09, 2006 10:08 am
Posts: 2102
Location: Assam
Nice catch mate.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:33 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Feb 28, 2007 12:26 pm
Posts: 497
Location: Bangalore
Mahaseerken wrote:
Hey Viper!

I think that big murrels are lazy and they hit a lure with their tails to stun and then eat at leisure. So stopping dead after being hit is the best thing to do. Once my lure got thwacked thrice, everytime I would start twitching it. Anyway it is nearly impossible to resist the urge to strike when that big splash happens.

Happy fishing mate. Love them murrels.

Here's a question. Do all murrels only put up fierce resistance for the first few moments. Or is it because of the cold that the ones I meet do that.


I Guess Murralls usually dont put up much fight :( ...that again depends on which water ur fishin on,usually they steal the bait & run for cover :? ...as per My experience is concerned ..found that Murralls from Cauvary River has given better resistance compared to ones caught from Pools Like Forbes,,,probabely coz of strength u achieve by living in fast water or they don't have much places to hide there, :D
But the one hooked (in Pic Above) took ten Min to land.. :D


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Nov 12, 2008 2:34 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Tue Mar 04, 2008 6:01 am
Posts: 180
Location: Sweden
awesome!


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Nov 12, 2008 2:41 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jun 11, 2007 3:29 pm
Posts: 438
Location: Islamabad Pakistan
nice catch


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Nov 12, 2008 7:14 pm 
Offline
Moderator

Joined: Wed Jun 28, 2006 4:12 pm
Posts: 956
BInu, You warmed the cockles of my heart.Great show and keep on doin it!
Best
Axx


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2008 11:37 am 
Offline
Fishaholic

Joined: Mon Jul 24, 2006 10:39 am
Posts: 1601
Location: Mumbai / India
eljefe wrote:
BInu, You warmed the cockles of my heart.Great show and keep on doin it!
Best
Axx


U sniffing some real good stuff there Senor Jefe :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2008 11:41 am 
Offline
Fishaholic

Joined: Thu Oct 02, 2008 9:49 pm
Posts: 276
Location: mumbai
the viper strikes again.... :D


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Nov 13, 2008 11:45 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Fri Feb 16, 2007 7:51 pm
Posts: 410
Location: Mumbai
Thats a whopper murrel Viper! Thanks for sharing.
Regards,
Yaj.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Nov 17, 2008 9:04 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Thu Jul 13, 2006 4:58 pm
Posts: 3024
Location: Hong Kong
Monster Murral and some really awsome pictures mate...congrats.


Top
   
 Post subject: Hi
PostPosted: Wed Dec 10, 2008 9:09 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Sep 10, 2008 11:33 am
Posts: 126
Good Catch Mate, Keep up the Good work :wink:


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Dec 10, 2008 1:49 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Fri May 18, 2007 9:38 pm
Posts: 1882
Location: Mumbai
Great fish Viper.

I too will be casting my scum frog at the end of this month, in hope of attracting many of the monstors, who lurk in the branches of Ganga, near my native place. As it will be very cold, I pray that the murrel their will follow the Murrel you caught,

:lol: :lol:
Lets see.

Regards,

Ali.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Fri Dec 12, 2008 7:15 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Feb 28, 2007 12:26 pm
Posts: 497
Location: Bangalore
Thanks... Ali Bhai

Will surely wait for the fishing report from ur Native... :D


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 12:23 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Tue Mar 04, 2008 6:01 am
Posts: 180
Location: Sweden
viper wrote:
Thanks... Ali Bhai

Will surely wait for the fishing report from ur Native... :D


Viper, you and the others here at Indian angler are AWSOME! I wish that I could angling with you guys around India :P but damn it..The tickets down to Bharat is so expensive! :roll:


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 9:53 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Tue Mar 04, 2008 6:01 am
Posts: 180
Location: Sweden
Awsome :)
I'm PM you this upcoming monsoon, I'm going to visit India again then :) !


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 12:46 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Fri May 18, 2007 9:38 pm
Posts: 1882
Location: Mumbai
viper wrote:
Thanks... Ali Bhai

Will surely wait for the fishing report from ur Native... :D


Thankx Viper,

I will surely be posting it after my visit. :lol: :wink:

regards,

Ali.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 8:55 pm 
Offline
Moderator

Joined: Wed Jun 28, 2006 4:12 pm
Posts: 956
Ali, difficult fishing in UP in winter...Good Luck


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 10:13 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Fri Apr 20, 2007 12:30 pm
Posts: 355
Location: rawalpindi, pakistan
Mahaseerken wrote:
Hey Viper!


Here's a question. Do all murrels only put up fierce resistance for the first few moments. Or is it because of the cold that the ones I meet do that.


Mahaseerken & Viper,

Murrel/ Snake head are ambush predators. Vipers rite the first thing that they do is take the lure/bait/prey and run for cover (bushes/ underwater vegetation/ under rocks etc). I have witnessed many a murrel fight ( fish of good size) and the fate of the entire ordeal is decided in the first 10-15 min. Either Mr. Murrel snaps the line/breaks the hook/ gets tangled in the under growth or bushes or after the initial fight comes out like a baby.

Some friends of mine caught a 13-14 kg snake head from Tarbella this year in the end of September. Once I manage to meet them will try and get hold of a pic.

In Pakistan though the murrel season ends in October with the cold and will only start with start of spring/summer.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:59 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Fri May 18, 2007 9:38 pm
Posts: 1882
Location: Mumbai
shaphan wrote:
I have witnessed many a murrel fight ( fish of good size) and the fate of the entire ordeal is decided in the first 10-15 min. Either Mr. Murrel snaps the line/breaks the hook/ gets tangled in the under growth or bushes or after the initial fight comes out like a baby..


10-15 Minuts :?: :?: I would say 10-15 seconds...... :P

shaphan wrote:
Some friends of mine caught a 13-14 kg snake head from Tarbella this year in the end of September. Once I manage to meet them will try and get hold of a pic.



13-14 Kg is a world record man :!: . Get the Photos ASAP.

Regards,

Ali.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Jul 13, 2011 10:58 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Nov 10, 2010 7:15 pm
Posts: 527
Location: Hyderabad
That one awesome mean looking Monster :shock: in the last pic and the first two pics are too mystical!

Heartliest congratulation for your biggest murrel! :P

you really had a blast then! nice write up and enjoyed reading... :D


Quote:
13-14 Kg murrel


I don't believe :roll:


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2011 2:07 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Sun Jul 05, 2009 4:30 pm
Posts: 262
Location: Bangalore
Nice one Binoy....Looks like you had a blast....Let me know when you are going next time.....What happened to your Thunderbird...You have pulsar now? Bullet is the way to go buddy....


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2011 2:38 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Dec 13, 2006 4:08 pm
Posts: 294
Location: Himachal & Mumbai
Oh Viper
What a fablous catch,
Keep Posting
Cheers!!!
M


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2011 7:08 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Sep 22, 2010 6:44 pm
Posts: 158
Location: jammu and kashmir
nice report and catch viper. [smilie=gt-happyup.gif] sole (as we call it here in jammu) is a delicacy.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:05 am 
Offline
Enlightened

Joined: Tue Apr 05, 2011 9:16 pm
Posts: 62
Location: mumbai/london
Nice one mate ...!


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:07 am 
Offline
Enlightened

Joined: Tue Apr 05, 2011 9:16 pm
Posts: 62
Location: mumbai/london
Nice one mate ...!


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Jul 18, 2011 8:16 am 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Wed Feb 28, 2007 12:26 pm
Posts: 497
Location: Bangalore
Thanks Guys ..... :D

@ Christopher ,will keep u posted abt the next trip & am still Riding My Bullet ,Juss can;t resist it... :D


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Jul 18, 2011 5:50 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Fri Jun 24, 2011 11:33 pm
Posts: 20
Location: Hyderabad
Nice pictures Viper, and the picture of the foggy morning too.. :) Very beautiful! And nice huge Murrels! Great going.. :) *like*


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:35 pm 
Offline
Fishaholic
User avatar

Joined: Thu Mar 17, 2011 9:09 pm
Posts: 171
Location: BNGLR/BGM
wow,congratulation on that big murrel


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 39 posts ] 

All times are UTC+05:30


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited