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Taurine

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  1. Hi I have recently moved back to Brisbane and trying to connect with fellow carp anglers. Are you still fishing in qld or know others? 

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    Aussie carp lakes

    Pictures of lakes I fish in Victoria, Australia
  3. From the album: Aussie carp lakes

    Misty morning over lake Mulwala, part of the Murray river, in an area of the lake called the Everglades. Its a big lake (about 439 square kiometers according to Wikipedia) and seething wih carp. Main problem is the snakes which are also abundant (that's why we don't use UK style bivvies!).

    © David Pow

  4. From the album: Aussie carp lakes

    The only shade for miles is my brolly....carping in 40 degree heat can be thirsty work! Lake Eppaloch, Victoria.

    © David Pow

  5. From the album: Aussie carp lakes

    Lake Mulwala, a dammed section of the Murray river in the evening, 2016. Sunsets always amazing there! Carp love all these submerged trees..cant count how many have snagged me up on these!

    © David Pow

  6. From the album: Aussie carp lakes

    Lake Elidon is a large (about 138 square kilometers) lake in Victoria, Australia. Early 2016 and it is drying out somewhat!

    © Davd Pow

  7. Hi Folks a brief thought on this. The virus we are all talking about was first found in fish farms in Israel. It didn't just "happen". It arose as a result of a change in an old virus that affects other fish species; there are related viruses in channel catfish etc. What is really interesting is that sensitive techniques such as one called PCR, can pick it up in a variety of organisms such as molluscs etc so the virus can lurk in other species and, given it has become a carp-killer as a result of a recent minor change in an old virus, it is probable it will change again. The scary thing is
  8. Hi everyone, I'm an ex pom (25 years in Oz), getting back to my passion for carp fishing from my youth. Getting back in practise here in Melbourne at the moment, fishing places such as the Murray river (Yarrawonga) Lake Elidon, etc, but going to be moving back to Brisbane at the end of the year. Anyone in Brisbane interested in some serious carping later in the year. Would love to meet like minded individuals who would like to crack the Australian carp record, share ideas on how to adapt UK techniques to meet our very different conditions, etc; personal best in Aus at the moment just on 13
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