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  • Steve Kane

    Reply Reply June 26, 2022

    Hi Ryan, very informative, I’m in the middle of sounder skills 2 and hope to jump into finger mark course, I’m heading up to Sandon in August to put what I’ve learnt into action, I’ve got a couple of good spots we fish at the moment but not as consistent as we’d like, with the added skills from your courses will surely help, can’t wait. Cheers Steve

    • Ryan Moody

      Reply Reply June 27, 2022

      Hi Steve,
      We have a heap of students that say that the 2 courses combined (SS2 and FF) has taken their fishing to the next level!
      Dont forget to use the study groups to get some local info for your trip – they are a treasure trove of info!
      All the best mate

  • Paul Calado

    Reply Reply June 24, 2022

    Hi Ryan, in your fingermark course what do you define as coastal backwaters, what parts of Darwin Harbour would you define as coastal backwaters, or do you mean areas outside Harbours, areas along the coast?

    • Ryan Moody

      Reply Reply June 24, 2022

      Hi Paul,
      I will reply to you via email mate
      Emma – Ryan Moody Crew

  • John Nichols

    Reply Reply June 17, 2022

    Hi Ryan, after watching several of your videos, including doing the sounder skills 2 course, I am finding ir very difficult to locate any fish on my sounder.I know we have far less species here in Tasmania than what you enjoy, but it is increasingly frustrating to watch what you do then cannot translate it to here.
    Do you have any advice on fishing here in Tassie, I have been fishing for 50 years, and seem to catch less now than ever. Please help, any advice would be welcome

    • Ryan Moody

      Reply Reply June 20, 2022

      Hi John,
      I will reply to you via email mate
      Emma – Ryan Moody Crew

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    Reply Reply June 15, 2021

    Hi Ryan, Do fingermark inhabit all the tropic areas? I fish around St.Lawrence and havent seen more than a handful caught in a long time. Because of the high tidal flows there doesnt seem to be alot of herring around and for that matter squid. Mainly Mullet. Lots of pop eyes. Water is very dirty and turbulent in general.
    I have caught quite a few in other areas such as Hinchenbrook and the gulf. They are such a great fish.

    • Karen Rudkin

      Reply Reply June 29, 2021

      Hi Shane, I haven’t fished St Lawrence but I have student in Rocky and Gladstone that are catching and also some from Hervey Bay. I know spearos in Hervey Bay that say they see big schools on the wreck on certain tides. While they don’t seem to be as common a capture as further north there is good numbers. The thing about the fingermark course too is it’s our only course that applies to several species with same foraging habits. The guys are killing it on the snapper off Brissy and I’m sure that would work up your way too especially this time of year. Cheers

  • Steve Pocock

    Reply Reply July 10, 2018

    Hi Ryan,

    Am currently choosing between Fingermark course and Wonky Holes course.

    I have a Lowrance Elite 7 Chirp sounder but not with sidescan. Can you find Wonky Holes without Sidescan? I note that the transducer you recommend is quite expensive.

    Have really enjoyed your videos so far and have done the Sounder Skills course

    Steve Pocock

    • Ryan Moody

      Reply Reply July 11, 2018

      Hi Steve,
      We highly recommend having a side scan to find wonkys because unless you are right on top of the wonky you will miss it with only a down scan.
      Cheers Team Moody

  • Ryan Moody

    Reply Reply May 14, 2018

    Hi Mick, thanks for that tip mate! Hope you enjoyed the workshop. Cheers

  • Mick Saxby

    Reply Reply May 12, 2018

    I noted in your fingermark presentation that you use a drawstring cast net to catch squid at night. This is a technique I previously used successfully for many years until I found out that having squid lights at night is the same technique that scientists use to attract irukandji jellyfish to a boat for capture. Wouldn’t want to accidentally find one of these with my squid so I have gone back to using jigs.

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