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East Coast Jigging – Rompin 2015

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As the monsoon was easing, it was time to have a jigging trip along the East coast of Malaysia. Our destination was Kuala Rompin, Pahang. Micro and light jigging were the main fishing styles for this trip. The 5 Amigos for this trip were Sebastian, Andy, Noel, Barry and myself.

My gear for the trip were:
Reels : Daiwa Emeraldas 2508, Morethan 2510R-PE,
Morethan 3012H & Tatula HD Custom 150SHL-TW.
Rods : Storm Gomoku Keiryo (PE0.4-1), Gomoku Erito (PE0.8-1.5) and Gomoku Kaiten (PE1-3).
Lines : Sufix 832 braid in 4,6 and 10lb.
Leaders : Sufix Invisiline fluorocarbon leader in 15, 20 and 25lb.
Assist Hooks :  VMC 7110 and 7117.

Onwards with the catch report!

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigEnjoying the sunrise at Rompin Jetty

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigPart of the arsenal

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigDecent Barracuda that took the Storm Koika 40g in UVCGZ on the fall.

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigAndy with a good-sized Pompano that took a Storm Gomame 60g (Glow).

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigAfter a few good fish were landed, the mobster decides to show up.

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigSkipper decides to move to new grounds that proved fruitful with coral trout. 
Storm Gomame 60g in Glow was on Andy’s Coral Trout menu.

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigThe Trout that fell for a Storm Super Gomoku 20g in UVSI…..

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigAs the tide was going to change, the skipper decided to jig for Sagai that were a plenty.
Noel with a nice Sagai that took a Storm Micro Jig 30g in DF3.

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigEven slow-jigging with Storm Koika 40g proved effective on the fast feeding Sagai.

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigFast or slow didn’t matter, the Sagai were on the chew…..

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigSoon the bigger fishes joined in the Sagai frenzy. This one almost spooled me.
Thanks to the skipper who chased the fish down.

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigTurned out to be a nice-sized Golden Trevally that took a Storm Micro Jig 30g in DF3 pattern.
Andy was so excited for me that his hands were up in the air!

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigThen the Goldies took over the shift from the Sagai. Noel was on as well.

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigA smaller Goldie joined in the fun and took a 20g Storm Micro Jig in UVSI pattern.

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigBarry scored a cracker Gold Spot Trevally.

Romping Jigging Gomoku Koika Gomame Micro JigLast fish for the day was a nice Pompano on Storm Micro jig in 30g UVSI pattern.

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