Murray cod season opens tomorrow

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Alexander was getting in some early casting practice by the banks of the Ovens River yesterday, ahead of Murray cod season opening tomorrow. Terry now uses surface lures rather than bait, a trick his son Robbie (Wangaratta Chronicle fishing columnist) shared with him a few years back.

MURRAY cod season reopens for recreational fishers tomorrow following the annual three-month breeding closure.

For local angler Terry Alexander, who has hunted the almost mythical native fish for more than 50 years, the season can’t begin quickly enough.

“It’s the way they strike that gets me,” Terry said.

 


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