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  • Ep30 – Colby Lesko: Chasing Big Murray Cod and Tips for the Murray River and Copeton Dam

Colby Lesko is a fishing legend, especially when it comes to chasing monster Murray Cod. Only young, but a mass of experience and time on the water means Colby knows his stuff and consistently catches big fish. In this episode we dive right into Colby’s life and what an ‘average’ week looks like for Colby… and trust me its not average.

Then we talk about how Colby approaches a session on the Murray River chasing winter cod, we run through his approach, fishing styles and lure choice. Then we get into talking about trophy dam cod and Colby even explains how he would fish a new waterway that he has never fished before.

Then get into talking about the importance of bait for cod and trying to fish in areas where there is bait. There is so much content in this episode and Colby has so much to share. I know you’re going to enjoy what he has to say!

In this episode:

A week in the life of Colby (5:00)

How fishing started for Colby and why he loves fishing (8:00)

Why Colby loves Murray Cod (13:45)

Tips for chasing big cod (16:00)

Colby’s Tips for Heading out on a Trip on the Murray River (18:00)

Colby’s opinion on the best weather conditions (31:45)

How Colby prepares to fish a new dam (33:30)

Bait fish that cod feed on in dams (40:00)

Continuing… chasing big cod in dams (43:00)

Success targeting fish in deep water (55:45)

Colby’s top lures for dams (1:02:00)

Colby’s most memorable catch (1:03:45)

Colby’s top 3 favouirte locations to target trophy cod (1:08:00)

Where to for Colby (1:10:30)

Colby’s secret to success (1:12:30)


Ready to take your fishing to the next level?

Have you heard about the Complete Guide Series?

Become an expert angler and learn all the techniques the Social Fishing team use on every trip. This series is designed to guide you to becoming a better angler. You’ll know exactly what to do, where to cast, what lures to use and you’ll catch more fish!

The Complete Guide Series includes

8 Series - Over 60 Video - 26 Hour of Content

Check out the trailer for the Murray Cod in Dam Series

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