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  • Ep 28 – Thomas Pinter: Tips for Chasing Trophy Cod & Fishing Lake Eildon

In this episode I was lucky enough to have a chat about giant cod with Thomas Pinter, also know as ‘The Captain’. Thomas has an incredible approach to fishing and what I learnt most from this episode was his dedication and persistence to keep working for that one hit!

I learnt a lot in this episode about chasing big cod and also fishing Lake Eildon and I know you’re going to enjoy this one!


In this episode:

How fishing started for Thomas (6:00)

Thomas’ YouTube channel and how it started (12:00)

Thomas’ preparation for a trip chasing big cod – weather and moon phases (16:00)

Lake Eildon – Fishing bait and imitating the bait (27:30)

Techniques, fishing styles, structure and retrieves for big Eildon Cod (34:00)

Chasing cod in summer at Eildon (40:30)

Thomas’ go-to lures in Eildon (45:30)

How to fish swimbaits effectively (50:00)

Extra tips for fishing Eildon successfully (54:00)

Thomas’ best catch to date (1:01:00)

Thomas’ number one rule to success (1:05:00)

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