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Galjoen Trace
« on: August 05, 2009, 02:45:59 PM »
Could someone kindly show me what
the trace and measurements for
galjoen should look like.
Thanks
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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2009, 04:02:13 PM »
I'm no expert but I have had success with: 3-way swivel, one trace about 30cm to sinker and shorter hook trace, about 20cm. I normally use either size 1, 2 or 1/O hooks. Hope this helps.
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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2009, 04:11:06 PM »
I cant remember what the correct name for this setup is, I just call it the 'Gly sinker'.

The trace line I will use fluorocarbon with a 1/0 or 2/0 hook.  Depending on the conditions my trace lenghts will be different.

sorry, forgot the bead.  I use a small bead between the two swivels, just helps that you line dont get entangled.
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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2009, 04:31:30 PM »
Thanks guys, much appreciated

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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2009, 08:37:47 AM »
I cant remember what the correct name for this setup is, I just call it the 'Gly sinker'.

The trace line I will use fluorocarbon with a 1/0 or 2/0 hook.  Depending on the conditions my trace lenghts will be different.

sorry, forgot the bead.  I use a small bead between the two swivels, just helps that you line dont get entangled.
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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #5 on: April 08, 2013, 10:39:48 AM »
Some useful Rig Info for the winter Fishing of Gallies!

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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2013, 03:06:17 PM »
sliding trace bit of a problem ,fishing certain areas . Fixed trace work best between rocks.be prepared to loose sinkers.
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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2013, 03:41:47 PM »
Agree 100%....sliding for beach/sandy areas and fixed with lower breaking strain for those rocky areas

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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2013, 04:16:24 PM »
i also use a small float,depending on water conditions...
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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #9 on: April 30, 2013, 03:27:26 PM »
Fishing in the gullies I found a 12kg main line through a 3,4 or 5 ounce botlle sinker to a swivel, then a 10kg strop to a 2/0 chemically sharpened hook works best. When playing your Gallie you got the sinker above it's head and not dragging behind getting stuck.  Also when you fishing in metre sqaure gat your bait follows your sinker for pin point placing, no line twist between a sinker strop and a hook strop either.  Hell I miss fishing for Gallies, best fishing ever!!

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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #10 on: April 30, 2013, 03:29:33 PM »
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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2013, 03:47:19 PM »
Fishing in the gullies I found a 12kg main line through a 3,4 or 5 ounce botlle sinker to a swivel, then a 10kg strop to a 2/0 chemically sharpened hook works best. When playing your Gallie you got the sinker above it's head and not dragging behind getting stuck.  Also when you fishing in metre sqaure gat your bait follows your sinker for pin point placing, no line twist between a sinker strop and a hook strop either.  Hell I miss fishing for Gallies, best fishing ever!!

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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2013, 03:51:30 PM »
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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #13 on: May 02, 2013, 09:44:14 AM »
Try a Gill net ? You probably have!

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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #14 on: November 27, 2015, 11:15:59 AM »
Hi guys, bit of an old topic but was wondering I have read lots about fishing for Gallie and see most places say use 1/0 or 2/0... but I have also seen guys use No1 and 2's....bit confusing to a newbie to Gallie fishing. I know its not the best season, but just trying to get it clear in my head

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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2015, 10:54:48 PM »
generally I always use a 1 0 or 2 0.
if the fish cant hook itself on that small size of a hook I generally don't want to catch it.
most of my success on gallies ,white stump and Hottentot is a 2 0

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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #16 on: April 12, 2017, 09:33:37 AM »
Gona try this out this weekend, maybe catch a Gallie  :fishing2: @ Hangklip Area

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Re: Galjoen Trace
« Reply #17 on: April 12, 2017, 11:36:04 AM »
Which side in Hangklip? That bamboo is unforgiving! What I always do when fishing for galjoen in places where the bamboo is dik (like the point at places, witsand for the rocks by the pool, kommetjie/ soetwater.....) is make my sinker trace real short and use a thick sinker trace. I HATE BREAKING OFF! Rather pull the rocks out of the ground. You find that your fish will try and snag you and once you are snagged on bamboo or a rock they have time to work on that hook. Many a black tail lost that way until I started using a dik sinker trace. Good luck. Will be in the Hangklip area fishing from the 07 May. Looking forward to it. Well might deicide to go to Witsand (two witsand trips a week apart might be too much but lets see!) Stywwe Lynne!

Oh lots of people disagree with this and the standard is a light trace that can break off easily! This is just my personnel preference. I do go light too when needed.
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