Vikram, Port Dickson – 7 Mar 2015
Vikram, Port Dickson? A new location? Apparently not. This is the general jigging location that is well known through out Malaysia as the nearest jigging spot to Kuala Lumpur. Vikram is the name of the sunken ship over the coast of Port Dickson, a home to hundreds of Queen fish and other Pelagic species that occasionally strikes the anglers jig. Usually anglers would go for light jigging setup and when an unknown Pelagic hits it, most of them time they would won the battle. GT’s, Cobia, Sharks, Golden Snapper, Great Barracuda and Diamond Trevally are some species that exist in Port Dickson waters.
Scott called few days earlier wanting to go out jigging in Port Dickson. Usually it is almost impossible to get a boat last minute but this time I’m lucky to booked a boat. We meet up early at 8.00 am in Port Dickson and head off to the jetty. Pack our stuff and as soon as our skipper arrived, we set out to our first jigging spot.
Over the past month, fishing in Vikram, Port Dickson has been very tough as the fishes would not want to take mid size jigs (20-40g). Two unsuccessful trip in Dec and January just drop my confidence. It can’t go bad all the time, can it? If today was unsuccessful then I’m on a hat-trick streak for no bite in PD.
Stanley with his first fish of the day after countless missed hooked!
First fish in 20-Years, not bad!
The Queenie frenzy continued until late evening but they are not interested in any bait that we throw at them. From Jigs to lures all they care is chasing after small anchovies that are swarming the area. Scott manage to hook an unknown species and fought for few minutes. It was not meant to be for Scott as the split ring give in and was straighten by the unknown pelagic species. It could probably be a huge GT, Cobia or even Diamond Trevally.
Queenies nowadays are picky eater!! But today was ok as its stills hit a few selection of spoons and even jigs. I notice the bite rate of Queenies depends on what they are chasing. Today, the are chasing large flying fish and it is blue in color. Stanley and Scott has been using blue-silver jigs and they have multiple strikes but could not convert. Stanley was the one one who manage to land one Queenie.
We ended our session around 5pm and head down to port. Definitely need to work out on our bait selection to at least outsmart the queenies once again. Thank you Scott and Stanley and hopefully we will get them next time!
PE2-4 against an unknown pelagic species, well matched. Too bad the split ring was too light or defect.