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Live bait

Post by ChrisFishes » Sat Nov 10, 2018 4:12 pm

Any tips on where to catch live bait closeish to the city I've been to the little creek next to the casino and have caught some live mullet there but it's so hot or miss any advice would be awesome
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Re: Live bait

Post by cuddlescooper » Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:55 pm

Stokes hill wharf, lake alexander, fanny bay beach early mornings on high tide, the lake behind vestys beach

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Re: Live bait

Post by ChrisFishes » Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:08 pm

Thanks a lot guys I'll let you know how I get on!

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Re: Live bait

Post by NinjaFish » Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:39 am

Rapid Creek sometimes produces well. Park near the footbridge and walk up the path or drive if the council leave the bollards out. There's a few spots you can climb down to the water and have a flick for Barra while your there.

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Re: Live bait

Post by andybuck » Sat Dec 22, 2018 4:43 pm

Nighcliff jetty either side of high tide for small herring (as long as it's relatively calm, if too much chop they wont be there)
Go down stairs and throw under the jetty, but beware the snags (eg shopping trolleys) at the bottom and barnacles on the sides, these will permanently own your net.
If the school is close enough you can just throw over the side.
You can also use a sabiki rig there and this is useful if the bait school is loitering just out of reach of your net near the rocks.
The local macks & queenies love them!

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Re: Live bait

Post by Matt Flynn » Sat Dec 22, 2018 5:20 pm

Casino Creek

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Re: Live bait

Post by keenfisho24 » Tue May 28, 2019 10:06 pm

ski club ramp on high. if whiting as livebait, beach near cullen rocks. fishermans wharf on low.

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Re: Live bait

Post by RedDevil » Wed May 29, 2019 8:20 am

If you are after mullet, all over east point on low tide. If you can't see them immediately, just be patient. you will eventually see them come past. having good polarised glasses does help

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Re: Live bait

Post by keenfisho24 » Fri May 31, 2019 11:11 pm

yes as devil said is a excellent spot. look for a small sand patch or mudflat on the incoming or outgoing. on the outgoing chuck some livies with a running sinker rig off the shelves for some good sized barra

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