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Post Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:12 pm    Post subject: Live bait

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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Post Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:55 pm    Post subject: Re: Live bait

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

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Post Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 11:37 pm    Post subject: Re: Live bait

Lake Alexander ? :? Unlikely that you're allowed to fish in there at all cuddles ?

Try out at the sandbar towards the mouth of buffalo ck or even the beach near the start of East point well before peewees near the lights along the bike path at night this should fill your bucket with 8 or so in no time with a few decent throws mate, bulk sardines can be jigged at stokes hill at night too on sabiki rigs earlier in the year .... but make sure you have a good aerator to keep them alive on their drive to far better areas to send them out for a bit of a swim for a million dollar barra. :fishing:

Also I'd suggest that you don't waste them all on solid snags :evil: , huge stinkin c#tties :evil: , big sharks :evil: and just undersized barra :| or tiny rock cod :bonk: like when I've tried them out myself a few times over the years around the usual city dangler prime areas.

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Post Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 6:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Live bait

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

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Post Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:39 am    Post subject: Re: Live bait

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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Post Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 5:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Live bait

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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Post Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 6:20 pm    Post subject: Re: Live bait

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