Corey Gauci Marine hold a great variety of freshwater sport fishing species to target thanks often to the efforts of restocking programs. For many anglers looking to hit these waterways for the first time, it’s hard to know where to start in the planning for targeting fish in the area. Victoria based Corey Gauci Marine Staffer Mathew Langford, well-known Australian freshwater angler, has supplied the below article sharing his insights which will help anyone looking to target freshwater species in any Australian.
Fishing baits are hard plastic fishing lures shaped and colored to resemble bait fish or other prey. They’re made out of a solid or hollow piece of plastic, with a thin sheet of metal or plastic attached to the front. This sheet is called a lip.
The Pipefish occurs in marine waters throughout much of the Indo-West Pacific. In Australia it lives in bays and estuaries on sand or mud, from the shallows to at least 40 m depth.
Sand whiting are a member of the family Sillaginidae, the smelt-whitings. They are very similar in appearance to other species of whiting in Australia and can be difficult to distinguish. They are distinguished from other species by a dark to dusky spot ar the base of the pectoral fin and an anal fin consisting of 15-17 soft rays.
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