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Whiting Fishing With Poppers and Other Surface Lures

How to catch whiting with surface lures. 
And the type of rod and braid you need for whiting fishing. If you like to know how to catch whitings with surface lures such as poppers and other light lures, here the best tips from the most experienced Australian anglers.
Best poppers and lures for Whiting Fishing

I typed down the tips of the first half of the video as it might give you the main information about the action. 

"When targeting whiting with surface lures, the ideal set up is a light spin rod 1-3 kg matched with a small 1000 spin reel. I use 4lb braid and 12 mono leader about a rod length. 

My favourite lure on the topwater is Bassday Sugapen HF 119 in both 75mm and 95mm. The standard trebles are too big. Replace them with a quality number 10. 
My other go to lure is the Stiffy Popper in the FRV & Redbelly pattern.  Most of the major brands ( Atomic, Luck Craft, Berkley etc) have quality surface lures. 

The retrieve style is simple; keep a steady pace on the lure, whiting will pursue it aggressively.  You only need to impart a small amount of action through the rod. Light spin rods will help you do this. 

With blooping style poppers, again keep a steady pace in the retrieve. Impart enough action to make the lure "bloop" . Hold your rod down and to the side like this to create the action required. 

Drag setting is crucial! 
It must be loose for the fish to run, yet firm enough to set the hooks. This will take some practice but it will come in time. "

Blue Groper Fishing - Catching Blue Groper in Australia

Blue Groper is a rare beauty, a truly fantastic fish. They are found only in certain remote spots along the coastal waters of Southern Australia.

I have always wanted to catch a Blue Groper but never had a chance to visit Southern Australia. So I envy these guys as I think there are just so lucky. They are using typical rock fish rig with fresh chunk bait.
Blue Groper Fishing. Australia groper fishing adventure

Look at the size of the catch! and it's mesmerizing colour ( they are called 'blue' but actually green in colour )

Fishing Rig For Wahoo - Making The Best Rig For Wahoo

Wire Wahoo Rig For Trolling

This is one of the best rigs to catch wahoo. Making this rig is very easy, it's very cheap and works perfectly.

Wahoo is a powerful toothy fish. It's fast and clever. But you actually can hook it up with a simple rig. it's all about small details and passion. Like all other fishes, wahoos are easily caught too; with the right lure, at the right time and right place.
Fishing Rig For Wahoo. Wire Rig For Wahoo Catch

Here is a classic Wire Ballyhoo Rig but with a little difference that will help you deal with a merciless wahoo.You can try these rigs also for barracuda , bonitos, king maccarel and all other warm water predators.


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