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. 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
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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. Look at the size of the catch! and it's mesmerizing colour ( they are called 'blue' but actually green in colour )
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. Here is a classic Wire Ballyhoo Ri g 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.