The Mullet

Yellow-eye mullet congregate in schools in the southern waters of Australia. Prefers areas with sand or mud bottoms in water depths up to 20m.

 Catching a Mullet

Mullet responds very well to any berley. Try several baited hooks set under a float near the surface. For targeting surf species use a twin dropper paternoster rig

Sport Value

Mild fighting qualities on light gear

Tackle

3kgs on the main line with No. 4 - 16 Mustad hooks on light gear

Bait

pieces of fresh tuna, pippis, mussel, prawns and other small shell baits

 Eating a Mullet

Strong Distinctive flavour, moist soft to medium flesh that is pink to grey in colour. has medium oiliness that is much higher during their migration (April - May)
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