congregate in schools in the southern waters of Australia
. Prefers areas with sand or mud bottoms in water depths up to 20m.
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 ValueMild fighting qualities on light gear
Tackle3kgs on the main line with No. 4 - 16 Mustad hooks on light gear
Baitpieces of fresh tuna, pippis, mussel, prawns and other small shell baits
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)