Clifton Springs Snapper Help

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Clifton Springs Snapper Help

Postby Angus :) » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:00 pm

Good evening all,

Our family has just purchased a boat (yay, dream come true!!) and we are wanting to head out Clifton Springs for snapper this weekend, weather looks nice. :water:

I was just wanting any assistance for rigs/bait and even maybe a reliable mark to start at?

Really wanting to get a big red this summer season, keen to put in the hours, so any help is greatly appreciated!

Cheers,
Angus



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Re: Clifton Springs Snapper Help

Postby bowl » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:31 pm

viewtopic.php?f=9&t=21522
Just try straight off channel. Silver whiting ect

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Re: Clifton Springs Snapper Help

Postby Nude up » Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:50 pm

A very popular spot is the turn of the channel which is to the left of Clifton springs, straight across from Clifton springs is the ammunition pier very long you can not fish close to the jetty it has an exclusion zone to the left of the jetty is a popular spot. Buy the fishing map of the bay you will see a second channel towards the end of the Geelong channel it’s just about opposite portarlington you can fish in the second channel in fact you will struggle to get a spot at this time of the year. As bowl said silver whiting,squid,pilchards and garfish are all top baits.

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Re: Clifton Springs Snapper Help

Postby Angus :) » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:19 pm

bowl wrote:http://www.fishing-victoria.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=21522
Just try straight off channel. Silver whiting ect

Cheers for your reply bowl. Would you keep the silver whiting as live bait? And what rig?

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Re: Clifton Springs Snapper Help

Postby Angus :) » Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:20 pm

Nude up wrote:A very popular spot is the turn of the channel which is to the left of Clifton springs, straight across from Clifton springs is the ammunition pier very long you can not fish close to the jetty it has an exclusion zone to the left of the jetty is a popular spot. Buy the fishing map of the bay you will see a second channel towards the end of the Geelong channel it’s just about opposite portarlington you can fish in the second channel in fact you will struggle to get a spot at this time of the year. As bowl said silver whiting,squid,pilchards and garfish are all top baits.

Same question as bowl, would you keep the whiting alive and what rig?

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Re: Clifton Springs Snapper Help

Postby bowl » Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:40 am

Up to you can use chunk baits .
Buy dead silver whiting...
Double snelled 6/0 hooks pea sized sinker .
Or paternosta



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