What are the best baits for pinkies?

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What are the best baits for pinkies?

Post by AzCoy7 » Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:45 pm

Pinkies (Snappers) are my favourite fish to catch. I recently went to Mornington Pier and caught a few pinkies, and one was 1 centimetre below the legal limit. I used Pilchards and Pipi. Maybe next time I should use squid? Any other bait recommendations for Snappers are very welcome.



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Re: What are the best baits for pinkies?

Post by bowl » Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:52 pm

Squid tentacles .

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Re: What are the best baits for pinkies?

Post by Lightningx » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:07 pm

Caught pinkies with a whole range of baits including pillies, squid, white bait, bluebait, pippies, chicken, mackerel, mussels, salmon and probably a few more I have forgotten :)

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Post by smile0784 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:13 am

main snapper bait I use are squid strips and pilchards
Have caught snapper on slimies fillets, and salmon chunks also

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Re: What are the best baits for pinkies?

Post by Seb85 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:35 am

Pinkies that size generally eat everything I think. Though, if I would target them I'd use chicken/squid/pipi.
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Re: What are the best baits for pinkies?

Post by AzCoy7 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:59 am

Thanks everyone!



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