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by Matthew drako
Fri May 17, 2019 5:44 pm
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sanctuary lakes bream

Hey all, after seeing a recent report from sanctuary lakes, I decided to hit a lb spot that had produced for me in previous years, armed with chicken for bait I got there and it looked promising with clean water and no wind. Within seconds of casting the fish were on the bite. Constant bites the who...
by Matthew drako
Fri May 17, 2019 11:49 pm
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Re: sanctuary lakes bream

Try a running sinker (or weightless) with crab for bait for for larger bream. I would try a running sinker but sanctuary lakes has a notoriously weedy bottom stretching throughout the whole lake. Makes it really hard with something weightless or a running sinker. I’ve tried live bass yabbies on a r...
by Matthew drako
Tue May 28, 2019 10:53 pm
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thought i'd do an intro

Hey guys, been on this page for a little bit of time and thought I'd do an intro, loving the tips, tricks, and reports that this page has to offer. So, I am 17 years of age completing year 12 at the moment and absolutely love fishing. I try to get out as much as I can but that is usually limited to ...
by Matthew drako
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:41 pm
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Re: Doughnuts again

that's unfortunate mate, try one of the piers, been getting snapper, pinkies, bream, and flatties there of late. My last trip produced 4 bream around the 35cm mark and also the trevally seems to be in numbers if you fish the afternoon tide change. Make sure you understand the pier and where the pylo...
by Matthew drako
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:55 pm
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lb report at the barwon river

Hey all, Fished the Barwon river today and encountered some nice fishing, picked up countless mullet (20-35cm) a few bay trout around 25 cm's 1 salmon going a whopping 60cm 1 trevally going 45-50cm (didn't measure the trevally: estimation) Also landed a few undersize fish such as tailor, a flatty an...
by Matthew drako
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:26 pm
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Re: lb report at the barwon river

That’s a top lb session mate! Gotta be happy with that. I’ve got a few of those big trevs in there as well :P Very nice sambo. Cheers :thumbsup: thanks mate, good fun the big trevs and boy did that salmon use the current to just peel drag lol. I look forward now for the warmer weather where I've go...
by Matthew drako
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:46 pm
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Re: furuno/transducer combo for port phillip bay

really appreciate the help, will definitely take these tips on board:)
by Matthew drako
Sat May 30, 2020 1:23 am
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Re: Where to catch whiting landbased in ppb

For landbased whiting it is as mentioned previously very hit and miss, need a lot of things in favour. I was fishing next to a local at st leonards pier once and he probably gave me the best tip for getting them and thats fishing deep in the night(very different to my experience on the boat, can go ...
by Matthew drako
Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:15 pm
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Re: KGW best frozen bait to use ?

landbased worms go alright as well
by Matthew drako
Sun Apr 04, 2021 10:16 pm
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Re: KGW best frozen bait to use ?

without a doubt best frozen bait is pippis. pippis also better than fresh squid in my opinion. all based on experience. i know people who love using little pilchard fillets with a cocktail of pippi or squid. try and cover all bases, never found that fresh bait has made too much a difference with whi...