Fish Alert Wednesday 24th April 2013
Another fish alert for you, this ones is for all the lure fisherman who like to use poppers. A top opportunity to catch some nice fish on surface, there's also some bigger fish around if you can land them.
There are decent bigeye trevally (45-55cm)smashing bait on the surface in the area from the seaway tower to the green and red beacons west of the pipeline once the sun goes right down(6.30pm), they are doing that until the tide changes to run back out. All you have to do is listen or look for the bustups then get a cast in there quick, blind casting also works in that area. They are very aggressive and will hit a popper repeatedly if they don't hookup. Poppers from 5-10cm all work but the hookup rate is better on the smaller poppers. Stickbaits and minnows also work. There are some bigger fish in there as well I was busted off by big fish three times the last two nights, despite hooking them on 20lb gear.
Oh and for the few of you who haven't been chasing them, the GT's and kingfish are still around at the top half of the tide near the canyon, the size of the GT's is increasing too, but the kingfish are as uncatchable as ever.