BAITING UP A HALF A WA PILCHARD WITH A SMALL HOOK
Date: JUNE 2021
The humble ol’ pilchard can be used in a variety if ways. Whole, filleted or halved. The half pillie using a single smaller gauged hook allows you to catch those medium sized estuary fish with ease. Bream, Flathead, Mangrove Jacks and a variety of perches will seek out this self burling bait and it is best used when the water clarity starts to diminish on the ebb tide. Check out how best to hook up a half a WA pillie with a small hook.