PE SET UP WITH LEROY

Ever wondered what the perfect top water surface rod is to use?
Leroy runs us through the perfect PE set up when stick baiting for large powerful fish such as GT’s, Tuna, Wahoo and other tough fighting pelagics.
To check out the full episode check out Season 5 Episode 3

TWEED BAIT TIPS FOR SWEETLIP

Sweetlip are top tucker and top fighters around the bombies.   They love to eat oily baits such as Striped Tuna, Squid, Prawns, Pilchards and Blue Bait.

TWEED BAIT TIPS FOR FLOUNDER

Flounder reply on tidal and current flow to bring their prey to them so be sure to berley up the water to attract them. They also have a small mouth so be sure to use a small hook.

TWEED BAIT TIPS FOR MUD CRABS

Mud Crabs love to eat oily baits such as Mullet, Bonito and pilchards. Remember if you’re after a tasty feed of Mud Crabs to place the bait on the bottom of your pot.

TWEED BAIT TIPS FOR WAHOO

The Wahoo is one of the fastest fish in the ocean. If you plan on heading out to target Wahoo try rigging your baits under a skirt along with these Tweed Bait suggestions.

TWEED BAIT TIPS FOR BONITO / TUNA

A fast fish in the ocean that needs to keep swimming as they don’t have an airbladder. Bonito / Tuna love to eat an oily bait to keep up that energy. Try using pilchards, blue baits or anchovies.

TWEED BAIT TIPS FOR CORAL TROUT

Found in the tropical waters around reefs and bombies Coral Trout are tough fighters and are incredibly tasty.  Tweed Bait recommends using striped tuna, squid, prawns, pilchards and blue bait when targeting a feed of Coral Trout.

TWEED BAIT TIPS FOR QUEENFISH

A tough fighting fish that’s terrific on light tackle the Queenfish like to eat striped tuna, garfish, blue bait and pilchards.

TWEED BAIT TIPS FOR BLUE MARLIN

When targeting the fast and furious Blue Marlin try using large Tuna, float lining huge squid or garfish under a skirted lure when trolling.

TWEED BAIT TIPS FOR GARFISH

Garfish are fun to catch and love to school around weed beds and hang around the surface. The bait needs to be cut up into small pieces. Try using baits such as sandworms, pipis, prawns and strips of squid when targeting Garfish.

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