Tarpon, perch, barramundi, catfish, sooty grunter, and most of the smaller, northern fresh water species.
Trout, perch, small cod, eel, catfish and most of the smaller, southern fresh water species.
Freshwater shrimp, prawns or cherubin, cut fish strips or cubes, worms, insects, fresh water crayfish flesh and red meat.
The light Paternoster rig is designed to be fished whilst holding onto the fishing outfit and is extremely productive for casting long distance or fishing deeper water for a variety of smaller fresh water species. Simply cast the baited rig out into the desired location, wait until it settles onto the sea floor and wait for a bite. Always remember to wait until the fish has your bait securely before striking! Most light rigs should be constructed with as little terminal tackle as possible, making them less visible to fish.
Swivel – Small size 2 to medium sized 8 rolling, barrel or crane.
Hook – Small sized 8 to medium sized 2/0 suicide, ganged, long shank or bait holder.
Leader – Nylon or fluoro carbon 10 – 30lb breaking strain.
Sinker – As light as conditions allow size 1 – 4 star, spoon, snapper or tear drop.
20 – 80 meters, this rig casts best with smaller, lighter baits.