Recommended rigs for certain species

1 – Amberjack  – Large running sinker, single paternoster, drift baiting, lure jigging and casting, fly fishing. All found in deep water offshore rig section.

2 – Barramundi – Northern estuary, lure casting and trolling, fly fishing. All found in estuary rig section.

3 – Bass Australian –

3 – Bass Red – Lure jigging, casting and trolling, bait casting, fly fishing, single paternoster. All found in shallow water offshore rig section.

4 – Bone fish – Fly fishing, small running sinker, lure casting and trolling. First two rigs found in shallow water offshore rig section, last in estuary rigs.

5 – Bonito (Common and Watson‘s) – Large float, bait casting, lure jigging casting and trolling, fly fishing. All found in shallow water offshore rig section.

6 – Bream (Black) – Small running sinker, snag proof, slow sinking fresh water rig, fly fishing, lure casting and trolling. All found in estuary rig section.

7 – Bream, (Yellow fin) – As above.

8 – Bream, (Fingermark) – Small running sinker, northern estuary, lure casting and trolling, fly fishing. All found in estuary rig section. Shallow water bait casting rig also.

9 – Chinaman fish – Single paternoster, double paternoster, fixed sinker drift, bait casting, lure jigging casting and trolling, fly fishing. All found in shallow water offshore rig section.

10 -Cobia – Bait casting, single paternoster, lure jigging casting and trolling, fly fishing, large running sinker. All found in shallow water offshore rig section. Also cubing and live baiting rig found in Game fishing section.

11 – Cod, (Break sea) – Single paternoster, double paternoster, fixed sinker drift, drift baiting, lure jigging and casting. All found in deep water offshore rig section.

12 – Cod, Estuary – Northern estuary, lure casting and trolling, large running sinker. All found in estuary rig section.

13 – Cod, (Grey banded) – Large running sinker, single paternoster, double paternoster, fixed sinker drift, ultra deep water, lure jigging and casting. All found in deep water offshore rigs.

14 – Cod, (Malabar) – Northern estuary, lure casting and trolling, large running sinker. All found in estuary rig section.

14 – Cod, (murray) – Large running sinker, single paternoster, lure casting and trolling, fly fishing. All found in estuary rig section.

15 – Cod, (potato) – PROTECTED SPECIES! Use as bonus app?

16 – Cod, (Rankin) – Single paternoster, fixed sinker drift, double paternoster, bait casting, lure jigging casting and trolling, fly fishing. All found in shallow water offshore rig section.

17 – Coral trout – As Above. Same as Rankin cod.

17 – Coronation trout – As above.

18 – Crab, (Blue Manna) – Witches hat styled crab traps over east and drop net styled traps in the west.

19 – Crab, (Mud) – Drop net styled crab nets.

19 – Cuttle fish – lure casting and trolling rig. Found in estuary rig section.

20 – Dart, (Common) – Small running sinker, lure casting and trolling, single paternoster light. All found in estuary rig section.

21 – Dart, (Snub nosed) – lure casting and trolling, fly fishing, small running sinker. All found in estuary rig section.

22 – Drummer, (Black, Silver) – Snag proof, small float. Both found in beach and rock rig section.

23 – Elops – Large running sinker, large float, lure casting and trolling, fly fishing. All found in estuary rig section.

24 – Emperor, (blue lined) – Double paternoster, fixed sinker drift, bait casting, interchangeable, lure jigging casting and trolling, fly fishing. All found in shallow water offshore rig section.

25 – Emperor, (Red) – Large running sinker, fixed sinker drift, single paternoster, double paternoster, drift baiting, lure jigging and casting. All found in deep water offshore rig section.

25 – Emperor, (Red throat) – Same as blue lined emperor above.

26 – Emperor, (Spangled) – As above, red throat.

26 – Emperor, (variegated) – As above.

27 – Flathead, (Northern, bar tailed) – Small running sinker, single paternoster light, bait casting, large float, lure casting and trolling, fly fishing. All found in estuary rig section.

28 – Flathead, (southern, blue spotted) – As above.

29 – Flathead, (Dusky) – As above.

30 – Flounder – As above.

31 – Groper, (Bald chin) – Same as break sea cod.

32 – Groper, (Bass) – Same as grey banded cod.

33 – Groper, (Blue) – Snag proof, large float. Both found in beach and rock rig section.

34 – Groper, (Harpuka) – Same as Bass groper and grey banded cod.

35 – Groper, (Queensland) – PROTECTED!

36 – Grunter, (Sooty) – Same as bream!

37 – Grunter, (Spotted) – Same as bream and sooty grunter.

38 – Garfish – Small float, floating berley cage. Both found in estuary rig section.

39 – Gemfish – Same as grey banded cod and bass groper etc.

40 – Harlequin fish – Same as break sea cod and bald chin.

41 – Herring – Sinking berley cage, slow sinking berley cage, floating berley cage, small float, green straw and blob. All found in beach and rock rig section.

42 – Jack, (Mangrove) – Same as fingermark bream.

43 – Job fish, (Green) – Same as spangled emperor.

42 – Job fish, (Gold banned) – Single paternoster, double paternoster, fixed sinker drift. All found in deep water offshore rig section.

45 – Kingfish, (Yellowtail) – Large running sinker, single paternoster, bait casting, large float, lure jigging casting and trolling, fly fishing. All found in shallow water offshore rig section.

46 – Leather jacket – Small running sinker, single paternoster light, interchangeable paternoster, snag proof. All found in estuary rig section. Plus interchangeable paternoster found in shallow water offshore rig section.

46 – Luderick – Small float rig found in estuary rig section.

47 – Mackerel, (Blue) – Bait chaser, sinking berley cage, slow sinking berley cage. All found in beach and rock rig section.

48 – Mackerel, (Scaley) – As above.

49 – Mackerel, (Shark) – Lure jigging casting and trolling, fly fishing, wire bait casting, wire jigging,trolling and casting. All found in shallow water offshore rig section.

50 – Mackerel, (Spanish) – As above.

51 – Mackerel, (Yellowtail) – Same as scaley and blue mackerel.

52 – Mahi, Mahi – Cubing and live baiting, light trolling, medium trolling, lure jigging and casting. All found in game fishing rig section.

53 – Marlin, (Black) – Cubing and live baiting, skip bait, swim bait, lure trolling medium, lure trolling heavy, fly fishing IGFA. All found in game fishing rig section.

54 – Marlin, (Blue) – As above.

55 – Marlin, (Striped) – As above.

56 – Mulloway, (Southern) – Large running sinker, single paternoster heavy, large float, break away running, break away fixed, lure casting and trolling, fly fishing. All found in estuary rig section.

57 – Mulloway, (Northern) – As above plus northern estuary rig.

58 – Nannygai ,(southern) – Same as break sea cod, bald chin etc.

59 – Octopus, common – Occasionally caught on conventional bait rigs but pipe or pot styled traps are preferred.

60 – Perch, (Crimson sea) – Same as blue lined emperor etc.

60 – Perch, (estuary) – Same as bream.

61 – Perch, (Mouri sea) – Same as spangled emperor etc.

62 – Perch, (Pearl) – Same as break sea cod, bald chin etc.

63 – Perch, (Red fin) – Small running sinker, small float, single paternoster light, slow sinking, snag proof, lure casting and trolling, fly fishing. All found in fresh water rig section.

64 – Perch ,(Robinson sea) – Same as blue lined emperor etc.

64 – Perch, (scarlet sea) Same as crimson sea perch, blue lined etc.

65 – Perch, (Silver) – Same as red fin perch.

65 – Perch, (golden) – As above.

66 – Queen fish, Talang – Lure jigging casting and trolling, fly fishing, bait casting, large float. All found in shallow offshore rig section.

67 – Rainbow runner – As above.

68 – Sail fish – Same as marlin but with light lure trolling instead of heavy.

69 – Salmon, (Blue nosed) – Same as mangrove jack and barramundi.

70 – Salmon, (Australian) – Lure casting and trolling – found in shallow water offshore rig section. Plus large running sinker, large float, bait casting, break away running, break away fixed, slide bait, sweeper, green straw and blob. All found in beach and rock rig section.

71 – Salmon, (Threadfin) – Same as blue nosed salmon and barramundi.

72 – Samson fish – Same as amberjack.

73 – Shark, (Blue) – Floating shark. Game fishing rig section.

74 – Shark, (Bull) – Floating shark, sinking shark found in game fishing rig section. Plus small shark, large shark and half and half. Found in beach and rock rig section.

74 – Shark, (Hammerhead) As above.

75 – Shark, (Mako) – Same as blue shark.

76 – Shark, (Shovel nosed) – Same as bull shark minus game fishing rigs.

77 – Shark, (Thresher) – Same as bull shark.

78 – Shark, (Tiger) – Floating shark, sinking shark. Found in game fishing rig section. Plus large shark rig found in beach and rock rig section.

78 – Shark,(Whaler) – Same as bull shark.

79 – Snapper, (Pink) – Same as blue lined emperor plus break away fixed, break away running, single paternoster and bait casting found in beach and rock rig section.

80 – Snapper, (Queen) – Same as break sea cod etc.

81 – Snapper, (red) – As above.

82 – Snapper, (Ruby) – Ultra deep water rig, lure jigging and casting. Found in deep water offshore rig section.

83 – Snook – Lure casting and trolling, bait casting, fly fishing. All found in estuary rig section.

84 – Squid – Lure casting and trolling rig found in estuary rig section.

85 – Sword fish, (Broad bill) – Broad bill swordfish rig found in game fishing rig section.

86 – Tailor – Same as salmon Australian.

87 – Tarwhine – Same as bream plus single paternoster light found in estuary rig section.

87 – Trevalla, (blue eye) – Same as ruby snapper.

88 – Trevally, (Big eye) – Same as spangled, blue lined emperor.

88 – Trevally, (black) – As above

89 – Trevally, (Bludger) – As above.

89 – Trevally, (Blue fin) – As above.

90 – Trevally, (Brassy) – As above.

91 – Trevally, (Diamond) – As above.

92 – Trevally, (Giant) – Lure jigging and casting, lure trolling medium. Both found in deep water offshore rig section.

93 – Trevally, (Golden) – Same as bludger etc.

94 – Trevally, (Gold spotted) – As above.

95 – Trevally, (silver) – As above.

95 – Trevally,(Tea leaf) – As above.

96 – Triple tail – Lure jigging casting and trolling, fly fishing. Both found in shallow water offshore rig section.

97 – Trout, (Brown) – Small float, lure casting and trolling, fly fishing. All found in fresh water rig section.

98 – Trout, (Rainbow) – As above.

99 – Tuna, (Big eye) – Cubing and live baiting, lure trolling light, medium and heavy, fly fishing IGFA. All found in game fishing rig section.

100 – Tuna, (Dog tooth) – Lure jigging and casting found in deep water offshore rig section plus lure trolling heavy, found in game fishing rig section.

101 – Tuna, (Northern, long tail) – Lure jigging casting and trolling. Found in shallow water offshore section.

102 – Tuna, (southern blue fin) – Same as yellow fin below.

103 – Tuna, (Yellow fin) – As above plus cubing and live baiting, lure trolling light and medium found in game fishing rig section.

104 – Tuna , (Skipjack) Same as northern long tail.

105 – Tuna, (Mackerel) – As above.

106 – Tusk fish, (Venus) – Lure jigging casting and trolling, snag proof, single paternoster, bait casting. All found in shallow water offshore rig section.

107 – W.A Dhu fish – Same as pink snapper.

108 – Wahoo – Wire jigging, trolling and casting.

109 – Whiting, (King George) – Small running sinker, interchangeable paternoster. Found in estuary rig section. Plus interchangeable paternoster, fixed sinker drift found in shallow water offshore rig section.

110 – Whiting, (School) – Bait chaser, small running sinker, double paternoster. All found in beach and rock rig section.

111 – Whiting, (Yellow fin) – As above.

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