beach fishing advice

hi all
having never fished from a beach im keen to give it a go.
i have no idea what to do or what tackle to use so any advice would be great thanks
im thinking of trying greenhough beach or somewhere around gero

cheers
dave


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beach fishing

Fri, 2008-01-25 17:08

Hi davey up gero way id give s bend a go nice tailor early morning late after noon.Nite fishing is good to anything from xos tailor, mulloway, sharks, even the possibility of dhies.

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beach fishing

Fri, 2008-01-25 17:25

what rigs/bait etc would be the go there

thanks

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rigs and bait

Fri, 2008-01-25 18:10

Baitcast mulies for tailor use 8-10 kg line 40 pound knotable wire 4/0 5/0 gang depending on size of mulies use iqf bait, blocks get to mushy once thawed,if it is a bit windy use size 3-4 bean sinker between swivel and hooks.If u fish after dark use fillets of tailor or half mullet on a 15-24 kg 12FT rod minimum 15-24 kg line running sinker slide 4-5 ounce star sinker a swivel stop the sinker and about a metre of 80 pd leader, snelled 5/0 on top and 7/0 on the bottom good luck and good fishing.

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hey Davey .. drop into

Fri, 2008-01-25 18:13

hey Davey ..
drop into ranger camping and chat to an old mate of mine
Graham Aylmore will point ya in the right area for all ya gear and bait .. he's been living in gero most of his life and he knows his gear. i used to fish with him heaps when i lived up there and he was allways getting some good catches.

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That is some good advice there Davey

Mon, 2008-01-28 14:06

Go to agree, S Bend is a good spot. Coronation Beach is pretty good for Mulloway too.
Regards Colin Hay

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