Freshwater lures

Will be going to harvey dam/weir soon hoping to catch a few so was just wondering whats the best lures to use for trout, perch, etc. have heard the rapala countdown (cd1) is supposedly pretty good on the trout? any spots in particular there i should try?

cheers sam 


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try some celtars and blue

Mon, 2009-02-09 16:02

try some celtars and blue fox vibrax's. i dont know of any spots but i have heard those rapalas do work.

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Mon, 2009-02-09 18:18

Never bothered fishing the weir itself. All of my trout fishing has been done in the rivers and streams of the south west.

Rapala CD's and FT 5's and 7's in Rainbow Trout or Brown Trout have been pretty successful lures for me. Gold bladed spinners with a splash of red did very well in the rapids below Wellington Dam.


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i second all john said, and

Mon, 2009-02-09 18:30

i second all john said, and the good ol celta's are a top spinner, has encountered for alot of good fish over the years

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Have been getting most my

Mon, 2009-02-09 21:57

Have been getting most my reddies in the Murray and Warren Rivers on Ecogear sx40's in a red and black tiger stripe pattern. Most the trout i have been getting have been on Celta's with like John said bit of red in thier colour.

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Cheers for the

Tue, 2009-02-10 19:03

Cheers for the recommendations guys..much appreciated! will get my hands on some and give it a crack.


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