sandy cape?

 hey guys going up to sandy cape for a camp next weekend - was wondering whats up there and what bait to bring along with me? first time beach fishing as well - will a 9footer do? what are the other things that i need to consider? any help would be appriciated.

 

cheers

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 I heard there was quite a

Mon, 2012-04-02 21:41

 I heard there was quite a bit of seaweed up there at the moment. I was curious if anyone else could confirm as I am heading up that way aswel

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jeez popular spot...

Mon, 2012-04-02 22:02

jeez popular spot... I'm heading up too. First time there aswell, I m taking mullies for tailor, scalies for mulleway and oxheart for herring. Hope the fish are on the bite and the weed is far far away. Hopefully it'll be a great weekend!!!!

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 Take mullet for mulloway or

Mon, 2012-04-02 22:13

 Take mullet for mulloway or fresh herring

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 cool! read somewhere that

Mon, 2012-04-02 23:15

 cool! read somewhere that you must be careful in choosing your spots to fish - some are marine sanctuaries... ill take those baits up with me - i dont wanna take my chances with the shops and their stocks up there :)

when are you going up RedBucket??

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Weed

Tue, 2012-04-03 06:02

On Saturday there was tonnes of weed down there.....the rest of Jurien looked pretty free of the weed though!

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I'm heading up Thursday night

Tue, 2012-04-03 07:13

I'm heading up Thursday night or first light friday. Depending on how work goes. I'll give the mullet ago, never had much luck with it. Figured scalies as other species will take it too. But will give it ago When you headed up soongster?

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asbestos

Tue, 2012-04-03 14:41

"what are the other things that i need to consider?"

asbestos?

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-03-13/jurien-bay-asbestos-camping-fears/3886200

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yep its everywhere!stay away

Wed, 2012-04-04 23:36

yep its everywhere!stay away

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 I've always fished the next

Wed, 2012-04-04 11:40

 I've always fished the next beach north of sandy cape and always produced good Tailor and skippy. Fish the middle of the beach where the reef arches away from the beach

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ill be heading up the week

Wed, 2012-04-04 19:24

ill be heading up the week after long weekend.. figured itll be less packed by then 

 

hmm might find some time to get me some bait for that trip - will prob be scalies. might bring a packet of mullet and some mullies and prawns just in case lol

 

asbestos - lol thats the last thing id expect to see there...

 

thanks bozi for the info :D

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are quad bikes and cars

Fri, 2012-04-06 14:48

are quad bikes and cars alowed on the beach at sandy cape??

 

are there many tracks off the beach?