whiting offshore Rockingham

 Just asking foe advice on the best water depth for big fat whiting offshore Rocko. My attempts so far over the years has only resulted in mainly smallish ones with the occasional keeper. I have fished both sides of the five and my best returns for numbers tend to be behind Garden Island, but not many bigger ones. Or is it more of a seasonal thing for the bigger ones?

 


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 Get out to the 30 mtr Mark

Thu, 2019-09-26 07:32

 Get out to the 30 mtr Mark straight out . Used to get good size ones asnd the odd kg. Just drift around till you find them

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 finally got out to the

Mon, 2019-11-18 20:59

 finally got out to the 30-32m mark on saturday. lots of good size whiting, up to 280mm. Lots around the 250mm mark. Came home with a nice feed.

thanks for the advice

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 Good to hear you got onto

Tue, 2019-11-19 08:10

 Good to hear you got onto the big ones. Def some good ones out there

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 they school in similar size

Thu, 2019-09-26 08:28

 they school in similar size classes the 20m zone behind garden is good but you have to have a good drift, have a float with 25m of cord an few heavy sinkers ready, some days have to drift few km but when you find the big ones throw marker over an you can hit them hard 

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Or hit mark and create a

Thu, 2019-09-26 12:26

Or hit mark and create a waypoint on your chart plotter?

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 if you hit mark he might hit

Thu, 2019-09-26 13:07

 if you hit mark he might hit you back

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The ol' jab, jab, jab combo

Thu, 2019-09-26 13:11

The ol' jab, jab, jab combo

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 Thanks everyone. I will give

Sun, 2019-09-29 10:48

 Thanks everyone. I will give the deep water a go. Wednesday morning is looking good for a wide trip. I will let you know how I go.