Fishing Report 14th April 2023
Photo: Finley Brown with a nice Yellow Belly at Leslie Dam
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Fishing Our Region
Cressbrook - Cressbrook has been seeing alot more fish being caught around the Cressbrook Creek Arm. Targeting the edges has been one of the most successful ways of getting them to bite. Using suspending hardbodies such as Jackall Squirrel 67sp and 79s as well as shallow crankbaits such as the hideup 150s have been having the most success. For the trolling anglers Stumpjumpers and TB55s have been popular.
Leslie - Leslie has been seeing plenty of fish being caught over the last few weeks and it's no different this week. Finding structure on the bottom such as boulders and tress have been seeing better numbers being caught. ZX40s and Soft Vibes such as the profishent master vibe and the Zerek Fish Traps have been producing good numbers of fish. Trolling has also seen good numbers being caught using Kezza Mudmouses and Stumpjumpers. Saltwater Yabbies and Prawns have been popular for the bait anglers.
Somerset - Somerset has been seeing fish schooling up around Pelican Point and the Spit. Using Spoons such as the Hot Bite Gangbanger G2s and Nories Wasabi and Soft Plastics such the old faithful 3" Slider grubs and Keitech Fat Impact 3.3" have been getting the bites. Trolling has also been popular using RMG Poltergeists and Little Rippers 18+.
Bjelkie Peterson - Good results again this week with some good fish catches coming in, Spinnerbaits and other reaction style baits worked towards the timber has been successful. Good schools around Bass Point have been located and caught on metal blades and 3 inch plastics.
Copeton - With a recent rise in water level it’s looking perfect for that shallow Swimbait bite and already seeing some positive results. Hard to go past the ever faithful Jackall Gantarel or Gigantarel for working those shallow grassy Banks. Locating bait is key for finding those active fish during the low light hours of the day. Fishing during the day targeting deeper banks with chatterbaits, spinnerbaits and soft vibes. Plenty of Yellow Belly being caught amongst the timber on the deeper points. Zx blades and smaller vibes being popular.
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