Flathead

By July 30, 2015local species
dusky flathead

© State of New South Wales through Department of Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services.

Legal Length:  Dusky (Common) Flathead 36cm, only 1 over 70cm.
Legal Length:  Bluespotted and Tiger Flathead 33cm.

Bag Limit:  Dusky (Common) Flathead 10.
Bag Limit:  All other Flathead species 20 in total*.

Habitat:  Coastal rivers, estuaries, lakes, inlets, beaches and offshore areas.

Good Baits:  Baitfish (live poddy mullet are a great bait), crustaceans, marine worms and fish strips.

Good Lures:  Diving lures, sinking flies and soft plastics.


 

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