Bass are a medium sized freshwater fish found in eastern-flowing coastal rivers and streams along the east coast. They have been introduced to select impoundments over the last 30 years. They are opportunistic foragers and hunters, eating most small prey that enter their domain.
Australian bass are one of Australia’s best freshwater sportfish to catch on lures. Catchable in rivers and lakes, bass will take a huge variety of lures. Here are some tackle recommendations for your next bass trip.
Rod: 6’- 7’2” light to medium heavy Daiwa Spin or Baitcaster Rod Reel: 2000-3000 Daiwa Spin Reel 70-150 Daiwa Baitcaster Reel
Line: 6-30lb PE line Leader: 6-14lb Flurocarbon Leader
Lures: 2.5” & 3.2” Bait Junkie Minnow, Steez Popper/Spinnerbait/Cover Chatter, 60SP & 75SP Double Clutch, Jig Spinner SS
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