The largest member of the whiting family, King George whiting are found around inshore areas and bays through southern Australia and Tasmania. KG whiting can reach around 80cm and almost 5kg, however are more common around 40cm and under 1kg. Light paternoster rigs with mussels, pipis, squid and sand worm are deadly on KGs. A simple burley will increase your chances of success markedly.
Rod: 6’6”-8’0” Ultra Light to Light Spin Rod Reel: 2000-3000 Spin Reel
Line: 6-8lb PE/Braid, 6-8lb Flurocarbon/Monofilament Leader: 8-12lb Flurocarbon
Baits: Pippies, squid, mussels, and small bait fish Terminal Tackle: Size 6-8 baitholder or size 1 circle hooks, size 4-8 swivels, and size 00-2 ball sinker/ 1/4-2oz bomb sinker
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