Are there snapper in Lake Macquarie?

Since their deployment, the artificial reefs in Lake Macquarie have become extremely popular fishing locations with anglers targeting a range of key recreational species including yellowfin bream, snapper, tarwhine, dusky flathead and silver trevally.

How do you get whiting in Lake Macquarie?

Sand whiting can be caught throughout the lake, but the most consistent action occurs during the warmer months on the sand flats in or adjacent to the Swansea Channel. Live marine worms such as tube, blood or squirt worms are the gun bait, but live nippers or prawns can produce good catches too.

Where can I catch flathead in Lake Macquarie?

Over the warmer months the bigger fish start to move from the deeper water into the shallows, so focus on the edges, flats, weedbeds and so on. Swansea channel is another key location where flathead congregate over the warmer months.

How do you catch flathead in Lake Macquarie?

Lake Macquarie is a year-round flathead fishery. The system is artificially heated courtesy of warm water released from power stations at the southern end of the lake. However, if it’s surface fishing the flats that turns you on then the best times are from October to April when the prawn runs are happening.

Where can I find poddy mullet in Lake Macquarie?

Cold Tree Creek joins the lake and the Belmont Wetlands, and usually has a healthy supply of poddy mullet. The best spots to try are where the creek enters the lake, and also under the bridge over the Pacific Highway.

Where is mulloway in Lake Macquarie?

The three places to look for jewfish in Lake Macquarie are in the vicinity of bait balls, in places where there are hard man-made structures such as sunken boats and around natural structures such as ledges or channels that are used by jewfish as transit lanes.

Is Lake Macquarie a lagoon?

Lake Macquarie, seaboard lagoon, New South Wales, Australia.