GOLDEN FLATS This month we highlight Sid Boshammer and the Golden Trevally of Hervey Bay. Sid has been a guide for many years, one of the pioneers of saltwater fly fishing in Australia. He was instrumental in the development of the flats fishing of Hervey Bay and knows the area like the back of his hand.
DESCRIPTION: Golden Trevally is a tropical fish and one of the most attractive of the
SIZE: They are common fron 5 to 8kg, growing to more than 30kg and over one meter long.
DISTRIBUTION: They are found throuout the warmer coastal waters of Northern Australia and along the Western Australian coast.
HOW TO CATCH: Will take baits of fresh fish, small crustaceans and fish flesh. Is better sport when pursued with lures and flies which they take willingly. Can attack with such ferocity , the rod can be torn from the unwary anglers grasp.
EATING QUALITIES: It is an excellent eating fish
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