Category: Australian Bass
The Australian Bass is an active night feeder, like most freshwater bass, and roams far and wide at night. This is in sharp contrast to how they spend their time during the day. They hide in their habitat only striking at prey...Read More
Australian Bass fishing changes during the winter months for many reasons. One is that it’s their spawning season and the other is that the Australian government recently passed legislation that places limits on catches....Read More
Australian Bass start their migration to the estuaries in mid to late winter where they breed. For those in the northern hemisphere, and you know who you are, Winter is reversed as is summer in the southern hemisphere....Read More
In the spring Australian Bass can be found congregating underneath willows feeding on the falling insects that are so plentiful in the spring. While they will go after pretty much any kind of food, their preference is always for...Read More
Summer fishing for Australian Bass differs from other seasons for many reasons. These include weather, changing water conditions and different food preferences. The summer months provide the best time to fish for bass,...Read More
As we discussed in our section on Lake Techniques, the population of Australian Bass are limited to south-eastern Australia. The term lake often refers to man-made lakes behind dams rather than naturally occurring lakes. ...Read More
The Australian Bass is limited to the east coast of Australia. They’re found in the coastal rivers and streams from Wilson’s Promontory in Victoria east and north along the eastern Australian seaboard to the rivers...Read More
Young Australian Bass, much like the adults, chase after pretty much anything they can get in their mouth. They are the gluttons of the bass world and are far less picky than other fish with the bass nameplate. As one...Read More
Rivers, feeder creeks or lagoons that are open to the sea through estuaries are the ideal spots for Australian Bass. They can also be found in dam lakes as they’ve been introduced to these locations. Migration They migrate...Read More
While predominantly a night fish, the Australian Bass is highly active during the day when found in deep lakes as it’s free from the harsh sun light and free to hunt various baitfish. Depth here is a relative term...Read More
Autumn fishing techniques for Australian Bass are pretty much the same as those techniques used in the summer months. In fact, Australian Bass can be found in the same summer hide-outs during the autumn months, prior to...Read More
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Smallmouth Bass prefer cool, oxygen rich water.
Therefore, try streams and rivers with fast moving water. Smallmouth can also be found behind brush or other debris and where rocks breach the surface, creating oxygen rich water.