Re: whitebaiting 2011


I recall maybe 20yr ago , it was the first week of the season and we had a good hail/snow storm come thru ….my mate caught 5 1/2lb in a wee setnet in the Avon just upstream from the outlet of Horseshoe Lake …net facing the wrong way ….
The bait was all creeping back along the bank trying to get into the Lake ….murky water from the lake was coming out the inlet and pushed against the back was flowing upstream with the tide ……bait could smell the fresh water and was following it back down stream ……
I caught 2 1/2 lb in the scoopnet in the normal fashion , and then the pair of us ate the entire catch , washing it down with a crate of Lion Brown each …….those were the days lol