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Syd’s HOT TIPS for catching JACKS with BAIT

Whether you’re still getting out for a bit of a fish to feed the family or you are under quarantine and misin the fishin, we thought it would be good to keep the dream alive and post about some of our hot tips for catching Mangrove Jack in Far North Queensland. We like to use 3/0 circle hooks from Hookem tackle with a running sinker, 40lb leader and 30lb braid. If you can get your hands on a 7ft rod around 4kg to 8kg with a reel size of 4000 it gives you plenty of stopping power. Jacks are famous for hitting hard then charging for the mangroves so being alert and having your drag set correctly is key. We...

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