MURRAY cod fishing reports have been a little mixed up over the last couple of weeks. By all accounts the cod fishing is a little bit hot and cold at the moment.
These reports support my own fishing adventures as I too have found the cod fishing to be quite hot and cold. I have had a number of fishless evenings over the last fortnight in the Wangaratta area, while in among them I have had a couple of sessions where I have managed to catch four or five cod.
Personally, I think this might be the beginning of the typical hot and cold Murray cod fishing that we experience in the Wangaratta region each autumn.
Downstream, I have heard some fantastic and consistent reports from the Bundalong area. I have had reports of big cod over 100cm being caught down there as well as reports of heaps of little cod being caught by bait fisherman.
My great mate Brett Corker spent an afternoon down at Bundalong last week where he managed to catch six undersized Murray cod.
Once again I can report on the red- fin fishing at Lake Buffalo. Word is numerous small fish are being caught off the bank in the main boat ramp area of the lake.
Lake Buffalo is teaming with small redfin at the moment. Small soft plastics, bladed spinners and shallow diving minnows will all work up there at the moment.
Personally, I have been having stacks of fun catching yabbies this last week. I have found a great little dam full of large yabbies and have been having blast catching them.
Once the weather cools down the yabbies will be harder to catch, so if you like a feed of yabbies now is a great time of the year to head out, find a dam, seek permission off the land owner and catch a feed of the best eating crustaceans on the planet.
OFTEN FORGOTTEN: A nice feed of freshly cooked yabbies caught in the Wangaratta area last week. Now is a great time to take the kids out yabbying.