Yellowbelly Fishing Reports tend to be to the North of the Great Dividing Range, in the inland rivers. However, reports to the south around Melbourne and impoundments are common enough.
While not as sought after as Murray Cod Yellowbelly – aka Macquarie Petch – are excellent native freshwater game fish. Taking a range of baits and commonly lures.
Species: Macquaria ambigua. Other common names include Macquarie Perch
Yellowbelly Fishing Reports Breakdown
August 2022 Yellowbelly Fishing Reports – What We Collect ▼
August 2022 Yellowbelly Month To Date Reports ▼
|Waranga Basin, Vic||1|
|Greens Lake, Vic||1|
|Irrigation Channels Shepparton, Vic||1|
August 2022 Yellowbelly Bait Reports Year To Date ▼
August 2022 Yellowbelly Lures Reports Year To Date ▼
|Lipless Crank Baits||1|
|Gulp Soft Plastics||1|
Yellowbelly can be taken at a minimum size of 30cm with a bag limit of 5 specimens. According to Vic Fisheries.
According to 2022 Yellowbelly fishing reports the following locations have proven to be successful:
Toolamba, Broken River,Vic, Waranga Basin, Vic, Greens Lake, Vic, Irrigation Channels Shepparton, Vic, Torrumbarry,Vic, Broken River, Lake Hume.
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Suggested Yellowbelly Tackle Options
One of the great things about Yellowbelly is that you can use the same bait and lures – and even visit the same locations – that you would if you were targeting Murray Cod.
Common Yellowbelly baits, so far in 2022, have included:
Cheese, Earthworms, Scrub Worms, Chicken, Yabbies.
Whereas effective 2022 lures have proven to be:
TN60 Jackal, Lipless Crank Baits, Small Divers, Bassman Shorties, Gulp Soft Plastics.