Also known as the Black fish, the Luderick is an attractive small to medium fish with brassy-bronze colouring, with wide brown vertical stripes down the length of its body.
Most commonly caught weighing less than 1 kg.
Most commonly found in estuaries and the inshore waters of the southern eastcoast of Australia.
Light tackle with a float. Best bait to use is weed or sea cabbage from estuary break walls, rock shelves etc and attach to a hook leaving a trail. Luderick will only respond to natural looking free flowing bait.