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Queen fish

Post by Manfred cher YY » Tue Nov 17, 2015 12:40 am

Hi, im wondering if theres any advice for queen fish fishing. I would like to know it's hotspots, it's timing and what bait it likes i hope you can me, thanks:)

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Re: Queen fish

Post by Peace » Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:00 pm

I don't frequent bjt much, but I heard from a regular there that 3 hours before the tide peaks is a good time to start fishing. Once the tide goes down half way, there's usually not much action. To get the queenfish's attention, it's best to keep your bait alive, the bait fish you catch from the jetty. Tambans are the best, but if you can't get them kunnings and selars will do just fine. If the bait fish dies, change a new one down.

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Re: Queen fish

Post by ilurbtambans » Tue Nov 17, 2015 9:06 pm

Welcome to HLF Manfred! From what i know Queenfish is a pelagic fish and can be found midwater! Bedok jetty would be one of my first few places to target them as the waters are pretty deep and there are schools of tambans that frequent the jetty which you can use as live bait. As for the timings, the rule of the thumb would be 2 hours before the lowest/highest and 2 hours after.
Rig wise you could use a cable car rig with a live tamban
http://handlinefishing.com/howtofish/kn ... /cablecar/
Just remember not to get disheartened by being a zerofighter! put in the hours and eventually you'll land one

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Re: Queen fish

Post by Manfred cher YY » Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:48 am

Thank you guys so much for the advice!! Im sure it will change my fishing experience :D :D

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Re: Queen fish

Post by Manfred cher YY » Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:59 am

Erm will a LSBF rig work just as well, just asking

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Re: Queen fish

Post by ilurbtambans » Thu Nov 19, 2015 8:48 pm

I believe the cable car rig would be better as the queenfishes are mainly midwater? and your live bait will be swimming in that region, whereas with a LSBF your bait will be at the bottom. Hope it makes sense! hahas

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Re: Queen fish

Post by Manfred cher YY » Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:38 pm

Yea man, when i was there the people that experienced told me the same thing!

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Re: Queen fish

Post by ilurbtambans » Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:55 pm

All the best! Do post up some pictures of your trips :D

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Re: Queen fish

Post by Icylines » Sat Nov 21, 2015 8:47 am

I used to think that cable car will be the best for Queenie's
Until I started seeing the regulars only pulling up parangs and todaks on it
Usually queenfish on cable car are smaller and the bigger ones are on LSBF
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