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Barramundi

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Re: Barramundi

Post by gohyuheng » Sun Mar 13, 2011 9:46 am

their favourite food is mullet?
I wanna catch a big fish~~~~

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Re: Barramundi

Post by Peace » Sun Mar 13, 2011 2:26 pm

Yes, if you keep an eye on mullet schools long enough you can sometimes see violent water thrashing near them. Those are usually Barramundis but also can be Barracudas as well. Mullets being one of the commonest fish in brackish habitat are the main food source of the Barramundis. Of course, they also feed on other fishes and prawns as well.

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Re: Barramundi

Post by poptiger » Fri Sep 09, 2011 5:32 pm

DO they eat milk fish fry also ???

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Re: Barramundi

Post by Peace » Sat Sep 10, 2011 11:40 pm

Do you mean milkfish bought from tackle shops or the baby milkfishes in the wild? They do target it but big Barramundis will be more interested to chase after larger meals.

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Re: Barramundi

Post by poptiger » Sun Sep 11, 2011 4:19 pm

What is the size u meant big ????

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Re: Barramundi

Post by Peace » Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:07 pm

The ones you buy from tackle shops, a half kg barramundi can easily take on it.

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Re: Barramundi

Post by poptiger » Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:30 pm

nice :cool: but they put it in the freshwater catogroy ????

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Re: Barramundi

Post by Peace » Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:26 pm

Barramundi are better adapted to salt/brackish water though they can slowly adapt to freshwater as well.

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Re: Barramundi

Post by weaver » Thu Oct 06, 2011 2:50 pm

milkfish or live prawn?which is better for catching seabass??i see people mostly use prawn because it is cheaper??

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Re: Barramundi

Post by Vidic » Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:09 pm

It all depends, Milk fish will be more lasting compare to live prawns, as prawns might most likely be attack by other fishes. Comparing milk fish going by per piece and live prawns going by grams, milk fish is definitely expensive if u tend to miscast, the bait falls off. Normally, what most anglers would do is they would get a few pieces of milk fish and few hundred grams of live prawn, and they'll alternate the milk fish if the barramundi doesn't take live prawns.
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Re: Barramundi

Post by limfish » Fri Oct 14, 2011 8:18 pm

The larger ones are in mangrove swamps or brackish canals.
Why?To spawn and feed!
Also,they just sem to arrive at night due to less fishing pressure.
Urrrgh, no time to fish now~

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Re: Barramundi

Post by poptiger » Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:22 pm

limfish wrote:The larger ones are in mangrove swamps or brackish canals.
Why?To spawn and feed!
Also,they just sem to arrive at night due to less fishing pressure.
I think because there is lesser boat coming around

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Re: Barramundi

Post by Mathias de fish » Mon Aug 05, 2013 5:56 pm

A lot of people in Australia like to fish for it in boats.
They tend to use lures.

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Re: Barramundi

Post by Manfred cher YY » Sat Nov 21, 2015 1:26 am

what are KBL hotspot in singapore?

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