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EXPLORE WHAT FISH SPECIES

Learn about all kinds of fish and what it takes to catch them.

What is Catch Ease

There are many variables involved when it comes to catching any type of fish. From size to fighting ability to time of day to time of year, fishing isn’t an exact science. Which is what makes it so much fun. That said, these are the top-level factors we use to determine ease of catch.

DIFFICULTY OF PURSUIT:

Some fish will bite anything you put in front of them, while others require a high degree of skill, patience and precise equipment. Also, some fish prove difficult to catch due to their limited geographical range.

FIGHTING/SPORTING ABILITY:

This is based on how difficult it is to land the fish once you’ve got it on the line. Some fish leap out of the water, others use their size and strength to make long hard runs, hide under rocks or simply break your line, while others seem to put up little resistance.

CATCH EASE

TYPE OF WATER

Region Key

REGION

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BARRAMUNDI
BARRAMUNDI
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, River, Onshore, Reef, Estuary, Creek, Beach, Structure
CATCH EASE
Medium
BASS, AUSTRALIAN
BASS, AUSTRALIAN
HABITAT
Lake, River, Stream, Pond, Estuary, Creek, Structure
CATCH EASE
Easy, Medium
BREAM, BLACK
BREAM, BLACK
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Lake, Estuary, Creek, Structure
CATCH EASE
Easy
COBIA
COBIA
HABITAT
Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Structure
CATCH EASE
Hard
COD, ESTUARY
COD, ESTUARY
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Estuary, Structure
CATCH EASE
Medium
EMPEROR, GRASSY
EMPEROR, GRASSY
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Estuary, Structure
CATCH EASE
Medium
EMPEROR, RED
EMPEROR, RED
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Structure
CATCH EASE
Hard
EMPEROR, SPANGLED
EMPEROR, SPANGLED
HABITAT
Offshore, Reef, Estuary
CATCH EASE
Medium
EMPEROR, SWEETLIP
EMPEROR, SWEETLIP
HABITAT
Reef
CATCH EASE
Medium
FLATHEAD, DUSKY
FLATHEAD, DUSKY
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Lake, River, Onshore, Reef, Estuary, Creek, Beach, Structure
CATCH EASE
Medium
KINGFISH, YELLOWTAIL
KINGFISH, YELLOWTAIL
HABITAT
Offshore
CATCH EASE
Hard
LUDERICK
LUDERICK
HABITAT
Ocean, Offshore, Estuary, Structure
CATCH EASE
Hard
MACKEREL, SPANISH
MACKEREL, SPANISH
HABITAT
Ocean, Offshore, Reef
CATCH EASE
Medium, Hard
MAHI-MAHI
MAHI-MAHI
HABITAT
Offshore, Structure
CATCH EASE
Hard
MANGROVE JACK
MANGROVE JACK
HABITAT
Stream, Onshore, Estuary, Creek, Structure
CATCH EASE
Hard
NANNYGAI, LARGE-MOUTH (SEAPERCH)
NANNYGAI, LARGE-MOUTH (SEAPERCH)
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Structure
CATCH EASE
Medium
PERCH, REDFIN
PERCH, REDFIN
HABITAT
Lake, River, Stream, Pond, Structure
CATCH EASE
Medium
QUEENFISH
QUEENFISH
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Estuary, Structure
CATCH EASE
Hard
SAILFISH
SAILFISH
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Structure
CATCH EASE
Hard
SALMON, AUSTRALIAN
SALMON, AUSTRALIAN
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, River, Estuary, Creek, Beach, Structure
CATCH EASE
Medium
SAMSON FISH
SAMSON FISH
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Structure
CATCH EASE
Medium
SNAPPER
SNAPPER
HABITAT
Bay, Offshore
CATCH EASE
Hard
MARLIN, STRIPED
MARLIN, STRIPED
HABITAT
Ocean, Offshore
CATCH EASE
Hard
TARPON
TARPON
HABITAT
Ocean, Estuary
CATCH EASE
Medium
TREVALLY, BLUEFIN
TREVALLY, BLUEFIN
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Estuary, Structure
CATCH EASE
Hard
TREVALLY, GIANT
TREVALLY, GIANT
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Structure
CATCH EASE
Hard
TREVALLY, GOLDEN
TREVALLY, GOLDEN
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Offshore, Onshore, Reef, Beach, Structure
CATCH EASE
Hard
TREVALLY, SILVER
TREVALLY, SILVER
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Structure
CATCH EASE
Medium
TROUT, BARCHEEK CORAL
TROUT, BARCHEEK CORAL
HABITAT
Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Structure
CATCH EASE
Medium
TROUT, CORAL
TROUT, CORAL
HABITAT
Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Structure
CATCH EASE
Medium
TROUT, RAINBOW
TROUT, RAINBOW
HABITAT
River, Stream
CATCH EASE
Medium
TUNA, LONGTAIL
TUNA, LONGTAIL
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Offshore, Beach
CATCH EASE
Hard
TUNA, YELLOWFIN
TUNA, YELLOWFIN
HABITAT
Ocean
CATCH EASE
Hard
WAHOO
WAHOO
HABITAT
Ocean, Offshore, Reef, Structure
CATCH EASE
Hard
WHITING
WHITING
HABITAT
Bay, Ocean, Beach, Structure
CATCH EASE
Easy