Elephant fish are found in the southern parts of
They are not a very pretty fish with a long nose and a flap on the end.
The Elephant fish will grow to about 1 meter but it is more often about 500-800mm
They have a smooth skin and are silvery in colour.
One of the best places to catch these fish is in
The are a great sport fish to catch on light line but
most people fish with their snapper gear which is 12-15lb line and a running
sinker rig. Elephant fish can wear through your line so it is sometimes good
to run a heavier leader to help prevent this.
The best baits for Elephant fish are pilchards and squid. Berleying can bring the fish onto the bite.