Name: Grunter Bream
Scientific Name: Pomadasys argenteus
Minimum Size: 30cm
Maximum Size: 60cm
Bag Limit: 10 fish in any one session
Best Bait: Fresh mullet fillets, prawns, chicken guts and white pilchards. Small minnow lures also wprk a treat with grunter bream.
Habitat: Sand and/or muddy coastal beaches and rivers along Queensland SE coast.
Local Haunts: In the Maroochy River grunter bream inhabit the same areas bream do, Rocky ledges bearing weeds or barnicles offer a good feeding ground while bridge pylons and jetties offer great coverage and hiding spots. Twin Waters (The Black Bank), Godfreys Road and in both Eudlo and Petrie Creeks are highly recommended areas as there are drop offs into deep water and plenty of material to forage on. They also can be caught off the bank at the Cod Hole, Maroochy Waters Canals, Picnic Point, Cottontree Jetties and Bli Bli's Muller Park area.