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Series Details – Golden Perch in Dams

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'Your Guide to Fishing SUCCESS'

'Your Guide to Fishing SUCCESS'



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Rocky banks, standing trees or bays? Which is the best area to fish?

You'll learn the answer to this and so much more in this series!


Rocky banks, standing trees or bays? Which is the best area to fish?
You'll learn the answer to this and so much more in this series!

About this series...

Golden Perch are a fish of behaviour, if you can present the perfect offering, the correct way... they can’t resist! Your gear selection is important and with the correct understanding of leaders, lure designs, weights and colours you’ll ALWAYS have an option for landing these incredible fish.

You’ll understand the various structure types; rocky banks, standing trees, logs, grassy banks and bays and how to fish them correctly to ensure you get the best results. Plus plenty of action and BONUS content.

Join Rhys and the Social Fishing Team as they share all the secrets to this style of fishing. This series is filmed on Blowering Dam & Lake Hume.

This series not only includes important education but great footage and cinematography, which makes these tutorials easy and enjoyable to watch.

7 Tutorial Videos - 200 Mins of Content

Continue below to find out more about each series…

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'Your Personal Fishing Guide'

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Series and Tutorial Details

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Pt 1 - Introduction
Duration 23 mins

Featuring: Rhys Creed & Tallis Cotterill

Targeting Golden Perch in dams on light spin gears is great fun! Sometimes they can be hard to catch but with the proper knowledge it’s not uncommon to hook into great numbers on a day out!

In this tutorial you learn:

Characteristics – 

How Golden Perch behave in lakes and dams, how they grow and feed, where they hide and their characteristics.

Waterways & Locations – 

The best lakes and dams around the country that are home to Golden Perch.

Rhys’ Top 4 Tips – 

These four tips are very important and can be the difference between catching fish and not. Rhys talks about water temperature, best techniques, the best season and his favourite location.

This tutorial is just as important as the rest in the series and best of all it ends with some great action from a short Blowering Dam session on some big Golden Perch!

Pt 2 - Gear Selection
Duration 31 mins

Featuring: Rhys Creed

This tutorial is all about your gear selection for Golden Perch in dams. If you’ve never done this style of fishing before, then this is a great tutorial for you. Proper gear choice will make sure you land more fish.

In this tutorial you will learn:

Rods – 

The different setups you will need, for different styles of fishing, including; casting and trolling.

Reels – 

The best reels to use in your setup, including both spin and baitcaster.

Mainline and Leader – 

The best braid to use; what colour, breaking strain and type as well as the leader; how long it should be, when to use monofilament or fluorocarbon etc.

Other tools – 

What pliers you will need, tools to help retrieve your lures, nets, brad mats and fish handling equipment.

BONUS Spotters Tip: 

Choosing the Best Rod in the Shop

After watching this tutorial you’ll be able to walk into a tackle store and pick the right gear for the job!

Pt 3 - Lure Selection
Duration 40 mins

Featuring: Rhys Creed

In this tutorial Rhys sits down and runs through all the different types of lures there are for Golden Perch and which ones work!

In this tutorial you will learn:

Lipless Crankbaits –

The different shapes, brands, colours, weight and styles that work.

Spinnerbaits –

the different styles, weights, blade configuration and colour, skirt colour, plastic tails, stinger hooks and the best brands.

Hard Body’s –

The different shapes, sizes, how to find a good quality lure, swimming depth (bib size), lengths, colours, upgrading hook and some of our favourite brands.

Soft Plastics –

A great lure and we cover the best styles, brands, colours, and also the Jigheads to match the plastics.

Other Lures

Rhys touches on a few other lures including blades and vibes, and upgrading your treble hook.

Spotters Tip:

The Best Knot to use with Golden Perch Lures

There are so many lures that work but now you’ll know which ones are best for where you’re fishing!

Pt 4 - Casting
Duration 31 mins

Featuring: Rhys Creed

This is the first of two casting tutorials where we head to Blowering Dam and teach you how to casting the banks to catch Golden Perch, covering a range of techniques and tips!

In this tutorial you will learn:

Top 3 Key Tips –

Rhys covers 3 extremely important key tips for finding hungry Golden Perch.

Locations (Rocky Banks) –

Find out about rocky banks and why Golden Perch hide on them. Then Rhys head out and demonstrates how to work this structure.

Locations (Standing Trees) –

Find out about standing trees and why Golden Perch hide on them. Then Rhys head out and demonstrates how to work this structure.

Locations (Grassy Banks) 

Find out about grassy banks and why Golden Perch hide on them. Then Rhys head out and demonstrates how to work this structure.

Unsnagging Lures

Learn how to use a tackle back to retrieve your snagged lures.

Spotters Tip:

Fishing the Last Ball of Trees in a Row

Golden Perch in spring are great fun, especially when you’re casting. Learn how to cast in this tutorial!

Pt 5 - Casting Pt2
Duration 31 mins

Featuring: Rhys Creed

This second casting tutorial continues on from where we left off by showing you more structures and more tips.

In this tutorial you will learn:

Locations (Fallen Timber) –

Find out about fishing fallen logs and why Golden Perch hide on them. Then Rhys head out and demonstrates how to work this structure.

Locations (Bobbing Standing Trees) –

Rhys demonstrates how to find schooling fish on tress and how to bob for them.

Locations (Creeks, Back of Bays and Water Flow) –

This is a great hideout for Golden Perch, find out why and which areas are best.

Locations (Dirty Water & Wind Affected Areas) –

These areas are one the best forms of structure for Golden Perch. Learn how to fish them effectively in this tutorial.

Spotters Tip:

Researching and Area during High Sun

By the end of this tutorial you’ll know exactly what structure to target! Enjoy these tips plus plenty of action!

Pt 6 - Trolling
Duration 23 mins

Featuring: Rhys Creed

Trolling for Golden Perch is a very successful technique when done correctly. Learn where to troll and how to do it in this tutorial.

In this tutorial you will learn:

Top Trolling Tips –

Before we hit the water Rhys runs over some key tips for trolling.

Trolling the Bank –

Rocky banks, points and timber is all covered in this segment of the tutorial.

Trolling Standing Trees –

Great areas to troll and all the tips are covered here.

Finding Fish with the Sounder –

Using your sounder is very important and can sometimes help with catching large numbers of fish.

Spotters Tip:

Trolling with heavier leader

Trolling is a great technique for targeting Golden Perch! You’re sure to learn heaps in this tutorial!

Bonus - Blowering Dam Golden Perch on Plastics
Duration 21 mins

Featuring: Rhys Creed & Grant Higginson

Join us for a day on Blowering Dam casting for Golden perch with soft plastics. This tutorial is jammed packed with action as we hook into some great fish on the standing trees!

In this tutorial you will learn:

How to Land Following Golden Perch –

Learn and watch as we talk you through the techniques of landing following Golden Perch while showing you proof.

Soft Plastic Selection –

We cover a few of the gun soft plastics for fishing the standing trees.

Fighting Fish Tip –

Rhys gives you tips on how to fight big Golden perch in against standing timber.

This plus many more tips are included in this series, plus plenty of action!

‘Each series has been created in the same structure and layout making it easy for you to navigate. That way you can choose exactly what you want to learn about!’

Best of all, you get to keep them forever to access on your Social Fishing Account whenever you want.

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