Fishing for Australasian snapper

Chrysophrys auratus
23K logged catches • 441K followers

The Australasian snapper is found on all coasts of New Zealand, especially in the north. In Australia, it is found along the south coast. They school, and will migrate between reefs. Larger fish are known to enter estuaries and harbours

The most popular recent Australasian snapper catch on Fishbrain
alex.totsis, Fishbrain angler since 2020

Recently caught Australasian snapper

Recently caught Australasian snapper
Recently caught Australasian snapper
Recently caught Australasian snapper
Recently caught Australasian snapper
Recently caught Australasian snapper
Recently caught Australasian snapper

Detailed Information

Fishing forecast

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Water type

Saltwater / Mixed

Common depth

30 ft - 328 ft

Common length

28 in

Maximum age

13 years

Source: Fishbase

Top Baits

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