Dusky flathead have a great distribution range from Cairns in Northern Qld to the Gippsland lakes in Victoria. Dusky flathead usually spawn during the warmer months of September to March in northern tropical waters, November to February in Moreton Bay and January to March in NSW & Victoria. So we’re coming into our prime Flathead months right now!
Dusky’s (Or fogs & lizards as they are sometimes referred to across the states) respond to a range of techniques from bait to a myriad of different lures which makes them such a great sports fish. Live mullet & prawns would be the pick of the baits but I’ll stick with lures in this article as I believe you will actually catch more on Squidgies!