Giant Trevally | Caranx ignobilis

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Common Name: Giant Trevally
Species Name: Caranx ignobilis

The Giant Trevally is also known as GT, Great Trevally, Trevor and sometimes incorrectly called Turrum. The Overall colouration of the Giant Trevally varies often silvery to a darker slivery blue with shades of yellow noticeable with small dark spots along the upper flanks. Progressing down the flanks the colouration becomes more silvery yellow with silver white belly area. Another distinguishing feature of the GT is the razor sharp tail scoots and best advice is to wear a glove if handling this area. The Gt is Australia largest trevally and also has the reputation of being one of the toughest fish on light to medium tackle. Giant Trevally can grow better than 40kg in weight however captures up to 10kg are more common.

Western Australia , Northern Territory , Queensland and New South Wales

Medium Tackle to Heavy Tackle

Minnow style Lures, Surface poppers, Chrome lures, Soft Plastics and Fly Fishing.

Mullet, pilchards, Herring and Prawns all work best as live baits.

Garfish Size and Bag Limits

Please note: Bag limits, minimum and maximum lengths are subject to change and review by your State Fisheries Department.


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