Bush 'n Beach Fishing mag

Sunshine Coast Noosa – weekly report

As anglers many of us watch the moon and tides as well as the weather for the best times to go. After a moon phase we see the tides drop away only to start building a week later as the next moon phase begins again. These building tides can be a big trigger for fish to feed hard making now …

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Bundaberg – weekly report

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the threat of a thunderstorm most afternoons, it’s difficult to predict what the weather will do this weekend. With the full moon on Thursday night, the bigger tide should get the mud crabs moving and the fish on the chew in our rivers and creeks. As always, check the current weather conditions before heading out. BUNDABERG INSHORE …

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Gold Coast Coomera – weekly report

Hi everyone, hope you have all had a good week. It’s been a bit wet ‘n wild on the Gold Coast at times this week, with some cracking storms moving through producing strong winds, hail and heavy rainfall making conditions very unpredictable. The good news is when it wasn’t storming, we saw plenty of sunshine and nice conditions in between …

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Sunshine Coast Noosa – weekly report

Well its clear the weather has turned up the heat and as such we are seeing an early run of pelagic fish. The lack of rains this time of year is seeing water temps rise and with it mackerel are showing up. Sunshine Coast Noosa Offshore Offshore, North Reef, Sunshine Reef and even down the coast around Mooloolabah anglers are …

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Bundaberg – weekly report

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE We had many reports of good catches of red emperor, coral trout, and large nannygai over the past week. A well-presented bait like pilchards, squid and a good flesh bait will get these prize fish in the boat. Always check the weather forecast before heading out. BUNDABERG INSHORE For the smaller tinnies that want to get out and …

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Gold Coast Coomera – weekly report

Hi Everyone, hope you have all had a good week, it’s was nice to see some good weather last Saturday giving everyone a good weather window to hit the water and have some fun on the Gold Coast. Unfortunately, conditions mid-week were a bit average with wind, swell and rain hanging around. At the time of writing my report it’s …

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Sunshine Coast Noosa – weekly report

Well October really started with a bang! Big thunderstorms over the region with some decent rainfall too! With light wind predicted and a mid-week new moon, things certainly looked great for anglers both inshore and offshore.  Sunshine Coast Noosa Offshore Offshore, the close reefs of Halls produced some solid sweetlip. These fish love a good downpour especially when the river …

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Bundaberg – weekly report

BUNDABERG INSHORE This week looks like there will be a small window each morning to head out. The local reefs have been producing some nice fish. There has been some grassy sweet lip, cobia, trevally, school mackerel and schools of long tail tuna have started to turn up. The bait to use is a lightly weighted flesh bait or pilchard. …

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Gold Coast Coomera – weekly report

Hi everyone, hope you have all had a good week. It’s been great to see such a good run of weather on the Gold Coast the past week with plenty of opportunities for anglers to hit the water in search of some fishing action. Looking towards the weekend, at the time of writing my report we should see a weather …

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Southern Moreton Bay shallow water success

Tips on water temp and depth for flathead Southern Moreton Bay The fishing has been going reasonably well, having caught a few nice fish in the shallows around the Moreton Bay islands. When we talk about shallows, we’re fishing in water depths of 2-6m for squire or snapper and anything from 0.5-2m for flathead. With bream, most of them are …

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