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Sunshine Coast reefs producing plenty of fish

reefs fish sunshine coast

As we headed into the weekend the winds dropped and the swell sat around a comfortable 1.2m. This of course saw busy boat ramps and with low tides before first light the bar was an easier crossing for many heading out to fish the reefs. Out wide Barwon Banks and the Hards were popular for the bigger boats. Despite the …

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Winter has arrived early on Sunshine Coast

winter has arrived early

It certainly feels like winter has arrived early! With morning temperatures less than 10C, those who got up early certainly felt the chill. The winds are showing more west in their direction which is keeping things calmer on the ocean despite the building ground swell. Offshore, the attention has been focused on the near shore reefs of Chardons, Sunshine and …

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Water temps start to drop on Sunshine Coast

water temps drop sunshine coast spanish mackerel

Now is the time of year where the fishing have been great and will continue to be as water temps drop. The spring tides pushed masses of bait into the bays and all along the coast line from Mooloolaba and north of Noosa. This has seen lots of mackerel and tuna follow and many anglers have finally caught their PB …

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Inshore coral trout fishing firing up on Sunny Coast

inshore coral trout fishing

Well it’s definitely on! For many anglers the ability to wet a line has been easier than ever before. For now we are lucky enough to be able to go for a fish for food and the weather gods have smiled down too. The light winds and the increasing trend for winds to feature more west will see the seas …

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Noosa waterways quieter but big fish not going anywhere

noosa waterways quieter

With most anglers heeding the government advice to stay home, the waterways are certainly quieter at the moment. Early in the week we saw stronger winds blowing from SW to SE with a welcomed westerly change which cleaned up conditions. Offshore is still very much about longies and mackerel. We are definitely at a period of crossover and anglers are …

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Essential exercise enjoyed by kayak fishing community

essential exercise kayak fishing

Despite the current situation, anglers are using this time to take part in some essential exercise, social distance and wet a line. Kayak owners especially are enjoying the chance to go out and catch a feed for the family. For now we can fish from the land as long as current rules are followed. Please be sure to check current …

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Wider reefs saw bigger fish for the table on Sunshine Coast

wider reefs bigger fish

Well what a change in the weather! From light breezes and glass out conditions to winds and rain from Monday. With each change in the weather we also see a break for the fish offshore so that when the sun shines and the seas are calm the fishing is excellent. Last weekend was a great example of this with some …

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Medium sized spanish mackerel on Sunshine Coast

Richard Beeson with a medium sized spanish mackerel

It appears that all things that start off great come to an abrupt end from a weather point of view. We finally had some cracking weather days which saw light winds, light swell and a clearing of the sea from dark brown. With the start of the weekend there was a great weather window that soon faded away to 20 …

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Offshore from Noosa the local reefs don’t disappoint

offshore from noosa spanish mackerel

The last week of Feb certainly turned on a mixed bag of weather for the coast. From cold mornings to humid afternoons and thunderstorms we have had it all. The rivers are running darker than previous weeks and as such there was a flurry of fish biting hard. Offshore from Noosa the local reefs were the most accessible due to …

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Rain has fired up reefies on Sunshine Coast

fired up reefies sunshine coast

We have seen the rains finally start to subside which has seen some great fish caught not only offshore, but in the river too. Even though the waters are still brown it is still worth going out and having a go. Offshore the local reefs of Sunshine, Jew Shoal and Halls reef have seen some great captures. The rains have …

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