Tackle World Noosa

More sheltered spots produce at Noosa

sheltered spots fishing noosa

After Monday’s full moon the bite started quieter during the start of the week along with hot and strong Northerly winds. This left people to fish the river with Woods bay and the back of Noosa sound some of the more sheltered spots. As the week progressed the winds and currents dropped which saw many anglers making the most of …

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Deeper water fish taking fresh baits off Noosa

deeper water fish noosa

It’s been a hot one! With temps hitting over 35C and hot Northerly winds turning up the heat one option was to find a shady spot and go for a swim during the daytimes. Early mornings have definitely been the best time to go for a fish before the winds picked up and we have seen some great captures from …

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Close reefs off Noosa the most popular

most popular noosa

As we welcomed in the start of November the weather has changed with winds from the NW-NE now showing up. During this time heading into the wind if going offshore should certainly make things easier coming home especially if you still have the wind behind you. Early starts saw the lighter winds and lower tides but there were no problems …

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Fish on the menu off Noosa

fish on the menu noosa

With the bad weather behind us the week lined up with light morning winds followed by afternoon winds, dropping off into the evening. The swell on the Noosa bar dropped low enough to allow anyone with a boat out and head far or stay local. The afternoon SE breezes made Sunshine reef a popular option for smaller craft and those …

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Heading out early to beat the winds


With the winds coming up early on most days it was a case of heading out very early if fishing offshore or using one of the many sheltered locations throughout the Noosa River to fish. The few boats that did head out for the first light bite shot to Sunshine so they were not too far from home. The fish …

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Significant rainfall on Friday and Saturday


What a great start to the week with a public holiday! The winds were kind enough to drop out and the swell was low enough to let most with a boat get into the action. Unfortunately the winds picked up from there and we even had some significant rainfall on Friday and Saturday which is going to see a good …

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School holidays fantastic fishing on Sunshine Coast


The last week of the school holidays provided anglers with some fantastic early morning conditions with the local reefs enjoying the NW winds which then swung around to the east making things a bit more bumpy. We did see a few of the bigger boats head wider to the Hards and the Banks, but reports were limited to catches of …

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Early mornings and smooth water the go at Noosa

smooth water the key noosa

With the winds continuing to hamper the offshore crew things have been all about fishing the beach, estuaries and the freshwater. A few of the larger offshore boats have managed to get out to North Reef and have come home with solid snapper, tuskies, pearlies and other reefies including cobia. In the rivers the salt content has been driven so …

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Snapper and kingfish offshore from Sunshine Coast

snapper kingfish offshore sunshine coast

Prior to the winds a report from one of the local charters on Sunshine Reef saw big yellowtail kingfish offshore from the Sunny Coast come on board and a mixed bag of reef fish. These fish included grassy sweetlip and Moses perch to name a few. Floated live and pilchard baits on gangs usually picks up the bigger pelagic species. …

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Varied species on offer for Sunny Coast


From gusty to gale force this week we have seen some very varied conditions across the state. Monday saw a sharp increase in wind from a glassy weekend and by mid-week we had winds strong enough to blow a dog off its chain! species species Offshore the west/south west winds allowed anglers to fish the closer reefs on the weekend …

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