Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

Mixed bag of weather

The first week of May surely gave the coast a mixed bag of weather. We had big rains and swell hitting the coast and even hail! This kept many anglers grounded for the week with the weekend giving way to some standout conditions and a swell that was more manageable on the coastal bars. Offshore May and June is the …

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Make the most of mackerel madness

Well here we are, another month gone and we now find ourselves enjoying great potential if only the rain and winds would stop. May and June will see a period of time where the last of the summer pelagic fish are still about but will soon be off to warmer waters. The start of the winter fish will become apparent …

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Westerlies have begun!

So as the title says the westerlies have started to show up as they often do this time of year. Fortunately for us the rains have abated and this means the current sea conditions will clean up with water clarity improving. This can only mean tuna time offshore and Spanish a lot closer. Westerly winds clean up the sea state …

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Cool change ramps up fishing

After a wet and wild Easter it was only a matter of time before conditions started to improve. With the lack of rains and a spring tide the rivers have started to clear up a little and offshore along with it. Although not yet clean, it doesn’t take much for fish to acclimatize and start feeding again. After the rains …

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Sun returning this weekend

It would seem that the weather gods have really got the sunny coast in their sights this week. With heavy rain fall, big seas and localised flooding it is more a case of do some much needed repairs and prep for when the sun shines. Those with crab pots are loading up and getting ready so its not a case …

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Noosa fires after heavy rains

With the start of the week providing blustery and wet conditions it felt like it was here to stay. Although this stopped a lot of anglers from heading out it did give the seas a break from boat traffic. The flooding rains have pushed a lot of bait out into the bays and as predicted the longtail have followed. Nearing …

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Get offshore while rivers flush out

What a wet and windy week! As predicted the rains have arrived and with some serious falls across the coast this has seen rivers rise, turn brown and pump bait and nutrients out into the bays. Although this will quieten the inland fishing for a while the offshore should start to fire. This is the time of year where longtail …

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Mixed bags into March

Changes appear to be the norm this week. We had light winds last week and blustery stormy conditions from Monday onward. Only a few trips ran from the charters and they fished the local Halls Reef section. This area provides some comfort from SE swells and winds and holds a mixed bag of species. Snapper frequent this spot as do …

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Insane spanish mackerel action!

Well what a start to the week ahead! Australia day really turned it on with clear skies and light winds that all could enjoy. From Noosa the bar crossing has been easier with early morning high tides and light winds. Unfortunately the beautiful conditions didn’t last and with 20 knot winds hitting the coast the only option was to stay …

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Waterways clearing up

With a few breaks in the rain the rivers are starting to clear up and the dirty water line will start to fade offshore. This means the fishing should start to fire up into the weekend and next week now that we have seen the new moon. With the promise of bad weather now gone and some low wind days …

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