Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

Noosa River has plenty to offer

It is all about the flathead in the Noosa River; quality fish have be caught in the lower stretches of the estuary. Whole fish baits like whitebait, hardy heads and frogmouth pilchards have been the best dead bait offerings. For those of you that love chasing them on lures, soft plastics like the Chasebaits 4” paddle baits from River2sea have …

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Noosa River fishing well for whiting

In the Noosa River we are seeing some huge whiting, places like the Noosa Dog Beach, Frying Pan and Weyba Creek have been the pick of the locations. Freshly pumped yabbies have been the baits of choice but if you can get hold of some soldier crabs, they are also prime baits. The stretch of water between Lake Cooroibah and Lake …

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October the month for flathead

October has to be one of the best months to target flathead in the Noosa River. There have been some monster flathead being caught using drifting live herring baits or soft plastics like the Chasebait curly tail 3” from River2sea. The popular spots to target flathead have been the ski run, sand banks around the river mouth, Weyba Creek and …

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Perfect fishing weather for the long weekend

WITH it being the last week of the school holidays families were out in force along the Noosa River. After last week’s rain the water now has a bit of colour to it and the fish seem to be feeding that bit more aggressively. Large flathead are still in great numbers and taking soft plastics like the River2Sea Chase Baits, …

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Flathead on the chew

WITH reports of water temperatures rising over the last week, good size Flathead have been taken on lures and small pilchards with hots spots being around sand banks near the mouth, back of the sound and the entrance to the first lake. The new Fish Candy Chasebaits in 3 and 4 inch paddle bait have been dynamite on these quality …

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Warm spring days bring on the fish

AFTER a mild winter and the days warming, it has made for a stellar start to the spring fishing season. Quality whiting been taken around the sand flats and the sand bags. If using bait ensure you pick up some live or cured worms, alternatively some of the best lures returning a catch have been the affordable 70mm Strada Viral lures …

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The mangrove jacks are back!

WITH the rain and storms on the weekend the mangrove jacks have really started to fire up, report of good fish coming from the stretch of water between Lake Cooroibah and Lake Cootharaba. Fish the run out tide with soft plastics such as the Squidgy Wild Prawn or suspending lures like the River2sea live minnows worked close to the fallen …

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Forecast heavy rains never came

WITH warnings of a big rain event last weekend most angler warmed up the couch and settled in for a quiet one in front of the telly. Well this wasn’t the case as weather conditions were nothing like what was forecast and were perfect for a day on the river. Noosa River has been exceptionally clear over the last couple …

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Top Trevally in the Noosa River

THE Noosa River has been on fire this week with some outstanding golden and giant trevally taken in the lower stretches of the river. Surface presentations like the 50mm Fish Candy Baby Bells have been working well early morning and late afternoon. As the sun gets a little higher golden trevally have been taking well-presented micro jigs like the 7g …

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Trevally time in the Noosa River

IN the river; Trevally have been running rampant throughout the Noosa River with plenty of quality fish caught in the lower reaches. The Woods Bays area has been the best place to fish for anglers wanting to target bigger fish. Over the past couple of weeks there have been good captures of golden trevally, cale cale, gt’s, tea leafs, and …

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