Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

Plenty of Fish in the Noosa River

The Noosa River has been a hype of activity over the past couple of weeks, with Easter then the school holiday break attracting a lot of people to Noosa’s Iconic River. Good quality flathead have been coming from the mouth of Lake Cooroibah, flathead have been pretty much right throughout the system. Try trolling a hardbody slowly or cast and …

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Prime Fishing Conditions over the Last Couple of Weeks

Offshore angler over the last couple of week have been in heaven, whether it be fishing the bottom for reefies or surface for pelagics, angler have cleaned up! Fishing for reef species on sunshine reef has seen sweetlip, squire and coral trout all in good numbers. The tax man in the grey suit “Sharks” are still thick and seem to …

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Good Weather Sends Anglers Offshore over Easter

What a great Easter it was for Noosa. Not only did the little rabbit bring lots of sweet treats he also brought some outstanding weather. In the Noosa River, the bread and butter species like whiting and bream have been on most angler’s hit list, whiting have been targeted around the Frying Pan area, Dog Beach, Gympie Terrace and Weyba Creek …

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Noosa’s Offshore Scene is Really Firing

Trolling hardbodies like the Samaki Pacemakers and trolling squid skirts has seen success. North Reef has been firing with a good mix of reef species as well pelagics that have all been feeding hard. In the Noosa River, bream and whiting have been on the chew in big numbers around the River Mouth, Dog Beach and Frying Pan areas.  Live …

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Noosa River Night Angler are well Rewarded

There have been some good whiting taken from around the Dog Beach and Munna point areas. Bream have been in good numbers right throughout the system. Some popular spots including the Gympie Terrace stretch, dog beach, Tewantin boat ramp and river mouth. Fresh mullet strips and salted bonito seems to be working best. After a fish last Friday night, the …

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Big Swells Make Offshore Fishing a Challenge

Fishing live baits around jetties, bridges and heavy structure has been successful. Also 4” paddle tail soft plastics have been accounting for a few of the bigger fish. Solid queenfish are still rounding up bait schools in Woods Bays and around the river mouth. Surface popper have been the go with  the new  River2Sea Baby Bells really doing the job, …

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Noosa River and Offshore Report

In the Noosa River, bream and whiting have been on the bite throughout the upper reaches of the river with the Frying Pan and Dog Beach flats both producing goods numbers of fish. Fresh or live bait like pipis and beach worms have been the key to success fished on a size four longshank hook. If you want to try …

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Conditions Have Been Tough for the Offshore Brigade

With conditions offshore not that favourable for anglers, those that have ventured across the bar have stayed relatively close as there has been only very short, limited weather windows. Grassy sweetlip trout and squire have come from the closer reefs with a few mackerel and tuna on the closer reefs in the bay. In the Noosa River, flathead have again …

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Noosa River Mouth Fishing Well

There have been some nice flathead present in the Frying Pan at the start of the outgoing tide, prawn pattern soft plastic like the 65mm Fuze Prawn Heads have been doing the job. The back of the sound has seen mangrove jack being caught on the run out tide. Live baits and fresh mullet strips being a real drawcard. Trevally …

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Fresh Water Brings on the Crabs

Fresh mullet has been the bait of choice as the oily flesh lets off a lot of scent in the dirtier water. Quality bream have also been hitting fresh mullet baits around the rocky stretches of river, Woods Bays has seen quality queenfish hitting surface lures like the 44 & 65 mm River2sea Bubble Pops. Mud crabs are making themselves …

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