Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

Sunshine Coast Noosa – weekly report

Sunshine Coast Noosa

Step into spring What a change in the pattern of fishing since the snapper closure. Many anglers have reported solid snapper out wide with smaller fish in close or many sweetlip on their usual snapper spots. No matter how you look at it the weather we are currently getting is going to hopefully stir things up with a ground swell …

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Sunshine Coast Noosa – weekly report

End of winter Well that’s it folks! End of winter is here and it really feels like it’s having one last go. As I write the morning temps are 7C and the skies are clear with light winds. To me this screams snapper especially with 2-3 foot of clean surf hitting the coast. Sunshine Coast Noosa Offshore The water clarity …

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Sunshine Coast Noosa – weekly report

Open season Well the snapper season sure kicked off with a bang! We have had two consecutive weekends of perfect weather. Although fishing has been a little quiet some great fish have been caught with many stories of the one that got away. Sunshine Coast Noosa Offshore The bar has been kind as of late which has seen more boats …

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Sunshine Coast Noosa – weekly report

Well here we all are and the offshore crews can again catch all species without restriction, apart from bag and size limits, of course. The Queensland annual snapper and pearl perch closure is now done and dusted and for most it wasn’t too much of an issue as we had some pretty wild weather which gave the fish a break …

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Sunshine Coast Noosa – weekly report

With a hot start to the week we had daytime temps of 27C and evenings that felt the same. Of course this time of year that didn’t last for long and the weather soon changed to cold and fresh WSW winds. Offshore So, if you are heading offshore you are best advised to stick to the local reefs including Halls, …

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Sunshine Coast Noosa – weekly report

coral trout

Sunshine Coast Noosa – Well that’s another month gone as we push into the last month of winter. Last week certainly turned on the beautiful days and strong winds. Although strong, the winds featured mainly west in them which made for great land fishing or close inshore work. Beach With winter associated with tailor and jewfish it would appear that …

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Cool temps trigger bites

We certainly felt the cold snap this week with inland temps getting below 1C! For those of us on the coast we got down to around 6C and with westerly winds made for cool daytime temps. A plus side of this is that there has been increased activity for the tailor anglers. The bigger currents and higher tides saw baitfish …

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Anglers adapt to changing weather

What a mixed bag of weather we have seen this week. From crazy winds, swell, no swell, rain and clear skies, light westerly winds and a great day for all. SE QLD sure has the ability to throw a few curve balls when it comes to weather so trying different styles or locations can keep you fishing rather than wishing. …

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Lead up to the moon

Many anglers will have favoured moon phases and tide times to go fishing. Without doubt the lead up to the new moon is a great time to go fishing as a dark moon is thought to produce a morning bite window. It is also thought that predatory fish can hunt under the cover of darkness vs a full moon where …

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Big winter wet brings opportunities

What a change in the weather! From light winds, no swell and clear sunny days to big rain fall, increased swell and swollen rivers. Although this may sound bad the reality is it can be some of the best fishing, especially after a few days of calm. With the rains filling up the estuaries this sees the Noosa bar flush …

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