Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

Sunshine Coast anglers get stuck into pelagic action

With the Easter break now gone we finally saw some good weather on Friday and first thing Saturday morning before the dominant South Easterly winds kicked in again. The swells dropped off enough to allow anglers a chance to get offshore especially through Mooloolaba and stuck into some longtail and mac tuna action. There were also some big Spanish mackerel …

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Sunshine Reef fishing well on Sunny Coast

sunshine reef longtail tuna

Earlier in the week a few of the larger charter boats made the effort to fish Sunshine Reef and with lighter current they had some great success. A mixed bag of reef fish including sweetlip, pearlies, some cracking coral trout and the occasional big Spanish mackerel hit the deck. These fish falling for live baits and whole pilchard dead baits …

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Larger boats head offshore from Noosa

larger boats offshore noosa

With a break late last weekend and into Monday we saw the larger boats headed offshore to make the most of the narrow weather window. Out wide to Double Island the sharks were on patrol but those anglers who boated fish got a mixed bag of Scarlet sea perch, tusk fish, pearlies, sweetlip and snapper.  With lighter currents to the …

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Sunshine Coast April showers set to fire reefies up


Talk about April showers! What a change in the weather we have had this week with building swell and heavy rainfall. This has basically put the brakes on anyone headed offshore so the fish have had a break and the freshwater run off should have the reefies fired up. With Sunday and Monday showing good signs of dropping winds and …

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Cracking offshore days around Noosa

cracking offshore days noosa

Well what a month March 2019 was. We had a real mixed bag of weather, with some cracking offshore days and some heavy downpours to finish the month off. Over this time we had a glimpse of some great pelagics from wahoo to some huge spanish mackerel. On the reefs we had some cracking jewies, coral trout and sweetlip as …

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No complaints from Sunshine Coast anglers

no complaints sunshine coast

This week’s weather has been a pearler, allowing boats big and small to make the trek to their local reef. There have been no complaints coming from Double Island with anglers landing large red emperor as well as scarlet sea peach and nice gold band snapper. For anglers targeting these fish on bait you cannot go wrong with a nice …

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Sunshine Coast offshore scene alive

sunshine coast alive fishing

This week’s weather has been warmer than usual, rising the water temperature and making the fish aggressive. The offshore scene has been alive this week with anglers making do of short weather windows and reaping the rewards. North reef as well as Double Island has been the land of red this week. Scarlet sea perch as well coral trout and …

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Sunshine reef the pick of the spots


Winds were light on the Sunshine Coast and everyone had a shot offshore this weekend. With the swell small enough we saw many anglers make the most of the conditions and head far and wide. We are currently in a shift in the seasons so we can certainly expect to see our winter species coming through soon. North reef has …

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Rivers the option while swell settles on Sunny Coast

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Well unless we can invent a new sport of tow in fishing it’s going to be a very quiet few days ahead. With cyclone Oma bringing big swell, backed up tides and storm force winds the river is going to be one of a couple of options. Prior to the storm, offshore was really starting to fire up with the …

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Crabs and prawns pushed downstream in Sunshine Coast rivers

prawns pushed mud crabs

With a few days of opportunity early in the week, the local reefs were the popular options. Sunshine Reef has certainly been popular and for good reason. Good catches of cobia, coral trout, mackerel and tuna are at the top of the list. Other species in the mix include snapper, tusk fish, pearlies and various cod species. We still have …

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