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Gold Coast rivers and creeks for fish and crabs

gold coast rivers

Another week of rain, wind, swell and big tides made fishing conditions tough on the Gold Coast.  For those keen to brave the weather and try fishing the more sheltered rivers and creeks produced a few fish and crabs. Our Houseboat customers have managed to hide out of the wind in the Gold Coast rivers and estuaries and score a …

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Great weather window enabled anglers to catch Gold Coast species

great weather gold coast fishing

We just can’t seem to escape the wind and rain here on the Gold Coast, this week has been dominated by the weather. At least we had a great weather window over the weekend that gave anglers a chance to get out and chase fish, crabs and prawns. It’s was awesome to see a great weather forecast last weekend, and …

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Mud crabs and prawns great options on Gold Coast

mud crabs and prawns gold coast

It’s great to see the sunshine this week after all the rain we copped last Friday and Saturday morning. Once the fresh water starts to clear, we should see some great fishing over the next couple of weeks, that’s the benefits of a good dose of rain to clean out the system. Let’s have a look at some options for …

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Making the most of conditions on Gold Coast

conditions catching fish gold coast

It’s been one of those weeks on the Gold Coast with a strong south easterly wind kicking in on Tuesday and showers making fishing conditions tough. We were lucky to have a good weekend and our customers made the most of the conditions scoring a feed of fish and crabs. We have seen some good catches of Mud Crabs around …

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Extra-hot weather makes for awesome Gold Coast action

extra-hot gold coast

It’s been an extra-hot week here on the Gold Coast with temps hitting the mid 30’s at Coomera and the odd afternoon storm with an impressive lightning show. Let’s have a look at some fishing options. With the high daytime temps, humidity and the odd storm there has been plenty of extra-hot activity in the afternoon in the Coomera river …

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Gold Coast trevally turning it on

gold coast trevally

It’s been a bit of a windy week on the Gold Coast, with the southeasterlies persisting. The wind is tipped to ease for the weekend thank goodness, let’s see what’s been biting this week. Customers have been able to find a few good spots in the rivers and around Jumpinpin to hide out of the wind this week and caught …

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Inshore fishing the best bet on Gold Coast

inshore fishing gold coast option

It was nice to see the weather was pretty good over the long weekend on the Gold Coast before the South Easterly winds moved in for the start of the week. A big swell offshore has made inshore fishing in the Broadwater, Jumpinpin and rivers the best option for chasing a feed. Prawns were fairly thick leading up to and …

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Coomera Houseboats crew pick up spanish mackerel

coomera houseboats spanish mackerel

As another week comes to an end and we head into the Australia Day Long Weekend all our Houseboats are heading out to have some fun. Let’s have a look at what’s been biting on the Gold Coast. Coomera Houseboats staff member Adrian and his son Adam headed out offshore for a look and came up trumps scoring a nice …

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Broadwater fishing well worthwhile in windy weather

broadwater fishing gold coast

After a windy start to the week it’s nice to finally see the South Easterly winds start to ease and hopefully by the weekend the swell would have dropped enough to sneak offshore for a look. The sheltered waters were the places to look and Jumpinpin and Broadwater fishing has been the best bet to find a few fish and …

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Coomera River holding GTs and mangrove jack

GTs in coomera river

As another nice week on the Gold Coast comes to an end let’s have a look at what’s been biting and a few fishing options for the weekend. After recent rain on the Gold Coast has flushed out the system, plenty of bait fish have moved back into the upper reaches of the Coomera River along with a list of …

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