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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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Pelagic action the pick on Gold Coast

pelagic action gold coast

The same areas as last week are still fishing well, and trolling the reefs between 18 to 36 fathom line off the Gold Coast and Jumpinpin is the go for pelagic action on the Gold Coast. Best tips are to find the birds that are finding the bait and you should be lucky enough to find the fish. Trolling small …

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Great time for Gold Coast whiting fishing

gold coast whiting fishing

Hi all, I can’t believe it’s that time of year again “Merry Christmas” to everyone. It’s time to enjoy a relaxing break, we have all our Houseboats heading out on the water to celebrate with family and friends.  I would like to thank everyone for contributing to the Fishing Report with info and great photos during the year.  Hope Santa …

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Pelagic species a worthwhile option on Gold Coast

pelagic species gold coast

We’ve had a great week on the Gold Coast, finally getting consistent weather, and the forecast is looking awesome for fishing for the next week as well. Let’s have a look at a few fishing options. The forecast is looking great for heading offshore for a fish, you have plenty of options to choose from depending on your preferred target …

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Gold Coast mud crabs fired up by fresh flush and flathead on the chew

gold coast mud crabs flathead

We’ve had plenty of rain on the Gold Coast this week combined with big high tides from the full moon. This has given all the rivers a big flush out. Let’s have a look at what’s been happening this week. Plenty of rain earlier in the week combined with some massive daytime high tides has seen the rivers on the …

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Whiting on the chew at Gold Coast – Black marlin offshore

It seems like this year has flown by quickly with this Friday being the first of December already. The summer weather pattern has kicked in with humid weather, showers and rain hanging around this week. Good news for anglers chasing pelagic species with the first wave of little Black Marlin off the Gold Coast. Plus plenty of Dolphin fish on …

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Gold Coast Seaway holding bait attracting a variety of species

It’s good to be back on deck after a nice holiday and thanks to Jason & Sarah for keeping the report going for me. We managed to go fishing a few times and find some good quality fish around Tin Can Bay and Rainbow beach. On the local front I was keen to get out for a look and catch …

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