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Gold Coasters Getting Amongst Flathead

After the strong cold Westerly winds last weekend it was nice to see the Sunshine this week matched with light winds made for some great fishing weather on the Gold Coast for the first week of school holidays. The weekend is looking good, let’s see what’s been happening this week. Customers have been getting amongst some nice Flathead this week, …

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Fresh Flush Makes the Smaller Fish Active on Gold Coast

Just as it looked like the Rivers, Broadwater and Jumpinpin had started to recover after the big low pressure system dumped a large amount of rain 2 weeks ago we received another 60+mm on Sunday adding more fresh water into local waters. Its great news for the Gold Coast in the coming months, you just had to look a bit …

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Local Gold Coast Reefs Producing

Float lining with the smallest sinker possible using whole WA pilchards, Large Squid and live Yakka’s is the best method on the local 18, 24, 36 fathom reefs, I do recommend to keep a steady burly trail of WA pilchard cubes to keep the fish on the bite. Good sized Pearl Perch, Amber Jack and Yellow Tail Kingfish have been …

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Great Catches of Mud Crabs on Gold Coast

IT seems to be either drought or torrential rain on the Gold Coast, last weekend we saw the heavens open up with rain and wind dominating the forecast. There are some benefits to so much rain, it gets the mud crabs on the move, gives the rivers a good flush and pushes the bait into the main systems. From Sunday …

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Fishing Options in June on Gold Coast

It’s great to be back after a good break, I defiantly made the most of the nice weather we’ve had the past couple of weeks. It looks like we are in for some wind and much needed rain on the Gold Coast from Friday until mid-next week. As we make the transition into winter the offshore bottom fishing has started …

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Flathead Firing in Gold Coast Rivers

You will be happy to know that Brett will be back next week and I am sure will have a story to two to tell about the one that got away! In the meantime, Mike here with the local report for this week. Lots of activity on the water over the weekend due to the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show and …

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Jumpinpin Fishing Well for Tailor and Jewfish

Hello everyone!  Brett has taken some well-earned leave for a week or two, so the fishing report has been left up to me this week.  From all the reports we hear it has  been a good week to get out and about on the Gold Coast and chase a few fish. We are still experiencing some very unseasonably warm weather …

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Bream, Flathead, Kingfish, Tailor, Cobia, Cod & Crab around Coomera

Customers have been finding some good early season bream around Short Island, Tiger Mullet Channel, Logan River, Jacobs Well, Tipplers Passage, The Coomera River, Paradise Point and the Gold Coast Seaway. Mullet fillet, white pilchards, fisho’s and yabbies are great bait. Reports of a few tailor and trevally showing this week throughout the system, we have plenty of herring schools …

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Jumpinpin Producing Trevally and More

What a fantastic start to May on the Gold Coast, light winds and blue skies put a big smile on everyone’s faces. We have a great weather forecast on the way for the weekend, so let’s have a look at how the fishing was this week. Customers have reported plenty of bait schools moving through the Jumpinpin Bar area which …

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Offshore a Good Option on Gold Coast

Wind, wind and more wind on the Gold Coast this week, with offshore fishing off limits due to wind and swell anglers stuck to the local rivers out of the wind in the Broadwater and Jumpinpin to try their luck. We had plenty of Houseboats out over the ANZAC Long Weekend fishing and crabbing, we have lots of good fishing …

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