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Fishing for Flathead on the Gold Coast

Our Houseboat customers caught some good sized Whiting and Bream off the sandbanks east of Cobby Passage over the long weekend, Tiger Mullet Channel, Green Bank, Tipplers Passage, Jacobs Well and the Coomera River also fished well. Some nice Jew Fish and Trevally have been caught in the Pin Bar and on the pipeline in the Seaway this week.  You …

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Great Week on Gold Coast

With warmer weather upon us our customers have been catching some solid Whiting this week on worms and small yabbies.  I recommend using a long trace up to 1m long of 6lb fluro carbon and a small size 6 hook to increase the hook up rate, make sure you have a large enough sinker to stay in touch with the …

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Mixed Bag Around Coomera

Once the Southerly drops it will be worth a look around the local bridges, rock walls, pontoons and canals for a Mangrove Jack, Estuary Cod and Trevally on the Gold Coast. At the time of writing my report it looks like the strong Southerly wind will persist over the weekend with a few showers on the cards.  The wind will ease …

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Lots of fishing options on Gold Coast

Flathead have also been found in the deeper channels throughout the Broadwater, look for bait schools they will be feeding on and try your luck. The Gold Coast Seaway has also been a good spot to find some big Flathead. Large plastics on heavy jig heads are working well, the new Zerek Fish Trap vibes and TTSwitchblades are also a …

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Nice catches around Coomera

Some nice Whiting and Bream have been caught this week and you can target then both land based or from a boat making them a great fish for the kids to catch. Prawns, worms & Yabbies will work. Reports of a few Mud Crabs and Sand Crabs being caught this week, it’s worth throwing in some pots while you’re having …

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Gold Coast catches consistent

Reports of a few nice Bream are still coming in, the Gold Coast Seaway, Wave Break Island, Paradise Point, Coomera River, Tipplers Passage, Dux, Jacobs Well, Tiger Mullet Channel and Short Island are producing fish. At the time of writing my report it looks the Westerly wind will ease and tend S/SE on Friday then swing Southerly Saturday and ease …

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Flathead and tailor chewing on Gold Coast

We have had reports of a few nice Whiting and Bream from the local rivers and shore based anglers at Paradise Point and Runaway Bay, this may be a good option to take the kids for a fish this weekend, try using worms, yabbies and prawns. At the time of writing my report it looks like we may see a …

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Light wind means great Gold Coast fishing

We have had reports of large Jew Fish, Cobia, Snapper, Moses and Tusk Fish being caught on the close reefs east of the Seaway & Jumpinpin. Out wider on the 36 -50 fathom line some nice Pearl Perch, AJ, Sampson, Snapper and Yellow Tail Kingfish have been caught. Both Mud Crabs and Sand Crabs have been on the chew this …

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A variety of species on the Gold Coast

Tailor and Jew Fish have been showing up on the last two hours of the run in and the first hour of the run out tide in the Pin Bar entrance, Kalinga Bank round Crusoe Island, Gold Coast Seaway and Main Broadwater channel near Currigee. We did see some quality winter Mud Crabs and some nice Sand Crabs caught this …

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Crabs and flathead around Gold Coast

It’s worth having a look in Tipplers Passage, Curtis, the Banks North of Tulleen Island, Jacobs Well Shoals, Green Bank, Kalinga Bank, Canaipa Passage, Logan River, Crab Island, Paradise Point and the Coomera River. Reports of some good size Tailor starting to show up in the Broadwater and Pin have filtered in, fish in the mid 50cm range are great …

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