Bream

Flathead on the chew

WITH reports of water temperatures rising over the last week, good size Flathead have been taken on lures and small pilchards with hots spots being around sand banks near the mouth, back of the sound and the entrance to the first lake. The new Fish Candy Chasebaits in 3 and 4 inch paddle bait have been dynamite on these quality …

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The mangrove jacks are back!

WITH the rain and storms on the weekend the mangrove jacks have really started to fire up, report of good fish coming from the stretch of water between Lake Cooroibah and Lake Cootharaba. Fish the run out tide with soft plastics such as the Squidgy Wild Prawn or suspending lures like the River2sea live minnows worked close to the fallen …

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Richmond River producing at Ballina

Things are finally starting to settle down after the horrendous weather of June and July and the Richmond River is getting a chance to clean up after yet another flood. Some large tides over the past few weeks have certainly helped speed up the process, which has allowed plenty of fish to make their way back upriver. A sharp drop in …

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Anglers’ guide to fishing with the weather – from a pro

IN this article I will talk about how to effectively go fishing with the weather that good-old Mother Nature throws at us anglers. Being a professional fishing guide for over 20 years and being on the water every day has provided a baptism of fire and a staunch learning curve in trying to work with the elements that can change …

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Forecast heavy rains never came

WITH warnings of a big rain event last weekend most angler warmed up the couch and settled in for a quiet one in front of the telly. Well this wasn’t the case as weather conditions were nothing like what was forecast and were perfect for a day on the river. Noosa River has been exceptionally clear over the last couple …

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Fishing for barra, bass, flathead, bream and grunter in Bundaberg in Spring

THE first week of spring is always a magical time of the year around Bundaberg.  As the water temperature starts to rise, so should the fishing with some quality mangrove jack already starting to smash lures and baits. The Elliott River has been producing the goods with a good run of large summer whiting around the sand bars towards the …

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Quality bream, snapper and reef fish on the Gold Coast

AS winter finally comes to an end on the Gold Coast and we head into September Springtime fishing let’s have a look at how our customers went last weekend and during the week. Some quality bream are still being caught throughout the Broadwater and Jumpinpin this week, customers have found good numbers of nice size fish on offer.  Good spots …

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Good Tailor Schools around Noosa

EVERYONE is talking about the massive run of tailor we’re having at the moment. Both the Noosa River and surrounding beaches are holding good numbers. The Noosa Northshore has been really firing, with the winds dropping conditions were nothing less than perfect this week. Good tailor were landed right the way along Northshore with the evening tide the most productive. …

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Targeting bream and flathead in Lake Macquarie

For flathead, large (100-150mm) silver and black plastics that resemble mullet or even white plastics with some orange on the gills are a good choice. If targeting bream, 2” Gulp Shrimp in Pepper Prawn are fantastic. Your large plastics might even land you a good size jew, so cast until your shoulders hurt and good luck. One recent afternoon I took …

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