flathead

Dash for Cash Success

FOR only the third time since our daughter was born four and a half years ago, Robert and I managed a day on the water together without kids. It was another big flathead and this time Kord managed a great net shot with the handle extended first time. At 92cm it was Rob’s fourth-largest flathead and we were all fairly happy, …

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Mangrove Jack the Flavour of the Month at Tin Can Bay

Despite the storms last weekend was a cracker for the majority of the time which saw plenty of people taking advantage and hitting the water. Yet again it was mangrove jack that was the flavour of the month with several reports of good fish being caught with the best going 60cm caught by one very happy Rainbow Beach local. Whiting, …

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Fishing the Fresh Water can be Rewarding

Live worms or yabbies will see you in with a good chance, run a fairly long leader as this allows the bait to move around a bit more and entice a bite. Surface poppers and stickbaits are probably the most effective lure presentation for these fish and put up a good fight on the silly string. Some nice flatties being …

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Sunshine Coast Offshore Fishing Heats Up

In the rivers  The Noosa River has seen great numbers of bigeye trevally, GTs, cale cale trevally, bream, flathead and whiting. Big predatory fish are hanging around the bait schools coming in and out on the tides at the mouth. The best time to fish this particular spot is during the tide changes. Soft plastic lures cast out on light graphite outfits are …

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How to Troll – The Art of Trolling

I always try to set my lures about 20m behind the boat and my trolling speed is a slow idle. It is difficult to put an accurate speed to this technique but I always imagine that my boat is moving at a good walking pace. Another vital link in the chain is to remember that when you commence trolling, you …

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Mangrove Jacks, Flathead, Whiting & More around Kawana

The Beach fishing has been improving after the SE breeze over the last 2 weeks. The gutters are deeper, wider and are holding more whiting, flathead and the dart are moving in to keep many entertained. For all of your up to date daily fishing report just like Kawana Bait and Tackle on our Facebook page and we update morning and afternoon every day. www.kawanabaitandtackle.com.au Tight Lines Dean Lovelock PH: (07) 5444 5551

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Try for Flathead, Whiting, Bream & Travally at Tin Can Bay

What a mix of different weather this past week from absolute glorious conditions earlier in the week including some stinking hot days to strong winds that would blow a dog off it’s chain and now rain at Tin Can Bay!  Looking at the forecast for the weekend this wind is set to decrease over the next few days although will …

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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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Changing tactics when fishing lures

Jumpinpin and Broad-water Flathead will be an extremely popular target throughout Jumpinpin and the Broadwater during October because they are generally in good numbers and heaps of big girls are usually about. So far this flathead season, the reports are small hard-bodies such as Zerek Tango Shads have caught lots of flatties in the shallows. As the season progresses, the …

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Southern Moreton Bay alluring for jew

It had a couple more small runs around the boat but then returned to the surface and sat there perfectly for the net shot. In a matter of seconds, a cracking 105cm jew was in the boat. We were all stoked and it was so great to have husband and wife both get a cracking jew on the same day. As far …

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