Jewfish

Perfect Weather for Offshore Anglers

Larger bream numbers are on the increase. Lightly weighted flesh baits like fresh mullet being the best approach. Trevally numbers are also increasing with Golden, Giant and Tea Leaf Trevally all feeding around the low light periods. Woods Bays, Munna Point and the back of Noosa Sound have been the most active areas. Surface lures and small plastics like the …

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What Fish to Target In April: What’s on the Chew

Jacks also respond to a wide variety of lures and techniques. Casting surface poppers tight and parallel to structure works well, as does casting soft plastics and hard-bodied minnows tight to structure. Trolling hard-bodied minnows along the rock walls and broken reef areas of the rivers also entices plenty of jacks and allows you to cover a lot of quality ground. When …

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How to Catch Mulloway

I don’t know why, but I have thrown all different types of hard-bodies and those without rattles seem to work more often. What bait and where to get it? You can’t beat yellowtail yakka and beach worm baits for jewfish. Other baits you can use include mullet, tailor and herring. The big jewfish in the photos were caught on live yakkas and …

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Hot Hints for Some Autumn Fishing Action

Bassman Spinnerbaits is a family owned and run business, with Glen and Sue putting in many hours a week to keep up with the demand for this great product. Bassman also offers custom-made spinnerbaits and I have seen many fishers order their own colours. I have even called Sue requesting colours I want to try. When I fished the Flathead Classic …

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Cooler Weather brings on Noosa River Fishing

Woods Bays and the back of the Noosa Sound has been fishing well during the low light hours of the morning and afternoon with anglers landing some nice sized trevally, tailor and the odd mangrove jack is also in the mix. Lures have been the key to success with anglers using gladiator prawns, Cultiva Savoy Shads and the ever popular …

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10 Tips for Fishing the Tweed River and Terranora Creek

4. Fish along the wall on the slack of the tide for luderick, bream, jacks and jew. It is deep water so don’t be scared to use big baits. 5. Right along the wall near the hospital you’ll find bream, flathead, jew and jacks. The wall is fairly easily traversed, so if fishing with kids it is pretty safe. Fish the slack of …

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Crabs, Mackerel and Wahoo at the Gold Coast

We had a nice weekend and start to the week on the Gold Coast, the Southerly change moved through mid-week and brought a few showers with it, a bit of rain just might help to stir things up a bit. Thomas sent us a great photo of a spanish mackerel his Grandfather caught off the Gold Coast last week, he …

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Bream, whiting, crabs and jewfish on the Gold Coast

Light to moderate South to South Easterly winds and showers have been the normal this week on the Gold Coast with a bit of extra rain during the night. The fresh water flush is just what the area needs to get the bait fish and mud crabs on the move. Our customers have landed some quality whiting this week on …

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Big Swells Make Offshore Fishing a Challenge

Fishing live baits around jetties, bridges and heavy structure has been successful. Also 4” paddle tail soft plastics have been accounting for a few of the bigger fish. Solid queenfish are still rounding up bait schools in Woods Bays and around the river mouth. Surface popper have been the go with  the new  River2Sea Baby Bells really doing the job, …

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Conditions Have Been Tough for the Offshore Brigade

With conditions offshore not that favourable for anglers, those that have ventured across the bar have stayed relatively close as there has been only very short, limited weather windows. Grassy sweetlip trout and squire have come from the closer reefs with a few mackerel and tuna on the closer reefs in the bay. In the Noosa River, flathead have again …

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