Pelagics

Wilson Fishing Wreck Reefs expedition

The 20,000-litre fuel tank provides plenty of fuel capacity for the long haul out to Wreck Reefs and back..  As for your freshwater needs, she holds 13,500 litres of fresh water for showers, cooking and hosing off gear and the deck. Upstairs on the bridge, she’s equipped with all the latest electronic equipment such as a 64 nautical mile Furuno …

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Perfect Winter Days for Holiday Makers

WITH the near perfect winter day we have been experiencing over the last week the Noosa River has been a hive of activity with angler and holiday makers making the best of the conditions. Bream are thick throughout the river system and this has provided lots of entertainment for the kids on school holidays. Small pieces of worm, prawn or …

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Awesome Land-Based Pelagic Action

At the time of writing only a couple of longtail tuna have been hooked and every fish to date has been taken by bloody big sharks. Ashby angler Ted McLean hooked a big longtail well over 20kg on a live gar only to be left with the head after just one bite. Naturally, with the number of big pelagics patrolling …

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Fish cakes with lime and chilli dressing

This fish cakes recipe is sure to tempt the taste buds. Simple and quick to make, it will please the whole family. Ingredients 600g fish minced or chopped 2 tbs Thai red curry paste 3 shallots, ends trimmed, roughly chopped 2 tsp grated lemon rind 1 tsp finely grated fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 egg Olive oil Sea salt …

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Wind Drops and Anglers Head Offshore

Long tail and mac tuna have been seen feeding in the vicinity of Laguna bay and Sunshine reef, the tell tail sign to look for is dive bombing birds, 30 to 60 gram silver slugs and 4-5” jerk shad style soft plastics have been working a treat. Snapper, sweetlip, tuskies and the ever popular coral trout have all been in …

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Pelagics, Bream, Whiting, Flathead (& More) Around Gold Coast

It has been good to see the local kids catching a few Bream, Flathead and Whiting off the bank next to our shop in the Coomera River. The Houseboat customers have found a few nice fish so far during School Holidays around Tipplers Passage, Dux, The Never Fail Islands, Tiger Mullet Channel, Bedrooms, Jacobs Well, North Arm of the Coomera …

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Mackerel and Wahoo Around Caloundra

Caloundra Wide and the Southern End of the Banks are holding some Tusk Fish, Wahoo, Billfish and Dolphin Fish. For best results troll dead baits around 4 knots. FRI 11 DEC LOW      1:18 am – 0.17 m HIGH      7:59 am – 1.83 m LOW      2:21 pm – 0.40 m HIGH      7:56 pm – 1.38 m   SAT 12 DEC LOW      …

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Prawns and Crabs Running After Recent Rains

After the recent rains the local prawn population has really come to life, paired with a new moon from the past week the Noosa River is an influx of tasty little crustaceans! Now if you’re chasing prawns for the table or simply want to target big fish then you need to go out for them after dark. When the sun …

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Beautiful Fishing this Weekend at the Sunshine Coast

Well we have some hot, warm conditions to look forward to over the weekend. Finally we can call this beautiful place the Sunshine Coast. The Offshore conditions are perfect for the early morning fish. Next to no wind and swell have been predicted. The mackerel will be worth chasing in the sun using some chrome lures, trolling lures and baits. Taking …

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