Tailor

Catching Sand and Mud Crabs on the Gold Coast

Around the mouth of the Nerang, the underwater rock wall that runs from The Southport School boat shed to the mouth of the canal on the other side of the river is a consistent spot for a feed of bream. With three bridges now running across the river near the Sundale boat ramp, this is another good spot in which to …

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Weather Window got Angler Offshore at Sunshine Coast

HOW things have changed over the last week after that atrocious weather earlier in the month. In the Noosa River, trevally have been in big numbers and seem to be traveling in small schools with dawn and sunset the prime attack times. In Woods Bays surface presentations have been the most exciting and effective ways to target these fish. The …

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Windarra Banks Fishing Well

Some good pearl perch were caught on the new moon in May, so definitely give them a go on the same moon in June if the weather allows. Pearlies really are one of the delicacies of the reef. The 50-fathom line is also holding a lot of squire but they are so small it’s not worth the effort and half of them …

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Target Tailor, Trevally, Bream On Sunshine Coast this Weekend

Plenty of fresh in the river system! After the big rain event last weekend, the river has dirtied up as fresh water makes its way down from the upper reaches. With the king tides we are getting this will certainly clean things up quickly. Over the next week as the river clears, areas around the river mouth will be the …

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Great Catches of Mud Crabs on Gold Coast

IT seems to be either drought or torrential rain on the Gold Coast, last weekend we saw the heavens open up with rain and wind dominating the forecast. There are some benefits to so much rain, it gets the mud crabs on the move, gives the rivers a good flush and pushes the bait into the main systems. From Sunday …

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New Research Reveals Tailor Spawning Areas

RESEARCH by NSW Department of Primary Industries Fisheries is revealing some very interesting insights into the life cycle of tailor, a hugely popular saltwater sportfish common along the NSW coast. Up until now, it’s been assumed that Queensland’s Fraser Island is the east coast tailor spawning area. However, studies by scientists from the DPI’s Research Angler Program suggest that tailor …

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Fishing Options in June on Gold Coast

It’s great to be back after a good break, I defiantly made the most of the nice weather we’ve had the past couple of weeks. It looks like we are in for some wind and much needed rain on the Gold Coast from Friday until mid-next week. As we make the transition into winter the offshore bottom fishing has started …

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Plenty of Trevally in the Noosa River

The Noosa River over the last week has been the place to be if you love chasing trevally, good sized giant trevally have been coming from around the Coast Guard boats near Munna Point as well as Inner Woods Bay. Surface presentations have been the way to go with smaller surface walkers like the River2sea Scum Dogs and Surface poppers …

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Good Numbers of Tailor in Noosa River

There have been some great tailor coming into the Noosa River and one of the best ways to target them is on  surface lures, early morning and late afternoon has been the prime time. Don’t forget to upsize that leader material as tailor are notorious for bite offs. Lightly weighted pillies have also been effective baits. Golden, diamond, big eye …

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Tailor, Whiting, Jewfish, Mackerel and Snapper at Noosa

WHAT a weekend! Last weekend would have to have been one of the best we have seen this year for anglers. Starting with the Noosa River; quality tailor have been in good number in the lower stretches of the river. Big live baits at night have been the most consistent option to target the larger fish. Surface lures have also …

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