Trevally

Mayhem Catching Pelagics on Surface

Once again the smaller queenfish took little to no interest in my perfectly placed lure, but as I blooped it beyond the frenzy it was engulfed by a queenfish well over a metre in length. I thought to myself, ‘of course, I manage to hook two of the most brutal fish possible on the smallest, weakest popper while trying to catch …

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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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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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Plenty of Fish in the Noosa River

The Noosa River has been a hype of activity over the past couple of weeks, with Easter then the school holiday break attracting a lot of people to Noosa’s Iconic River. Good quality flathead have been coming from the mouth of Lake Cooroibah, flathead have been pretty much right throughout the system. Try trolling a hardbody slowly or cast and …

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Prime Fishing Conditions over the Last Couple of Weeks

Offshore angler over the last couple of week have been in heaven, whether it be fishing the bottom for reefies or surface for pelagics, angler have cleaned up! Fishing for reef species on sunshine reef has seen sweetlip, squire and coral trout all in good numbers. The tax man in the grey suit “Sharks” are still thick and seem to …

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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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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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Trevally, Jewfish, Mud Crabs and Whiting around Gold Coast in February

Quality whiting have been active this week with customers finding a nice feed.  Some good spots are the North Arm of the Coomera River, Crab Island, Wave Break Island, Marine Stadium, Jacobs Well, Bedrooms, Tiger Mullet Channel, Canaipa Passage, North Bedrooms and the Logan River.  Yabbies and Worms are great bait.  I recommend using a small size 6 baitholder hook, …

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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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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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