Tag Archives: snapper

Noosa’s Offshore Scene is Really Firing

Trolling hardbodies like the Samaki Pacemakers and trolling squid skirts has seen success. North Reef has been firing with a good mix of reef species as well pelagics that have all been feeding hard. In the Noosa River, bream and whiting have been on the chew in big numbers around the River Mouth, Dog Beach and Frying Pan areas.  Live …

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It’s a (Mangrove) Jack Attack

There has been the odd jew coming from the deeper stretches of the ski run on lures like the 20g Jackson pin tails. Good numbers of flathead on the outgoing tide from around the frying pan and in the woods bays. Gladiator prawns have been doing most of the damage as well as 140mm squidgy wriggler in clear gremlin colour …

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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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Float Lining for a Trophy Fish

Some people think you need to travel many kilometres offshore to catch big snapper, but that is not always the case. My PB 88cm snapper was caught in Moreton Bay in just 3.5m of water. Fishing the bay is a lot harder than fishing the offshore reefs. Fishing the correct tides, moon phases, with fresh baits and the right technique …

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Fishing Superstition – True or False?

Fishing Communication On another note, communication on the water can be vital whenever any form of breakdown or unexpected emergency occurs. VHF repeater channel 21 provides the best radio range for anyone fishing offshore in our backyard off Brisbane thanks to Redcliffe Coast Guard. While that VHF repeater on Moreton Island was off the air for maintenance recently, several people mentioned …

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Time to hit shallow reefs off Double Island

I will try to do a few trips chasing mackerel, snapper, tasty grass sweetlip, pearl and moses perch and estuary cod. At this time of year there should be plenty of large-mouth nannygai around. These fish love the big trawler squid that I get off my mate Nathan Dum-schat, as well as big green prawns. The bonus is all this …

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Current dictating offshore options

On a little 2m rise nearby there was a school of fish sitting vertically about 4m high over the east side of a ridge. A floated bait on an 8 ball sinker nailed good midsized snapper and all within less than a kilometre. Another kilometre away we placed the boat to drift along a little valley between two pinnacles. It …

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