Marty Coulton won the $50.00 Davo's Fish of the Week prize with the 4kg golden trevally he caught at the river mouth.

Whiting aplenty in Noosa River!

With the wind up and large swells around, much of last week was a bit of a write off, but for those that did get out a little earlier in the week there were some outstanding results.

There were some great patches of yellowfin tuna around North reef, trolling lures like the Zerek Bluewater Craft where excellent for the job, on the bottom Snapper, trag jew and Pearlies were all taken from North Reef.

Heading out to the Banks or up to Double Island reefs saw some quality snapper as well as gold spot cod, yellowfin tuna, teraglin jewfish, frying pan snapper, venus tusk fish, hussar, moses perch, squire and cobia.

Marty Coulton won the $50.00 Davo's Fish of the Week prize with the 4kg golden trevally he caught at the river mouth.
Marty Coulton won the $50.00 Davo’s Fish of the Week prize with the 4kg golden trevally he caught at the river mouth.
A little closer to home Sunshine Reef has also seen a good mix of reefies including snapper, sweetlip and coral trout.

Good quality whiting have again been taken from the Gympie terrace stretch of the river, off Munna Point near the caravan park, the Frying Pan and the Dog Beach. Live worms and yabbies have been the bait of choice. Surface lures have also been an effective way to target whiting and with the wind around this help your cause. Try to get the wind at your back this will help when casting those lighter lures. The ripple on the surface from the wind will help with the fish feeling safer as they move up onto those sand banks that whiting love to feed on.

I have found that small twitch type action with the rod tip works best when targeting whiting on smaller popper. Lures like the Zerek Poparazzi in the 50mm are perfect for the job. Fluorocarbon leader is also a must.

Larger giant trevally have been engulfing soft plastics along the Tewantin stretch of the river. The 100mm Ifish Squidgy Wriggler in the ghost colour have been successful on these hard fighting fish. Cale cale trevally have also been on the chew in Woods Bays and around the Sound. The odd jack has been caught as the water warms. These fish are coming from around heavy structure like bridges, jetties and pontoons.

On the beach, there have been some good whiting coming from the gutters along the eastern beaches. Down towards Coolum, jew have also been on the chew; very early morning on the incoming tide has been the time to target them. Baits like fresh mullet, bonito, and worms clumped onto a 4/0 size hook has also done the job.

Now for all the latest information go to for up to date bar and fishing reports and don’t forget to drop into Davo’s Tackle World Noosa or Davo’s Bait &Tackle Northshore at Marcoola to find out what’s biting and where, and remember , Tight Lines and Bent Spines!

938 David Low Way
Marcoola, Queensland 4564
Tel: (07) 5448 8244

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