Coomera Houseboats

Great Gold Coast fishing continues

Well what a great Easter we have had here on the Gold Coast.  Light winds and sunny days, there was a shower or two threatening a couple of times but never eventuated to anything much. Our houseboat customers have mostly reported Great Gold Coast catches of Crabs and fish over our 5 night Easter charter.   In most areas even the …

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Rivers and fishing improving on Gold Coast

It’s been a great week on Gold Coast with all our Houseboat hirers and families enjoying some classic weather conditions on the Broadwater for school holidays. The water quality is getting back to normal after the rain and the fishing has been good. Let’s have a look at some Easter fishing options. The local rivers and estuaries are starting to …

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Extreme rain affects Gold Coast fishing

We are all happy to see the end of “Debbie” here on the Gold Coast, a lot of rain in a short time frame certainly affected the local area and impacted on the community in a lot of different ways.  We were lucky here on the Coomera River that the system handled the extra over flow at the weir fairly …

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Gold Coast fishing well before crazy weather

We had a good weekend and start to the week on the Gold Coast with plenty of fishing being done until the low moved down from up north dumping heavy rain and bringing strong winds as well on Thursday. Hopefully it doesn’t hang around too long and we see some better weather over the weekend. Lucky customers that got out …

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Gold Coast fishing OK after fresh flush

We’ve had another wet week here on the Gold Coast with heavy falls of rain last Sunday and more patchy showers during the week adding to the fresh water runoff making its way into our rivers and main channels. Despite the fresh flush the fishing has been ok at times and the Mud Crabs have been on the chew. The …

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Fishing Gold Coast after the flush

IT looks like the dry spell has finally come to an end on the Gold Coast this week with some good falls of long overdue rain. The rain will do wonders for the system giving the rivers and creeks a good flush out. Let’s have a look at what’s been biting and options over the weekend. We have finally had …

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Coomera Houseboats customers hooking good size whiting

Not much difference from this week to last week as again the strong Southerly winds have been persistent on the Gold Coast and the extra big swell is pushing more water in through the ocean entrances making the tides larger than normal.  Let’s have a look at what’s been biting. A drop in the wind and swell last weekend gave …

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Gold Coast prawns, crabs and jacks

Customers have had a good week getting stuck into plenty of Prawns, Mud Crabs and a few nice Mangrove Jack on the Gold Coast this week. Let’s have a look at some options for the weekend ahead. Banana Prawns have been showing up in good numbers around Jacobs Well, Cabbage Tree Point, Power Lines, Russell Island and Karragarra this week, …

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Broadwater, Jumpinpin and rivers worth fishing

We’ve had a bit of everything weather wise on the Gold Coast this week, extreme heat, wind and a big swell running offshore.  The Broadwater, Jumpinpin and Rivers have been the go to find a feed. Customers did well finding a few spots out of the wind and getting stuck into some good sized Flathead this week around Jumpinpin.  The …

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Crabs and prawns likely targets on Gold Coast

The S/SE wind has been persistent on the Gold Coast this week, limiting fishing to more sheltered areas. We have seen plenty of sunshine during the day with the isolated showers during the evenings.  Let’s have a look at what’s been happening. After the  few recent showers of rain we have seen a bit of Prawning action around, we should …

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