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Variety of fish on offer at Gold Coast

The Gold Coast has seen a bit of variety on the weather scene this week from moderate SE winds over the weekend to rain on Wednesday and a cold Westerly change to finish off the week.  Just like the weather we have seen a variety of fish being caught as well. Flathead seem to dominate catches reported by customers in …

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Quality catches on Coomera Houseboats

Quality Jewfish have been around Jumpinpin in good numbers taking live bait like Mullet, Pike, Tailor, Yakkas and Winter Whiting, dead baits like Squid, Mullet Fillet and WA Pilchards and soft plastics and vibes worked around bait schools. Try fishing the Pin Bar entrance, Kalinga Bank, Canaipa Passage, Five Ways, Tiger Mullet Channel and Marks Rocks in the Logan River. …

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Plenty of fishing options on Gold Coast

A pretty good week on the Gold Coast weather wise has offered anglers plenty of fishing options to explore both inshore and offshore. Let’s see what’s been on the chew. A few nice Whiting have been caught lately, they are biting on both worms and yabbies. Pete and Snowy managed to land a nice feed last week. Try the Logan …

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Coomera & Gold Coast Fishing Report (& How to Throw a Cast Net)

AFTER another awesome weekend and start to the week of weather here on the Gold Coast we are going to see the wind move through on Thursday and end our great run. Luckily it’s just a short blow from the South and we will be back to a better weather forecast by the weekend. Great conditions saw plenty of boats …

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Catches of flathead, bream and tailor on Gold Coast

We’ve had mostly light winds for the past week on the Gold Coast, except for strong W/NW wind last Saturday that made the daytime temperature rise to 29 degrees.  From Sunday onwards we have moved back into a more normal winter weather pattern, seeing the temp drop and a few nice fish biting. Customers have been scoring some nice catches …

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Flathead making up the bulk of Gold Coast catch

A bit of drizzle and cloud cover over the weekend didn’t seem to dampen the spirits of customers who headed out on the water and were rewarded with some nice fish.  From Monday onwards the swell and wind dropped making perfect conditions to head off shore and try your luck on the Gold Coast. “Tech Tip Drag Settings”. Quite often …

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Tips for Flathead on Gold Coast (Plus Bream, Tailor & Queenfish)

We have seen good numbers of flathead being caught throughout the Broadwater and Jumpinpin area the past few weeks.  The key is to find were the fish are and more than likely you will land multiple schooling fish within a small area.  Best areas to look are river mouths on the run out tide, junctions in channels and river systems, …

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Gold Coasters Getting Amongst Flathead

After the strong cold Westerly winds last weekend it was nice to see the Sunshine this week matched with light winds made for some great fishing weather on the Gold Coast for the first week of school holidays. The weekend is looking good, let’s see what’s been happening this week. Customers have been getting amongst some nice Flathead this week, …

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Fresh Flush Makes the Smaller Fish Active on Gold Coast

Just as it looked like the Rivers, Broadwater and Jumpinpin had started to recover after the big low pressure system dumped a large amount of rain 2 weeks ago we received another 60+mm on Sunday adding more fresh water into local waters. Its great news for the Gold Coast in the coming months, you just had to look a bit …

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Local Gold Coast Reefs Producing

Float lining with the smallest sinker possible using whole WA pilchards, Large Squid and live Yakka’s is the best method on the local 18, 24, 36 fathom reefs, I do recommend to keep a steady burly trail of WA pilchard cubes to keep the fish on the bite. Good sized Pearl Perch, Amber Jack and Yellow Tail Kingfish have been …

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