Coomera Houseboats

Making the most of conditions on Gold Coast

conditions catching fish gold coast

It’s been one of those weeks on the Gold Coast with a strong south easterly wind kicking in on Tuesday and showers making fishing conditions tough. We were lucky to have a good weekend and our customers made the most of the conditions scoring a feed of fish and crabs. We have seen some good catches of Mud Crabs around …

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Extra-hot weather makes for awesome Gold Coast action

extra-hot gold coast

It’s been an extra-hot week here on the Gold Coast with temps hitting the mid 30’s at Coomera and the odd afternoon storm with an impressive lightning show. Let’s have a look at some fishing options. With the high daytime temps, humidity and the odd storm there has been plenty of extra-hot activity in the afternoon in the Coomera river …

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Gold Coast trevally turning it on

gold coast trevally

It’s been a bit of a windy week on the Gold Coast, with the southeasterlies persisting. The wind is tipped to ease for the weekend thank goodness, let’s see what’s been biting this week. Customers have been able to find a few good spots in the rivers and around Jumpinpin to hide out of the wind this week and caught …

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Inshore fishing the best bet on Gold Coast

inshore fishing gold coast option

It was nice to see the weather was pretty good over the long weekend on the Gold Coast before the South Easterly winds moved in for the start of the week. A big swell offshore has made inshore fishing in the Broadwater, Jumpinpin and rivers the best option for chasing a feed. Prawns were fairly thick leading up to and …

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Coomera Houseboats crew pick up spanish mackerel

coomera houseboats spanish mackerel

As another week comes to an end and we head into the Australia Day Long Weekend all our Houseboats are heading out to have some fun. Let’s have a look at what’s been biting on the Gold Coast. Coomera Houseboats staff member Adrian and his son Adam headed out offshore for a look and came up trumps scoring a nice …

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Broadwater fishing well worthwhile in windy weather

broadwater fishing gold coast

After a windy start to the week it’s nice to finally see the South Easterly winds start to ease and hopefully by the weekend the swell would have dropped enough to sneak offshore for a look. The sheltered waters were the places to look and Jumpinpin and Broadwater fishing has been the best bet to find a few fish and …

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Coomera River holding GTs and mangrove jack

GTs in coomera river

As another nice week on the Gold Coast comes to an end let’s have a look at what’s been biting and a few fishing options for the weekend. After recent rain on the Gold Coast has flushed out the system, plenty of bait fish have moved back into the upper reaches of the Coomera River along with a list of …

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Pelagic action the pick on Gold Coast

pelagic action gold coast

The same areas as last week are still fishing well, and trolling the reefs between 18 to 36 fathom line off the Gold Coast and Jumpinpin is the go for pelagic action on the Gold Coast. Best tips are to find the birds that are finding the bait and you should be lucky enough to find the fish. Trolling small …

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Great time for Gold Coast whiting fishing

gold coast whiting fishing

Hi all, I can’t believe it’s that time of year again “Merry Christmas” to everyone. It’s time to enjoy a relaxing break, we have all our Houseboats heading out on the water to celebrate with family and friends.  I would like to thank everyone for contributing to the Fishing Report with info and great photos during the year.  Hope Santa …

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Pelagic species a worthwhile option on Gold Coast

pelagic species gold coast

We’ve had a great week on the Gold Coast, finally getting consistent weather, and the forecast is looking awesome for fishing for the next week as well. Let’s have a look at a few fishing options. The forecast is looking great for heading offshore for a fish, you have plenty of options to choose from depending on your preferred target …

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