Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

Rains are great for the Noosa river


We finally got some rains on the sunny coast last week which has given the rivers a little flush. This has dropped the salinity and has seen some amazing flathead landed throughout the lower estuary to over a metre in length. These fish have been taking a wide range of soft plastics in the 3 inch range including power bait …

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Plenty of big flathead in the Noosa River!


With the winds causing plenty of boats to pick up and head out at last minute only the local reefs have been the go to spots this week for those anglers in smaller craft. Bigger boats have managed to head out wider into the deeper waters of Double Island and Barwon banks. With the bite being a little slower it …

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Time to fish with deep divers


With the winds being variable we saw North to South Easterly and everything in between.  With light currents the Northerly winds tending to quieten things down a bit but some great fish were caught along the way. deep North reef featured snapper and cobia coming on board as well as maori cod, tusk fish, pearl perch and the odd jewfish …

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Offshore scene quiet, inshore action galore at Noosa

offshore scene inshore action aplenty

With the winds blowing a bit harder and combined wind/ground swell coming through the offshore scene was a bit quieter this week. A few charters went wider to Double Island and scored a mixed bag of reef fish including, cobia, parrot, pearl perch, snapper, sweetlip and the occasional longtail tuna. In closer around Sunshine and Chardons Reef’s the bite was …

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Rain colours up rivers on Sunshine Coast


It’s been a bit of a windy one this week, but with N-NW winds we saw a few boats headed out and some great fish landed offshore. With the full moon phase now gone the fish were a little slower on the bite but the guys who managed to head out landed some great fish.colours North reef has been the …

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Good snapper as we move toward the Full Moon!


The majority of boats stayed in closer due to winds or tide heights dictating return times home over the Noosa Bar during the week. Those who did manage to go wide to Double Island were treated to a mixed bag of snapper, tusk fish, jewfish, amberjack, moses perch, coral bream and spangled emperor to name a few as we move …

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Bigger fish getting about Sunshine Coast

bigger fish sunshine coast

With the Davos social competition finishing last Sunday, anglers from all over the coast submitted photos of some cracking fish. With the comp running over 2 days the species must have list included Flathead, Tailor, Trevally and Bream. With the biggest flathead measuring 75cm it shows there are bigger fish about, especially around Munna Point and the sandbags. To tempt …

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Plenty on offer for Sunshine Coast anglers

sunshine coast anglers

With the run of sensational weather continuing, the boat ramps have been full and the land-based Sunshine Coast anglers have been out and about catching a good feed. The river mouth has been producing some great catches of whiting in the mid 30cm range. To target these fish it is best to find a deeper gutter and fish with a …

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Blood moon brings on the fish

blood moon amberjack

In the run up to a blood moon the big tides saw the fish feeding well early in the week with the afternoon the better time to fish toward the weekend. In the river smaller flathead have been caught around the river mouth and the gutters to the Noosa side (south side) of the main channel. Light leaders and small …

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Perfect time for snapper off Noosa

perfect time for snapper noosa

With a drop in swell at the start of the week and light offshore winds, we have seen lots of anglers head out wide to DI and the Barwon Banks to make the most of the conditions. Fish falling to well-presented baits were big snapper, pearl perch, red emperor, tusk fish and moses perch. For the majority of anglers fishing …

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