Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

Anglers get offshore on Sunshine Coast

anglers get offshore sunshine coast

The time has finally come where we have had some good weather opportunities to get offshore. The best times seem to be in the morning, with the wind tending to pick up later in the day and dropping at sunset. Sunshine Reef has again featured highly on the hit list of smaller boat owner with plenty of quality reef fish …

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Decent weather makes for good fishing around Bundy

decent weather bundaberg

Finally, it’s nice to be able to report about some decent weather for the Bundaberg area for this weekend. I’m sure all the kids will make the most of the lighter winds for the last weekend of the school holidays. BUNDABERG OFFSHORE After weeks of terrible weather, it’s nice to see a few nice days on the horizon. At this …

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The early bird catches the fish at Noosa

early bird catches fish noosa

In the Noosa River, it has been a case of the early bird catching the fish, Trevally, queen fish and tailor have all been taken on the surface with both poppers and surface walkers doing some serious damage. Woods Bays, the back of Noosa Sound and the first Ski Run have been the pick of the spots. Try Duo Poco …

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Easter anglers enjoyed the Noosa River

easter anglers fishing noosa trevally

With some tough offshore conditions over the long weekend, plenty of Easter anglers opted for a fish in the river. Flathead have been in good numbers down towards river mouth with live baits working well, small poddy mullet and herring have been ideal and if you fish these baits on the outgoing tide you should find the bigger fish. Trolling …

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Noosa the place to be over Easter

fishing easter noosa

Noosa is looking great for the Easter break and if the weather plays the game we should see some sensational catches. Even though swells are predicted to be up hopefully we may see some of the bigger craft able to cross the bar. The reefs were firing prior to Easter, with Sunshine Reef producing some fantastic Longtail tuna, Mack tuna …

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Offshore fishing set to fire on Sunshine Coast

offshore fishing coral tout

Offshore fishing at this time of the year is always weather dependent, with a bit of luck we should see some good days to get out on the water and take advantage of the pelagic’s that are on offer. It’s that the time of year when the big mackerel are around and trolling can be very rewarding. Deep diving lures …

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Closer reefs off Noosa the best bet

closer reefs noosa fishing

With that typical late summer weather pattern continuing with the strong winds and squally showers most anglers keep their efforts around the closer reefs. Sunshine reef and Halls reef have produced some bigger Spanish and good sized spotted mackerel with dead baits like garfish, large pilchards and Yakka’s fished on a gang hook rig getting good results, try using a …

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Freshwater influx fires up Sunshine Coast fish

freshwater influx fishing sunshine coast

With the recent freshwater influx, whiting have been more prevalent down towards the mouth of the Noosa River. Live worms and live yabbies have been the prime baits. With the prevailing southerlies fishing the dog beach has been perfect for those wanting to chase whiting on surface, the Bassday Sugapens and the Atomic Hards surface walkers are perfect for the …

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Rain brings on the fish around Noosa

rain fires up fish noosa spanish mackerel

Offshore species like our famous coral trout responded well to the latest rain events, with some areas in the catchment receiving over 250mm. Sunshine and Halls Reef were the popular choices firstly due to their close proximity and secondly due to catches of estuary cod, grassy sweetlip and spanish mackerel as well as coral trout at Sunshine. North reef is …

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Large swells have kept anglers in the rivers

fishing the rivers noosa

With the swell up last weekend, the rivers were the place to be if you were looking for a feed of fish. Whiting were in good numbers around the Noosa River Dog Beach, River Mouth, Frying Pan and Weyba Creek areas. Live yabbies, pealed prawns and worms were all popular baits. Small poppers or surface walkers have also been claiming …

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