Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

Noosa River fishing exceptionally

THE Noosa River is performing exceptionally when it comes to large flathead captures. We seem to be having one of the best flathead seasons in memory. The run out tide has been fantastic with good catches being recorded throughout the system. Yet another meter plus fish was recorded last week with plenty more into the high 80s and early 90cm …

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Noosa River looking perfect after the rain

With the weather looking perfect for the Anzac Day public holiday families were out in force fishing the Noosa River, flathead have been a standout species in the river being taken on live bait, dead baits and soft plastics. Some real monsters have been about with fish over 80 cm mark. Whitebait fished on gang hooks have been a great …

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Easter weather perfect for a fish

What a wonderful weekend of Easter weather we had for the break, with families not only enjoying what the Easter bunny brought but some outstanding fishing as well. Flathead have been in great numbers throughout the lower reaches of the river, Zman Opening night and Motor Oil in 3 inch minnows have been working well. White bait have been deadly …

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Conditions tough but fish still around Noosa

For those anglers who have been planning a trip offshore the  persistent 20+ knot winds have been a bit of a pain. The great thing About Noosa Offshore is we have Laguna Bay and some close offshore reefs that still afford the opportunity to get outside. Tuna have been in great numbers with the high tides in the morning seeming …

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Recent rain brings on the Sunshine Coast fish

With the recent weather events it is quite obvious that offshore anglers have been a little challenged when it comes to getting outside. Most anglers have been getting out early to try to beat the southerly breeze that has been springing up mid-morning. Sunshine Reef has still been producing the odd spanish mackerel, and it has also been a great …

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Plenty for anglers on Sunshine Coast

With near perfect weather over the last weekend many angler decided to make the run north and fish the reefs off Double Island, there were plenty of fish on offer including mackerel, long tail tuna, Mahi Mahi (Dolphin Fish), gold Spot Cod, moses perch, sweetlip, pearl perch and good sized venus tusk fish. The Hards and the Barwon banks also …

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Great offshore fishing at the moment

The great thing about this time of the year is we usually will see the best of both worlds, with the warmer currents will sticking around and keeping the pelagic bite hot. Tuna have been very active around the reefs in close to Noosa, they are schooled in large numbers around Jew Sholes, Halls Reef and Sunshine Reef,  a range …

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Tuna are plentiful in the bay

With the Noosa River still a little dirty after the rains, most of the predatory fish have been taken on the incoming tide.  Good catches of trevally and tailor have been taken on small metal slugs on the incoming tide. The Dog beach and sand bags are still seeing plenty of good sized whiting both on baits and surface lures. …

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With light winds, anglers headed out from Noosa

With some bigger swells last weekend, crossing the Noosa Bar was not for the faint hearted, with a bit of good timing angler were able to get out between the larger sets. There were plenty of birds working in the bay with Mack tuna and long tails feeding on the bait for underneath. Some quality fish in good numbers were …

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Bring on the Noosa River crabs

With a bit of weather headed our way and some significant falls in the Noosa River catchment areas we will see a real change in the river, Noosa River crabs are the first thing that springs to mind with good numbers of legal bucks taken, the deeper more saline area will be where most of the big bucks will be …

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