Tackle World Noosa

Tackle World Noosa

Typical winter weather and fishing off Noosa

typical winter fishing noosa

What a turn around and what a shame for those who had the weekend off. The weather gods turned things around following a blustery weekend and we got stuck into some typical winter weather. With a fading ground swell to less than a metre and light offshore winds anyone who had time off was headed offshore. The local reefs that …

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Winds strong enough to blow a dog off its lead

With winds strong enough to blow a dog off its lead, only a few charters made it out to the local reefs for small snapper, sweetlip and estuary cod. The week ahead is looking promising with a drop in the winds and swell with 4 knots light and variable and 1m of swell on the cards. Noosa river mouth has …

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Offshore on hold but fish still feeding hard in rivers

fish feeding hard noosa

Well what a week of bad weather! Offshore has been put on hold while we have 20knot winds and 2 meters of SW swell. Right at the start of the week a few boats crossed the bar before things really kicked off and fishing the local reefs of Sunshine and North. The usual catches were of course snapper which are …

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Offshore crew enjoy all the Sunshine Coast has to offer

offshore crew sunshine coast

Recently the offshore crew went out and enjoyed all the local reefs had to offer. Double Island is still a great option for those boats heading wide and the pelagics are definitely thicker there. There have also been some really nice reds and scarlet sea perch along with medium sized snapper, amber jack and even a wahoo or two to …

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Sunshine Coast fishing lights up

coast

Light winds and low swells has seen the coast light up with boats headed far and wide with all anglers grabbing a feed of reef and pelagic species. In close Halls Reef directly off Noosa has been producing some cracking longtail tuna. These fish have been taking a mix of floated dead baits like pilchard and slimy mackerel on gang …

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Temperatures have dropped by several degrees on Sunny Coast

With a feel of winter all across SE QLD the air temperatures and water temperatures have dropped by several degrees. This has made fishing tougher as we also had some windy conditions to go with it. Offshore conditions have been mixed with a few days of light swell and offshore winds during the start of the week. The winds kicked …

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Weather gods frowned down on the Sunshine Coast

weather gods sunshine coast

After a week of nice weather the weather gods frowned down on the sunshine coast again and we have had a fair bit of wind, rain and swell. Earlier in the week a few boats managed to get offshore but only to the local reefs. Halls reef, Sunshine reef and Jew shoal were the picks with some pelagics still around. …

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Heavily targeted pelagics popular around Noosa

heavily targeted pelagics spanish noosa

The Noosa Bar still had 2-3 feet of swell rolling through but patience made for an easy dry crossing for most. With Spanish mackerel very much on the chew the reef of choice was Halls reef. With over a dozen boats present along with the pros it was pretty quiet but some big fish were landed including a meter plus …

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Fish on the chew on Sunshine Coast

With the holidays behind us the weather certainly changed and the swell ramped up for the offshore scene. With only the charters headed out during the start of the week the bite was pretty quiet and with wind and currents building as we pushed toward the new moon the fish were on the chew but it made for a lumpy …

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Sunshine Coast anglers get stuck into pelagic action

With the Easter break now gone we finally saw some good weather on Friday and first thing Saturday morning before the dominant South Easterly winds kicked in again. The swells dropped off enough to allow anglers a chance to get offshore especially through Mooloolaba and stuck into some longtail and mac tuna action. There were also some big Spanish mackerel …

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