Local Reports

Gold Coast rivers firing but follow latest policies

gold coast rivers firing

Hi Everyone, hope you’ve all had a good week and are hanging in there with all the changes to our lives. Tough times ahead for many locals unfortunately, keep positive and we will come out on the other side. I’m no expert but if you choose to go fishing for a short trip as your outdoor activity that should be …

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Fishing information update from Tackle World Bundaberg

fishing information bundaberg

Unfortunately, due to the current COVID-19 situation our Fishing Report for this week is based around information rather than what’s biting at the moment. FISHING AND ESSENTIAL BOAT USE TO CONTINUE Effective Tuesday 31 March 2020 Queenslanders can still take their boats out – but only if they are catching fish for their family to eat or “essential” travel. The …

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Wider reefs saw bigger fish for the table on Sunshine Coast

wider reefs bigger fish

Well what a change in the weather! From light breezes and glass out conditions to winds and rain from Monday. With each change in the weather we also see a break for the fish offshore so that when the sun shines and the seas are calm the fishing is excellent. Last weekend was a great example of this with some …

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Weekly fishing report March 27 – Tackle World Bundaberg

Cracker queenfish

BUNDABERG INSHORE The inshore reefs have been firing the past week! The numbers of 1m+ queenfish at the four mile and the artificial reef off Elliott Heads has been crazy! I found if they are hanging around the bottom, 20g Samaki Vibes were perfect to get the bite. If you see them up towards the surface, throwing Halco Rooster Poppers …

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Broadwater fishing report March 27


Hi Everyone, hope you’ve all had a great week, from fantastic weather for fishing over the weekend to uncertain times ahead during the week for everyone on the Tweed, Gold Coast and Australia in general. If we all work together hopefully we will be all back living as close to normal lives in the near future and enjoying our passion …

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Top weekend forecast for Gold Coast region

Big estuary cod

Gold Coast Region – Hi Everyone, hope you’ve all had a great week, the weather gods greeted us with some wild winds last weekend and early this week on the Gold and Tweed Coasts. The good news is the weekend is looking great, light winds and sunshine is the forecast which means all systems go for angler’s keen to hit …

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Average weather persists on Gold Coast

average weather gold coast whiting

Hi Everyone, hope you’ve all had a great week, windy and rainy pretty much sums up this week on the Tweed and Gold Coast with tough conditions making fishing difficult. At this stage the weekend is looking very windy, finding a good spot to hide from the S/SE will be key to fishing success. Let’s have a look at some …

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Fishing restricted to sheltered waterways around Bundaberg

fishing restricted bundaberg

This weekend, it looks like we’ll see the fishing restricted to the local Bundaberg estuaries and impoundments due to the wind that has been generated from the low pressure system that has slipped down the Queensland coast during the week.  Remember, if you plan on going fishing, always check the latest weather forecast before heading out as conditions can change …

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Medium sized spanish mackerel on Sunshine Coast

Richard Beeson with a medium sized spanish mackerel

It appears that all things that start off great come to an abrupt end from a weather point of view. We finally had some cracking weather days which saw light winds, light swell and a clearing of the sea from dark brown. With the start of the weekend there was a great weather window that soon faded away to 20 …

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Conditions perfect for float lining off Gold Coast

conditions perfect float lining snapper gold coast

Hi Everyone, hope you’ve all had a great week, a run of nice weather early in the week has been welcomed by anglers on the Tweed and Gold Coast giving everyone some great fishing conditions at times. A few showers will be hanging around as the week progresses, at this stage it looks like the wind is tipped to pick …

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