Local Reports

Wind and rain finally come to an end

Hi Everyone, hope you’ve all had a great week, it’s fantastic to finally see the wind and rain come to an end. This is great news for everyone enjoying some time off on the Gold and Tweed Coasts during School Holidays. Hopefully you can get out for a fish and make the most of the sunshine. Let’s have a look …

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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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More snapper in the bay!

Snapper on the chew in the bay. Finally, we are seeing more size to the snapper in the bay! Over the past few weeks we have had many reports of plagues of small squire been caught  throughout the bay. But after last weeks rain and a cold front hitting the bay, we are finally getting some decent sized fish out …

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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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BASS Electric round three at Maroon Dam

bass electric fishing maroon dam

The past weekend saw round 3 of the Casino Outdoors and Disposal BASS Electric Series round three held at Maroon Dam. Dale from Wellington Point Marine attended the BASS Electric event and writes. It was an early start to the morning getting up at 2am to travel to the dam. Arriving at 4am and getting the gear and boat ready …

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Fishing inside coastal bar entrances can be productive

coastal bar entrances gold coast fishing

Hi Everyone, hope you’ve all had a great week, unfortunately the weather gods have been testing our patience again with big swells putting a stop to offshore fishing and inshore anglers trying to dodge the wind and rain on the Gold and Tweed Coasts. Hopefully next week is looking better for having some School Holiday fun on the water. Let’s …

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Burnett River the place to be

burnett river the place to be bundaberg

Firstly, a big “Thank you” to everyone who fished the annual Volunteer Marine Rescue Bundaberg Family Fishing Classic last weekend.  Even though the weather was not perfect, plenty of quality fish were caught, producing lots of fun for the whole family. BUNDABERG OFFSHORE Although the offshore forecast was not ideal some die-hard anglers still managed to weigh in some awesome …

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Tough bite on Gold Coast for Hobie round 7

hobie round 7 kayak series

The Hobie round 7 kayak series was held over the weekend on the Gold coast. We had over 80 entrants at this round, making it very busy on the waterways. Day 1 consisted of over half the field moving up from Southport (launch point) to the Nerang river. Fishing the canals was difficult for most as with so many kayaks …

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Snapper should be in awesome numbers off Bundy

snapper should be awesome numbers flathead bundy

BUNDABERG INSHORE The forecast for this weekend for the Bundaberg area is definitely on edge.  It looks like the wind may be dropping later in the weekend so make sure you keep an eye on that. With the VMR Bundaberg Family Fishing Classic on this weekend there will definitely be some people trying to sneak out the front.  If we …

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Fishing a great option during school hols

fishing a great option school hols snapper

Hi Everyone, hope you’ve all had a great week, you would’ve had to be very dedicated to brave the wind and rain to try your luck for a fish on the Tweed or on the Gold Coast.  Fingers crossed the rain will ease by the weekend for the start of School Holidays making fishing a great option to entertain the …

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