Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

Fish taking a multitude of presentations off Sunny Coast

multitude of presentations noosa fishing

With the winds staying light throughout the week many anglers found out that Sunshine was the place to be. From the Kayakers to owners of small craft the swell and winds let anyone have a go and most got rewarded. The fish are starting to take a multitude of different presentations, from slow-trolled garfish on pre-made troll rigs to hard-bodies …

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Each week bringing more potential for Sunny Coast pelagic anglers

pelagic anglers sunshine coast mahi mahi

With more and more people staring holidays were are starting to see some great fish getting caught. Without a doubt each week is bringing in more and more potential for the pelagic anglers, as a variety of species continue to be caught. As we drew towards the full moon, the tides built and the bait balls got bigger, as did …

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Fish the low light to find mangrove jack in Noosa River

find mangrove jack noosa

Well it’s finally started and pelagic season is here! With small numbers of spotty mackerel, spanish and mixed tuna species in the bay all you need now is to pick a time between the winds to go chase these speedsters. They are hard to catch, however the local Kayak crew have been picking up some good fish along the halls …

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High-speed jigs and livies make for fun off Noosa

livies kingfish

With another month gone we are almost seeing the end of 2019. For the offshore crew we saw things warm up with a promise of a great pelagic season ahead with some solid pelagics now becoming more regular. In the rivers the pre new moon bite saw big flatties and jacks landed under the cover of night with opportunities for …

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Double Island producing the goods north of Noosa

double island producing cobia

Things have started to warm up this week. Offshore there has been some increased pelagic action and reports of Spanish have started to trickle through. We have seen fish to 6KG and some cracking dolphin fish well over meter mark. There have been a few mac tuna schooling up, so lets hope we see some action arriving soon. Fraser Island …

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More sheltered spots produce at Noosa

sheltered spots fishing noosa

After Monday’s full moon the bite started quieter during the start of the week along with hot and strong Northerly winds. This left people to fish the river with Woods bay and the back of Noosa sound some of the more sheltered spots. As the week progressed the winds and currents dropped which saw many anglers making the most of …

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Deeper water fish taking fresh baits off Noosa

deeper water fish noosa

It’s been a hot one! With temps hitting over 35C and hot Northerly winds turning up the heat one option was to find a shady spot and go for a swim during the daytimes. Early mornings have definitely been the best time to go for a fish before the winds picked up and we have seen some great captures from …

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Close reefs off Noosa the most popular

most popular noosa

As we welcomed in the start of November the weather has changed with winds from the NW-NE now showing up. During this time heading into the wind if going offshore should certainly make things easier coming home especially if you still have the wind behind you. Early starts saw the lighter winds and lower tides but there were no problems …

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Fish on the menu off Noosa

fish on the menu noosa

With the bad weather behind us the week lined up with light morning winds followed by afternoon winds, dropping off into the evening. The swell on the Noosa bar dropped low enough to allow anyone with a boat out and head far or stay local. The afternoon SE breezes made Sunshine reef a popular option for smaller craft and those …

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Heading out early to beat the winds


With the winds coming up early on most days it was a case of heading out very early if fishing offshore or using one of the many sheltered locations throughout the Noosa River to fish. The few boats that did head out for the first light bite shot to Sunshine so they were not too far from home. The fish …

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