Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

Winter is here in a big way

With the dramatic change in temperatures we saw last week, it seems the change in season is upon us in a big way, with this we are seeing a change in water temps that has seen a wide mix of species getting caught in close and out wide. Spanish mackerel are still about and were feeding hard on the run …

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Plenty of quality fish around Sunshine Coast

Fishing options for Noosa River – With some large seas and a bit of wind anglers fished the river over the weekend. With the cooler weather we have been having the flathead have been up in the shallows during the high tide period sunning themselves. Some monster lies have been seen after the tide drops and exposed the sand banks. …

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New moon gets the fish fired up

The lead up to the new moon we really saw the fishing fire up, in the lower estuary some great catches of queenfish, trevally and tailor taken on surface and with plastics around the bridges and in Woods Bays. Surface walkers including the Strada viral, Bassday Sugapen and Jackson Risk bait were all perfect for the job. For those angler …

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Noosa really turns on the fishing

With the cooler weather we’ve been having, trevally have really been on the chew, with some great catches reported this week. Goldens, GTs and big eyes have all been bagged. In an example of how well this area turns on the fishing, some stonking great queenies were also landed in the hole at the end of the sand bags with …

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Flathead just keep on coming on Sunshine Coast

In the Noosa River, the season for flathead just keeps rolling on. Again we have seen some really big fish this week, with a couple over the 90cm mark. Live baits are still the go to method with herring being the most popular bait. Dead baits are also working well, the standout is still whitebait fished on gang hooks. A …

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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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