Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

Big Swells Make Offshore Fishing a Challenge

Fishing live baits around jetties, bridges and heavy structure has been successful. Also 4” paddle tail soft plastics have been accounting for a few of the bigger fish. Solid queenfish are still rounding up bait schools in Woods Bays and around the river mouth. Surface popper have been the go with  the new  River2Sea Baby Bells really doing the job, …

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Noosa River and Offshore Report

In the Noosa River, bream and whiting have been on the bite throughout the upper reaches of the river with the Frying Pan and Dog Beach flats both producing goods numbers of fish. Fresh or live bait like pipis and beach worms have been the key to success fished on a size four longshank hook. If you want to try …

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Conditions Have Been Tough for the Offshore Brigade

With conditions offshore not that favourable for anglers, those that have ventured across the bar have stayed relatively close as there has been only very short, limited weather windows. Grassy sweetlip trout and squire have come from the closer reefs with a few mackerel and tuna on the closer reefs in the bay. In the Noosa River, flathead have again …

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Noosa River Mouth Fishing Well

There have been some nice flathead present in the Frying Pan at the start of the outgoing tide, prawn pattern soft plastic like the 65mm Fuze Prawn Heads have been doing the job. The back of the sound has seen mangrove jack being caught on the run out tide. Live baits and fresh mullet strips being a real drawcard. Trevally …

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Fresh Water Brings on the Crabs

Fresh mullet has been the bait of choice as the oily flesh lets off a lot of scent in the dirtier water. Quality bream have also been hitting fresh mullet baits around the rocky stretches of river, Woods Bays has seen quality queenfish hitting surface lures like the 44 & 65 mm River2sea Bubble Pops. Mud crabs are making themselves …

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Noosa a popular spot for Australia Day Fishing

Trolling the Strada Dredge 70’s around 3 knots has been seeing success early morning and late afternoon. Also soft plastics like the Boom Bait 3” bomb shads has been proving there worth with a constant super slow roll along the bottom and over the drop offs. During the low light hours trevally and mangrove jack have been on the chew …

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Wind Slows Offshore Activity Last Weekend

Trevally and queenfish have been present in the Woods Bays again surface lures first thing in the morning or soft plastics as the sun get up. Good quality flathead have been coming from the lower reaches of the river. Drifting whole fish baits or live baits has been doing most of the damage. Plastics like the berkley 4” nemesis slowly …

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Wind Drops and Anglers Head Offshore

Long tail and mac tuna have been seen feeding in the vicinity of Laguna bay and Sunshine reef, the tell tail sign to look for is dive bombing birds, 30 to 60 gram silver slugs and 4-5” jerk shad style soft plastics have been working a treat. Snapper, sweetlip, tuskies and the ever popular coral trout have all been in …

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Holidays in Noosa is the Perfect Time To Go Fishing

In the river, mangrove jack are still in good numbers, getting up early and heading up the river pitching hard body lures at the banks is a perfect way to target these fish. Give the River2sea Live Minnows a go in the 95mm size, these are perfect on the baitcaster, using a baitcaster outfit will give you the pinpoint accuracy …

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Whiting Aplenty in Noosa River

The Frying Pan has been loaded with whiting over the last week, worm’s yabbies and solider crabs have been the go too baits, for the lure angler that love working the surface the Bassday Sugapens in the 70mm and the Zip Bait skinny pops have been working particularly well. Mangrove jack are in big numbers at the moment, and the good …

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