Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

It’s a (Mangrove) Jack Attack

There has been the odd jew coming from the deeper stretches of the ski run on lures like the 20g Jackson pin tails. Good numbers of flathead on the outgoing tide from around the frying pan and in the woods bays. Gladiator prawns have been doing most of the damage as well as 140mm squidgy wriggler in clear gremlin colour …

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Offshore Action Aplenty at Noosa

With the promise of some good pelagic action, offshore anglers were out in force last weekend. Anglers were not disappointed with the Pelagics really starting to fire up. With plenty of bait in the water, Halls Reef, Jew Shoals and Sunshine Reef have all reported spotted and smaller spanish mackerel. Trolled lures, live baits, pilchard and yakka floaters have all …

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Weather and Fishing Heating Up in Noosa

With some sensational weather over the weekend anglers were out in force, Whiting were in good numbers along the Gympie Terrace with the best bit first thing in the morning. The Frying Pan and munna point areas also saw quality fish. Prawns, blood and beach worms were highly successful baits taking some 42cm+ models. Surface lures in the early morning …

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Prawns and Crabs Running After Recent Rains

After the recent rains the local prawn population has really come to life, paired with a new moon from the past week the Noosa River is an influx of tasty little crustaceans! Now if you’re chasing prawns for the table or simply want to target big fish then you need to go out for them after dark. When the sun …

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Warmer weather means the fish are chewing!

Though if you want to have some fun have a go chasing the whiting on surface lures, with the 65mm Fish Candy Skinny Dog producing the better numbers and the odd elbow slapper. Though the water is warm the trevally schools have be present throughout the Tewantin Ski Run and Woods Bays. Using surface lures early morning like the River2Sea …

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Fishing the Fresh Water can be Rewarding

Live worms or yabbies will see you in with a good chance, run a fairly long leader as this allows the bait to move around a bit more and entice a bite. Surface poppers and stickbaits are probably the most effective lure presentation for these fish and put up a good fight on the silly string. Some nice flatties being …

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Strong Wind Makes it Tough Offshore

With the wind up for most of the week, the offshore scene was pretty much shut down. A little earlier in the week some of the larger boats did manage a trip to the reefs east of Double Island producing some good snapper pearl perch and teraglin jew. Down on North Reef there are a couple of lovely dolphin fish …

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Big Tailor off the Beach!

Heading up towards Double Island, the reefs up there have seen some cracker pearl perch, rosie job fish and some really nice red emperor. Chardon’s Reef is starting to fire up for billfish, trolling teasers with skip baits have been worked well. In the river; whiting are still in outstanding numbers with pretty much all the lower reaches of the …

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Spring has Sprung in Noosa

Quality numbers of whiting have been biting around the Noosa River mouth area for those using small surface lures like the Zipbait Skinny pops and Bassday Sugar Pens. Baits have also been proving success using live and cured worms, prawns, yabbies and pipis. We are still getting reports of flathead and bream being caught around the river mouth and Woods …

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Noosa a great school holiday fishing destination

With the unfavourable southerly gusts we have experienced over the last couple of weeks,  for school holiday fishing the Noosa River is still fishing exceptionally well in the wind protected areas like Weyba, River Mouth and the Frying Pan. Good numbers of quality elbow slapper summer whiting have been on the bite around the frying pan and weyba. Using live …

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