Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

Noosa Bar crossings a little easier after storms

noosa bar fishing kingfish

Well we saw some great storms and more rain at the start of the week, which topped up the rivers and has finally carved out a bit of channel in the Noosa Bar. This has allowed most to get offshore as the swell dropped as did the winds. The swell was still too big for smaller craft and it was …

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Big swells offshore Sunshine Coast


With big swell and strong winds only the charter boats have been making the bar crossing with a few smaller craft only just making it out. With all the swell and variable winds sunshine reef has been the pick of the spots. Those dropping pilchard and squid baits have been catching snapper, pearl perch, cod, small cobia and the odd …

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Plenty of fresh water in the River System


What a week of weather! Monday we had storms and hail followed by late afternoon storms mid-week and some swell to boot. This has left the offshore brigade thinking about their next trip and now is the perfect time to start planning for the up and coming pelagic season. Surf fishing is now a great option as the run off …

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Rains are great for the Noosa river


We finally got some rains on the sunny coast last week which has given the rivers a little flush. This has dropped the salinity and has seen some amazing flathead landed throughout the lower estuary to over a metre in length. These fish have been taking a wide range of soft plastics in the 3 inch range including power bait …

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Plenty of big flathead in the Noosa River!


With the winds causing plenty of boats to pick up and head out at last minute only the local reefs have been the go to spots this week for those anglers in smaller craft. Bigger boats have managed to head out wider into the deeper waters of Double Island and Barwon banks. With the bite being a little slower it …

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Time to fish with deep divers


With the winds being variable we saw North to South Easterly and everything in between.  With light currents the Northerly winds tending to quieten things down a bit but some great fish were caught along the way. deep North reef featured snapper and cobia coming on board as well as maori cod, tusk fish, pearl perch and the odd jewfish …

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Offshore scene quiet, inshore action galore at Noosa

offshore scene inshore action aplenty

With the winds blowing a bit harder and combined wind/ground swell coming through the offshore scene was a bit quieter this week. A few charters went wider to Double Island and scored a mixed bag of reef fish including, cobia, parrot, pearl perch, snapper, sweetlip and the occasional longtail tuna. In closer around Sunshine and Chardons Reef’s the bite was …

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Rain colours up rivers on Sunshine Coast


It’s been a bit of a windy one this week, but with N-NW winds we saw a few boats headed out and some great fish landed offshore. With the full moon phase now gone the fish were a little slower on the bite but the guys who managed to head out landed some great fish.colours North reef has been the …

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Good snapper as we move toward the Full Moon!


The majority of boats stayed in closer due to winds or tide heights dictating return times home over the Noosa Bar during the week. Those who did manage to go wide to Double Island were treated to a mixed bag of snapper, tusk fish, jewfish, amberjack, moses perch, coral bream and spangled emperor to name a few as we move …

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Bigger fish getting about Sunshine Coast

bigger fish sunshine coast

With the Davos social competition finishing last Sunday, anglers from all over the coast submitted photos of some cracking fish. With the comp running over 2 days the species must have list included Flathead, Tailor, Trevally and Bream. With the biggest flathead measuring 75cm it shows there are bigger fish about, especially around Munna Point and the sandbags. To tempt …

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