Davo’s Tackleworld – Noosa

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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Plenty on offer for Sunshine Coast anglers

sunshine coast anglers

With the run of sensational weather continuing, the boat ramps have been full and the land-based Sunshine Coast anglers have been out and about catching a good feed. The river mouth has been producing some great catches of whiting in the mid 30cm range. To target these fish it is best to find a deeper gutter and fish with a …

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Blood moon brings on the fish

blood moon amberjack

In the run up to a blood moon the big tides saw the fish feeding well early in the week with the afternoon the better time to fish toward the weekend. In the river smaller flathead have been caught around the river mouth and the gutters to the Noosa side (south side) of the main channel. Light leaders and small …

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Perfect time for snapper off Noosa

perfect time for snapper noosa

With a drop in swell at the start of the week and light offshore winds, we have seen lots of anglers head out wide to DI and the Barwon Banks to make the most of the conditions. Fish falling to well-presented baits were big snapper, pearl perch, red emperor, tusk fish and moses perch. For the majority of anglers fishing …

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Plenty of awesome fish landed on Gold Coast

awesome fish gold coast

Hi Everyone, what a fantastic run of weather we’ve been having on the Gold Coast this week with light winds, small swell and plenty of awesome fish being landed. Let’s have a look at this week’s action. It was great to see the swell drop off over the weekend matched with light winds gave everyone the green light to head …

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Warm days bring on the fish

warm days fish snapper noosa

With the consistent run of cooler nights the water temperature in the river have really started to drop, and fishing the run out tide in the evenings has seen the odd jack being taken on live bait. Mangrove jack tend to feed a bit more in those warmer currents running out of the lakes after the sun has been on …

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Weather is perfect for Sunshine Coast closer reefs!

closer reefs

With the breezes mainly blowing offshore over the weekend most offshore anglers keep to the closer reefs, some larger craft ventured to the outer reefs and found they where really firing. On North Reef There were good numbers of snapper being taken on Micro Jigs, the 40 – 50g sizes seemed to be doing the job. The Blue Blue Sea …

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