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Trevally, Jewfish, Mud Crabs and Whiting around Gold Coast in February

Quality whiting have been active this week with customers finding a nice feed.  Some good spots are the North Arm of the Coomera River, Crab Island, Wave Break Island, Marine Stadium, Jacobs Well, Bedrooms, Tiger Mullet Channel, Canaipa Passage, North Bedrooms and the Logan River.  Yabbies and Worms are great bait.  I recommend using a small size 6 baitholder hook, …

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Mud Crabs Moving Around Coomera

While targeting Mangrove Jack we have seen some good size Estuary Cod and Trevally who like to frequent the same areas.  Best baits are live Mullet or Herring, for the lure fishermen both soft plastics and hard body’s work well depending of the areas you are targeting. Good numbers of solid Whiting have been caught this week throughout the Broadwater, …

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Gold Coast Offshore Firing

Flathead have a very rough mouth and will wear through trace line as they shake from side to side, best to try to keep their head in the water for as long as possible before netting, also the use of a longshank hook about size 2 or 4 will give you a bit of extra insurance. We have had reports …

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Great Week on the Gold Coast

If you are using Prawns just peel them and use the head and shell for burley, bread is another great option. Some land based options are the Paradise Point Jetty, Lands End Biggera Waters, Grand Hotel Jetty, Southport Bridge or Coomera River Bridge. In the boat try the Coomera River, Pimpama River, Tiger Mullet Channel, Jacobs Well, Short Island and …

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Strong Southerly on the Gold Coast

Customers have found a few nice Flathead during December fishing the edges of sandbanks and feeder creek mouths in the Broadwater and Jumpinpin, Prawns, White Pilchards, WA Pilchards, Mullet Fillet and Live Yabbies are great bait. Trolling Hard body lures or casting Plastics is a productive method and may also produce by catch like Trevally, Cod or Jacks. The Gold …

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Plenty On the Bite Around Coomera

It’s been a good week on the Gold Coast with light to moderate winds and plenty of different species on the bite both inshore and offshore. Offshore has seen more Spotty Mackerel on the local reefs off the Gold Coast this week and a few Spanish making an appearance.  Dolphin fish have been around in good numbers and are a …

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Pelagics, Bream, Whiting, Flathead (& More) Around Gold Coast

It has been good to see the local kids catching a few Bream, Flathead and Whiting off the bank next to our shop in the Coomera River. The Houseboat customers have found a few nice fish so far during School Holidays around Tipplers Passage, Dux, The Never Fail Islands, Tiger Mullet Channel, Bedrooms, Jacobs Well, North Arm of the Coomera …

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Quality Catches Around Coomera

If you have any great catches to report or fishing photos please email them to brett@coomerahouseboats.com.au    Good luck with the Fishing. Brett Coomera Bait & Tackle operates with Coomera Houseboat Holidays. We are open 7 days a week offering a great range of Fishing Tackle Gold Coast for our local area as well as bait & ice. We have the …

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Mangrove jack active on GC

Sand Crabs have been around in good numbers this week, try setting your pots on the edges of the main channel in the Broadwater, Tipplers Passage, Never Fail Islands, Jacobs Well and Tiger Mullet Channel. Mud Crabs are still hit and miss but still worth a go. At the time of writing my report the forecast for the weekend will …

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