flathead

Good Tailor Schools around Noosa

EVERYONE is talking about the massive run of tailor we’re having at the moment. Both the Noosa River and surrounding beaches are holding good numbers. The Noosa Northshore has been really firing, with the winds dropping conditions were nothing less than perfect this week. Good tailor were landed right the way along Northshore with the evening tide the most productive. …

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Targeting bream and flathead in Lake Macquarie

For flathead, large (100-150mm) silver and black plastics that resemble mullet or even white plastics with some orange on the gills are a good choice. If targeting bream, 2” Gulp Shrimp in Pepper Prawn are fantastic. Your large plastics might even land you a good size jew, so cast until your shoulders hurt and good luck. One recent afternoon I took …

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Coomera & Gold Coast Fishing Report (& How to Throw a Cast Net)

AFTER another awesome weekend and start to the week of weather here on the Gold Coast we are going to see the wind move through on Thursday and end our great run. Luckily it’s just a short blow from the South and we will be back to a better weather forecast by the weekend. Great conditions saw plenty of boats …

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Bundaberg Fishing Report: Quality Flathead, Grunter, Bream

THE offshore fishing forecast for the Bundaberg area is not looking so flash for the weekend, so up the rivers and creeks it is. Luckily enough most of the rivers and creeks are fishing well. The Baffle and Kolan have been producing some quality flathead and grunter, mainly by fishing the first of the making tide. A few mangrove jacks …

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Flathead are plentiful in the river

Yet another perfect weekend for Noosa angler to get out and take advantage of the wonderful conditions. Starting with the Noosa River; the tailor have again been on the chew with the river mouth, Woods Bays and the frying pan all great spots to target them, trevally have also been in the mix with plenty of those 30 to 40cm …

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Gold Coast Flathead Classic 2016

THE Great Northern Brewing Co Gold Coast Flathead Classic has a proud 23-year history and this premier fishing event continues to go from strength to strength each year. Last year saw the biggest event yet, attracting about 551 anglers and their families to the fabulous Gold Coast. Historically, the tournament’s results have provided valuable flathead catch and growth rate data used …

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Pointers on how to catch Pine River flathead

If you are after a cheaper alternative that has the same quality as the Zerek, check out the range from Softplasticsdude. At only $5 I don’t mind as much when I lose these lures to snags and fish. Fish similar areas when trolling lures. A sounder is extremely helpful because you want to locate the drop-offs. I like to troll along the steep …

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Weather looking great for an offshore adventure

WITH a bit of fresh in the river after the weekend anglers have been spoil for choice with some fantastic fish on offer. Golden trevally are providing some fun for lure anglers throughout the river with some good fish up to 70cm being caught, curly tail soft plastics fished anywhere there is a good concentration of baitfish has seen a …

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