Sweetlip

Prime Fishing Conditions over the Last Couple of Weeks

Offshore angler over the last couple of week have been in heaven, whether it be fishing the bottom for reefies or surface for pelagics, angler have cleaned up! Fishing for reef species on sunshine reef has seen sweetlip, squire and coral trout all in good numbers. The tax man in the grey suit “Sharks” are still thick and seem to …

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Noosa’s Offshore Scene is Really Firing

Trolling hardbodies like the Samaki Pacemakers and trolling squid skirts has seen success. North Reef has been firing with a good mix of reef species as well pelagics that have all been feeding hard. In the Noosa River, bream and whiting have been on the chew in big numbers around the River Mouth, Dog Beach and Frying Pan areas.  Live …

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Noosa River Mouth Fishing Well

There have been some nice flathead present in the Frying Pan at the start of the outgoing tide, prawn pattern soft plastic like the 65mm Fuze Prawn Heads have been doing the job. The back of the sound has seen mangrove jack being caught on the run out tide. Live baits and fresh mullet strips being a real drawcard. Trevally …

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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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Whiting aplenty in Noosa River!

A little closer to home Sunshine Reef has also seen a good mix of reefies including snapper, sweetlip and coral trout. Good quality whiting have again been taken from the Gympie terrace stretch of the river, off Munna Point near the caravan park, the Frying Pan and the Dog Beach. Live worms and yabbies have been the bait of choice. …

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Baked sweetlip with shallots and pistachio nut seasoning

Baked sweetlip provides an alternative to the usual crumbed or battered fish. Cooked fresh it is a terrific treat for your taste buds. Ingredients 1 whole medium grass sweetlip 30g butter 6 green shallots, chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed 3 slices stale bread 2 eggs 4 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped Rind of half a lime, grated 100g pistachio nuts, …

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