20 January 2022

Hervey Bay School mackerel in Platypus Bay, grassy sweetlip, blackall, estuary cod, grunter bream and small snapper on the inshore reefs, grunter bream at night along the town beaches, sand crabs in the bay and a few mud crabs in Sandy Straits. Fishos Tackleworld Ph (07) 4128 1022 www.fishostackleworld.com.au Noosa Bream are widespread throughout the Noosa… Continue reading 20 January 2022

13 Jan V7

Hervey Bay Trevally along the dirty water line in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River, flathead and bream in the deeper holes and mud crabs throughout the river and canals. Fishos Tackleworld Ph (07) 4128 1022 www.fishostackleworld.com.au Noosa Trevally along the dirty water line in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River, flathead and bream… Continue reading 13 Jan V7

13 Jan V6

Hervey Bay Fishos Tackleworld Ph (07) 4128 1022 www.fishostackleworld.com.au Noosa O Boat Hire & Bait Supply Ph (07) 5449 7513 www.oboathire.com Noosa River Fishing Safaris Ph 0429 030 823 www.noosariverfishing.com Noosa Deep Sea Fishing Co 0411 222 749 www.deepseafishingco.com.au   Maroochydore Swan Boat Hire Ph (07) 5443 7225 www.swanboathire.com.au   Mooloolaba Trevally along the dirty water line in the… Continue reading 13 Jan V6

V6 13 Jan 2022

Hervey Bay Recent flooding has put a lot of dirty fresh water and debris into Hervey Bay. Fish the wider reefs with the cleaner water for grassy sweetlip, coral trout, cod and blackall. Avoid the rivers and creeks until the flood water stops running and set mud crab pots around foreshores adjacent to creek mouths. You could… Continue reading V6 13 Jan 2022

Hervey Bay

Recent flooding has put a lot of dirty fresh water and debris into Hervey Bay. Fish the wider reefs with the cleaner water for grassy sweetlip, coral trout, cod and blackall. Avoid the rivers and creeks until the flood water stops running and set mud crab pots around foreshores adjacent to creek mouths. You could try for grunter bream around Point Vernon.

Fishos Tackleworld

Ph (07) 4128 1022

www.fishostackleworld.com.au

Noosa

Bream, whiting and trevally in the lower reaches of the Noosa River; best on the making tide as there is a bit of fresh coming down on the ebb.

O Boat Hire & Bait Supply

Ph (07) 5449 7513

www.oboathire.com

Flathead at the Noosa River mouth, grunter bream, queenfish and moses perch in Woods Bay, bream, estuary cod and sand crabs in Weyba Creek and bream on the making tide along the Tewantin reach.

Noosa River Fishing Safaris

Ph 0429 030 823

www.noosariverfishing.com

Pearl perch, sweetlip and cobia at North and Sunshine Reefs.

Noosa Deep Sea Fishing Co

0411 222 749

www.deepseafishingco.com.au

Maroochydore

Sand whiting along the dirty water line inside the Maroochy River mouth, flathead around the mouth of the creeks, Goat and Channel Islands, grunter bream in the creeks and mud crabs throughout the river.

Swan Boat Hire

Ph (07) 5443 7225

www.swanboathire.com.au

Mooloolaba

Trevally along the dirty water line in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River, flathead and bream in the deeper holes and mud crabs throughout the river and canals.

Tackleworld Kawana

Ph (07) 5444 0714

www.tackleworldkawanafishingstore.com.au

Caloundra

Flathead inside the bars, flathead, whiting, bream and mud crabs in Pumicestone Passage, queenfish, trevally and mangrove jack in the canals and mangrove jack, estuary cod and mud crabs in the creeks.

Caloundra Fishing World

Ph (07) 5491 4566

www.caloundrafishingworld.com.au

Donnybrook

Small snapper along the drop off at 112, flathead on the ebb tide along the drop offs, mangrove jack and estuary cod in the lower reaches of the creeks and mud crabs out from the mouth of the creeks.

Donnybrook Takeaway, Bait & Tackle

Ph (07) 5498 8247

www.donnybrook-tackle.edan.io

Bribie Island

Small black marlin at the Trench, spotty and school mackerel around the M3 and M4 beacons, sand whiting on the making tide at Sandstone Point and Elimbah Creek mouth, bream and flathead along the edges of the weed banks near the Avon wreck, grassy sweetlip and small snapper in Gallagher Gutter and tuskfish at the entrance to Pacific Harbour canals.

Island Fishing Supplies

Ph 0493 103 027

Northern Moreton Bay

Black marlin at the Trench, school mackerel, longtail and mack tuna around the shipping beacons, bream, whiting and flathead at the mouth of the Pine and Caboolture Rivers, best on the flood tide, as there’s still a bit of fresh coming down on the ebb and it would be worth setting a few pots for mud crabs.

Tackleworld Lawnton

Ph (07) 3205 7475

www.facebook.com/tackleworldlawnton

Moreton Bay Offshore

Snapper at Deep Tempest and mahi mahi around the FADs.

Frenzy Charters

Ph (07) 3209 4576

www.frenzycharters.com.au

Wynnum Manly

Flathead along the drop offs on Lota flats and mud crabs in the lower reaches of the creeks.

Water Tower Bait & Tackle

Ph (07) 3396 1833

www.watertowerbaitandtackle.com

Wellington Pt

School mackerel in the Rous Channel, sand whiting around King Island and Wellington Point, sand crabs in the southern bay and mud crabs in the creeks.

Wellington Point Marine

Ph (07) 3207 2235

www.wptm.com.au

Nth Stradbroke Island

Fishing Main Beach has been hard going due to strong winds and a solid swell. You could try for dart, whiting and flathead along Flinders Beach and around Amity Point.

Point Lookout Bait & Fresh Fish

Ph (07) 3409 8724

Redland Bay

Sweetlip at Harry Atkinson and West Peel artificial reefs, school mackerel on the Hope Banks and between Green and King Islands, tailor in the surf at North Straddie, sand crabs along the edge of the dirty water line in the bay and mud crabs in the lower reaches of the creeks.

Mossops Tackle Store Cleveland

Ph (07) 3821 1240

www.mossopsfishing.com.au

Grassy sweetlip at the northern end of Macleay Island, flathead on the NE side of Coochiemudlo Island and a few trevally around Peel Island.

Seano’s Inshore Fishing Charters

Ph  0433 732 310

www.facebook.com/broadwaterguidedfishing

Flathead, bream and sweetlip around Coochiemudlo Island.

Coochie Boat Hire

Ph (07) 3207 8207

www.coochieboathire.com

Southport

Small black marlin, wahoo and mahi mahi in 85 metres east of Southport, silver jew on the 18s and 24s, spanish and spotty mackerel on the 12s and 18s, sand whiting on the banks throughout Southport Broadwater, mangrove jack around the bridges, rock walls and pontoons in the rivers and mud crabs in Southport Broadwater, the rivers and creeks.

Gold Coast Fishing Tackle

Ph (07) 5679 0840

www.goldcoastfishingtackle.com.au

Black marlin and mahi mahi in 80 metres east of Southport and sand whiting on yabbies in Southport Broadwater.

Ross McCubbin Fishing Charters

Ph 0428 729 393

www.facebook.com/LuckyStrikeChartersFishing

Currumbin

Flathead and bream on the making tide in the lower reaches of the creeks and it would be worth setting a few pots for mud crabs.

The Boatshed Bait, Tackle & Boat Hire

Ph (07) 5525 0338

www.currumbinboatshed.com.au

Tweed Coast

Flathead, bream, whiting, grunter bream and mangrove jack in the middle reaches of the Tweed River.

Brad Smith Fishing Guide

Ph 0419 028 704

www.bradsmithfishingcharters.com.au

Pottsville

Tailor and bream on top of the tide and sand whiting in the low tide gutters along the beaches and flathead, bream, whiting and mud crabs throughout the creeks.

Pottsville Bait & Tackle

Ph (02) 6676 0588

www.pottsvillebaitandtackle.com.au

Evans Head

Bream and a few jew along Airforce Beach, bream, luderick and flathead in the lower reaches of the Evans River and mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Evans Head Sports & Marine

Ph (02) 6682 4536

www.facebook.com/EvansheadSportsMarine

 

Freshwater Fishing

Boondooma Dam

The water in the dam is dirty after recent rain. The bays are a bit cleaner and a few bass have been caught on spinner baits in the shallows.

Bjelke Petersen Dam

Bass at dawn and dusk on spinner baits off the bank and on jackalls in the shallows.

Matthew Motts Sportfishing Charters

Ph 0428 682 594

www.facebook.com/MatthewMottSportfishingCharters

Lenthalls Dam

The dam is affected by recent heavy rain and will take a week or two to settle.

Lake Monduran

Bass on trolled hard bodies and vibes along the deep edges in the middle reaches and a few barramundi along the tree lined edges and flooded grassy banks.

Fishos Tackleworld

Ph (07) 4128 1022

www.fishostackleworld.com.au/

Borumba Dam

Bass at dawn and dusk on spinner baits and vibes and a few saratoga at dusk on surface lures.

Tackleworld Kawana

Ph (07) 5444 0714

www.tackleworldkawanafishingstore.com.au

Lake Kurwongbah

Bass on spinner and chatter baits along the newly flooded banks.

Tackleworld Lawnton

Ph (07) 3205 7475

facebook.com/tackleworldlawnton

Hinze Dam

Bass early morning on surface lures and during the day on soft plastics along the newly flooded grassy banks and a few saratoga on small surface lures in the bays.

Gold Coast Fishing Tackle

Ph (07) 5679 0840

www.goldcoastfishingtackle.com.au

Somerset Dam

Bass early morning on lures trolled to 8 metres along Queen Street and at dusk around Pelican Point.

Matthew Motts Sportfishing Charters

Ph 0428 682 594

www.facebook.com/MatthewMottSportfishingCharters

 

Bass on dark coloured chatter baits fished slowly around Pelican Point.

Charltons Fishing

Ph (07) 3818 1677

www.charltonsfishing.com.au

Lake Samsonvale

Bass on chatter baits around the lily pads and weed edges and on small crank baits over the top of the weed beds.

Moogerah Dam

There is still a lot of dirty water and floating weed from recent rain and fishing has been slow. You could try bibless rattlers to get vibration and noise for the fish to hone in on them.

Maroon Dam

Bass early morning on surface lures along the tree lined flooded banks and on small soft plastics around the dam edges.

Charltons Fishing

Ph (07) 3818 1677

www.charltonsfishing.com.au

 

Hervey Bay

Recent flooding has put a lot of dirty fresh water and debris into Hervey Bay. Fish the wider reefs with the cleaner water for grassy sweetlip, coral trout, cod and blackall. Avoid the rivers and creeks until the flood water stops running and set mud crab pots around foreshores adjacent to creek mouths. You could try for grunter bream around Point Vernon.

Fishos Tackleworld

Ph (07) 4128 1022

www.fishostackleworld.com.au

Noosa

Bream, whiting and trevally in the lower reaches of the Noosa River; best on the making tide as there is a bit of fresh coming down on the ebb.

O Boat Hire & Bait Supply

Ph (07) 5449 7513

www.oboathire.com

Flathead at the Noosa River mouth, grunter bream, queenfish and moses perch in Woods Bay, bream, estuary cod and sand crabs in Weyba Creek and bream on the making tide along the Tewantin reach.

Noosa River Fishing Safaris

Ph 0429 030 823

www.noosariverfishing.com


Pearl perch, sweetlip and cobia at North and Sunshine Reefs.

Noosa Deep Sea Fishing Co

0411 222 749

www.deepseafishingco.com.au

Maroochydore

Sand whiting along the dirty water line inside the Maroochy River mouth, flathead around the mouth of the creeks, Goat and Channel Islands, grunter bream in the creeks and mud crabs throughout the river.

Swan Boat Hire

Ph (07) 5443 7225

www.swanboathire.com.au

Mooloolaba

Trevally along the dirty water line in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River, flathead and bream in the deeper holes and mud crabs throughout the river and canals.

Tackleworld Kawana

Ph (07) 5444 0714

www.tackleworldkawanafishingstore.com.au

Caloundra

Flathead inside the bars, flathead, whiting, bream and mud crabs in Pumicestone Passage, queenfish, trevally and mangrove jack in the canals and mangrove jack, estuary cod and mud crabs in the creeks.

Caloundra Fishing World

Ph (07) 5491 4566

www.caloundrafishingworld.com.au

Donnybrook

Small snapper along the drop off at 112, flathead on the ebb tide along the drop offs, mangrove jack and estuary cod in the lower reaches of the creeks and mud crabs out from the mouth of the creeks.

Donnybrook Takeaway, Bait & Tackle

Ph (07) 5498 8247

www.donnybrook-tackle.edan.io

Bribie Island

Small black marlin at the Trench, spotty and school mackerel around the M3 and M4 beacons, sand whiting on the making tide at Sandstone Point and Elimbah Creek mouth, bream and flathead along the edges of the weed banks near the Avon wreck, grassy sweetlip and small snapper in Gallagher Gutter and tuskfish at the entrance to Pacific Harbour canals.

Island Fishing Supplies

Ph 0493 103 027

Northern Moreton Bay

Black marlin at the Trench, school mackerel, longtail and mack tuna around the shipping beacons, bream, whiting and flathead at the mouth of the Pine and Caboolture Rivers, best on the flood tide, as there’s still a bit of fresh coming down on the ebb and it would be worth setting a few pots for mud crabs.

Tackleworld Lawnton

Ph (07) 3205 7475

www.facebook.com/tackleworldlawnton

Moreton Bay Offshore

Snapper at Deep Tempest and mahi mahi around the FADs.

Frenzy Charters

Ph (07) 3209 4576

www.frenzycharters.com.au

Wynnum Manly

Flathead along the drop offs on Lota flats and mud crabs in the lower reaches of the creeks.

Water Tower Bait & Tackle

Ph (07) 3396 1833

www.watertowerbaitandtackle.com

Wellington Pt

School mackerel in the Rous Channel, sand whiting around King Island and Wellington Point, sand crabs in the southern bay and mud crabs in the creeks.

Wellington Point Marine

Ph (07) 3207 2235

www.wptm.com.au

Nth Stradbroke Island

Fishing Main Beach has been hard going due to strong winds and a solid swell. You could try for dart, whiting and flathead along Flinders Beach and around Amity Point.

Point Lookout Bait & Fresh Fish

Ph (07) 3409 8724

Redland Bay

Sweetlip at Harry Atkinson and West Peel artificial reefs, school mackerel on the Hope Banks and between Green and King Islands, tailor in the surf at North Straddie, sand crabs along the edge of the dirty water line in the bay and mud crabs in the lower reaches of the creeks.

Mossops Tackle Store Cleveland

Ph (07) 3821 1240

www.mossopsfishing.com.au

Grassy sweetlip at the northern end of Macleay Island, flathead on the NE side of Coochiemudlo Island and a few trevally around Peel Island.

Seano’s Inshore Fishing Charters

Ph  0433 732 310

www.facebook.com/broadwaterguidedfishing

Flathead, bream and sweetlip around Coochiemudlo Island.

Coochie Boat Hire

Ph (07) 3207 8207

www.coochieboathire.com

Southport

Small black marlin, wahoo and mahi mahi in 85 metres east of Southport, silver jew on the 18s and 24s, spanish and spotty mackerel on the 12s and 18s, sand whiting on the banks throughout Southport Broadwater, mangrove jack around the bridges, rock walls and pontoons in the rivers and mud crabs in Southport Broadwater, the rivers and creeks.

Gold Coast Fishing Tackle

Ph (07) 5679 0840

www.goldcoastfishingtackle.com.au

Black marlin and mahi mahi in 80 metres east of Southport and sand whiting on yabbies in Southport Broadwater.

Ross McCubbin Fishing Charters

Ph 0428 729 393

www.facebook.com/LuckyStrikeChartersFishing

Currumbin

Flathead and bream on the making tide in the lower reaches of the creeks and it would be worth setting a few pots for mud crabs.

The Boatshed Bait, Tackle & Boat Hire

Ph (07) 5525 0338

www.currumbinboatshed.com.au

Tweed Coast

Flathead, bream, whiting, grunter bream and mangrove jack in the middle reaches of the Tweed River.

Brad Smith Fishing Guide

Ph 0419 028 704

www.bradsmithfishingcharters.com.au

Pottsville

Tailor and bream on top of the tide and sand whiting in the low tide gutters along the beaches and flathead, bream, whiting and mud crabs throughout the creeks.

Pottsville Bait & Tackle

Ph (02) 6676 0588

www.pottsvillebaitandtackle.com.au

Evans Head

Bream and a few jew along Airforce Beach, bream, luderick and flathead in the lower reaches of the Evans River and mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Evans Head Sports & Marine

Ph (02) 6682 4536

www.facebook.com/EvansheadSportsMarine

Freshwater Fishing

Boondooma Dam

The water in the dam is dirty after recent rain. The bays are a bit cleaner and a few bass have been caught on spinner baits in the shallows.

Bjelke Petersen Dam

Bass at dawn and dusk on spinner baits off the bank and on jackalls in the shallows.

Matthew Motts Sportfishing Charters

Ph 0428 682 594

www.facebook.com/MatthewMottSportfishingCharters

Lenthalls Dam

The dam is affected by recent heavy rain and will take a week or two to settle.

Lake Monduran

Bass on trolled hard bodies and vibes along the deep edges in the middle reaches and a few barramundi along the tree lined edges and flooded grassy banks.

Fishos Tackleworld

Ph (07) 4128 1022

www.fishostackleworld.com.au/

Borumba Dam

Bass at dawn and dusk on spinner baits and vibes and a few saratoga at dusk on surface lures.

Tackleworld Kawana

Ph (07) 5444 0714

www.tackleworldkawanafishingstore.com.au

Lake Kurwongbah

Bass on spinner and chatter baits along the newly flooded banks.

Tackleworld Lawnton

Ph (07) 3205 7475

facebook.com/tackleworldlawnton

Hinze Dam

Bass early morning on surface lures and during the day on soft plastics along the newly flooded grassy banks and a few saratoga on small surface lures in the bays.

Gold Coast Fishing Tackle

Ph (07) 5679 0840

www.goldcoastfishingtackle.com.au

Somerset Dam

Bass early morning on lures trolled to 8 metres along Queen Street and at dusk around Pelican Point.

Matthew Motts Sportfishing Charters

Ph 0428 682 594

www.facebook.com/MatthewMottSportfishingCharters

Bass on dark coloured chatter baits fished slowly around Pelican Point.

Charltons Fishing 

Ph (07) 3818 1677

www.charltonsfishing.com.au

Lake Samsonvale

Bass on chatter baits around the lily pads and weed edges and on small crank baits over the top of the weed beds.

Moogerah Dam

There is still a lot of dirty water and floating weed from recent rain and fishing has been slow. You could try bibless rattlers to get vibration and noise for the fish to hone in on them.

Maroon Dam

Bass early morning on surface lures along the tree lined flooded banks and on small soft plastics around the dam edges.

Charltons Fishing 

Ph (07) 3818 1677

www.charltonsfishing.com.au

V3 13 Jan 22

Hervey Bay Recent flooding has put a lot of dirty fresh water and debris into Hervey Bay. Fish the wider reefs with the cleaner water for grassy sweetlip, coral trout, cod and blackall. Avoid the rivers and creeks until the flood water stops running and set mud crab pots around foreshores adjacent to creek mouths. You could… Continue reading V3 13 Jan 22

V3 13 Jan 22

FISHING Hervey Bay Recent flooding has put a lot of dirty fresh water and debris into Hervey Bay. Fish the wider reefs with the cleaner water for grassy sweetlip, coral trout, cod and blackall. Avoid the rivers and creeks until the flood water stops running and set mud crab pots around foreshores adjacent to creek mouths. You… Continue reading V3 13 Jan 22

V2 13 Jan

FISHING Hervey Bay Recent flooding has put a lot of dirty fresh water and debris into Hervey Bay. Fish the wider reefs with the cleaner water for grassy sweetlip, coral trout, cod and blackall. Avoid the rivers and creeks until the flood water stops running and set mud crab pots around foreshores adjacent to creek mouths. You… Continue reading V2 13 Jan

13 January 2022

Hervey Bay Recent flooding has put a lot of dirty fresh water and debris into Hervey Bay. Fish the wider reefs with the cleaner water for grassy sweetlip, coral trout, cod and blackall. Avoid the rivers and creeks until the flood water stops running and set mud crab pots around foreshores adjacent to creek mouths. You could… Continue reading 13 January 2022