23 October 2020 fishing report & news


23 October 2020

*Surface action on fire at Tweed

*Broadwater banks producing plenty

Dad joke:

If you rearrange the letters of MAILMEN.

They get really upset.


Well once again it has been a cracker of a week on the Tweed river. 

Jo was stoked with this nice tweed river jewie

The surface fishing was on fire with the whiting queuing up to smash our lures with most days averaging over 20 fish a day. We also caught some bream and a couple of flathead on surface as well. 

The flathead are classic to watch as they rise from the botton and use their big bucket mouths to inhale the surface lure. We also mixed it up a bit and did some trolling and deep water jigging for some flatties, bream and whiting and managed to get a nice jewie on Tuesday so overall a great week of fishing.     

Trent caught a heap of whiting on surface lures
John with a nice flattie caught on a mmd splash prawn surface lure.


I went for a short family holiday Tallebudgera Creek holiday park from Monday until Thursday. It’s a lovely spot and the father in law Harry and I caught heaps of big whiting, bream, and flathead.

Dinner sorted, the four of us caught some nice fish while wading the banks
Terry with two whiting which measured 35cm each

The Gold Coast is paradise.

Last Saturday on a broadwater charter we caught some good size sand whiting up to 42cm. The whiting have really increased in numbers and size recently and have been widespread along the Western channels from Biggera waters to Bundall council chambers. They are feeding hard on yabbies and bloodworms. We have caught 6 whiting over 40cm in the past week.

The whiting hunters! Terry, Mark and Jonathan joined Clint on a wading tour

Today I did a charter with regular guests Terry, Mark, and Jonathan and it was such a fun day and great weather. We caught over 40 whiting, bream and long toms on 2 and 4 lb line while wading the Southern broadwater yabby banks. Biggest whiting 35cm, biggest bream 35cm.

It looks like we have some rain coming this week which will help the fishing. Hopefully this summer the storm build up in the afternoons mostly so we can get fishing done in the mornings, and jacks will fire up before the storms.

Clint’s father in law Harry with a nice big whiting caught at Tallebudgera creek

This week fish off the sand bank drop offs on the run out tides, and on the banks on run in, for whiting, flathead, bream.

Best fishing days this week according to the almanac:

Friday: 61

Saturday: 61

Sunday: 16

Monday: 14

Tuesday: 14

Wednesday: 31

Thursday: 62

Friday: 84

*This is just a prediction. There are many factors when it comes to fishing and fish are unpredictable at times, there are no exact guarantees. We include this just for fun and see how it plays out every week.

Charter options this coming week:

Tweed river: Fully booked

Gold Coast: A couple of week days available

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This week’s tip:

MR 9, no.11 Russian Camelot

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