26 June 2020 fishing tips & report


26 June 2020

Dad joke:

It takes guts to be an organ donor, and balls to be a sperm donor.


G’day everyone we had some pretty chilly starts this week with the cool mornings turning into perfectly comfortable winter days. 

It has been a bit of an unusual week in the fact that it has been about quality more than quantity. Some of the whiting taking the lures in the deep holes have been crackers and the same goes with the bream with the average size being between 35 to 40 cm long. 

There been some stonker whiting taking our vibe lures this week

The best lures have been zx40s, vx45s and samiki vibelicous soft vibes and they have all worked equally well. We did not get a jewie this week but there was still a few small but hard fighting giant trevally in the deeper holes. 

Ben with a nice flattie caught trolling a slam 47 lure

Trolling along the edges of the channels with slam 47 and pontoon 21 crackjacks also produced some quality flathead around the first hour of the run out tides.    

Bailey was stoked to catch his first flattie


Wow what a week! The fishing is amazing in the broadwater with big daily hauls of up to 100 fish, squid, and crabs. This is the best time of the year to catch a superb feed of fresh seafood.

Andrew with the day’s broadwater catch

The big arrow squid have been thick and a heap of fun to catch, not to mention delicious in the pan! Ecogear ZX40’s really fire them up, and they then eagerly grab squid jigs.

Lee with a nice arrow squid
Rob caught some big arrow squid on blades

Squid Recipe:


  • 3/4 cup tapioca flour
  • 1/4 cup coconut flour
  • Or 2 cups normal flour instead of the above
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup beer or sparkling water
  • 6 large arrow squid tubes and candles
  • 1/2 cup olive oil

First soak squid in a mix of kiwi fruit and milk for two hours, then using the above recipe fry in olive or vegetable oil in a hot pan for four minutes maximum, turning once.

We have also been getting lots of nice big blue swimmer crabs, winter whiting, bream, bartail and dusky flathead, tarwine, and heaps of flounder, ensuring our guests go home with a seafood basket from heaven.

Lee caught this decent sand whiting on an Ecogear ZX40 blade

Best bait by far is live yabbies, best lures are Ecogear ZX40 in colours 440, 418, 411, 415, coated in Smithy’s UV Sax scent.

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Best fishing days this week according to the almanac:

Saturday: 24

Sunday: 67

Monday: 50

Tuesday: 14

Wednesday: 16

Thursday: 45

Friday: 73

Saturday: 90 ????

Sunday: 95 ????

Monday: 92 ????

*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:

Brad is nearly fully booked, good week for flathead, mulloway, big bream, whiting, tailor on lures up the river.

Gold Coast:

Clint’s boat only has 1 day still available this week 2 days the following week.

SMS 0432 990 302 to book your charter adventure!

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