5 March 2020 fishing report & news


5 March 2020


G’day everyone the fishing this week has been outstanding with my clients catching over 20 fish a day on lures. Flathead, bream, whiting and trevally have been lining up to smash a variety of lures using a variety of different techniques. 

Shelly with a small but hard fighting GT.
Jim with a thumper 42 cm whiting caught on a mmd splash prawn

Trolling pontoon 21 crackjacks along the edges of the channels has worked well as has deep water jigging with vibes in the deeper holes around the tide changes. 

Lyn with a quality flattie caught trolling a pontoon 21 crackjack lure

Fishing the sea grass flats around the top of the tide in the clean water coming in from the ocean with mmd splash prawns has been productive as well with the whiting and bream queuing to smash them.

If you have never tried fishing surface lures it is something worth trying as it is so much fun watching the lure get pack attacked as it splashes along the surface all the way to the boat.    


Quality whiting are biting

I’ve just arrived home from a family holiday in Noosa where the fishing is great after the rain. I’m super keen to get back into the fishing at home, and I’ll have plenty to report this coming week with a variety of charters booked.

The Gold Coast fishing is going to be on fire big time this month with jacks, whiting, flathead, mulloway and others all feeding aggressively.

We still have some dates available in March and April and we are going to experience some epic sessions so get in touch soon to book your private estuary fishing charter.

SMS 0432 990 302 to book your charter adventure!

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