6 February 2020 fishing report

THIS WEEK’S GOLD COAST AND TWEED ESTUARY FISHING REPORT

A combined report from us this week as the drought breaking rain falls and puts the fires out across large areas in our magnificent states of Queensland and neighbouring New South Wales. 

Grunter are great fun to catch

At Tweed river, Nerang river and the broadwater there has been some flathead, tailor, jacks, grunter and whiting being caught.

Grunter love dirty water

Ecogear ZX40, Samaki Vibelicious soft vibes, Pontoon 21 hardbodies have been the lures to use. 

We had some visitors from Poland

Yabbies and live bloodworms are catching big sand whiting in the broadwater as well as tuskfish and flathead. 

Some flathead have been feeding after the rain

Whilst there is some rain around now, the unbelievable fishing to come in the weeks and months ahead will make the wait worth while.

Get in touch to book your private charter, here is a round up of options and what to expect.

Plenty of thrill seeking fishing action is to come and we couldn’t be more excited. This is the flush out and reset we needed, and will spread and breed bait fish and prawns, which will attract predators.

Our departure point at Isle of Capri

Tweed river will be an amazing place to fish, and nobody in the world knows it better than Brad Smith. He is South East Queensland’s longest running fishing guide and the original lure only guide as well.

March is a great month for monster mangrove jacks, and Brad runs private lure only charters for 1-2 guests at this scenic and beautiful estuary.

The mulloway will be around again, the big flathead will return in numbers, and also on offer will be big sand whiting, large bream, and trevally. Often all of these iconic species and others can be targeted in one session with Smithy, with a variety of luring techniques.

At Nerang river we can expect big jacks as well, and mulloway, trevally, big flathead, big whiting, grunter, cod and various other surprises that turn up daily. Again Brad knows the area and the Gold Coast broadwater like the back of his hand, and can pick up guests by boat from their waterfront property or from various boat ramps and jetties.

Clint runs daily charters for 1-4 guests at Nerang river and the Gold Coast broadwater. He has been working in partnership with Smithy for over five years now. His private tours vary from catering for kids and beginners with a mix of easy to use bait and lure techniques, to more seasoned anglers with lures only.

In the weeks ahead Clint will be hunting a big variety of species in the area, with a variety of charter offerings. These include pumping yabbies then bait and vibe fishing the channels, crabbing, throwing cast nets, night time live baiting for jacks, seaway sessions with heavier tackle, and fishing the reef and sand areas around the islands in the broadwater.

Mulloway, mangrove jacks, big flathead, tuskfish, squid, trevally, tailor, sand whiting, winter whiting, flounder, cod, bream, snapper, tarwhine, are the main targets on our Gold Coast charters.

We love teaching so come out and we’ll run you through heaps of techniques, spots, and information. Or if you just want a fun day out to catch a fresh feed, book in soon to avoid missing out on the prime time fishing in March, April and May.

We are also offering some brand new packages to suit corporate clients and those who want to do multiple trips and lock in big savings and great value.

These will come with vouchers to redeem or be used as gifts to surprise your family and friends.

These deals will be strictly limited to the first five buyers only!

BRAD’S BOAT

1-2 guests

6 hour day time private charters

Lure only fishing

Full tuition provided

Sunroof

Comfortable seating

SPECIAL OFFER

For one person $600 total for a two charter package. (Save $100)

For two people $700 total for a two charter package. (Save $200!)

CLINT’S BOAT

1-4 guests

Day or night time private charters

Bait and/ or lure fishing

Full tuition provided

Sunroof

Padded, comfortable seating

Esky and bluetooth audio speaker/ radio system

For one person $600 total for a two charter package (Save $100)

For two people $750 total for a two charter package (Save $150)

For three people $900 total for a two charter package (Save $200)

For four people $950 total for a two charter package (Save $250!)

SMS 0432 990 302 or email fishingwithclint@gmail.com to book!

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