7 May 2021 fishing report

THIS WEEK’S GOLD COAST AND TWEED ESTUARY FISHING REPORT AND NEWS

7 May 2021

*Charters available next week, get in quick

*Hot fishing and awesome weather

Dad joke:

Someone tried to sell me a coffin today.

I said that’s the last thing I need.

TWEED RIVER by Smithy

G’day everyone unfortunately due to the rain on wednesday and some family commitments I only got to spend two days on the water. The good news is that the fishing was fantastic and so was the weather with perfect mild temperatures and little to no wind.

The water temperature dropped from 22 degrees to 19.5 and this made fishing the deep holes a bit off the pace but by working in shallower water and areas that were draining off the shallow flats that were warmed up from the sun the fishing was very good. 

Little 9 year old DJ did a great job of landing this GT on light gear

This is a handy tip through winter that fish will often migrate and move into areas of the river that has warmer pockets of water. The main catch was once again a bundle of bream which is going to be a constant reliable species through the next two months and we caught a heap of flatties and although there was no trophy sized fish the quality was awesome. 

DJ also caught this 57cm flattie trolling a Hurricane slam lure

The other species we caught were a few Giant Trevally which we caught trolling around the edges of where the birds were bombing the bait schools forced to the surface by the GTs. The best lures this week were pontoon 21 crackjacks, hurricane slams and the ever reliable zx 40s. 

To book a private lure fishing charter with Brad call him on 0419 028 704 around 4-6pm daily

GOLD COAST RIVERS by Clinto

The fishing was mostly great this week, and we had some perfect weather typical of this time of year. 

Some rain in between will keep the good fishing times rolling on! I had 82mm on Wednesday and Thursday in the rain gauge here at Bundall. The run out tide runoff will be a bit dirty still near creek mouths.

Nigel with a healthy tuskie
John aka Jetty Charters with a nice flattie

Water temp sitting around 22 degrees, tons of bait fish and prawns are present in the rivers and broadwater which attracts many predatory fish. That rain set back the arrow squid activity, but it shouldn’t take long to clear with the new moon next Wednesday causing bigger tides. I’ll be looking for the arrows on the run in tides in the channels and on the broadwater reefs.

The motley crew

Best areas to fish, anywhere there’s water haha, literally fish everywhere. Apart from today Friday, after a bright start the NW wind and falling air pressure shut them down. That’s fishing.

A lovely midweek broadwater haul for Pete, John, Drew, Nigel ????
Flathead are suckers for Samaki vibes in whitebait colour

Tides growing over the next week, fish the seaway close to tide changes and away from it when there’s stronger flow. 

To book a charter with Clint SMS 0432 990 302 anytime

Best fishing days this week according to the almanac:

Saturday: 25

Sunday: 58

Monday: 81

Tuesday: 94????

Wednesday: 96????

Thursday: 87

Friday: 69

*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 has 12th and 13th May available, chasing mulloway, flathead and more at Tweed river on lures

Gold Coast: Monday 10 May and Tuesday 11 May available,

More info:

Beautiful Gold Coast broadwater ☀️????

Next Monday 10 May, and 

Tuesday 11 May, be quick will book out.

✅New moon lead up

✅Weather forecast looks good

✅Great time of year to fish, we’ll be chasing tuskfish, arrow squid, flathead, flounder, big bream, tarwhine, and more

✅Includes quality Samaki and Shimano Sedona rods/ reels, spooled with Tasline braid, and all bait and Ecogear ZX and Samaki vibe lures

✅Includes Go Pro 9 video of the day

✅Crabbing included for delicious blue swimmers

✅8 hour charters

SMS Clint 0432 990 302 to book your adventure!

Private charters available or shared if we get three people

Shared charter: $250 per person based on three sharing

Private charter: $600 total for two people, $750 total for three people

Keep an eye on our facebook page and members club group page for any changes.

SMS 0432 990 302 to book your charter adventure!

Useful links:

This week’s special from our online store:

All value packs this week include a free copy of our fishing secrets ebook worth $29.95 plus a free extra lure!

Buy here:

Then SMS Clint on 0432 990 302 to receive the book link and code.

Online store:

www.goldcoastlures.com

Subscribe to our youtube channel:

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Dad jokes:

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Finally a huge shout out and thanks to our sponsors, preferred brands and suppliers:

Jetprintz

Stones Corner Marine

Sporty’s fishing

Anaconda

Spotters sunglasses

Tasline

Searing Tackle

Pontoon 21

Samaki

Pro Lure Australia

Frogleys Offshore

Atomic

Ecogear

MMD splashprawns

Sax scent

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Cheers

Smithy & Clinto

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