Weekly Fishing Report - Coolum & North Shore Advertiser RSS

Another week of similar conditions is definitely testing the patience of most fishos! Things are quickly improving though, with debris clearing offshore and in local rivers. With high tides and clearer conditions, there will be plenty of live bait about and fish will be plentiful given the break from recreational fishing. These conditions should also result in a great Snapper season.For those heading offshore, Snapper, Pearl Perch, Cobia and Sweetlip are in good supply. Some nice Coral Trout have been reported from Sunshine Beach to Coolum Beach. Tusk Fish, Māori Cod and Snapper have also been caught. The rivers are returning some...

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While the weather is definitely improving, our waterways are still quite muddy and murky. With better weather conditions predicted over the coming weeks, fishos should expect more opportunities to get out on the water.   Friday's full moon will mean high tides which should help improve debris clearing and water flow. Bream and Mangrove Jacks are being caught in good numbers in Maroochy River. Live baits are still the winner when it comes to Mangrove Jacks. Strip mullet and pilchards are your best bet when it comes to fresh bait. If fishing with lures, try Pontoon 21 Crack Jack or Rapala...

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Welcome to our new weekly round up of all things fishing on the Sunshine Coast. As a new, local family owned and operated business, we are excited to be contributing fishing news and tips for Coolum Advertiser readers.  Recent weather on the Sunshine Coast has resulted in flooding of rivers and creeks and has dumped huge amounts of freshwater in estuaries. Floods change the balance of our waterways, but that doesn’t always mean the fish aren’t biting. Visibility in most waterways is poor at the moment, which can be advantageous for the persistent fisherman or woman as the fish are...

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