Report 31/10/15

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Report 31/10/15

Post by Nicole Penfold » Mon Nov 02, 2015 8:51 am

The 32's have still been producing a mixed bag of small snapper, flathead, tusk fish and the odd trag. There has not been a lot of current this week so the fishing may be a little slow out there. As yet we have still not seen any numbers of mahi mahi around the FAD. The lack of current should mean that a few boats can still try their luck for some bar cod and blue eye out on the shelf. The north 48's will be worth a look for a few pearl perch and kingfish.

The cooler and overcast conditions in the mornings has meant that the flathead have been a little quiet. Bright colored lures and white pilchards have both been tempting them around and on the sand flats. Better numbers of bream are hugging the rocks walls from Pimlico Island to Broadwater. Prawns and mullet fillets have been good bait options, along with small hard body lures during the run out tide. The run in tide has been producing some reasonable whiting around some of the shallow weed bed areas. As usual, worms and yabbies are the pick of the baits in the deeper water, and some surface poppers and walkers have been producing fish in the shallows.

The mud crabs have still not improved greatly, but some larger tides this week may get them going a little better, particularly up the main river between Pimlico Island and Riley's Hill.

A few bream, whiting and dart have been taken from South Ballina beach over the past few days and a couple of chopper tailor have popped up at Flat Rock, but the beaches have been hard to fish the last few days due to the swell and wind, but conditions should be nicer over the weekend.

Tight Lines! Brett

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