Weekly Report 26/7/13

Jason and Virginia Isaac
Ned Kelly’s Bait and Tackle
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jas.ned@bigpond.com
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Weekly Report 26/7/13

Post by Tony Zann » Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:02 pm

On the beaches bream have been quite consistent with Lighthouse and North Beach producing a steady stream of well-conditioned fish. Best results have been around dawn, as you would expect with a full moon and 2m high tides of an evening. Those fishing the evening have been finding continued success with school mulloway. Tailor numbers remain disappointing with a few small choppers here and there, the odd big greenback after dark and few consistent results in between. The recent drop in water temperature has also seen a few salmon begin to show up.
In the estuary, blackfish have picked up considerably after a quiet couple of weeks, with the breakwalls fishing well most days. The run in and run out tides have proven productive on different sections of the walls, with fish to a kilo now on offer. Flathead numbers remain quite solid, with Blackmans Point and the flats around Pelican Island well worth a go on whitebait or lures. Those throwing lures further upstream have also been encountering some great school mulloway, along with the occasional fish well in excess of school size. This coming dark should be excellent for bream, with Limeburners and areas further upstream at their prime. Gut baits have been particularly successful but we have also had terrific results using school prawns. The Hastings whiting remain a little quiet, but Lake Cathie has been producing some good fish, particularly after dark on live worms.
Off the rocks, drummer numbers remain subdued but the recent drop in water temperature will hopefully fire them up again. Some reasonable tailor reports from Point Plomer and further north, with a few isolated greenbacks. The full moon saw bream results down a little, although the odd reasonable haul was achieved at first light. Plenty of blackfish around with Miners producing a few nice bags of bronzies early in the week. Groper numbers have been excellent for those throwing crab baits around the headlands during the recent flat seas.
Offshore results have been mixed, as is often the case when the water cools down to around 15°-16° for the first time in the season. Snapper and teraglin numbers have been reasonable, while those venturing out for an evening session have been scoring some nice mulloway. Make sure you have plenty of wire on board if you plan to fish between 40m-80m as the leatherjackets are still around in big numbers.
Jason and Virginia Isaac
Ned Kelly’s Bait and Tackle
(02) 6583 8318
jas.ned@bigpond.com

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