Report 7/8/15

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Report 7/8/15

Post by subeditor » Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:39 pm

At Cressbrook, some good shows of fish out from the picnic area, the Eagles Nest and also around the main point in the Bull Creek arm of the dam, using soft plastics, soft vibes, ice jigs and blades will give you a chance, it’s definitely worth a try with live shrimp in those same areas and casting smaller lures around the weed edges has picked up a few as well. A few schools and some scattered fish are starting to show at Somerset and there has been the odd quality Bass taking Blades and live shrimp, while Pelican Point, Bay 13 and Queen Street have been the best places to look. Boondooma has seen some decent catches of Bass this week; ice jigs, spinnerbaits and blades have all worked well, particularly around the junction and pelican point. Moogerah has been the pick of the dams for Bass, with reasonable numbers of fish taking a variety of lures, including soft plastics, soft vibes, ice jigs and blades, targeting schooled fish throughout the main basin has given the best results, while live shrimp have picked up a few in and around the timber. The Bass at Maroon have also been fairly active, with quite a few quality fish landed on live shrimp and crank baits picked up a few around the weed edges.

YELLOWBELLY AND COD
Cooby Dam is still producing a few Yellowbelly on frozen saltwater yabbies, in about 40ft of water. A bit quieter at Glenlyon this week, with small numbers of Yellowbelly and Silver Perch taking worms and frozen saltwater yabbies and trolled hard bodies have accounted for a few Cod up to 80cm. Coolmunda is still producing a few Yellowbelly and Silver Perch on bait, in the deeper parts of the dam: trolling hard bodies along the drop offs to the old creek beds has also worked well and some good quality Cod have been hitting trolled hard bodies, worked through the timber. Leslie Dam saw plenty of Yellowbelly landed over the weekend and into the start of the week, frozen saltwater yabbies and live shrimp worked well near the Black Boys and out from the Ski Club. Blades, mask vibes and deeper trolled hard body lures worked very well for the lure anglers, in the deeper parts of the main basin. Boondooma Dam has again seen plenty of Yellowbelly taking soft vibes and ice jigs in the main basin and casting blades to the edges has been effective as well, good numbers of quality Yellowbelly at Bjelke Peterson, with deep diving hard bodies and frozen saltwater yabbies working the best and Somerset has produced good quality Yellowbelly, using silent TN60 Jackalls, cast to the edges. As for the rivers, the Dumeresq River has seen good numbers of Cod hitting surface lures, shallow diving hard bodies and bigger spinnerbaits, quality Yellowbelly are biting on frozen saltwater yabbies and smaller trolled hard bodies and the upper reaches of the Condamine River, from Cecil Plains to Warwick continues to produce a few Cod and Yellowbelly on spinnerbaits, hard bodies and frozen saltwater yabbies.

COASTAL FISHING
Offshore fishing has been pretty good at the Gold Coast again this week, with plenty of Snapper and a few Cobia taken around the 18’s and 24’s, and out wider, Kingfish and Amberjack have been prominent on the 50’s, while inshore has seen the Seaway fishing well for Trevally and Tailor, on live bait, along the north wall, Jewies at night off the sand pumping jetty, quality Flathead on soft plastics throughout the Broadwater, Bream in the deeper holes around Crusoe Island and the beaches from Narrowneck to the Spit have been fishing well for Tailor. At the Sunny Coast, Sunshine Reef is fishing well for mixed reef fish, Barwon Banks and the Hards are holding good numbers of Pearlies; and Snapper have been firing early morning and evening on the reefs East of Double Island Point. Inshore fishing at Caloundra has produced Bream and Luderick off the Boardwalk, Flathead throughout the passage and at the mouth of the Maroochy River, Winter Whiting on the sand flats, near the Powerboat Club and the mouth of the Noosa River has produced Golden Trevally and Jewies on the incoming tide.

FRASER ISLAND
Tailor fishing is going alright at the moment, with most gutters holding fish, there’s no great size to them, but the numbers are pretty good.

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David Grainger with a typical Severn River
Murray Cod, taken on a surface lure

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Re: Report 7/8/15

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