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Weekly Fishing Report 23rd June 2017

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Weekly Fishing ReportThis weekend is shaping up to be a beauty & with the wind & swell predicted to stay down, it’s going to be a great opportunity to get amongst the fish because there’s plenty on the bite.
We’re having quite a solid early run on the snapper this season with consistent reports coming in from anglers fishing our local inshore reefs. Kirk Branch headed out in search of the big reds & certainly wasn’t disappointed when he pulled a good fish over the side using a soft plastic set up. Metre kingfish have been quite frequent over the last week on the reefs, & whole large arrow squid has been a consistent bait for catching these monsters.
The wide Offshore scene is on the up with reports of albacore showing up, a 35kg yellowfin was hooked & landed in one of these schools, trolling lures was the technique. There is a good temp break off Nowra at the moment & this will hopefully move north over the next few weeks & bring some decent tuna with it.

The harbour is clearing after the recent rains & with visibility on the up more predatory fish are moving upstream chasing bait schools, Middle Harbour has been popular with small boat anglers targeting bream, flathead & tailor with good success. Some solid whiting are being taken around Clontarf & Chinaman’s Beaches this week with some fish being up to 44cm in size, purchased king beachworms have been a terrific bait to catch these big elbow slappers & due to the worms’ larger size are a great bait for bream, big flathead & our arriving winter trevally. Lightly weighted worm baits cast over the drop offs is the key to bagging a feed of these species.

Weekly Fishing Report June 16 2017

Weekly Fishing Report June 16 2017With the wind & rain both fairly minimal during the week & the seas on the way down the beaches were providing good fishing for anglers with some decent captures recorded. Alex Bellissimo reports tailor & salmon for his clients at Dee Why & a soapy mulloway for himself, all fish [...]

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Weekly Fishing Report 26th May 2017

Ripper conditions during the week had anglers landing fish all over the place, mulloway, kingfish & flathead have been hard on the chew right throughout our waterways & offshore. If this weekend promises to hold up to its end of the deal I have no doubt many an angler more will be right amongst the thick of things. Armen [...]

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Weekly Fishing Report 19th May 2017

Weekly Fishing ReportThe water temps are still quite reasonable for this time of the year and some good conditions have allowed anglers to get amongst the fish this week including some good kingfish coming from the harbour. Sportmarine’s Camm Sutherland fished middle harbour landing a metre+ king on a squid head for bait, these fish will be around all Winter [...]

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Weekly Fishing Report 12th May 2017

Some terrific reports of good fish have been coming in all week & this looks set to continue throughout the weekend & into next week as conditions allow many an angler to hit their favourite spots, the wind & seas look great and plenty of fish are on the chew from the upper reaches to the local inshore reefs. [...]

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Weekly Fishing Report May 5 2017

Weekly fishing ReportIt looks like we have another weekend primed with good conditions on its way, the wind and seas will be quite comforting allowing boaters’ & fisho’s to take advantage of the terrific fishing available at the moment. Local inshore fishing has been firing this week. Vic Levett from Oceanhunter Sportsfishing reports plenty of snapper are on the chew [...]

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Weekly Fishing Report 27th April

Julius David with his first beautiful kingfish caught on the rocks. Just shows that time and effort can come up with a good result.With the weather and the water conditions being exceptional over the past week, there has been no better time to go and have a fish. All manner of species are being caught from the [...]

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Weekly Fishing Report April 21 2017

Weekly Fishing Report April 21 2017The fishing has been terrific over the past week & this weekend looks even better with the wind & seas staying down, plenty of good fish are being caught and these conditions are expected to be with us right through the Anzac Day break so don’t worry about mowing the lawn or cleaning the [...]

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Easter Fishing Report April 14 2017

Easter Fishing ReportJust looking at the predicted weather outcome for this long weekend & quite honestly I don’t remember an Easter break ever looking so good. Dropping seas, next to no wind, very little rain & a fair whack of sunshine are all upon us this period & with the reports coming in at the moment there’s some great [...]

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Weekly Fishing Report 6th April 2017

Weekly Fishing Report April 6 2017Conditions are looking pretty sweet for a fish this weekend with the seas and early winds staying down a morning session or two is definitely on the cards. Some good fish are being caught both inshore & offshore at the moment so grab your kit and head out to your favourite spot and get [...]

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