Iluka – Iluka Bluff – Snapper – 13 March 2016

Sunday I had managed to bunk off for a few days to fish the rocky headlands of the Bundjalung National Park at Iluka in Northern New South Wales. I drove down through several big rain showers on Sunday morning. As usual in this spot, the weather would not be ideal. There would be a prettyContinue reading “Iluka – Iluka Bluff – Snapper – 13 March 2016”

Bribie – the old oyster jetty flats – 7 March 2016

Monday The wind and wild weather persists. A look back at my fishing reports suggest that the run up to the full and new moons around February, March, April have produced the most consistent catches of flathead. The latter half of the run out tide also appears to be a good time to get atContinue reading “Bribie – the old oyster jetty flats – 7 March 2016”

Brisbane River – Boggy Creek – 29 February 2016

Monday Wind, wind, wind – this is why you do not want to buy a boat. Throughout the end of February the wild weather continued. The forecast was for a 30 knot southerly on Monday. Still, every cloud has a silver lining – less boat traffic means more undisturbed fish and remember it’s never windyContinue reading “Brisbane River – Boggy Creek – 29 February 2016”

Bribie – the old oyster jetty flats – big flathead – 27 February 2016

Wild winds as the tropical cyclone passes – but Landangler is rewarded with a very big flathead

Bribie – the old oyster jetty flats – 1 February 2016

Monday The start of February usually marks the beginning of the real change in wind patterns on my home fishing patch – South East Queensland. The hot summer northerly winds are attacked by the cooler winter south-easterlies. The water temperature starts to drop very slightly and there is often some wild weather. On Monday strongContinue reading “Bribie – the old oyster jetty flats – 1 February 2016”