South Ballina – 17 August 2020

Landangler finds plenty of fish at the mouth of the Richmond River. Soft plastics fish well for bream and tailor at Ballina

Flat Rock and Whites Head – 14 August 2020

Landangler does not let gear failure slow him down – fishing at Sharp’s Beach, near Ballina

South Ballina Rockwall – Early August 2020

Landangler finds plenty of bream and some salmon at South Ballina

Bribie – Bongaree and the oyster jetty flats – June 2017

As the water cooled in June I enjoyed a few beautiful clear-skied sessions fishing the flats at Bribie. The back end of the run out tide proved the most productive time to fish and I caught five good sized flathead on several occasions. I was usually using GULP Jerkshad soft plastics rigged on a 1/8thContinue reading “Bribie – Bongaree and the oyster jetty flats – June 2017”

Bribie & Mooball Creek – fishing the shallows – May 2017

May saw me out on the flats in front of the Sandstone Point hotel at Bribie Island wading in the shallows. Winter took a long time to arrive and the water styed stubbornly warm all through the month. The flounder arrived to supplement the flathead and the odd bream. I fished with my light spinningContinue reading “Bribie & Mooball Creek – fishing the shallows – May 2017”

Bribie – Bongaree & the oyster jetty – 14 September 2016

Wednesday On Wednesday I was fishing again in the morning but I decided to try the other side of the Pumicestone Passage and fish along the shore at Bongaree. This area has a sandy ledge that runs down to a drop off of a few metres. There are fish to be found all along theContinue reading “Bribie – Bongaree & the oyster jetty – 14 September 2016”

Dune Rocks – Tailor – North Stradbroke Island – 15 July 2015

Saturday I was still on North Stradbroke Island and delighted with my first session, the day before. It was still cold and fairly breezy on Saturday morning. The wind was blowing from the south-west but it would slacken off through dawn before turning south-east and picking up, mid-morning. Low tide had passed at about 3.00Continue reading “Dune Rocks – Tailor – North Stradbroke Island – 15 July 2015”

Iluka – Shark Bay – Jewfish – 12 June 2015

Friday On Friday the wind was a 10-15 knot south-westerly. I woke to heavy rain at about 5.00 am and it was cold. I had decided to go back to Shark Bay but low tide would not be until about 10.00 am, so there was no hurry. I had breakfast and put on a fewContinue reading “Iluka – Shark Bay – Jewfish – 12 June 2015”

Iluka – Shark Bay – 11 June 2015

Thursday As is so often the case in Iluka – the weather was not easy to deal with. The week before it had looked good with light winds and no rain forecast. I woke up early on Thursday to a howling south-easterly wind and intermittent rain, so I rolled over and tried to go backContinue reading “Iluka – Shark Bay – 11 June 2015”

Iluka – Woody Head – 27 November 2014

Landangler finds a great mixture of species on another successful morning fishing at Woody Head, Iluka, NSW

Iluka – Middle Bluff and the Clarence River – 23 November 2014

Things start well with a great sunrise and a few fish for Landangler at Iluka

Iluka – Middle Bluff – 29 September 2104

Landangler finds more fish in perfect conditions, fishing on the rocks and in the Clarence River, in Iluka

Bribie Island – the Seaside Museum drain and Buckleys Hole – 17 July 2013

Landangler finds some quality fish, land-based fishing on Bribie Island