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Venus tuskfish caught fishing 36s Gold coast
Venus Tuskfish – Gold Coast Fishing – Tuskies
Venus Tuskfish - Gold Coast - Tweed Heads (CHOERODON VENUSTUS) The Venus tuskfish would have to be one of the most highly sought after table fish in northern Australia. They are not only sensational eating but also provide anglers with a solid fight when hooked on suitable tackle. The species is also commonly referred to as Tuskies and blue bone. Which derives from the aqua, blue coloured spine and other internal bones of the fish. Many people also incorrectly refer to...

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Squid Fishing Gold Coast – How To Catch Squid
Squid Fishing Gold Coast - Brisbane - Tweed Heads Learn how to catch Squid around the Gold Coast and other regions, regular contributor Anthony Coughran explains how. Squid - (Cephalopods) We have many different species of squid, calamari and cuttlefish in Australian waters, Several are commonly found around the Gold coast. Here are the most common species. Cuttlefish (Sepia apama- giant cuttlefish) (Sepia pharaonis - pharaoh’s cuttlefish) Cuttlefish are found right around Australia, the giant cuttlefish are found over reefs and grassy seabed’s out...

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How to catch Cobia, Gold coast fishing
How to Catch Cobia – Gold Coast – Queensland
How to Catch Cobia - Gold Coast Cobia/Black kingfish: Rachycentron canadus (Linnaeus) Want to know how to catch monster Cobia off the Queensland coast. Author Anthony Coughran explains how. Cobia are a frequent visitor to our shores all year round. But mainly thicken up in numbers over the winter months. There is a few reasons why they build up in numbers at this time of the year. The whale migration. The slowing of the currents on our reefs. our reef species spawning. ...

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Pearl perch Gold coast fishing charters
Pearl Perch Gold Coast Deep Sea Fishing
Pearl Perch Gold Coast. Chasing Pearl perch off the Gold coast can be a very rewarding experience. Pearlies as they are commonly called, can be found along the east coast between Port Macquarie in NSW and as far north as Rockhampton in Qld. Pearl perch are a demersal bottom dwelling fish species that inhabit the local reef systems. They prefer deeper water, and you’re most likely to find them in 40-100 metres. Your best chance to get on the pearlies is...

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How to Get The Most Out of Your Charter
Fishing Charters - How to get the most out of your experience. There are some major advantages to using a commercial charter boat for your fishing requirements. Especially when travelling long distances away from home. You will find most charters, while fairly priced, will still cost you a reasonable sum of money. It is critical that you make the most of your time onboard the boat. Unfortunately some fishing charter customers don't get as much value, or as many fish...

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Gold Coast Prawning
Prawning Gold Coast – Prawn Guide – How To Catch
A Practical Guide to Gold Coast Prawning. Gold Coast Prawning. Written by Anthony Coughran. FFGC Prawns Gold Coast - Gold Coast Prawning!!  The SEQ, Gold Coast and Far northern NSW have a many different species of prawn. These are the Most common species in our area: Banana prawn ( Penaeus merguiensis, Penaeus indicus.) located from Shark Bay in WA around the top end to northern NSW. They can reach sizes of 34cm long and their season is from November to May. School prawn (...

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Fishing Gold Coast, Mahi mahi fishing
Mahi Mahi Gold Coast Fishing -Dolphin fish -Dollies
A comprehensive guide to fishing for Mahi Mahi. Written by Anthony Coughran from Fishing Fun Gold Coast Your fish of the month is Mahi mahi......... Mahi mahi ( dolphin fish) Corphaena hippurus Mahi mahi means very strong in Hawaiian. We are so lucky to have the dolphin fish fishery we have in Australia. Locally we have all the government implemented FAD’s, pro fisherman trap lines and drum line which hold schools of dollies off our coast each year. As they migrate down our coast...

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Fishing charters equipment
Best Techniques and Top Quality Gear
Best Techniques and Top Quality Gear on our Fishing Charters. We love our fishing and are passionate about providing top quality fishing gear on our charters. It is our goal to connect our customers to quality fish and more importantly land them. True blue offer a genuine deep sea reef and game fishing adventure. Our tours are suitable for beginners and seasoned anglers alike. Top Quality Fishing Gear. Our customers are provided with top quality fishing gear on our fishing charters. Both...

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Live bait fishing Gold coast
Live Bait Fishing Gold Coast
Productive Techniques - Live bait fishing Gold Coast. A guide to live bait fishing on the Gold coast. We use all of these techniques with great success on board our Gold coast fishing charters. Read on for some great local live baiting tips. Despite an enormous range of various lure fishing styles used on the many target species these days, live bait fishing is one of the simplest and most effective techniques used for catching a myriad of prized species off...

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Full moon fishing charters gold coast
Full Moon Fishing Charters Gold Coast
Full Moon Fishing Charters Gold Coast From the 1st of January 2019, True blue will be offering an exciting new trip, Full Moon Fishing Charters Gold Coast Seeing as though the moon has so many impacts in daily life, it stands to reason that it must also has some impact on fishing.  which is something that anglers have speculated for years.  Although there is very little in the scientific data base about how different fish species react to changes in the lunar...

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