Category Archives: "Fishing Tips"

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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motion sickness
Tips to Prevent Seasickness
Prevent Sea sickness How to Prevent Seasickness. Seasickness is not fatal, but with symptoms such as nausea, stomach cramps and vomiting. It can certainly put a damper on your fishing charter fun. Motion sickness is thought to be caused by the visual disorientation resulting from being on an object in motion (boat) competing against our body's natural inclination for balance. Whatever the technical cause, a fair percentage of our fishing charter clientele become familiar with how rough, rocking seas can leave...

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Steber boats
Steber international
Steber Boats Both of our vessels were purpose built for the fishing charter industry by Steber in NSW. They are an excellent sea boat built to last, we highly recommend them. Below is some info from their website. Steber International is a renowned manufacturer of quality robust commercial motor vessels, ranging in size from 8.5 mtr (28′) to 15.8 mtr (52′), for charter, commercial fishing, patrol, shark meshing, sea rescue, surveillance etc., and recreational use. All boats are individually made to...

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Gold coast Seaway
Gold Coast Seaway
Gold coast Seaway The Gold Coast Seaway or Southport Seaway is the main navigation entrance used on our charters from the Pacific Ocean in and out of the Gold Coast Broadwater and southern Moreton Bay. It is one of Australia’s most significant coastal engineering projects completed. It is located at the northern end of the Spit at Main beach where the Nerang River enters the open Ocean. The channel was built between 1984 and 1986, primarily to facilitate the safe...

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Trolling Deep divers
Trolling Techniques – Gold Coast – Australia
Trolling Tips and techniques. Trolling tips and techniques. Whether your close to the coast line or several miles offshore, trolling is often the most productive method for catching a wide variety of saltwater pelagic gamefish species. Including everything from Bonito, Tuna and Mackerel, right up to blue and Black Marlin, trolling is often the key to a success. Yet, many people don’t use this method either because they have had little or no success in the past, or because they simply don't...

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Circle hooks
Circle Hooks
Circle Hooks Circle hooks really are a great addition to any anglers fishing safety. Because of its unique design and shape, it is safe for fish, and increases successful catch and release.  It is also safer for fisherman because the pointy end of the hook is turned so far inwards towards the shank of the hook that it cleverly decreases the possibility of fishos hooking themselves or their fishing buddies. Although not completely idiot proof it is vastly safer than other hook patterns. The circle fishing hook design has been around...

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Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions
Frequently asked questions true blue fishing Below is a list of the most frequently asked questions about our charters HOW DO I ENQUIRE, BOOK AND PAY?  Bookings can be made instantly Online, by Email or by phoning (07) 55109622     To Secure your booking we  require a holding deposit. This can be paid by visa, mastercard, or American express, either online, over the phone or via email, if you don't have a credit card we can provide you our bank account details and you can pay...

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Seasonal Fishing Guide Gold Coast
Seasonal Fishing Guide Gold Coast Many of our customers ask the question "What are you catching at the moment?" So I have decided to post the comprehensive Seasonal fishing guide Gold coast below. This is not exact, rather a rough guide as currents and water temperatures vary from year to year. Amberjack: April to November Cobia: April to October Cod: April to October Dolphin fish (Mahi mahi): December to April Flathead: All year round Kingfish: April to November Mackerel (Spanish and...

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