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Gold coast fads GPS marks
FADS Gold coast – Fish Aggregating Devices – Offshore Fishing
Gold Coast Fads - Fish Aggregating Devices Fish aggregating devices (FADs) are man made structures that are anchored offshore in order to attract migratory fish. Usually in the form of a bouy attached to a rope or chain. These devices attract both bait fish and bigger pelagic species seeking food and shelter. Having schools of fish congregate around these fads makes them easier to find and catch, so you can enjoy a great fishing experience. Fisheries have deployed several fads off...

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Spanish Mackerel
Mermaid Reef – Fishing – Gold Coast – True Blue Fishing
Mermaid Reef - Fishing Hot spot Where is Mermaid Reef? Mermaid reef is located just off the coastline, adjacent to Mermaid beach towards the southern end of the Gold coast. There is a considerable amount of natural reef beginning just a few hundred metres out behind the breakers. The depths vary from around 25 metres, with pinnacles rising up to just a few metres below the surface. Can I fish at Mermaid beach reef? Absolutely, its a very popular local hot spot. Other...

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Fishing 36s gold coast 36 fathom reef
Fishing 36s Gold Coast – 36 Fathom Reef
Fishing the 36s east of the Gold coast can produce some quality fish when the right techniques are used. Float lining with lightly weighted pilchards is generally the best method for catching the bigger Snapper that lurk deeper in the water column. Additionally Patternoster style rigs are also effective. Particularly if the current is running hard. If the water is blue and there is plenty of bait present, it is well worth trying to catch pelagic species too. Live...

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Palm beach reef, photo by Gold coast Bulletin
Palm Beach Reef – Fishing – Gold Coast Queensland
Palm Beach Reef Fishing  Where is Palm Beach Reef? Palm beach reef is located just off the coastline, adjacent to Palm beach on the southern end of the Gold coast. The newer man made section is a mere 270 metres east of the beach. However there is also a considerable amount of natural reef also. The depths vary from 25 metres, with pinnacles rising up to just 5 metres below the surface. What Can I do at Palm beach reef? The main activities...

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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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Gold coast broadwater fishing charters
Broadwater Fishing Charters – Gold Coast
Broadwater Fishing Charters - Gold Coast Gold Coast Broadwater Fishing Charters. In this case morning and afternoon fishing charters depart at 7am and 11am. Our boats head out from the Spit pontoon at Muriel henchman drive Main beach. Accordingly these four hour calm water fishing trips are perfect for beginners, kids and experts alike. Great fun for the whole family. Furthermore our friendly experienced crew members will teach you the best techniques to catch a wide range of estuary fish...

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Freshwater Fishing Spots – Gold Coast
Freshwater Fishing Spots - Gold Coast - Scenic Rim When people think of fishing the Gold coast. They tend to think of offshore big game fishing or exploring the vast expanses of our estuary system. Freshwater fishing doesn't immediately spring to mind. However the Gold coast and nearby Hinterland and Scenic rim regions have a range of options available. Dam and Impoundment Fishing Near the Gold Coast There are several dams and freshwater impoundments that are within an easy couple of hours...

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Offshore fishing charters Currumbin
fishing charters near Currumbin – Gold Coast Fishing Charters
Fishing charters Currumbin Fishing Charters Currumbin - Fast and Easy Online Bookings True blue fishing charters operate three reliable purpose built charter fishing boats. Vessels depart daily from Muriel Henchman Drive Main beach. Its just 20 minutes drive from Currumbin on the Southern end of the Gold coast. Operating 7 days a week (weather permitting). And offer both half and full day offshore deep sea reef and game fishing charters. In addition to that our friendly crew will help you target and...

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Whale watching Gold coast
The Winter Whale Migration
Whale Migration - Gold Coast. Whale Migration and Sightings. If you’re going to book a fishing charter while visiting the Gold Coast, You also get the added bonus of spotting Humpback Whales, during the months between May to November. Southern Humpbacks can be spotted all the way along the East Coast as they travel to warm waters to give birth. Whales are majestic creatures who also happen to be the largest mammals on the planet.  Most whales feed on Krill and Plankton,...

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    Summer fish species Gold coast
    Summer Fishing Species Gold Coast
    Summer Fishing Gold Coast A small sample of the species we will be targeting over the coming months. Got to love summer! https://www.truebluefishing.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Summer_Sensations_288328466_1080x1080_F30.mp4

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