Category Archives: "Species"

Snapper fishing Gold coast
How To Catch Snapper – Gold Coast Snapper Fishing
Snapper Fishing Want to learn more about Snapper Fishing off the Gold coast. Author Ant Coughran explains how. Snapper/ squire. (Pagrus auratus) We have many different species of snapper in south east Queensland and Northern NSW waters. Pink snapper is the most common species of snapper in our region and is also known by many other names like squire, knobbies, snap/snaps and pinky or pinkies. Snapper can be commonly found on most coastal reefs, shale bottom, between reefs, on shallow reefs, ledges, rocks,...

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Reef fish gold coast
Mixed Reef fish Gold Coast – Reef Fishing Tips and Techniques
Mixed reef fish Gold coast We have some great mixed reef fishing species in our local offshore waters. We seem to get a good blend of reef species off our coast. From southern species to northern species, our grounds are where their borders over lap. The most common mixed reef species are Snapper/ squire, Spangled emperor, Pearl perch, Maori cod, Venus tusk fish, Pig fish,  One spot sea perch, Gold spot Wrasse, Parrot fish, Teraglin, coronation trout, red throat, job...

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Gold coast whiting fishing tips and techniques
Gold Coast Whiting Fishing
Whiting Fishing Gold Coast  ( Ghosts of the flats.) Gold coast whiting fishing Written by Anthony Cougran The SEQ and Far northern NSW have a many different species of whiting. These are the Most common in the Gold coast area: Goldenline whiting (Sillago analis) It’s name is taken from it’s rough scales. Found from northern NSW around the top end to Geraldton in WA. Has a size limit of 23cm and a bag of 30 in QLD and no size and a bag of 20...

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Mangrove jack Gold coast
Mangrove Jack – Fishing Gold Coast – Tips and Techniques
  ( Lutjanus Argentimaculatus) (Mangrove Jacks) (Red Dogs)    Mangrove jack Fishing Gold Coast Written by Anthony Cougran.   We are so lucky on the Gold coast. Fortunately we have one of the best Mangrove jack fisheries in Australia. We humans have extended their habitat and hunting grounds so much on the Gold coast, Tweed heads, Moreton bay and Sunshine coast that they now have an endless maze of waterways loaded with structure. Anglers are spoilt for choice on hunting grounds. Sure we don't...

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Gold coast game fishing
Gold Coast Game Fishing Report
Gold Coast Game Fishing Report January 2021 Marlin, Mahi mahi, Sailfish. Well the Gold coast game fishing bite is on fire. Local anglers who haven't heard about the red hot Black Marlin bite off the Gold coast must be at home hiding under their beds. Everybody is getting amongst the action. The current wet cycle of weather associated with the "La Nina" system has brought the fish down the coast in massive numbers. The Marlin bite began in late November but its become...

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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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Quid fishing gold coast broadwater
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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Gold coast Snapper
Snapper – Pearl perch Closure – Gold Coast – True Blue Fishing
Snapper Fishing Closure - Gold Coast - Queensland Unfortunately fisheries have imposed a closure on Snapper and Pearl perch stocks. In fact the closure applies to the whole of Queensland and also includes Snapper stocks off the Gold coast. While we don't really feel that local Snapper stocks on the Gold coast are in serious decline. We are not totally opposed to the idea either. Above all, if it helps secure great gold coast snapper stocks for future generations. Then...

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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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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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