Category Archives: "Species"

Bottom reef fishing gold coast
Teraglin fishing gold coast
Teraglin fishing Gold coast Teraglin also known as Trag or Trag jewfish The humble Teraglin is often confused with its larger cousin the mighty Mulloway. The main difference is in the shape of their tail fin. Teraglin are also often referred to as Trag or Trag jewfish. Additionally these fish are available in good numbers off the coast of south east Queensland. They can found on the Gold coasts local reefs in depths between 30-75 metres. Unfortunately Trag don't grow as...

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Sailfish Gold coast
Gold coast sailfish Sailfish are reasonably common in Gold coast waters throughout the summer months, They like to live in warmer sections of all the oceans of the world. They are blue to grey in colour and have a distinctive dorsal fin that is also known as a sail, which often stretches the entire length of the back. Another characteristic is the bill, resembling that of the Broadbill swordfish other Marlin species. They are a highly regarded Game fish in...

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Mulloway fishing gold coast
Mulloway Fishing Gold Coast
Mulloway Fishing Gold coast Fishing for Mulloway on the Gold coast requires a lot of patience but can very rewarding. Mulloway are often targeted anglers, and days and nights can be spent trying to catch the bigger fish. However more often than not. We find we catch them when not specifically targeting them. They often turn up out of the blue on some of the gold coasts shallower reefs between 10-26 fathoms, they can also be caught off local beaches...

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Mahi mahi fishing gold coast
Mahi Mahi Fishing Gold Coast
Mahi mahi fishing Gold coast The Mahi-mahi is not related to the Dolphin, even though it is commonly refered to as Dolphin fish and Dorado. English language adopted the Hawaiian word mahi-mahi. Large Mahi mahi are regularly caught off the Gold coast during the summer months. Mahi-mahi live 4 to 5 years and are a very fast growing species. Catches average 4 to 13 kilograms (15 to 29 lb). They seldom exceed 15 kilograms (33lb), and any mahi-mahi over 18 kilograms (40lb) is...

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Gold coast mackerel fishing
Gold coast Mackerel Fishing
Gold coast mackerel fishing Spaniards, spotties, Schoolies Scombridae family Best time for Gold coast mackerel fishing January-May Mackerel are one of the oceans fastest pelagic species, with razor sharp dentures and blistering high speed runs, big mackerel provide great sport and quality eating for those that actively target them off the coast of south east Queensland. Species available include Spanish mackerel (also known as narrow barred mackerel and spaniards), Spotted mackerel (Spotties) and school mackerel (Schoolies). The Gold coast gets a reasonable run of all...

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Snapper fishing gold coast
Snapper fishing gold coast
SNAPPER FISHING GOLD COAST, TIPS AND TECHNIQUES, BAIT AND BURLEY HOW TO CATCH BIG SNAPPER ON THE GOLD COAST. Snapper fishing Gold coast (knobbies, pinkies, red bream, squire) Pagrus auratus Snapper are about all year round. But many of the larger fish tend to turn up on the Gold coasts shallow reefs during the cooler months (may-September). The winter period offers good conditions for targeting snapper on the Gold coasts close reef systems. Westerly winds tend to flatten the seas. In turn...

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Black marlin fishing gold coast
Black Marlin Fishing Gold Coast
Black marlin fishing Gold coast How to catch black marlin on the Gold coast Every year around the beginning of December a good run of black marlin turn up in the Pacific ocean off the Gold coast. These fish usually congregate around the shallow reefs between 18-50 fathoms until the end of February. Although they are mainly juveniles between 50-150kgs they provide sensational sport fishing for those that pursue them in open waters. Black marlin are opportunistic feeders, they are known...

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