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Fishing 36s Gold coast charters
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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Weekend Fishing Gold coast
Weekend Fishing Charter or Week day – Gold Coast
Weekend Fishing Charter or Mid Week? What's the difference fishing on the weekend. Or a week day you may ask? Firstly I guess it comes down to your work schedule and available time. Not to mention the availability of your local fishing charter operator. Most good charter operators will try to operate every day that that the weather is favourable. Regardless of if its Thursday or Sunday. Furthermore the fish don't have a preference for feeding on any particular day...

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organising a fishing trip
Organising a Fishing Trip
Organising a Gold Coast Fishing trip How to choose and book a great fishing trip. When people think of fun with friends and families, most think of the usual activities. Picnics, theme parks, football or the theatre, Some just  prefer to stay at home and watch Netflix in the comfort of their own lounge rooms. But have you ever considered a deep sea fishing trip for friends and family members? Not only can an offshore fishing trip be a fun way to...

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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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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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Adventures today, Gold coast fishing
Book A Deep Sea Fishing Adventure Today – True Blue Fishing Charters
Book your Gold Coast fishing adventures today.  At True blue fishing you can instantly book your fishing adventures today. Our safe secure online portal and payment gateway allows you to easily check availability and book instantly online. No waiting for the operator or agent to call you back after you've submitted a form. Simply select your favourite fishing charter experience, open the calendar and select your preferred date. The rest is easy! Just follow the prompts, enter your information and proceed to...

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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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