Pelagics temperatures along Good with results are spanish on firing have the and up come prowl school a variety from with mackerel. west warmer of tuna of the also shipping taken North anchorages towards with Coronation. a few fish Bottom fishing has been steady, with reports of dhufish to 13kg, baldchin groper, pink snapper and red -throat emperor over the past week. Those fishing in close have enjoyed some great sessions on coral trout with good fish up to 4kg being taken in 10mtrs of water.
Tailor have been consistent along most beaches with Drummonds Cove, Buller River and Coronation providing plenty of action to the north whilst Southgates, Greenough and Flatrocks have produced steady catches south of town. Herring and whiting are about in good numbers with better results coming in the mornings. Buller River, Pages Beach and Southgates has produced both yellowfin and sand whiting at times with peeled coral prawn or bloodworms being the preferred bait. Blue manna crabs are still going strong with good hauls coming from the Fishermans Wharf and Batavia Coast Marina. Samson fish, estuary cod, black bream and juvenile pink snapper have all been active around these areas and can provide a real challenge in close quarters.