Top catches com­ing from creeks, reefs

Isis Town and Country - - Woodgate Beach -

about 15 min­utes he was reach­ing for a packet of the ZMAN Min­nowz and was keen to go try them out.

I sent him fish­ing right in front of my business on the es­planade where a nice gut­ter had formed to try his luck.

It would not have been 15 min­utes and he came over to the shop and showed me his 6.8kg flat­head mea­sur­ing 90cm in length. It was a pearler. Ob­vi­ously he new the rules with size lim­its and what not, so after a few quick pics we set her free.

The Bur­rum River has been pro­duc­ing some nice fish with Mathew Ja­cobi and Tim Mesner land­ing nice 55cm grunter bream.

The boys were in the boat fish­ing and hav­ing a laugh when one of the rods bent over and flicked straight out of the boat.

Timmy, be­ing Timmy, didn’t hes­i­tate and just jumped straight in and was able to grab the han­dle of the rod and land his catch.

Th­ese boys also had the plea­sure of view­ing the whales just off shore whilst chas­ing the mack­erel early last week.

The black bank at the mouth of the river al­ways seems to hold some de­cent fish with the lat­est be­ing big bream around the 35cm mark.

Drift­ing the sand banks close to the mouth is also bring­ing in some nice whit­ing and flat­head us­ing prawns or yab­bies.

If you head out around the last lead marker you will find your­self in amongst the bait fish with the mack­erel chop­ping the sur­face.

Mud crabs are also on the move with plenty get­ting caught all over the river.

There are a lot just un­der the le­gal size limit of 15cm, so please re­mem­ber to do the right thing and only take the le­gal ones.

If you would like more in­for­ma­tion on the hot spots or any fish­ing tips, call in and see me at Seren­ity Cove Cafe in­Woodgate and I’ll set you up with the gear you need to catch that big one.

Un­til next month, keep fish­ing.

Jeremy Chasel­ing with a 50cm grunter.

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