FISH­ING

Weekend Gold Coast Bulletin - - WEATHER -

Offshore: Plenty of blue mar­lin, yel­lowfin tuna in that 300- 800m mark. A bit closer there’s snapper and pearl perch on 42 and 36 fath­oms, Span­ish mack­erel and snapper on 24 fath­oms.

Se­away: Nice jew­fish around on live baits, and big eye trevally on the pipe. There have been chop­per tailor on the beaches, then back inside Broad­wa­ter, garfish, squid and flat­head up on the shal­low weed beds. Plenty of sand­crabs too. Some whit­ing on the sand­banks and some bream in the Jump­in­pin Bar.

Fresh­wa­ter: Saratoga in the back of the western arm of Hinze Dam and good bass as well.

Supplied by Gold Coast Fish­ing Tackle.

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