BREAM are grabbing live nippers and fresh prawns in Paddy’s Channel during the incoming tide.
Mullet strips are tempting trevally and bream at the northern end of Copacabana Beach in the lead up to high tide.
Anglers are finding the blue eye cod and gemfish on the chew at Browns Mountain, with the preferred baits being fresh fillets of mullet or slimy mackerel.
The Twelve Mile was invaded by leatherjackets and the odd blue marlin was snared at the Southern Canyons.
Snapper continue to bite strongly at Long Reef, especially just before dawn. Anchor in around 40m, fish your pilchard cubes as light as the conditions will allow and don’t forget to burley.
Trevally are on the move throughout Sydney Harbour with both shore based and anglers fishing from boats going home with a feed.
Sow and Pigs, plus many of the moorings in Middle Harbour are holding fish, while landbased locations to try include Parsley Bay, Camp Cove and Nielson Park.
Unweighted pilchards seem to be working best and again, a constant burley trail is a must. Bonito have surpassed the hairtail as the dominant species at Pier 2, with unweighted whole pilchards gaining plenty of attention. Wahyu from Global Tackle has been getting among the tailor and salmon to 2.5kg at Coogee Beach.
Using a traditional paternoster rig with ganged pilchards, the top off the tide into the evening run-out is the prime time to dangle a line. Maroubra Beach produced tailor to 2kg if casting out ganged pilchards at dusk.
Good numbers of trevally and the odd kingfish are on the prowl at Molineaux Point in Botany Bay.
Fresh squid strips and small yellowtail are enticing school mulloway during the evening outgoing tide at the Captain Cook bridge.
Towra has flathead grabbing lures in among its shallows and Bare Island has squid on offer.