Bau only wanted a legal Red. Now has a new PB to chase
Well, finally the weather has settled a bit this last month, and we have managed to get quite a few trips in and the fishing has been great with all crews filling their esky.
The closer in reefs are starting to fish well with the cooler temperatures, which provides a good option for those lumpy days and the wider grounds are doing extremely well.
Some monster Red Emperor have been landed lately including a 14.5kg one that got off and unusually floated to the surface 20 meters behind the boat, let’s just say it was worth the swim but thank God Ashley threw a rope out as it was a struggle against wind and current.
Pretty much every reef species Rainbow Beach has to offer are in good numbers at the moment including some cracker pearl perch and parrot.
For those that like to stretch the arms big amberjack and cobia also seem to be hanging around. In the straits squid are very thick with frequent catches of 100-plus in a session. As usual, the run out tide seems to work best.
Some nice mackerel have been caught up around inskip and the main channel, however slowed down in the last couple of weeks. Along the beaches reports of a few decent tailor fish, but very hit and miss.
With some decent gutters along the beach again now for those that like a feed of whiting, bream or dart. That’s it for this month, cheers Mat.