Fishing Report 17 December 2018
NE gusting 15 and rising to 26kts by the end of the day. Sunny with a max of 35. Wave height 1.5 period 8-5 barometer 1009-1003.
High Tide 11.43 Low Tide 04.46
NE gusting 11 swings early afternoon to a SE gusting 10 and then the SW comes though later in the afternoon gusting 16. Partly cloudy with a max of 36. Wave height 1.7 period 7barometer 1005-1001.
High Tide 00.06 Low Tide 06.15
SW all day peaking early in the morning at 18 Kts then settles to 16 for the remainder of the day. Partly cloudy with a max of 26 rain forecast for the evening. Wave height 1.2 period 8 barometer 1006-1005.
High Tide 01.06 Low Tide 07.10
SW gusting 18 swinging during the day to a SE gusting 14. Partly cloudy with max of 25 some rain is forecast for the evening. Wave height 1.6 period 9 barometer 1013-1012.
High Tide 01.53 Low Tide 07.54
Rather hit and miss for some while others reported good caches of River Bream ie over 1kg specimens, I saw a picture of 5 on one boat. River Snapper and Diamonds were also boated together with the odd Pickhandle Barracuda. Most of the fish were caught on Sard, Prawn and live bait. Most of the action was happening towards the N2 and mouth area while the car park area was very quiet. Some guys were spending the weekend here and fishing in the lagoon when one of the youngsters got his foot cut by something in the water, please be careful and when shoes when wading or playing in the lagoon, unfortunately glass and other sharp objects have found their way into the water, particularly in the public areas.
Diamonds galore at Doggies yesterday and another massive Zambie was landed at the banks this time. Still lots of eds about and some are being caught close in. Slide or try swim a Shad 30-40cm for a King Fish and the odds are you will end up with a pretty decent Diamond.
As they say there is only one way to fish and that is the right way or Greg Wright’s way fishing off Wright Way, yesterday he managed to catch what we believe to be the first Couta of the season caught in the bay and it weighed in at 10.3kg and that is the right way to start the season. Gert managed a 15kg Tuna and Nanook boated one as well. 4 vessels went as far as the wreck and got stuck into some Kob and they were back in just after 7. On Friday Wit Oliphant hooked into a Round Ribbontail Ray a first for the boat and a first recorded at the shop.