Moruya and Tuross River
We have had a few good reports of whiting in both systems this week. The four-ways in Tuross and the hole in the wall for Moruya have both produced. Grub tail plastics have worked, but the majority were caught using worms and live nippers.
Jewfish have been on the bite down the front of Tuross River on live baits such as poddy mullet and some also being caught using 100mm squidgie fish plastics loaded with S-factor scent.
The oyster racks in both Moruya and Tuross are holding some decent bream, most of them lured in by the Atomic crank 38 in both shallow and deep diving.
Perch and Bass are are hanging around the highway bridges in both systems but keep in mind it is closed season and they are not allowed to be kept.
Rocks and Beaches
Salmon are still running off the beaches and breakwall at the moment. The majority of anglers are using pillies and gang hooks.
Squid are still coming in off the rocks at South Broulee and Shellys beach in Moruya with the more natural colour jigs working best this week.
Bluefin are moving around offshore for the game fisherman, a few albacore also.
Some solid snapper and mowies are coming in just off Moruya with the bait of choice being striped tuna and fresh calamari.
The flathead are thick off Moruya with good numbers caught this week on pillies and squid.
The reefs are also fishing well for all the typical reef species in the local area. The following freshwater report is provided by Josh from Tackle World Goulburn. Wyangla Dam
Winter fishing has set in! Not a lot of reports this week from the dam, although it was great weather, catches were limited. We received one report from Mic Henry who caught a few yellas up the Abercrombie near crooked creek using black grubs and worms on the trees, but worked hard for them. It’s all about bait and jigs working trees & rocky banks - at this time of year the fish are less reactive so be patient and move the jigs slowly - you will catch fish.
The best start to winter trout fishing for years. Good numbers of rainbows reported this week mostly on Powerbait yellow salmon eggs, lime twist & sherbet being the more popular colours. Most parts of the dam are fishing well but the weed beds will always produce better fish. Try using any of the more popular Powerbaits on a suspending rig for the best success.
Big redfin reported all week. We have had numerous people in throughout the week reporting good numbers of larger fish. The key to this is getting the jigs down to them - try using a slightly heaver jig head or deep diving lure, you will find all the bigger fish down deep.
Tight Lines my friends and remember “every day’s a good day for fishing …”
Team Tackle World Moruya