Moruya and Tuross River
Spring has sprung and the fishing has started to pick up. Some great catches have been reported this week. Moruya river produced a quality 70 plus centimetre flathead caught down the front of the system using soft plastics like the 120 mm bloodworm wriggler. Further upstream near the hospital has fished well for several nice size estuary perch on both soft plastics and topwater lures.
Flathead are being caught around the four-ways in Tuross mainly on soft plastics, but some also falling for baits such as prawns. Simulate pellet burley is helping anglers hook up to bream and trevally in the channel near the boat shed. Worms and prawns are both working well.
Rocks and Beaches
Reports of good sized snapper coming in off the rocks at South Durras. Mulimburra Point has seen a few drummer and bream landed. Moruya breakwall and Coila beach are fishing well for salmon at the moment, with most using pillies for bait. Bream and the odd whiting are also being caught in the same areas.
Offshore Flathead are coming in at the 50 metre mark just off Moruya with some using baracoota as bait on a paternosta rig. Out at 80 metres of water is seeing some very nice reds boated using fresh salmon. Some good size kingfish have been seen in the same area. John Dory have been on the bite out at the shelf. Some large sharks also, with reports of both mako and thresher sharks boated this week.
The following freshwater report is provided to us compliments of Josh, from Tackle World Goulburn.
From all reports the fishing was a little tough, but there were fish caught. Mark George gave the carp a good hurry up landing 52 on worms and corn. Peter King was the man landing a very nice cod at 98cm caught on a Stumpjumper. By the time you read this COD season will be closed giving you time to take stock of what you need for the season opening on 1st Dec. In the meantime, try using some Jackal TN60s around the structure for yellas and give the carp some on worms.
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Great fishing! The trout were up on the surface - Thomas Klemson from Bowral reported two very nice rainbows on fly using a Mrs Simpson fishing in the bay off picnic point. Both fish were caught in the morning hours of Saturday. I would recommend fishing the dam - it has seen the best trout fishing in years - if bait fishing, powerbait and worms will do the job nicely – lures, a Tassie or Jackson Kokawi will look after you.
Pejar Trout Classic 15th October
Marsden weir performed well with a number of redfin opposite the steam museum using Entice hybrid jigs. Try fishing the deeper edges as the fish are there you just need to wake them up and using a blade or wriggle jig will do the trick nicely.
Tight Lines my friends and remember “every days a good day for fishing … “
Team Tackle World Moruya