Tackle Land Fishing Report – 28 May 2016

Tackle This – Scale Report!

Another week of half decent weather has just gone and by the looks of thing it should be looking okay from tomorrow until the end of the week!


Redcliffe Peninsula is still producing good quality Snapper and with the number of Pike around the structure and reefs, fresh bait is just a matter of dropping a Jig down and having some fun. If you have kids chasing pocket money get them jigging Pike for you…. Mud is also holding a few good fish but I would be staying close in at the moment with the predicted winds.

It is well worth trolling a few Hard Bodied Lures in the Shallow Diver models but be aware there are a few good sized Snapper out there wearing a bit of “Bling” with not all lures coming back on board!


Bream are being rounded up from Cabbage Tree Creek to Brighton and there have been some good sizes being taken but you will have to put up with the Rats taking your bait as well.  There have been a few 35cm species caught from Woody Point to Scarby. The Pine and Bribie Passage are also reporting better sized Bream coming through.

Mouth of the Brisbane River has put up a few Crackers with a 42cm to the fork being taken on fresh salted Mullet being the best reported so far.

Shorncliffe Jetty is also holding a number of good table fish but there are quite a number of smaller one in the mix as well… Don’t forget “Bruce” who is still at large and still carries a $100 Bounty for the First Person with a photo and the correct Tag Number!

Adam's 55cm Flattie
Adam’s 55cm Flattie


The numbers and sizes are increasing with some going 80cm but most are being caught between 45 – 65cm. Mixed result on types of baits, Soft Plastic, Hard Bodies but the humble Pillie or Blue Bait seem to be scoring the most!


Reports of some good Summer Whiting still hanging around Toorbul, Nudgee and Donnybrook. There are a few Winter Whiting being taken in D Bay area, also the Spoil Grounds are getting a few with Bloodworm and Squid Strips doing the damage.


Number have been showing up around the area from Redcliffe Jetty to Brisbane River. Burleying up some Gar on Wednesday we saw 35cm+ Tailor chewing them up at Baxter Jetty, awesome site seeing them leave the water chasing Gar!


Joe's Brissy River Threadie
Joe’s Brissy River Threadie


Crackers are still in the Brisbane River with the largest reported being 123cm. They are being taken on Live Herring mainly but are also falling victim to soft vibes and deep diving hard bodies.

Note: There are plenty of Fish Cleaning Benches provided for us to use, if you use one please take two minutes and give it a clean down when you are finished.  “Leave it like you want to find it”

Have a great weekend, be safe out there and

Maintain the Passion!!