Marlo’s fishing couldn’t be better – there are fish everywhere in the system.
Bream from 26-46cm have been around in good numbers but luderick have been around in bigger numbers and even bigger sizes. Anglers have also reported good catches of estuary perch. Big schools of mullet and tailor have arrived in the system. Salmon have been giving anglers plenty of fight. Prawns from bait size to eaters have also been around. The surf beaches are all producing plenty of salmon, tailor, mullet, flathead and shark.
Offshore from Cape Conran the fishing has been great with catches of flathead, gurnard, barracouta, squid, trevally, salmon, plenty of leatherjacket and shark.
Colin Weir’s early morning Snowy River fishing trips with prawns have produced good bags of estuary perch. Colin has also been getting good bags of luderick on sandworm after the perch have finished their bite. Keith Light has also been getting good bags of bream and luderick on sandworm from the Snowy.
Ben Webb Jnr fished the Brodribb recently and got bream to 3lb using sandworm. Ben is a keen young fisherman who lives on the Brodribb and fishes all year round. So far this season he has bagged some good brown trout and plenty of other species.
Gummy shark have been around in numbers from Corringle Beach. Chris Davis regularly gets his bag.
Point Ricardo has been producing good catches of salmon and tailor, with one salmon weighing in at 5.5lb. Yeerung Beach has also been fishing well with lots of catches of salmon and tailor reported on bait and lures.
Fishing off Cape Conran when weather permits has seen most boats getting big bins of mixed species. Allan Steel reports that leatherjacket are in plague proportions and anglers won’t be able to stop catching them.
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