Yellowfin starting to buzz


The Passage has been producing reliable catches of King George whiting, big squid, rugger snapper, and blue morwong.

Proper Bay proved a reliable location to chase King George whiting, squid, garfish, and snook.

Louth island held good numbers of big squid, along with a few King George whiting.

Boaties reported some good size King George whiting coming from most of the usual locations with Taylors, Spalding, and Monument proving worth a try.

Yellowfin whiting are starting to buzz with people chasing them along the foreshore, through to North Shields.

Clickers are the best bait for them with fish being rather fussy about other options.

The town jetty had plenty of action with many species being caught.

King George whiting, yellowfin whiting, squid, snook, garfish, tommies, and leatherjackets were all reported in reasonable numbers.

Flathead are really starting to fire with many land based anglers trying their luck along our shorelines.

Soft plastics worked along beaches and rocky out crops can provide some exciting fun for persistent anglers.


King George whiting were reported caught inside the bay to 38cm.

Tommies, garfish, snook, and the odd rugger snapper were also reported during the week.

King George whiting were reported in good numbers coming from inside Sir Isaacs.

Farm Beach was reported be very hard driving conditions with some cars getting bogged.

If you are planning to launch at Farm Beach just check the beach first ensuring it is firm enough to launch.

King George whiting were reported coming from deeper water in this area, with fish size being at an average of 30 to 35cm.


The town jetty has been a reliable spot, with many different species being caught during the past week.

King George whiting, squid, tommies, garfish, snook, yellowfin whiting, and kingfish were all reported caught from different times of the day and night, with the higher tides producing the best fish.

Boaties seem to be doing better closer to town with a few good reports coming from inside the bay and around Tumby island.

The Group was reported to be hit and miss, however fish size was exceptional.

Pictured inset is Jyah Elliott with a 3.75kg sambo he caught on the west coast.