Fishing Report 3rd September 2020
Photo: Jacob Flemming with a 53cm Bass from Cressbrook
Lure Of The Week: Berkley Hollow Belly HD
The Hollowbelly range needs little introduction, a renowned paddle tail profile known for one of the widest, most irresistible body rolls in the game. This year, the Hollowbelly gets even better and abit of an upgrade of High Definition finishes. There are four ultra-realistic colours in the lineup: Yakka, Slimy, Mullet and Garfish, all of which are high on the hit list of an Aussie predator’s menu. FIND THEM HERE
With the warmer weather settling in over the weekend, cooby fished well for most anglers, the afternoon bite has been quite good. Saltwater yabbies and worms are getting most of the bites for the bait fisherman, other anglers have had good success on the ever faithful ZX40 and Jackall Mask Vibe. Also targeting the shallow weed edges with small hard bodies like the cooby cobba range has proved to be successful. Remember its "Electric Motors" only.
Still good numbers of solid fish getting caught at our local lake, the deeper suspended fish have been the most active. The afternoon bite has been by far the best of the times with a lot of the fish getting caught in the last couple hours of day light. With these deeper fish casting heavier baits like the 30gram Palms Slow bite and the Hot Bite Raptor helps in keeping the lure in the strike zone and have accounted for some very good fish.
A Definite improvement on the previous weeks, the late afternoon has been best. The Kirkliegh Flats is holding the majority of the fish and big ones at that, keeping your lure as close to the bottom as possible is key to getting the reaction from these fish. Red Rock, Bay of Plenty and the Spit is holding great numbers of fish.
It's that time of year where the temperature is on the rise and the fish are on the move, good reports of fish getting caught last weekend, not huge fish quite yet but they wont be far away. Jackall Squirrel 79 has been a go too, working this lure very slow in shallow weed beds with big long pauses has been the best technique at the moment. Fishing wind blown points and nacks of bays will be your best chance, find the bait and you'll find the fish.
Some good signs this past week at Leslie with both Cod and Yellow Belly being caught, the Bait fisherman having alot of the success. Saltwater yabbies being the bait of choice. Trolling the old creek bed is holding good numbers of fish throughout the lake. The Kezza Mud Mouse and Mud Rat is ideal for targeting these deeper fish whether it be for Cod or Yellow Belly.
Toowoomba Region - 7 Day Forecast