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Byron Bay; Gold Coast
Are some of the famous holiday venues on the Australian Coast, these
resorts offer a year-round calm climate and excellent fishing.
The Tweed River is known for its larger-than-average bream specimens and
the Southport Broadwater is one of the most bountiful whiting grounds in
Charming beaches which provide top surf fishing for bream, tailor and
The prime locations for tailor are the Watego's Beach and Cape Byron.
While large jewfish and northern bluefin tuna are taken from the rocks.
During winter months, the retaining wall is an excellent spot to try
fishing for bream and luderick. Blue swimmer and mud crabs are abundant
in the river.
Best yields during summer months include flathead, whiting and bream.
Jewfish, tailor, luderick and bream are common in the winter. Estuary is
famous for its large bream. The wall downstream from Boyds Bay Bridge is
a 'hot spot' for bream.
Located at the northern tip of Tweed headland, which is a favorite spot
for yielding tailor. This is a safe location in most weather conditions,
the best time is in early morning or evening.
This large estuarine complex is a legendary location for quality sand
whiting which can be taken anytime of the year.
One of the best fishing spots for large whiting throughout the year. It
also provides quality bream during winter from the shore or from a boat.
It is considered as the most abundant spot in the Broadwater for taking
large numbers of whiting. Fishing at the banks should only be during the
rising tide, for it has a very strong run-off during the ebb tide.
Good quality of whiting can be yielded well up in the river. The
Coombabah and Coomera Rivers are also good spots for whiting and bream.
The section of waters nearby the grand hotel has a number of
'depressions' which are good spots for flathead. The southern banks here
are the top spot for catching yabbies for bait.
An area located by a long line of concrete posts on South Stradbroke
Island, is the preferred spot for boat anglers at night. Bream, whiting
and flathead can be spotted on the edge of the mangroves.
The bream, whiting and flathead can be yielded in the surrounding
shallows of the island. The local 'hot spot' for big whiting is in the
northern end of the island.