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Fishing in Main Beach
Which fishing charter is for me?
Plumb the Depths of the Reefs
For Seriously Adventurous Anglers!
What to Bring
- Money for tips – Deck hands are common, especially on longer trips!
- Snacks and drinks – Ice and water are usually provided.
- During the summer months, make sure you "Slip, Slop, and Slap" – This is Aussie terminology for slipping on a shirt, slopping on 50+ factor sunscreen, and slapping on a sunhat!
Main Beach Fishing Seasons
If your new year’s resolution involves hooking huge Black Marlin, Main Beach in January is the place to be! Offshore waters are brimming with this species, as well as Blue Marlin and Sailfish.
Main Beach’s incredible deep sea fishing opportunities continue – although Black Marlin are on the way out, they’re replaced by masses of Blue Marlin. Spanish Mackerel, Wahoo, and Sailfish just keep coming!
This month signals the start of autumn, and offshore fishing for big game switches from Billfish to tasty Tuna species! Yellowfin Tuna and Mackerel Tuna are especially plentiful.
Although reef fishing is good year round, April is when the action really heats up! Visit now, and you’ll be able to hook Pink Snapper, Kingfish, and plenty more just kilometres from the shore.
Although May signals the real start of winter, reef fishing stays strong, and Yellowfin Tuna thrill Main Beach’s deep sea fishing fanatics by making a reappearance offshore!
We’re smack-bang in the middle of Main Beach’s winter season, but the climate is mild, and there’s still plenty of sun – and reef fishing is better than ever! Huge Amberjack, Kingfish, and Cobia are up for grabs.
If you want to explore Main Beach’s inshore fishing opportunities, July is a great time to visit – the popular Flathead is regularly found in the estuary at this time of year. Snapper and Tuna are patrolling the reefs!
As spring approaches, it’s all about estuary fishing in Main Beach! The famous Gold Coast Seaway is brimming with Flathead, and Trevally species can also be found inshore. Shark species are lurking by the reefs.
September signals the true start of spring, and this means that Flathead fishing only gets better and better. Adventurous anglers should head to the reefs to hook Cobia before they depart for the year.
The waters are getting warmer as summer approaches, which means that big game season is almost here! Head to the reefs to battle the last of the Shark species before they migrate for the year.
As well as the weather, offshore waters are seriously heating up, with Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo all making themselves known to sports fishermen. Billfish start to show up, so you might hook a Marlin or two!
Give yourself the Christmas present of a lifetime, and visit Main Beach for some incredible deep sea fishing – Blue, Black, and Striped Marlin are all on offer, as well as huge Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and Wahoo!