The gummy shark fishing around the southern end of the bays and offshore has still been excellent lately. While the consistency inside the bays isn't 100%
the fishing is good at present. Customer Josh regularly fishes the southern channels around Rye and Blairgowrie and has again recently with good results.
Josh managed a nice gummy around 14kg from the south channel over the weekend. Fishing baits of fresh mackerel and salmon was the key, and presenting
these baits directly along the channel ledge was also crucial.
When the conditions have allowed, the offshore fishing has been very good. The sections of reef outside both bays are a good starting point for solid gummies.
Customer Thao fished outside the western entrance recently to land a few nice fish up to 18kg. Thao has been fishing 25m of water around small isolated
patches of reef, with freshly caught baits from the area getting the bites. Parrotfish, wrasse and mackerel have all been deadly on 8/0 circle hooks
when dropped around the reef.
Customer Joel has also had the same idea lately, targeting offshore gummies. Fishing towards Cape Schank Joel and mate landed 3 nice fish around the 12kg
mark during their last session. Joel has been fishing in water around 40m deep and has found barber perch and salmon very effective on the fish.