Sydney & Wollongong Fishing Report
Surprise surprise, Joel Oliver and his crew back at it again with the Yellowfin and this time they came in hot. On Saturday they went out South of Jervis Bay and went 8 from 17 with Sandy Gorecki landing a PB of 68kg. Sandy said “When this 68kg yella hit the deck before 8.30am we knew it was going to be an epic day on YA MUM. Watching Grekz slay a 60kg on a stickbait was the highlight of the day. We had bust ups everywhere and spent the arvo stickbaiting”. On Monday they went out yet again and went 4 from 5.
Reports are also coming in that their are increasing numbers of Yellowfin around with there sizes only getting bigger in the past 2 weeks with anglers landing them on both Stickbaits & Skirts.
Josh Robbins has been out hitting the water over the past few days. With Snapper season in full force at the moment he tried his luck and came up trumps. He said “It seems we let loose on the Snapper Day Care today! There was no size to them but no matter how hard we tried, everywhere on our 10km Journey we encountered fiesty squire!” he also noted that “The Jackson Dart Magicwas irrestible today and accounted for all 20+ fish, with a slick of Saxscent Wasabi ensuring the Fish could smell my lure from afar!”
A few keen Fishos went out off Wollongong yesterday afternoon around 4.30pm and were able to land themselves some nice Snapper on the Zman Soft Plastics.
The Sydney Mako Shark Competition was held over the weekend with many different Game fishing clubs getting invloved. Port Hacking Game Fishing Club came out victorious with 8 year old Jayden Millauro landing a 151.5kg Mako. PHGFC said “GREAT to see The UNDERTAKER going 5:3:3 at the Sydney Mako comp today with 2 tagged Makos and a capture of a 151.5kg Mako on 15kg to Small Fry Angler Jayden Millauro (8years old) & Matt Millauro, What a Dynamo !!! Captain Ibby Dardas on 🔥🔥🔥again go team !!!!”
A few anglers went out Deep Dropping in the boat “Better than Daddys” off Browns Mountain over the weekend and were able to land themselves some nice Blue Eye.
Scotty Lyons, from Southern Sydney Fishing Tours, said that Botany Bay is fishing well with Trevally around in good numbers and a few Bream mixed in at Trevally Alley. If you can find them as they have been moving around, anchor, burley and fish light with peeled Prawns or Pilchards.
Kurnell & Towra Point has produced some good Flathead this week with many fishos using Soft Plastics.
A little bit further out to sea in around 55 metres of water, Flathead are being caught in decents numbers while bottom bashing straight out from the Bay.
Norah head Canyons produced some nice fish over the weekend with one anglers catching a 60kg+ Yellowfin Tuna. Reports also came in that Striped Marlin were also caught in the same area!