Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Rain Flushes Bay, Creeks

Newspaper article Gympie Times, The Qld.

Rain Flushes Bay, Creeks

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JIM COEL

CONTRIBUTOR

Tin Can Bay Boat Hire

AFTER weeks of dry weather the rain over the last few days has been a welcome sight giving the bay and creeks a much-needed flush.

Before the rain hit we had a few absolutely brilliant days with glassed out conditions inside the bay.

Schools of queenfish were prolific around Inskip Point with metal lures in the 20-40 gram range working a treat with reports of the odd school mackerel also amongst them.

The creeks have been fishing well for flathead with several reports of fish in the 50-60cm range being caught during last weekend's Pirtek Fishing Classic.

Threadfin salmon have also been about in good numbers with reports of anglers seeing them cruising the shallow flats looking for a feed.

A few nice barramundi have been about with one local angler weighing in a nice 6kg fish approximately 80cm in length on Monday.

The rain over the past few days should see good catches of mud crabs over the next few days as they are washed out of the creeks. …

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