Fishing on the maroochy river hey there all just wanted to share a couple of my fishing experiences with you. Below the confluence of these lies the estuary, termed the maroochy river. The maroochy river is a very large yet shallow system which is peppered with deep holes perfect for some spirited onshore fishing. Your guide to boating conditions and fishing hotspots in queensland this weekend. The maroochy river is a river in south east queensland, australia. Find the best fishing spots in maroochydore, the beautiful. Javelinfish or barred grunter would have to be one of the most underrated fish swimming in our waters. Maroochy fish habitat area facts and maps department of. Enjoy extensive views of river, ocean and hinterland.
It confluences with the north maroochy river near the town of yandina to form the estuary. The two major solunar periods last for two hours or more and normally produce best results. Whether you like fishing for trout in small mountain streams or fishing big rivers for bass and walleyes. Fish habitat works underway 07 apr 2011 fish habitat is being restored to a degraded estuarine reach of the maroochy river. Either side of the motorway bridge is an area known as the cod hole which can get to 10 metres deep in places. From the advent of barbecue boats and smaller craft to the shifting of the maroochy river mouth from north of pincushion island to where it sits at cotton tree today, nearly every change, be it. Maroochy river picnic point tide times, qld willyweather.
The weekend is as much about family fun, having a go, enjoying the outdoors as it is about an expert fishing. In the 2011 census maroochy river had a population of 1,337 people. Maroochy river postcode qld maroochy river is a suburb of south eastern, queensland and is about 99 kms north of qlds capital city of brisbane. You can enjoy activities nearby including jet skiing, fishing, kayaking and stand up paddle boards. Maroochy is pretty much my local even though i live in bris. A few years back i wrote an article for fishing world on night crabbing and how our results were usually better at night. The south maroochy river rises on the northern slopes of towen mountain, a small range complex that is a spur of the blackall ranges, which form the western boundary of the subcatchment. A tour desk and shop are also available at maroochy waterfront motel.
Maps, tips and insights from our expert fishing staff help pinpoint the best of the action in your area so youll be there with the right lures, bait and gear when the. May 14, 2012 perfect day for exploring this new stretch of river. Fishing hot spots freshwater lake and river fishing map bass. Other populated centres in the catchment include nambour, eudlo, yandina and coolum. In the 2011 australian census the population of maroochy river was 1,337 when there were 653 females and 684 males living there with a median age of 39. Mr planck recommends visiting the maroochy wetlands reserve, located in bli bli, on your journey along the river. The maroochy river is among the sunshine coasts most beautiful. Maroochy river fish habitat works australian fishing online. Maroochydore on the sunshine coast reflections maroochydore. Following on from last weeks article on fishing the noosa river we chose to continue down the coast a short drive and explore the maroochy river, which poses a more traditional river system tapering from the hinterland, with a number of tributaries branching off eudlo creek, petrie creek and west coolum creek. This booklet contains maps for the noosa river and lakes.
The north maroochy river is a long river system that branches off and extends from the south maroochy river at yandina all the way north to eewah vale on the sunshine coast, however the lower reaches of the river are more accessible to the angler. There are great little cafes, restaurants, places to go fishing, stand up paddle board, surf, a patrolled swim beach, a swimming pool. Just coming at this from the angle of bull sharks and all. They fall mostly within the sunshine coast council area but also include a small part within the noosa shire council area the maroochy and mooloolah catchment covers approximately 638 km 2 and 223 km 2 respectively, with a stream network of approximately 1,436 km and 455 km respectively view animation. Spend a weekend away from the grind of daily life either on the river, by the river or in the river, taking full advantage of the natural serenity associated with the area. I live on the sunshine coast and the maroochy river is my favourite place to drop a line in. View sold price history for this house and research neighbouring property values in maroochy river, qld 4561. The hillsides in the northwest and southeast of the locality are primarily used for residential purposes and retain natural bushland.
Check any fishing report for the maroochy river and the cod hole is always mentioned. The creek is fairly shallow and hard to navigate in boat, kayak fishing is the best option here. The first major solunar feeding period starts at 06. I think this theory may have been somewhat innacurate as we were working week days so night crabbing was the only option. However, significant amounts of weed are also present with the usual suspects on the list camphor laurel, privet and lantana to name a few. If you want a simple, no hassle break that includes a bit of fishing, check out maroochy river bungalows. The original basically agrarian land use pattern has been overlain by a rapid increase in population and hence land utilized for residential area. Mangrove jack in the creeks and around structures in the system. For more information on regulations related to the moreton bay marine park, go to the department of environment and science website. For many a year the grunter has swum under the recreational fishing radar, with many anglers writing them off as a bait fishing only species. Offering a great range of fully self contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments, reflections is ideal for singles, couples, families and groups. Some poor blighter having a fish at the mouth of the creek, as it flows into the maroochy river, with toxic water being pumped into the river just upstream. Aug 25, 2010 on this occasion we fished the maroochy river which for those that dont know it, is a healthy river that runs though the town of maroochydore which is just north of moolloolaba, all towns in the area otherwise known as the sunshine coast, all 1.
This booklet contains maps from currimundi to mooloolaba and the maroochy river. Picturesque maroochy river and beachfront location. Maroochy alert system the maroochy river alert flood warning system was completed in the 1994 as a cooperative project between the bureau of meteorology and the then maroochy shire council. Get your 3day weather forecast for maroochy river, queensland, australia. Solunar theory, meteorological theory, vedic astrology and more. Take the family or take a mate, youll be sure to have a great time. For more information on waterway regulations, go to maritime safety queenslands website.
Swan boat hire has been run by the planck family for over 20 years. Group of women and girls watching a man fishing on the maroochy. Detailed forecast tide charts and tables with past and future low and high tide times maroochy river picnic point tide times, qld willyweather. Little did i know that i was about to enjoy the best hour of fishing that i have ever had on the maroochy river.
Maroochy waterfront motel, maroochydore, australia. The river is heavily fished despite this, the maroochy river remains healthy, and the fishing can be really fun. The name of the game is having a go and having fun while you do it. Got 4 bass for about 2 hours paddling and saw some absolutely beautiful scenes. Hi there, out one sunny sunday we went out to par take in some yak fishing for dinner but alas we couldnt find any fish big enough but still had a great time.
Maroochy river is a hinterland locality in the sunshine coast region, queensland, australia. Check out those days when they happen during sunrise or sunset for an extra boost. Shothotspot maps and ranks the most popular photographic hotspots from around the world. The best places to take your brisbane kids fishing.
Fishing the north maroochy river the north maroochy river is a long river system that branches off and extends from the south maroochy river at yandina all the way north to eewah vale on the sunshine coast, however the lower reaches of the river are more accessible to the angler. So many choices but heres our pick of the top five river, creek and dam fishing spots in. Fishing hotspots in pa can be found all across the state. Best times to go fishing in maroochy river tailor swipe left fishing forecast provided by my fishing forecast, an advanced rating algorithm, it is the only predictive rating system that combines a multitude of proven pro fishing techniques including. Buy the fishing hot spots freshwater lake and river fishing map and more quality fishing, hunting and outdoor gear at bass pro shops. This is a well recognised and publicly advertised fishing spot due to the flathead that sit in the river mouth waiting for smaller schools of fish to come past. The system comprises a network of rainfall and river height field stations located in the sunshine coast. Lifestyle acreage with river frontage and secluded country. Top five river, creek and dam fishing spots in queensland. Maroochy river 4561, qld gumtree australia free local.
Is anyone else concerned about sll the tourists who have taken to swimming in the maroochy river and its adjoining canals, especially around chambers island, cotton tree and the mouth of the river. Hey there all just wanted to share a couple of my fishing experiences with you. Also nearby is the beach and jetty where you can wet a line and experience the fishing that cardwell is famous for. The maroochy river has two main arms, the north and south maroochy river, which join at about the tidal limit 24 km upstream from the mouth. Schools of tailor can enter the lower estuary and all the way up to the motorway bridge. Go straight out to what i think is a green marker 100 metres of the edge of the island there. If you go futher upstream there are some nice flathead on the mudflats section of the river. The surrounding river flats are cleared and primarily used for farming.
Mostly bass and the odd flathead in the brackish waters. Bring the fishing rod, tinny or stand up paddle board with the maroochy river one of the best fishing spots and its flat water is perfect for the stand up paddle boarder. Street map of maroochy river queensland, australia. If you click on street name, you can see position on the map. My advice of some serious big whiting, is when you pull up ya boat at the picnic point boat ramp. If you drive to the mouth of the river you will find lots of fishing spots right off the banks of the maroochy river. Coolum creek forms the eastern boundary of the locality. Located on the sunshine coast in south east queensland, the maroochy river drains an area of approximately 640 square kilometres of subtropical. Another sunny saturday spent chasing a couple of fish in the lower reaches of the maroochy river, sunshine coast.
Cotton tree neighborhood is a fabulous little precinct. The river rises from the eastern slopes of the blackall range and flows east through eumundi, before entering the sea at cotton tree, maroochydore. Trevally and heaps of average size bream from around and the cod hole and chambers island. Lifestyle acreage with river frontage and secluded country views sold by danny redman and tom hogan set on 16. Solunar theory, meteorological theory, vedic astrology and. Group of women and girls watching a man fish on the maroochy river ca.
Boat ramps in maroochy river, qld 4561 australia whereis. Following on from last weeks article on fishing the noosa river we chose to continue down the coast a short drive and explore the maroochy river, which poses a more traditional river system. You can catch anything there on a good day and is a must visit. If no crabs were caught after a few pullups then we moved the group up or down the river a few. The maroochy river also flows through bli bli, which boasts a ski lane next to its fantastic boat ramp and local shops. Provides access to australian weather forecasts, weather observations, flood warnings and high sea forecasts from each state and territory provided by the bureau of meteorology. View the official map of maroochy fish habitat area pdf. If you go up the river to the wetlands, where the mangroves are, youve got all sorts of bird life, he says. Maroochy river, queensland, australia three day weather.
So many choices but heres our pick of the top five river, creek and dam fishing spots in queensland. The catchments have their headwaters in the blackall range. The staff are fantastic, the grounds are clean and well maintained, the boat ramp is a real bonus and the fishing can be fantastic. Couples in particular like the location they rated it 8. Its bordered on the north by the maroochydore river, and on the east by the pacific ocean. The seaway is a hotspot for tailor, where using pilchards works well. Buy and sell almost anything on gumtree classifieds. The maroochy river extends from the mouth at cottontree to the ranges of mooloolah and blackall with 26km of fishable water, not including the fresh water. Find directions to local boat ramps in maroochy river, qld 4561 with ease. Mar 14, 2017 located in queensland, sunshine coast, south maroochy river offers some fantastic fishing for and more. Digital maps on your lowrance, raymarine, or garmin unit fishing hotspots.
Centrally located within the park and close to the pool, playground and bbq area these comfortable cabins sleep up to 4 and great for young families. Bikini girl melly and me kayak fishing maroochydore august. We are very excited to announce the gilligans island edition of the cod hole fishing comp coming this junejuly school holidays. The reality however is a different story as grunter are very much. Monthly magazines fishing monthly recipe freshwater gordon macdonald jamison godfrey jarrod day kayak kayak fishing kayak fishing australia kayak hotspot kayaking recipe steve morgan tech tricks trout victoria wayne kampe. The river is home to a wide variety of fish including flathead, cod, mulloway, sand whiting, tailor, bass, mangrove jack and several types of trevally. Best fishing times are indicated by the four solunar periods of high feeding activity. Maroochy river swimming sunshine coast forum tripadvisor. The maroochy river offers some great fishing spots and its worth the trip if you are anywhere on the sunshine coast.
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