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Where the fish are biting around the Northern Rivers

Robert Baker from Sunshine Beach casts a line at Kingscliff looking to hook a big one.
Robert Baker from Sunshine Beach casts a line at Kingscliff looking to hook a big one. Scott Powick

Wednesday February 15

Evans Head Sport & Marine:

IN THE river around north and south walls there's blackfish, bream, and a few tailor. Tailor around the headland. In the Evans River there's whiting, a few trevally, mud crabs and flathead. There's tailor and flathead around Boundary Beach. From the coast reefs there's been Spanish mackerel, cobia and jewfish.

Ballina Bait & Tackle:

BREAM in the upper reaches of the river. Whiting in North Creek, mud crabs in the main river and Emigrant Creek. Some bass above Coraki on spinner baits, some bream and tailor on the walls.

Brunswick Heads BP:

WHITING and tailor in gutters on north and south beaches. Blackfish, school jew, bream at north / south walls. Whiting, flathead, mud crabs above traffic bridge. Mangrove jack and bream at boat harbour, mackerel on reefs.

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