Snapper have been the main target species over the past week in Moreton Bay and anglers have caught plenty.
The prime spots have been the shallow reefy areas around Moreton Bay including the foreshores from Woody Point to Scarborough, Wellington and Cleveland points and in the Brisbane River.
Good catches have been reported around the shallows of Mud, Peel and Coochiemudlo islands.
Surprisingly, they have been coming on the bite through the middle of the day as well as night.
Most popular baits include hardiheads, pilchards and squid but they have also been caught on fresh fillets of diver whiting, tailor and mullet as well as soft plastic lures worked slowly just off the bottom.
Anglers targeting snapper around the bay islands, need to stay a little deeper fishing in 10 metres of water because of the number of undersize bait-stealing bream around.
A better choice is to fish the artificial reefs and wrecks.
Plenty of small chopper tailor are around in the bay, especially at the mouth of the Brisbane River and further south off the top of Macleay Island and the eastern side of Coochiemudlo Island.
Plenty of small tailor are hanging around the Pin Bar, Southport Seaway and the Gold Coast surf beaches including the Pumping Jetty and Philip Park to Narrowneck.
Surf beaches have produced the better quality fish to a few kilos especially the southern end of Moreton Island and both North and South Stradbroke islands either side of the Pin Bar.
Mulloway are another species well worth targeting although the bigger fish have been a little elusive.
The Logan River has been one of the hot spots from Marks Rocks to the mouth of the river, but they have also been consistent on the western side of Russell Island at Giant's Grave and in the Southport Seaway.
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