The top fishing spots according to Dave

SENSATIONAL: Cory McMullan with a solid mulloway tagged and released in the Brisbane River. Top spots this week include the Logan River to Carbrook and the Brisbane around the sunken wall and Luggage Point.

SENSATIONAL: Cory McMullan with a solid mulloway tagged and released in the Brisbane River. Top spots this week include the Logan River to Carbrook and the Brisbane around the sunken wall and Luggage Point.

It might not be bream season but they are in big numbers. You can find them schooled up around anything that disrupts the tidal flow including pylons, rock walls and snags.

Top spots this week include the Logan River from the mouth to Carbrook, Brisbane River around the sunken wall and Luggage Point, Deep Water Bend in the Pine River and around Donnybrook in Pumicestone Passage.

There's been quite a few flathead caught in the past week, top spots have been around the southern bay islands, Canapia Passage, Cobby Passage and banks as well as Kalinga Bank to the Pig Styes.

In the Broadwater, they've been around the mouth of canal and creek entrances and bridges lit up at night.

There's been good numbers of mulloway caught, live bait has accounted for the bigger fish, a few banana prawns threaded up the line is also a top bait at this time of year and lured hoped slowly along the bottom has also produced good results.

There were quite a few mangrove jack caught over the past few weeks, the best time has been around dusk, dawn and on the turn of the tide, especially at Jumpinpin and the Broadwater canal systems.

A fillet of whiting is a great bait, as are live or dead herring.

There's been good numbers of tailor on the beaches, but most are just legal with very few bigger greenbacks.

RIPPER: Michael Gibson with a shopper tailor he caught on Main Beach, off North Stradbroke Island.

RIPPER: Michael Gibson with a shopper tailor he caught on Main Beach, off North Stradbroke Island.

Throwing a metal lures in the surf early morning has been very productive, doing the same around headlands, rock outcrops and break-walls also works well, just not as productive through the middle of the day.

Threadfin have been a consistent catch over the past few months, especially in rivers feeding Moreton Bay.

Top baits are live herring or banana prawns or lures worked close to the bottom.

Top spots are the River Cat terminals on the Brisbane River at night and the wharves on the southern side of the River.

Still plenty of prawns caught, top spots have been around the southern Bay islands, particularly the Saltworks and further south along Russell Island.

Offshore there's been good size dolphinfish around the Pt Lookout Wave Rider Buoy, some quality Spanish mackerel in the shallows taking large trolled baits and fishing the bottom has turned up tuskfish, pearl perch and snapper.

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