Nambucca Heads fishing
THE NAMBUCCA VALLEY, featuring its vast stretches of shoreline, uncrowded beaches and obtainable rocky outcrops, is an angler’s desires be realized. And complementing this piscatorial scene is a varied and prolific estuary system and meandering river.
The options tend to be limitless: you'll select on a daily basis in the continental rack or fishing the closer inshore reefs; spin or troll for pelagic round the rocky headlands; chase bream, flathead and whiting in the estuary; or head upstream looking for Australia’s advanced freshwater seafood, the mighty Australian Bass.
Exceptional fishing may be had from the Vee Wall within mouth of Nambucca River and many different types can be caught all-year-round. The accompanying chart reveals by letters where the main types can be caught:
B (BREAM): readily available May through to August and once again in December and January. The greatest baits are mullet, mullet instinct, chicken instinct, prawns, yabbies, beach worms, soldier crabs and pippies.
D (GOLD DRUMMER): these could be caught down ”The Wall” (end of Wellington Drive, Nambucca Heads) or about the Headlands, and just take mainly cunjevoi bait.
F (FLATHEAD): These can be caught from November right through to March. They truly are caught best with live bait, seafood skin, prawns, yabbies and also bread. A popular area for getting these is off the Island club Wall, and also at Deep Creek entry to Valla Beach (about 5 minutes drive north of Nambucca Heads).
L (LUDERICK) (Blackfish): Luderick abound from May right through to August, and catches into the hundreds are reported in past many years. They fancy fresh green grass or cabbage weed (found off “The Wall”) also needs yabbies at night.
M (MULLOWAY) (Jewfish): Mulloway are often present in December and January and later on in the year in April right through to July. They fancy live bait, octopus, squid, seafood skin and coastline worms.
T (TAYLOR): Taylor can be caught from might through to August. They May Be taken with pilchards, garfish, seafood skin and lures, particularly the “Wander Pilchards”.