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Ansons Bay Fishing

Ansons Bay
Ansons Bay
Ansons Bay
Ansons Bay
Approximately 35km north of St. Helens and a similar distance east of Gladstone lies what is arguably the best big bream water in the state, and home to many other species. Ansons Bay has 2 km of channel, 6 km of river with extensive sea grass beds, mud and sand flats and mussel beds. This estuary is a prolific nursery fro molluscs, crustaceans and many fish. All common estuary species are present in good numbers as well as a few extras, i.e., bass and King George whiting; but the premium fish is certainly the black bream. Also worth noting is that adjacent to Ansons Bay is some of the hottest gamefish territory in the state with marlin and yellowfin tuna caught in past season rivalling anything from anywhere on our coast. Local knowledge is essential for crossing the bar if heading to sea from Ansons Bay. The locals are helpful in this department, so while you're here with your family or off for some peace and quiet on your own, remember, fresh bait, don't take more than you need and this unique piece of paradise will produce fish and the associated joys for many generations to come as it has in the past. Species available: bream, salmon, trevally, flathead, flounder, mullet, leatherjacket, luderick, King George whiting, garfish, ling, cod, occasional snapper.

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