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Noosa 5/12

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Well, work sees me currently on the Sunshine Coast and I had a spare few hours today so of course I decided to find the local boat hire shop at Noosa and rent myself a yak for a few hours.

I'd come prepared with a rod, reel and a small selection of lures, jigheads and sp's which I put into a bumbag. A bottle of water, some food and I was off to check out the area.

The wind was up but the Noosa river has quite a few protected spots. I also found out that the outgoing tide will sweep you out the heads if you're not careful...the tide was ripping out through the channel very quickly and at one stage I was swept a couple of hundred metres when I was looking down unhooking a fish. :shock: Need to be more careful in fast water!. :oops:

Anyway trolled around with the rod stuck in a front scupper and caught a couple of flatties around 25cm. PAddled into a more sheltered spot amongst the mega million dollar mansions where I flicked soft plastics under pontoons for a few small bream and one that busted me up big time!

I had 3 hours on the water and enjoyed the afternoon. Would love to have more time to find a few more 'quiet' spots as the stretch of water I was on was very busy, even on a Tuesday arvo.


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Good on you for getting yourself organised and out Dave.

I went to the Goldcoast for business about a year ago which coincided with the Melbourne cup. "Come and get pissed with me and perv at hot liquored up chicks at the local racing club" said my customer. Having spent the whole previous day with him and convinced that he wasn't a spender I said nope. 7 text messages later from him I turned off the phone. Went and bought some prawns and oysters and a 6 pack, took my light rod that I had packed in the suitcase and some lures and went fishing off the rocks. The sun was out and the sea air was fresh and it was a great afternoon. Sure beats working.

Where did you rent the yak from?

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