Beginner’s Guide to Northern Moreton Bay Pelagics
Moreton Bay is predominantly shallow and sandy area with few fish holding features. There is very little reef structure within the bay, with the exception of a few patches of coffee rock reef, some islands and several artificial reefs.
To successfully fish the bay you need to know how to make the strong tidal currents work in your favour. It can become rough quickly with winds in excess of 15 knots, but Bribie Island provides some protection from westerly/southwesterly winds. Similarly, Moreton Island blocks the southeasterly and northeasterly winds.
MORETON BAY PELAGICS
The predominant pelagic species of interest are tuna (mackerel and northern bluefin) and mackerel (school and spotted). There are a few others, but these are the most common and easiest to get started on...