Everyone’s too busy at Dave’s Bait Shop but Squidge at Ballina Bait & Tackle says Rileys Hill has heaps of flathead and school jew, with bream in the deeper holes.

Broadwater has plenty of flathead but only small bream.

Flathead and school jew at Wardell. Pimlico has flathead and bream on the flats.

The Town Reach has blackfish in all the normal haunts on black weed, flathead in Mobbs Bay, small bream in the Bream Hole.

Outside there were a lot of nice snapper on the closer reefs with a red of 8.47kg and some nice jew and a pearlie or two from Riordans when the boats could get out.

Jackets driving people crazy out on the 32s.

Beaches have tailor, bream and flathead with some dart.

Tailor on Flat Rock with some school jew.

I haven’t been at Evans Head for a week so I really can’t say much about there.