Young Elijah Pateman holds up his almost one kilogram bream he caught alongside dad Steve Pateman. The bream was winning catch for Elijah, after it was randomly selected as the Grafton Daily Examiner Fish of the Year this month.
Young Elijah Pateman holds up his almost one kilogram bream he caught alongside dad Steve Pateman. The bream was winning catch for Elijah, after it was randomly selected as the Grafton Daily Examiner Fish of the Year this month. Contributed

What's biting in our waters around the region

Evans Head Sport & Marine:

AT AIRFORCE and main beaches there's plenty of good tailor and bream around the walls.

A few bream and luderick in the Evans Rivers, and bream flathead, whiting and mud crabs in the upper reaches. On the close reefs, there's plenty of snapper, spotty and Spanish mackerel.

Ballina Bait & Tackle:

FLATHEAD above the ferry, bream in the river's upper reaches. Whiting and mud crabs in the main river and Emigrant Creek. A few tailor and bonito from the rocks and the occasional mulloway from the breakwalls.

Brunswick Heads BP:

WHITING and tailor in gutters on north and south beaches.

Blackfish, school jew, bream at north and south walls.

Whiting, flathead, mud crabs above traffic bridge. Mangrove jack and bream at boat harbour, mackerel on reefs.


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