IT'S whiting time in the lake.
There have been some fantastic catches of whiting coming from the sand flats in Lake Macquarie.
Using light four to six pound fluorocarbon leaders and running a berley pot with prawn flavoured berley pellets is the most effective approach.
Bags of 25 plus fish have been caught in only a few hours using live worms for bait.
Stockton break wall has been getting the attention of anglers looking to cross paths with nice tailor.
There are masses of whitebait in the harbour that have had tailor and flathead and school jew making the most of the bountiful food supply.
The Hunter River is well worth a trip for some great flathead action.
Soft plastics and Hawkesbury River prawns or whitebait have been the best options to target some bigger flathead. Don't forget some witches hats for a feed of crabs also.
Offshore anglers have a big case of yellowfin tuna fever. Reports from Nelson Bay to Browns Mountain have been coming in. Fish more than 70 kilograms have been weighed.