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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2013-12-09

Offshore

The pesky northeasterly 15 to 20 knots will make for a bit of chop throughout the day. So try early for a few spotty and school mackerel around the NW Fairway Buoy and Old Woman Island, spotty mackerel.Over the weekend there was a 15 kg, Samson Fish and a few good snapper to 6kg taken on a Top Catch Charter to Caloundra Wide,

Estuary's:

Noosa: Trevally, flathead, bream, whiting and school jew at the Noosa River mouth. Bream and flathead in the Frying Pan. Whiting, mangrove jack and some excellent Flathead to 68cm from Weyba Creek and flathead, bream and school jew along the Tewantin reach.

Maroochydore: Dart, and flathead along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beaches. There have been flathead to 62cm taken and a 75m fish released on the northern side of Chambers Island. Whiting to 40cm between Chambers and Goat Islands. Mud crabs in the creeks. Flathead at the mouth of the creeks, jack in Petrie Creek and jack and mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river.

Kawana: Dart and whiting along the beaches and trevally and bream in the upper reaches of the Mooloolah River. Bream and a few reasonable trevally feeding around the mooring. Jacks in the upper river and Kawana Waters. A few sand crabs in the lower river whiting and flathead along the beaches and bream in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River.

Caloundra: A few sweetlip off the rocks at Shelly Beach, bream, dart and whiting along Dicky Beach, dart and bream at the northern end of Bribie Island. Try for flathead and queenfish on live bait along the Boardwalk, whiting off the banks near Military Jetty and mangrove jack at the entrance to the canals and the creeks that enter the Passage.

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Kurt Lachlan Harry Dutney

Whiting to 40cm taken by Kurt Dutney and his boys Laclan and Harry around Goat Island Yesterday

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