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Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2013-12-22

Offshore

More Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots until evening. Seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. Spotty and school mackerel in close off Caloundra, Coolum and Sunshine Reef. Cobia and snapper on North Reef. Snapper moses perch and venus tusk from the Coffees. Pearl perch to 2kg and snapper to 3kg form the 9 mile. Snapper, tuskfish to 2kg and perch perch from the banks.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Trevally and a some big flathead from River mouth and frying pan area. Whiting from the Frying pan and Munna Point. Mangrove jack, bream and whiting in Weyba Creek. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Tailor, hairtail and trevally in Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: Whiting, cale cale and flathead from Petrie Creek. Flathead and jacks from Bli Bli. Whiting on the banks in the lower river to 40cm. Muddies in the middle river and Maroochy canals. Jacks, trevally, whiting and flathead from Cotton Tree.

Kawana: Dart and whiting along the beaches. Bream and a few reasonable trevally feeding around the mooring. Jacks in the in Kawana Waters and around the bridges in Currimundi Lake. Whiting in Mountain Creek reach. A few crabs in the mooloolaba and kawana canal systems.

Caloundra: Dart, flathead and whiting along Currimundi beach. Whiting off the banks near Military Jetty, along Golden Beach stretch and in lake currimundi. Mangrove jack in Bell's Creek, Pelican Waters and up Coochin Creek. Crabs south of Bells creek in the deeper water.

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Lachlan Hutchinson 40cm Whiting

Junior member or the Yandina Fishing Club, Lachlan Hutchinson took these beautiful whiting to 40 cm in the lower Maroochy River!

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