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Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2013-12-29

Offshore

Strong Wind Warning for Monday for Sunshine Coast Waters. North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting southeasterly before dawn then tending easterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots inshore early in the morning. However there have been good pearl perch, snapper, tuskfish, moses perch, cod and mahi mahi on North Reef and snapper, tuskfish, coral trout and spotty mackerel on Sunshine Reef. Sweetlip and spotty mackerel at Old Woman Island.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Bream, flathead, trevally, tailor and jew at Noosa River mouth, bream, flathead, whiting and trevally in Woods Bay, bream, the odd tailor, estuary cod and moses perch in Weyba Creek. Try for flathead and bream along the Noosaville reach. Jacks and flathead between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Flathead, bream and tarwhine in the deep holes along the beaches. Flathead and whiting around Channel Island, bream and the odd tailor at the Cod Hole, try for flathead, grunter, bream and mangrove jack along the Bli Bli reach, mangrove jack to 49cm in Petrie Creek and mud crabs in the mid to upper reaches of the Maroochy River.

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 canal systems and lower river.

Caloundra: Dart and whiting along Currimundi beach. Whiting in the top end of the passage opposite the power boat club and off the banks near Military Jetty, along Golden Beach stretch. 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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jenaye flathead

Check out Jenaye Vidler with her 53cm dusky flathead taken from Picnic Point

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