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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2014-10-07

Offshore

Okay early with north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, but then turning north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots from the late morning ahead of a south to southeasterly change 15 to 25 knots extending from the south during the evening. Seas increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the day. Big pearl perch, Maori Cod and tusk fish from North Reef yesterday. Snapper to 7.1kg and cobia and jew also to 7kg taken from The Coffee's out from Noosa. Also quality snapper at Chardons Reef. Sweetlip, snapper, tuskies and big estuary cod on the Gneerings and off Caloundra. Big cobia, sweetlip and pearl perch on sunshine reef. Cobia, snapper and pearl perch at Caloundra Wide and 12 Mile, longtail tuna off Mooloolaba. Big yellowtail kingfish, snapper and pearl perch form the hards. Snapper and pearlies on the banks

Estuaries

Noosa: Bream, whiting to 40cm and trevally around 2kg at the Noosa River mouth. Whiting, bream, flathead and trevally along the Noosaville reach and in Woods Bay, in the Frying Pan and off Munna Point. Jack and flathead in between the lakes. Yesterday a 43cm whiting was taken in Weyba Creek an there,s also been flathead and bream along the Tewantin reach and a few bream, flathead, estuary cod and moses perch in Weyba Creek. Few mud crabs in the creeks and upper river.

Maroochydore: Dusky flathead in the lower Maroochy and around Bli Bli. Several trevally and tailor in the 2kg range yesterday in the Cod Hole and Godfrey's Road. Flathead, jacks and a few chopper tailor showing up in Petrie Creek. Whiting around Goat and Channel Island over night. Mud crabs in the middle and upper river.

Kawana: Still getting big bream still around the moorings. Big flathead, trevally to 2kg and bream 30cm from McKenzie's bridge area and Minyama Island. Whiting and flathead in sand basin and in Mountain Creek. It's worth targeting mangrove jack in the creeks.

Caloundra: Whiting throughout the northern Passage, with best results over night. Squid off the rocks at Kings, Moffat and Shelly Beaches, flathead on the NE tip of Bribie Island and on soft plastics along the drop offs in Pumicestone Passage, Grunter bream along Roys reach, flathead at Bells Creek mouth and entrance to Pelican Waters Canals and mangrove jack around Pelican Waters Bridge.

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Robert Whiting has done it again with a couple of big trevally from the Cod Hole.

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