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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2014-10-14

Offshore

Winds will be southwesterly 15 to 25 knots shifting northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then tending northerly in the evening. Seas are decreasing to 1m. When the wind eases back you can look forward to some big cobia and tuna in Luguna Bay. There have been good catches the past few days with, big pearl perch, Maori Cod and tusk fish  from North Reef.  Sweetlip, snapper, tuskies and big estuary cod on the Gneerings and off Caloundra 12 mile. Big cobia, sweetlip and pearl perch on sunshine reef.  Cobia, snapper and pearl perch at Caloundra Wide and 12 Mile. Snapper and pearlies on the banks.

Estuaries

Noosa: The bait schools in the lower river have the fish on the bite. Whiting throughout the lower reaches. Bream, whiting and flathead around the river mouth. Trevally in Woods Bays. Jacks off Woods Point and between the lakes. Whiting, cod, moses perch and bream in Weyba Creek. Flathead and bream along the Tewantin reach. Bass from the everglades.

Maroochydore: Whiting to 38cm over night along black banks and around Bli Bli reach. Dusky flathead and a few whiting in the lower Maroochy and around Bli Bli. There have been good trevally and tailor in the 2kg range in the Cod Hole and Godfrey's Road. Mud crabs in the holes of the middle and upper river.

Kawana: Bream, dart and whiting along the beaches, bream. Trevally on the making tide along the rock walls at the mouth of the Mooloolah River and mud crabs in the canals. Bream and grass sweetlip from Point Cartwright. Big flathead to 60cm, trevally to 2kg and bream 30cm from McKenzie's bridge area and Minyama Island with the better quality fish at night.

Caloundra: 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. Whiting and flathead at the mouth of Bells Creek. Mangrove jack around Pelican Waters Bridge.

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Robert Whiting 2.5Kg Milk Fish

Robert Whiting caught this unusual 2.5kg Milk Fish in the middle Maroochy River on Monday.

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