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Local Fishing Report: Friday 2015-09-25

Offshore

Strong Wind Warning again today for Sunshine Coast Waters as winds will be Southerly 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the morning then increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the early afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 metres and swell will be big and potentially dangerous with southerly 2 to 3 metres, reaching to 3 to 4 metres offshore during the morning. Easing back a little but it looks like it will be only marginally better offshore tomorrow. Good idea to stay in sheltered waters again today.

Estuaries

Noosa: There's a few bigger whiting up to 39cm showing up in the lower river. Flathead 65cm and 68cm went for a 'Silver Biddy' Squidgy Prawn soft plastic in Woods Bay. Still bream around the structures and deep holes throughout the river. Mangrove jack in the deep holes in Noosa Sound and Woods Bay, bream, whiting and trevally at the entrance to Lake Cooroibah and mud crabs in the Lakes.

Maroochydore: Reports of tailor still at the river mouth and along Mudjimba Beach over night. Good flathead in Petrie Creek, Bli Bli and Chambers Island. Still a few big bream about, try off Chambers Island and in the river mouth particularly over night. Bream and several good trevally in the the Cod Hole. School jew in the deeper holes between Bli Bli bridge and Coolum Creek. Few numbers of sand crabs in the lower river.

Kawana: Still a few good bream and golden trevally from the moorings, rock walls and lower river with better quality fish over night and dawn and dusk. Trevally, flathead and mud crabs in Mountain Creek and the canals. Golden Trevally, around Minyama Island. Jew over night and whiting near McKenzies Bridge and good catches of sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Caloundra: Tailor at Buddina and dart at Currimundi Beach. Bream and a few mangrove jack showing up in the canals. Good quality flathead along the drop offs throughout the Passage. Whiting and flathead in Coochin Creek. Whiting opposite the mouth of Bells Creek. Some good catches of sand crabs in the passage and muddies in the creeks.

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Greg Hutchinson32cmbream 2

Greg Hutchinson fished the lower Mooloolah River for several bream up to 32cm.

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