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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2015-09-14

Offshore

Good conditions today as winds have easing  back to easterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas 1 metre. North Reef's had catches of moses perch, teraglin jewfish, venus tusk fish, sweetlip, gold spot cod and coral trout. Grassy sweetlip, spangled emperor and small snapper on Murphys Reef, Arkwright Shoal and the Inner Gneerings, pearl perch and amberjack at Wide Caloundra, snapper at Caloundra 5 Mile and the NW Fairway Buoy, longtail tuna offshore from Moffat Beach. Grass sweetlip, snapper and spangled emperor from Murphy's Reef. Snapper, school mackerel and bream at Raper Shoal. Snapper to 4kg, grass sweetlip and maori cod from Arkwright shoal.

Estuaries

Noosa: There's tailor, dart and a few flathead along North Shore. Tailor early morning at the Noosa River mouth and Frying Pan. Flathead, bream and whiting along the ski run at Tewantin and sand crabs in the lower reaches. Golden trevally, queenfish and solid flathead in Woods Bay. Catches of bream are slowing down but still plenty in the deep holes and around structure throughout the River.

Maroochydore: Chopper tailor at the river mouth. There's been several good catches of flathead from Bli Bli, Chambers Island and the Cod Hole including a 60cm dusky. Big bream to 40cm off Chambers Island and in the river mouth particularly over night. Bream, trevally and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Try the upper river for Mud crabs.

Kawana: Tailor at dawn and dusk along the beaches, Jew at dawn along Kawana Beach,and bream and tailor along the rock walls at the Mooloolah River mouth. 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. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin and flathead. Trevally, flathead and mud crabs in Mountain Creekand the canals.

Caloundra: Still bream along the beaches, squid off the rocks at Moffat Beach. Bream and a few mangrove jack in the canals. Try on the tip of Bribie Island for tailor, flathead and whiting. Good quality flathead along the drop offs throughout the Passage. Whiting at the mouth of Coochin and Bells Creeks and school jew near Pelican Waters Bridge.

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Blakes Dad Wade and Jacobs Dad Steve hoto

Check out the whiting and 66cm flathead taken at Cotton Tree by Blake and Jacob with their Dad's Wade and Steven.

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