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Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2015-09-06

Offshore

Looks like excellent  conditions today for Father's Day with a 10 knot variable, Wild Thing 2 fished Double Island Point wide and came back late in the day with snapper, moses perch, coral bream, iron jaw snapper, venus tusk fish, amberjack and hussar. There's been schools of big yellowfin tuna 19.5kg at North Reef as well as squire, goat fish, pearl perch, venus tusk fish and moses perch. Chardon's Reef have had venus tusk fish, hussar, pearl perch and cobia. Double Island had quality jew, yellowtail kingfish, cobia, gold spot cod, pearl perch, gold band snapper. There's been pearl perch, snapper tusk fish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: There's tailer and dart being caught along North Shore and up Teewah Beach. Try for grass sweetlip, tailor and small snapper off the National park rocks. Good whiting and a 65cm flathead at the river mouth and a 65cm flathead caught and released in Weyba Creek. There's jew and cale cale in the lower river as well. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the River. Trevally and solid flathead in Woods Bay and flathead.

Maroochydore: There's been dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Trevally, good flathead and tailor along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Flathead from the creek mouths and Bli Bli. Whiting from the lower river sand around Bli Bli. Mud crabs in the middle river with one buck going 18cm across carapace.

Kawana: Tailor, bream and jew overnight along Kawana Beach and school mackerel off the rocks at Point Cartwright. 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 and flathead in Mountain Creek reach.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream at night at the northern end of Bribie Island. Whiting at the mouth of Coochin and Bells Creeks and it is worth trying for luderick along the Boardwalk and school jew near Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead along the drop offs in the Passage and bream around Military and the Coastguard Jetties.

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Frank Bartosec Flathead

Good old Frank Bartosec is at it again with a nice flathead from the lower Mooloolah River.

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