Conditions will be a bit choppy still untill things settle right down tomorrow in offshore waters today so stay in sheltered waters, with
winds Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Maroochydore early in the morning. Seas 1 to 1.5 metres. Earlier in the week,Top Catch Charters has had some great catches with pelagics in good numbers of mahi mahi from the banks and the 50m line, also also on the banks are tuna, mackerel, cobia, red throat emperor, maori cod, squire, coronation trout, tusk fish, fusilier, trevally and amberjack. There's a few good spotty and spanish mackerel showing up on local reefs. A 12kg northern bluefin or longtail tuna taken at Big Hall's reef. North Reef's had moses perch, venus tusk fish, mowong, grass sweetlip, teraglin jewfish, one
snapper, sea bream, Maori cod, gold spot cod and pearl perch.
Noosa: A few good dart and whiting along Teewah Beach. Plenty of mangrove jack have been caught with some released throughout the river system at present. There's been some big flathead caught and released in the Woods Bay and between Tewantin Marina and Makepeace Island. There's been plenty of good flathead, bream, whiting and trevally at the Noosa River mouth. In Weyba Creek there's quality flathead and a few quality sand crabs and mud crabs in the mid to upper reaches.
Maroochydore: Try for dart and whiting along North Shore and off Coolum Beach. Whiting and bream around Chambers Island. A few good flathead, mangrove jack and jew at night in the Cod Hole. Several good catches of mangrove jack in the Cod Hole, Petrie creek and Bli Bli. Flathead and bream from the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Elbow slapper whiting to 40cm from Chambers
Island and Picnic Point. Mud crab in the upper river.
Kawana: Good dart and whiting along the beaches. Trevally along the rock walls River mouth. Trevally, bream and gar from the boat mooring and in the Kawana canals. A few big flathead and whiting in the sand basin and trevally around Minyama Island. Trevally and flathead from Mountain Creek. Mangrove jack in the middle river and in Mountain Creek in and around the bridge pylons and snaggy banks.
Caloundra: Dart, bream and flathead along the beaches as well as trevally and queenfish on the Happy Valley side of the Bar. Whiting off Golden Beach and Bells Creek mouth, flathead along the drop offs and jew in the deeper holes in the Passage, mangrove jack around the bridge pylons and rock walls and trevally in the canals.
The crews on Top Catch Charters have been getting into some quality fish like this blue barred parrot taken out on the Banks.