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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2015-10-29

Offshore

Conditions could be a bit choppy with winds southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots north of Maroochydore in the morning. Trekka 2 charter to North Reef, had a good catch of squire, sweetlip, moses perch, venus tusk fish, coral bream and cobia. The Barwon Banks has also had pearl perch, moses perch, hussar, bonito and snapper.

Estuaries

Noosa: A few good tailor along Teewah as they disperse and migrate back to the southern waters after their spawn around Fraser Island. Try for some good whiting in the frying pan area. A big flathead and a nice big eye trevally caught and released at the river mouth on whitebait. A few big flathead, plenty of bream, whiting and moses perch in Weyba Creek. Good mangrove jack feeding in the deep holes in Noosa Sound and Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: A 2.5kg golden trevally yesterday and 2 giant trevally the day before in the Cod Hole, along with grunter bream, bream and Tarwhine . Plenty of average flathead in the lower river. Whiting in the lower reaches. Mangrove jack, flathead and trevally in Petrie creek and up past Bli Bli.

Kawana: Good trevally up to 2kg and bream from the boat mooring and in the Kawana canals. Flathead and whiting in the sand basin. Diamond and golden trevally around Minyama Island. Trevally and flathead from Mountain Creek and Bright water stretch. Mangrove jack in the middle river around the snaggy banks. Good catches of quality sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Caloundra: Tarwhine and whiting in the gutters from Currimundi to Wurtulla. Good flathead and trevally from Military jetty area. Trevally a few mangrove jack showing up in the canals and creeks and bream along The Boardwalk. A few good whiting starting to feed in the passage. Catches of sand crabs in the passage and muddies in the creeks.

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ConnorGreerTarwhineGrunter

Conner Greer had some fun catching, tarwhine and grunter bream near the Cod Hole on Monday.

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