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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2017-10-02

Offshore

Winds will be east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the early morning, and to 25 to 30 knots during the day, with 1.5 to 2.5 metre seas. Snapper, sweetlip and moses perch from the Blinker. Snapper, Maori cod and tusk fish from Murphy’s Reef. There have been Moses perch, flathead, gold spot cod, big cobia, and snapper from. Tuskfish, snapper, pig fish and pearl perch from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point has  Moses perch, flathead, gold spot cod, quality cobia, and snapper. Wild Thing 2’s crew fished North Reef caught pearl perch, moses perch, coral bream, venus tusk fish, snapper, Maori cod and cobia. Cougar One, ran a charter to North Reef as well where they caught pearl perch, cobia, moses perch, snapper and cod as well as a cobia weighing about twenty kilos. Crews on Baitrunner from, Rainbow Beach Reef Fishing Charters have taken good  snapper, pearl perch, red throat emperor, sweetlip, tusk fish, hussar, moses perch and mulloway 20nm east of Wide Bay Bar.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting throughout the lower river. Golden trevally and big flathead in the Woods Bays, the river mouth and off Munna Point. Branson Island and the ski run have produced golden trevally and big flathead. Grunter, cod, jacks and flathead between the lakes. Cod, bream and flathead in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Tailor, trevally, big flathead, cod and jacks in the Cod Hole. Whiting and flathead on the between Chambers and Channel Island. Flathead from Bli Bli flats and the creek mouths. Trevally to 60cm in Maroochy Waters Canal. Sand crabs in the lower river. Mangrove jacks, trevally, cod and jew from the rock bars in the middle and upper river.

Mooloolaba: Dart and tarwhine from Kawana Beach. Cod, bream and trevally in Parrearra Channel. Trevally and bream off the rock walls. Mangrove jack from the rock bars in the upper river. Trevally and cod around Minyama Island. Whiting and flathead from the sand basin. Flathead around McKenzie’s Bridge.

Caloundra: Grass sweetlip and trevally from Moffat Head. Whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Jacks and trevally in Currimundi Creek. Getting a few good quality flathead inside the bar, off the Northern tip of Bribie and from the creek mouths. Whiting from Golden Beach and from the banks south of Bells Creek. Trevally and cod in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Melissa Rowly Cobia 55kg Mooloolaba

Melissa Rowly with her personal best Cobia that weighed in at 55kg (149cm) and was caught out off Mooloolaba over on Saturday.

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