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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2017-11-01


Winds today have eased to an east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the late morning with seas around 1 metre. Tomorrow will be good conditions particularly early with variable winds about 10 knots becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then tending northeasterly during the evening.  North Reef for a few jew as a 14kg jew was taken on a live yakka, along with pearl perch, squire and teraglin jewfish.  The crews on Trekka 2 fished The Hards caught snapper, sea bream, iron jaw jobfish, rosy jobfish, spangled emperor, tusk fish, moses perch and pearl perch. The crews on Cougar One fished Sunshine Reef on Sunday morning where they caught pearl perch, red emperor, tusk fish and small snapper. Also quality amberjacks, parrot and snapper from Murphy’s Reef. Coral trout, big pearl perch, red emperor and amberjack wide of Double Island Point. Moses perch, venus tusk fish,  gold spot wrasse, pearl perch, snapper, hussar and gold band snapper from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: A few dart, whiting and bream off the beaches. Flathead, whiting and trevally the river mouth, frying pan and in Woods bay. There have been some good quality bream and grunter and the odd elbow slapper whiting caught between Tewantin and Munna Point. Mud crabs throughout the upper and lower river, especially in all of the canal systems.

Maroochydore: Whiting, grunter, bream and school jew feeding throughout the lower river and Cod Hole, particularly on the incoming tide. Flathead, grunter, golden trevally and bream in the. Heaps of undersize bream and just legal flathead from Chambers Island and Picnic Pt. Golden trevally and whiting from the Black Bank and Twin Waters area. Mud crabs are moving throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Have a try for trevally, grunter bream and bream off the rock walls and La Balsa stretch. Whiting from the flats above McKenzies bridge area and in Mountain Creek. Whiting and flathead from the sand basin. Mud crabs in the lower river and canals.

Caloundra: Flathead, golden trevally and bream from the boardwalk. Trevally, whiting, grunter and bream on the dirty water line on the making tide. Whiting between Bells Creek and the bar on the banks. Mud crabs are moving throughout the passage, the creeks creek and canals.

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Johnny Erb Bream

Our good mate Johnny Erb had a good day when he landed a nice grunter bream.

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