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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-03-26

Offshore

Winds will be East to northeasterly at 10 to 15 knots, with seas around the 1m meter mark and swells form the east at 1-1.5 m  , increasing to 1.5 - 2 metres offshore. Trout, cod, snapper, tusk fish and hussar from the Hards. Trout, snapper and tusk fish from the Banks. Dolphin fish, pearl perch and pig fish from Caloundra Wide. Trout, Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from Sunshine Reef. Mac and long tail Tuna from Sunshine, Halls, Coolum Reef, the NW fairway beacon and the Blinker.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: The lower estuary is fishing well for flathead in the 50 to 78cm range. Queenfish, Trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Flathead and grunter from along Tewantin stretch. Target mud crabs throughout river.

Maroochydore: Still a few good mud crabs throughout the river. Mangrove jack, bream and golden Trevally in the cod hole. Bream, whiting and flathead along the Twin Waters stretch. Golden Trevally whiting and flathead from Cotton Tree and around Goat and Channel Island.

Mooloolaba: Bream and Trevally around the rocks walls, pontoons and Jetties between the Mouth. Cale Cale and golden Trevally around Minyama Island. Cod, trevally and flathead from La Balsa Basin. Grunter bream from McKenzies Bridge area and mud crabs throughout the river.

Caloundra: A few bigger bream from the boardwalk area. School jew in the deeper holes of the northern passage. Golden and giant Trevally in Pelican Waters Canal. Whiting, bream, grunter and flathead between the bar and Golden Beach. Muddies in the creeks and mangrove areas throughout the passage.

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Bailey Kenny Cale Cale Trevally

Bailey Kenny with a solid Cale Cale Trevally taken on lure in the Mooloolah River around Minyama Island.

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