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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-05-28

Offshore

Winds will be southeasterly at 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening, with seas around the 1m mark.  Sunshine has had quality coral trout, sweetlip, moses perch and spanish mackere. North Reef had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellowtail kingfish and snapper.  Grass sweetlip,  cobia, quality Spanish mackerel off Mooloolaba. Caloundra 12 Mile has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Trout, Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth and lower river. Trevally, tailor and bream in Woods Bay. School jew in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Plenty of school jew in the middle river with a few good keeper in the deeper hole. Quality giant trevally to 60cm and goldens to 55cm around the cod hole stretch. Dart, bigger bream to 40cm, tailor and jew from both sides of the river mouth. Flathead around Chambers Island and Picnic Point. Still getting some good late season mud crabs throughout the river. Sand crabs form the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Good schools of 3 X 2 gar in the lower river. Quality bream around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and diamond trevally in the middle river and canals. Mud crabs in the canals.

Caloundra: Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice je win the deeper hole sof the passage. Trevally, bream and cod in Pelican waters. Still muddies in the creeks.

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Ben Forgan Long Tail Tuna Mooloolaba

Ben Forgan with a nice long tail tuna caught off Mooloolaba on a recent trip.

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