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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-07-30

Offshore

Winds will be blowing northwest to southwesterly at 10 to 15 knots tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots early in the morning. Winds then shifting southerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon. D.I.P has had good tusk fish, hussar, longtail tuna, big eye tuna, pearl perch, snapper and a nice Spanish mackerel. Sunshine Reef has had snapper, tusk fish and quality coral trout. North Reef has had snapper, moses perch, coral bream, teraglin jewfish, pearl perch and a cracker Maori cod as well as Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, cobia, pearl perch, tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper, grass sweetlp, moses perch and parrot from Murphy's and the Gneerings. Big grass sweetlip around Old Women Island. Snapper and Sweetlip around Brays Rock.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Quality tailor and good dart along Teewah Beach. Luderick from the rock walls in the lower river. Jew , bream and flathead from the river mouth. Trevally along the Tewantin Reach and in Noosa Sound. Flathead from Munna Bridge. Bream around the bridges and rocky areas of the lower river.

Maroochydore: Tailor and dart off Maroochy beach. Bream, flathead, and tailor from the sand bags and north shore. Big queenfsh, tailor, cale cale trevally, golden and giant trevally from the cod hole. Quality bream from the motorway bridge pylons and along Oyster bank road. Flathead and good bream from around Goat and Channel Islands.

Mooloolaba: A few quality tailor along Kawana and Wurtulla Beach at dawn and dusk. A few good tailor and golden trevally in the lower river. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Bream and flathead in Currimundi Lake. Whiting, bream and tailor along the beach between Currimundi and Moffat heas. Bream and tailor from Shelly Beach. Luderick, bream, tailor and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Ben Forgan 65cm Snapper

Ben Forgan with a quality 65cm Sunshine Coast snapper taken on a soft plastic using 6lb braided line out from Mooloolaba.

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