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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-06-28


Winds will be East to southeasterly at about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon, with seas below the 1m mark and 1 - 1.5m of swell. Spanish mackerel trolled up, snapper and trout on the bottom at Sunshine Reef.  School and spanish mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper, trout, sweetlip and cobia on North Reef.  Snapper and grass sweetlip form Bray's Rock. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point Fishing Charters caught big cobia, spanish mackerel, coral trout, pearl perch and quality snapper wide of DI over the weekend.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Luderick from Sandy Cove and at the car park rocks at the river mouth and lower river. Flathead around Munna Pt, Goat and Sheep Islands. Bream and golden trevally around the sand bags. Big golden in woods bays and the canals. Chopper tailor and a few good whiting caught over the weekend as well as quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Jew, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes with a few sand crabs in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Tailor and bream in the gutters between Mudjimba and Marcoola. A few good bream to 36cm feeding in the lower river around the coffee rock. School jew in Maroochy Waters and the Bli Bli stretch. Tailor and golden trevally in the Cod Hole. Flathead and big whiting from Goat Island. A few sand crabs in the lower river and in Eudlo Creek.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and boat moorings. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Trevally and tailor in the canals and around Minyama Island. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and the odd jew off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Bream and flathead off the boardwalk. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. Some good catches of sand crabs throughout the Pumicestone Passage.

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Sam Jet Ski

Sam from Maroochy River Jet Ski hire caught this nice 50cm flathead off the back of the pontoon opposite Chambers Island.

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