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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-04-03

Offshore

Conditions will be a bit choppy today with east southeasterly around 15 to 20 knots, seas at 1m  to 1.5m increasing to 2m offshore. The conditions will become rough with winds southeasterly up to 20 to 25 Knot during the day with seas again up from 1.5m to 2m.  Today will be worthwhile to head out and When conditions inprove go for a few coral trout, cod, snapper and parrot at North Reef. Similar species have been reported at Barwon Banks.  Trout, Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from Sunshine Reef. Mac and long tail from most of the closer inshore reefs.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Reports over the long weekend of dart, whiting and flathead in the gutters along the beaches. The lower estuary is fishing well for flathead and whiting along the drop offs. A few queenfish, trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays and Tewantin stretch. Target mud crabs throughout river.

Maroochydore: Dart and whiting inthe gutters between Twin Waters lifeguard and Pincushion. Mangrove jack, jew, bream and golden trevally in the Cod Hole. Bream, whiting and flathead along the Black Banks and Goat Island stretch, along with golden trevally at Cotton Tree. Still mud crabs throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Bream and dart along Kawana Beach. 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. Sand and mud crabs throughout the river.

Caloundra: Bream and jew in the gutters along the beaches and 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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Deni Mariathi 78cm jew

Deni Mariathi landed this 78cm jew with the support of Bruce, Brad and Geoff at the Cod Hole on Easter Sunday/April Fools Day, on there last prawn bait cast, on a light rod and line combo for the day around 4.30 pm.

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