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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-06-12


Good conditions early, then becoming choppy to rough out wide late in the day and evening with winds southerly 10 to 15 knots shifting northwesterly during the morning, increasing to north to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the evening. Winds tending northeasterly inshore during the afternoon period with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.While tomorrow will be okay inshore and choppy out from the coast with winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to southwesterly during the evening and seas 1 to 2 metres.  Local kayak angler Warren Norup, fished Sunshine Reef on Sunday and got a nice winter Spanish mackerel, it went 127cm or 11kg. Got it on a trolled bonito. Sunshine and North Reef has had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from Caloundra 12 Mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Caloundra 5 mile. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point theres tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: The first catches of luderick or blackfish have been caught at the car park rocks at the river mouth. Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Noosa River Fishing Safaris crew member Charlie caught and released this 76cm flathead in the lower estuary on whole whitebait. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Get ready for a few good bream feeding around next Thursdays New Moon phase. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart and bream from Mudjimba Beach.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage.

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Jacob Travis Eastell Bream Maroochy

Keen young guns, Jacob and Travis Eastell had some fun catching bream in the lower Maroochy River on Sunday.

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