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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-02-07


You will have to endure  windy and conditions today with a southeasterly 15 to 20 knots with seas 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Maroochydore. There’ll be similar tomorrow with winds southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, with seas still 1.5 to 2 metres. But, conditions will definitely improve by Friday in time for a great weekend, so be ready for some action in offshore waters.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead, bream and Tarwhine from the river mouth. Trevally, bream and flathead in the Woods Bays. Bream out from Munna point. Flathead and grunter from along Tewantin stretch. Mangrove throughout the river in around the pylons and snaggy areas. Plenty of bream and a few good muddies in Weyba Creek. Good mud crabs throughout the upper river.

Maroochydore: Trevally on high tide and flathead in the Cod Hole. Bream and flathead from the river mouth. Mangrove jack in the creeks. Whiting from Twin waters. Golden, giant herring and blue spot trevally on the dirty water line in the lower river. Mud crabs throughout the river system.

Mooloolaba: Bream and trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting and flathead from La Balsa Basin. Giant Herring and tarpon in Mountain Creek. Jack and cod around structure in the canals. Mud crabs throughout the river.

Caloundra: Whiting, bream, trevally and mangrove jack in Currimundi Lake and up the Creek. Flathead and golden trevally off the boardwalk. Whiting, bream and flathead throughout the passage. Muddies are moving around the creek and canal entrances.

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ChrisMRSLFC Whiting

Chris Bell from the Maroochy RSL Fishing Club weighed in quality whiting and a nice trevally while fishing on his kayak in the lower Maroochy River.

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