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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-06-06


Conditions will be choppy again today with winds southeasterly 15 to 20 knots and sea 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.Tomorrow similar choppy rough conditions particularly in the afternoon with winds southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly during the morning and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore during the afternoon. When conditions improve by hopefully Friday and the weekend be ready to go to Sunshine and North Reef where they have 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.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: River water is becoming clear and clean again after last weeks rain! Plenty of school jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Quality flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart, Morwong and bream from Mudjimba Beach. Mud crabs in the middle river.

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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Lachlan 78cm

Lachlan Hutchinson with a quality Jew caught and released in the middle reaches of the Maroochy River over the weekend, see if you recognise the location!

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