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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-06-13


Good warm weather ,but northerly conditions will be a bit choppy with winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. While tomorrow will be okay but choppy out wide with winds northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. and seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Local kayak angler Warren Norup, fished Sunshine Reef on Sunday and got a nice winter Spanish mackerel, it went 127cm or 11kg 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 local reefs out from Mooloolaba and Caloundra . 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 theirs 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 members Peng released a 70cm fish on prawn and 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. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Get ready for a few good bream feeding around tomorrows New Moon phase. Some really nice gutters along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beach's to try for a few dart, bream and jew at night. 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.

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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Bev Clark Bream 34cm MRSLFC

Bev Clark from the Maroochy RSL Fshing Club has been out catching a good feed of bream to 34cm.

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