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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-10-10

Offshore

It's a shame about the windy conditions, because the fish will be on the bite after yesterdays New Moon Phase. Choppy conditions  today particularly later in the day with winds northerly 15 to 20 knots turning northwesterly in the evening with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon.Tomorrow will be choppy to pretty rough conditions as the day progresses, so be prepared to fish in sheltered waters with winds northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southeasterly 20 to 25 knots during the morning and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning. When conditions improve try North Reef where they have venus tusk fish, maori cod, cobia, snapper and big pearl perch. Cougar One fished Sunshine Reef where they caught snapper, pearl perch, grass sweetlip and coral trout. Sweetlip, school mackerel and  tusk fish from the Gneerings. Snapper, pearl perch, tusk fish and cobia from the Hards. Double Island Point has had good snapper, red emperor, cod, a few trout, pearl perch, moses perch,and tusk fish.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from Dog Beach and in the frying pan. Flathead and trevally along Gympie Terrace. Bream, flathead and a few goldens at the woods. A few good catches of Jacks in between the lakes. A few muddies showing up in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: Bream, trevally, flathead and the odd tailor between Chambers Island and the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in the Creeks and middle river. Quality whiting and few bream in the lower river. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Mooloolaba: Bream and dart in the wash at Kawana Beach. Bream from the boat moorings. Whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Mangrove jack from the Twin Bridges. Trevally, cod and jack from the canals. Tailor and bream off the rock walls.

Caloundra: Whiting off the beach at Currimundi. Jacks in Currimundi Creek. Whiting to 39.8 cm bream, tailor, golden trevally and flathead from Golden Beach. Flathead on trolled hard bodied lures and plastics between Bells and Coochin Creeks. Cod and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

TAKF Anais Walsh

Caloundra Powerboat Fishing Club - Take A Kid Fishing Day - Sunday 7 October. Anais Walsh with the winning 39.8cm Whiting

These are some of the results of our annual Take A Kid Fishing day which was held yesterday. All the fish were caught in the Pumicestone Passage at Golden Beach.

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