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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-10-31

Offshore

Good conditions today with winds northeasterly 10 to 15 knots and seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow looking pretty good as well with winds east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots northeasterly 10 to 15 knots and seas below 1 metre. A few good snapper and sweetlip and big yellow tail kingfish feeding out off Noosa and at Sunshine Reef. Snapper, cobia, yellow tail kingfish, long tail tuna, tusk fish from the Gneerings and Caloundra Wide. Snapper, pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.  Double Island Point has consistently had good catches, there's been trout, red emperor, snapper, pearl perch, hussar, tuskfish, big cod and sweetlip.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Good catches of bream and golden trevally in Woods Bays. Flathead, bream, grunter and a few jew in the ski runs. Flathead, still a few nice tailor, trevally and bream around the mouth. Mud crabs pretty well throughout all the systems and in Noosa Waters Canal.

Maroochydore: Flathead to 71cm, trevally and bream near the Cod Hole. Mangrove jack defending their territories in Petrie Creek and the upper Maroochy River. Whiting feeding in the middle and lower river. Flathead to 58cm and bream from picnic point. Bream and dart from the sand bags. A couple of good buck mud crabs caught around Bli Bli over the weekend.

Mooloolaba: Bream a few gar and good golden trevally from the boat moorings. Bream and grass sweetlip from the Kawana Rock wall. Whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod, flathead and whiting from the Twin Bridges. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river.

Caloundra: The Whiting are in good number south of Bells Creek. Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Trevally and mangrove jack in Pelican Waters and in the creeks that flow into the Passage. Mud crabs in Coochin Creek.

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Matthew Sukkarieh, John Innes and Shaun Pilcher, had a nice day out of Mooloolaba last week for a few good reef fish.

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