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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-01-21

Offshore

Winds will be easterly at 10 to 15 knots, with seas below a meter and east to northeasterly swell below a meter.Some good catches of spotty mackerel from the close in reefs between Caloundra and Noosa. Quality spanaish mackerel on trolled baites from Sunshine Reef. Cobia and Dolphin Fish from the Mooloolaba 8 mile and Caloundra 12 mile. Cobia, sweetlip and tuna from North Reef. Spanish and spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Also cobia, trout, sweetlip and pearl perch from Sunshine Reef.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Noosa Sound area has been producing quality GT's, golden trevally, some reasonable bream, grunter bream and flathead. Whiting also from the Yacht Club and near the ferry stretch. Also a few tailor in the lower river. A few good catches of mangrove jack to 54cm in the creeks and around the bridge structures and up between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Bream and a few flathead from Cotton Tree. A few big whiting throughout the lower reaches. Golden trevally and flathead from Picnic Point. Tailor and bream to 30cm from the cod hole. Flathead from the creek mouths. Mud Crabs potted mainly in the upper river. 

Mooloolaba: Bream and trevally from the moorings. Trevally from La Balsa park. Jacks, flathead to 60cm, trevally, from McKenzies Bridge. Cod, mangrove jack and and muddies from the upper Mooloolah. 

Caloundra: Grass sweetlip, bream and jew from Shelly Beach. Bream and sweetlip from Moffat head. Some big flathead, mangrove jack and mud crabs in Coochin Creek. Quality whiting south of Bells Creek over night. Mud crabs will be feeding in all the creeks that feed into the Passage.

daniel west yellow fin bream
Check out Daniel West with a couple of nice yellow fin bream from the middle Maroochy River.

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