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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-03-04


Winds will be 15-20 knots from the southeast, with seas around 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore north of Maroochydore during the day and 2 -2.5m of easterly swell. The next opportunity to get out looks like Wednesday at the moment.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Bream and flathead from the river mouth, frying pan and in Woods Bays. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Tarpon, cod, jacks, moses perch and bream around the motorway bridge. Mangrove jack in the creeks. Bream, jacks and flathead in the southern channel and from Cotton Tree. Mud crabs throughout the river. 

Mooloolaba: Bream and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flthead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals. 

Caloundra: Banana prawns and mud crab in Coochin & Bell's Creek. Mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Bream and sweetlip from Shelly Beach.

Elliot Cornell 52cm Tarpon  

Elliott Cornell with a quality 52cm tarpon that he caught and released around the Maroochy River motorway bridge on Saturday.

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