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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-04-01

Offshore

Choppy conditions will continue, with winds southeasterly 15 to 20 knots with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore north of Maroochydore. Tomorrow conditions will be similar with winds southeasterly 15 to 20 knots and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. So when conditions improve, these are the fish that will be waiting for you; At Sunshine Reef had pearl perch, tusk fish, grass emperor, Moses perch, painted sweetlip, gold spot cod, snapper coral trout, and as well as schools of long tail tuna and Spanish mackerel. North Reefs had grass sweetlip, snapper, pearl perch, moses perch, venus tusk fish, gold spot cod and a 10.5kg cobia. Spanish mackerel, yellow fin and long tail tuna, plenty of cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Spanish and spotty mackerel, long tail tuna and cobia from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Giant and diamond trevelly in the Woods Bay. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. The flood runoff, will have the mud crabs on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Try for trevelly, flathead and bream around the motorway bridge and along Bradman Av. Few good whiting in the lower river feeding under the cover of the dirty flood runoff water. Mangrove jack in all the creeks. Plenty of mud crabs been flushed out throughout the river.

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

Caloundra: There still getting jack, cod, bream and trevally in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. With the run of fresh water, be sure you have your crab pots out, there are still good quality crabs feeding.

Adam Morris Crabs

Checkout a very happy Adam Morris, who put his pots out from one of our BBQ Boats on wet Saturday and ended up with 3 delicious buck crabs.

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