Main menu

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-07-22

Offshore: Beautifull offshore conditions, today with winds north to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming north to northeasterly in the late afternoon. Light easterly seabreezes inshore in the afternoon with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow conditions will be even better with winds variable below 10 knots, becoming north to northeasterly about 10 knots in the late afternoon and then tending northwesterly in the late evening with seas below 1 metre. Cougar One skipper Theo Hewish did a nine hour trip to Double Island Point on Friday in great conditions, where they caught good snapper, pearl perch, scarlet sea perch, tusk fish and cobia. Wild Thing 2 skipper Nat Turner did a seven hour trips to North Reef and The Hill where they caught pearl perch, snapper, scarlet sea perch, moses perch and quality cobia. Sunshine Reef has had snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Good quality snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks. Grass sweetlip, snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Luderick at the rocks inside the river mouth. Plenty of bream and quality flathead, with some releasedover 75cm and big trevally taken throughout the lower river and up around Tewantin. Big golden trevally from Munna Point. Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and still a few mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Bream and whiting to 40cm in the mouth of Eudlo Creek as well as tailor and trevally to 65cm from Cod Hole. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 60cm from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine, big bream and flathead from the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor, bream and worth a try for luderick as well of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew, small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Eric Frei, is pretty happy with his solid 85cm knobby snapper taken off Moolooaba this week.

Facebook YouTube twitter