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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-08-19

Offshore: Strong Wind Warning today for Sunshine Coast Waters. Rough with winds, north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southwesterly 25 to 30 knots in the late afternoon or early evening as a gusty trough moves offshore and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres in the late afternoon or early evening. Tomorrow will still be rough but improving in the afternoon with winds southwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending southerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Southwesterly winds may reach up to 30 knots early in the morning and seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the evening. Jeff Vere, took home plenty of filleted fish and a few few pan size fish on a Deep End Fishing Charter off Mooloolaba yesterday, after, they caught quality fish like these 75cm 70cm 65cm Snapper, 78cm Spangled Emperor, 3 nice sized Amberjack released to fight another day. Chardon's Reef has had for nice snapper, Maori cod and Moses perch. Sunshine Reef's also had good snapper, tusk fish, Moses perch, bonito, longtail tuna, grass emperor and school mackerel. Double Island Point has had cobia, jewfish, pearl perch, tusk fish and yellowtail kingfish. Grass sweetlip, cod and quality snapper, Maori cod, and venus tusk fish from the Gneerings and Caloundra 12 mile. Good quality snapper, grassy sweetlip, pearlies, tusk fish and cobia. pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Teewah Beach will be worth a fish for tailor, bream and whitingand at night for jew. Bream around structures at the river mouth and Dog Beach. Flathead in the Woods Bays up to 67cm and river mouth. Tewantin and Cooroibah fishing well for bream and flathead and worth a try for queen fish.

Maroochydore: Fish the beaches for jew at night and tailor, bream and whiting. There is a few quality flathead in the middle reaches of the river. Still plenty of bream around with a few in the 30 to 35cm bracket at the rivermouth and whiting in the mouth of Eudlo Creek as well as tailor and trevally from Cod Hole. Still a few mud crabs being taken throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Worth a fish in the gutters or off Pt Cartwright for bream, jew and tailor. Still a few mud crabs in the estuaries to be potted.Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod, bream and flathead from the twin bridges.

Caloundra: Try for luderick around the Boardwalk. Bream and flathead in Coochin Creek. Whiting off the sand Banks and bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. Small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Jeff Vere with a couple of pan size reefies as well as plenty of filleted fish to take home after, they caught 75cm 70cm 65cm Snapper, 78cm Spangled Emperor, 3 nice sized Amberjack released to fight another day on a Deep End Fishing Charter off Mooloolaba yesterday.

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