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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-09-02

Offshore: Good conditions offshore with winds south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the late morning. Inshore northeasterly sea breezes 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon with seas below 1 metre. Conditions tomorrow will be good as well with winds south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots during the afternoon and seas below 1 metre. Double Island Points had good snapper, pearlies and cobia as well as quality scarlet sea perch. Cougar 1 fished North Reef for nice mulloway, pearl perch, snapper, tusk fish, Moses perch and grass sweetlip. 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. Grass sweetlip and snapper snapper from Old Women Island. Snapper, Maori cod, and venus tusk fish from the Gneerings. Pearl perch, snapper, tusk fish from 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: Bream around structures at the river mouth. Trevally and queenfish in Woods Bays. Big flathead opposite Gympie Terrace this week. Tewantin stretrch and Lake Cooroibah are fishing well for bream, flathead, school jew, trevally and queenfish.

Maroochydore: Try for a few whiting on the incoming ride around ths sand banks in the lower river. Flathead in the middle reaches of the river. Still good bream around to 35cm at the river mouth and in the south channel. Whiting and flathead in the mouth of Eudlo Creek. iant Trevally from the middle 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: 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. Get ready to pot a few muddie in September.

There's good quality snapper out on local reefs as keen angler, Ben Forgan found late last week.

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