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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-09-09

Offshore: Winds will be Southwesterly at 20 to 30 knots decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the morning then increasing to 25 to 30 knots in the late afternoon, with 2 to 3 metre seas in open waters. Spanish mackerel from Halls Reef. North Reef has had quality Maori cod, snapper, Moses perch and Venus tusk fish. 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. School mackerel from Raper Shoal. Grass sweetlip, tusk fish, queenfish and tailor from Old Women Island. Pearl perch, snapper, tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Tailor off the beach along Sunshine Beach stretch. Whiting in the lower river. Big eye trevally to 55cm flathead went 65cm and a queenie to 55cm in Woods Bays. Big flathead opposite Gympie Terrace. Tewantin and in between the lakes are producing queenfish, trevally,flathead and school jew.

Maroochydore: Tailor over night from Marcoola Beach. Whiting on the incoming tide around ths sand banks in the lower river. Flathead to 68cm in the middle reaches of the river. Mangrove jack and school jew in the middle and upper river. Flathead in Petrie Creek.

Mooloolaba: Bream, dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod, bream and flathead from the twin bridges. Mangrove jack and cod from the rock bars in the upper river.

Caloundra: Grass sweetlip off the rocks at Moffat Head. Bream and flathead in Coochin Creek. Whiting from Golden Beach stretch. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters.

Khy Lawrence with a couple of solid Maroochy River GT's.

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