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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2019-02-07


Pretty choppy to rough conditions again today, so better in sheltered waters, with winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots and seas 1.5 metres. Similar conditions tomorrow with winds easterly 15 to 20 knots and seas 1 to 1.5 metres. So when conditions hopefully improve on Saturday for the weekend and into Tuesday be ready to go for some of the recent catches of Yellow fin tuna, and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, sweetlip and tuna and some quality spanish mackerel from North Reef. Spanish, yellow fin tuna, cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Cobia, wahoo, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: This weeks new moon phase and associated big tides has the fish feeding. Target trevally, grunter and flathead in Woods Bays. Whiting from the frying pan and Woods Bays. Mangrove jack between the lakes and in the canals. Bream, flathead and tarwhine along Gympie Terrace. A few mud crabs in the upper river system.

Maroochydore: The odd tailor, bream and trevally at the Cod Hole. Spotted grunter, flathead and jew from Bli Bli. Cod and jack from the rock bars in the middle river. Still plenty of Muddies but mostly females and under size bucks with the occasional keeper, until there is more rainfall. 

Mooloolaba: Bream and trevally from the moorings. Trevally from La Balsa park. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Target jacks, flathead and trevally, from McKenzies Bridge. Cod, mangrove jack and and muddies from the upper Mooloolah. 

Caloundra: A few bream, whiting and dart from along the beaches. Sand crabs in in the deeper channels and sea grass beds of the northern passage. Flathead, mangrove jack and mud crabs in Creeks. Jacks and trevally in Pelican Waters. Mud crabs in the creeks.

Yandina Fishing Club at Borumba Dam. Levi Ryder with a 46cm Bass
Levi Ryder with a 46cm Bass out with skipper Ron Craine with the Yandina Fishing Club at Borumba Dam.

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