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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2019-02-28


Today's conditions are still choppy but have settled down a lot, with winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, seas 1 to 1.5 metres and swells easterly 1.5 metres. Tomorrow and probably right through into next week will be similar, with choppy conditions with winds tomorrow, southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore and swells easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 2 metres offshore. So, probably best to stay in port, until things settle right down maybe next week and looking like, at least until after Monday.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead and bream in Woods Bay. Plenty of quality mud crabs on the move throughout the river. Mangrove jack, cod, grunter bream and flathead in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jacks between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Mangrove jack and Golden Trevally in the creeks, also in the southern channel and in Twin waters canals. Flathead and bream in Petrie Creek. Mud crabs throughout the river with several good specimens potted in the southern channel of the river. 

Mooloolaba: Bream and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals. 

Caloundra: Mud crabs on the mud bars and mangrove fringes of the passage. Flathead and bream in Bell's Creek. Mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals.

JushuaValentine Crabs 

Check out Joshua Valentine with couple of solid buck mud crabs potted in his favourite creek!

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