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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2019-01-15

Offshore

Be ready to go for the next few days with great conditions today so much better than yesterday with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning and seas around 1 metre. Tomorrow also pretty good conditions with winds east to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day with seas below 1 metre. Sunshine Reef for a great catch of cobia , spottie mackerel and quite a few pearl perch. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Spanish and spotty mackerel from Mooloolaba. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile. Double Island Point has had a few good snapper, cobia, venus tusk fish, pearl perch, moses perch, grass emperor and snapper.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Noosa Sound area has been producing quality GT's, golden trevally, some grunter bream, flathead and the odd big whiting. Whiting also from the Yacht Club and near the ferry stretch. Golden trevally taken and a few good tailor in the lower river. A few good catches of mangrove jack in the creeks and around the bridge structures and up between the lakes. 

Maroochydore: Big bream and plenty of flathead from Cotton Tree. A couple of tailor to 45 cm upstream from the Cod Hole. A few big whiting throughout the lower reaches. Golden trevally and flathead from Picnic Point. Mangrove Jack from the creeks and Bli Bli reach. Flathead from the creek mouths. Mud Crabs potted mainly in the upper river.

Mooloolaba: Quality whiting, bream and trevally in the Mooloolah canals. Bream and trevally from the moorings. Jacks, flathead to 60cm, trevally, from McKenzies Bridge. Big whiting in Mountain Creek Reach. Cod, mangrove jack and and muddies from the upper Mooloolah. 

Caloundra: Some big flathead up to 70cm, mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. Good numbers of flathead, a few whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Quality whiting south of Bells Creek over night. Mud crabs will be feeding in all the creeks that feed into the Passage.

Finn H StevensNoosa Harbour 

Finn Horton-Stephens out fishes his Dad Marc, with this feisty Giant Trevally in Weyba Creek. Released with a smile. www.fishingnoosa.com.au/fishoftheweek.htm 

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