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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2019-02-26

Offshore

Today's conditions are settling slightly with winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up 25 knots times in the early morning, with seas 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning and swells east to southeasterly 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Tomorrow and probably right through to next week will be similar choppy to rough conditions with winds tomorrow, east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up 25 knots at times in the evening, with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the evening and swells easterly 1 to 1.5 metres inshore, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres offshore. So, steer well clear of coastal bars and offshore waters until things settle right down.

Estuaries and Beaches

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

Maroochydore: Mangrove jack and Golden Trevally in the southern channel and in Twin waters canals. Flathead, grunter and bream in Petrie Creek. Mud crabs throughout the river with several good specimens potted in Maroochy Waters canal, opposite Chambers Island and in the southern channel. 

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.

LachlanMangrove jack Off Duporth Avenue Maroochydore

Check out Lachlan Burford with a nice hard fighting Mangrove Jack taken just off Duporth Avenue, on Saturday.

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