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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2019-03-12

Offshore

Stay in port today's as conditions are looking pretty choppy to rough particularly in late afternoon, with winds northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots offshore south of Maroochydore during the morning and again in the evening and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore. Tomorrows conditions will be better but still a bit choppy early with winds northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southeasterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Sunshine Reef has had some good snapper, moses perch, pearl perch, coral trout, tusk fish, painted sweetlip, grass emperor and a cracker dark tailed sea perch. North Reefs had pearl perch, Maori cod, venus tusk fish and snapper, moses perch, grass sweetlip and some thumper 60cm+ pearl perch. Cougar One did a nine hour trip to Double Island Point with the Noosa Yachtie Fishing Club on Sunday, where they caught horse scarlet sea perch or large mouth nannygai plenty of big tusk fish, pearl perch, hussar, moses perch and sweetlip.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Been some good bream, trevally and quality flathead around the 60cm size, from the river mouth, frying pan and in Woods Bays. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Giant trevelly, flathead, tarpon and bream around the motorway bridge.Few good whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in the creeks. Bream, jacks and flathead in the southern channel and from Cotton Tree. Mud crabs throughout the river. 

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

Caloundra: Mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Bream and sweetlip from Shelly Beach.

Tom Ian Flanders

 

Ian Flanders went fishing in the mouth of Eudlo Creek with his grandson Tom where thy took home a 1/2 dozen good whiting a few bream and 2 nice grunter bream 

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