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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2019-07-09

Offshore: Finally some fishable conditions in offshore waters this week. Winds will be west to southwesterly below 10 knots, becoming variable during the day with possible light seabreezes in the afternoon with seas below 1 metre and swells easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Tomorrow will have excellent conditions as well with winds, variable below 10 knots, tending north to northwesterly about 10 knots in the evening. Possible light seabreezes in the afternoon and seas below 1 metre. North Reefs has had a few good catches of Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish, snapper and sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel, snapper and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  Bream and quality trevally to 65cm and flathead to 60cm throughout the lower system. Whiting between makepeace Island and Lake Cooroibah. Flathead, trevally and bream in the river mouth. Flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Trevally and the odd tailor from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Trevally in the middle river. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine and flathead from the river mouth.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick off the Boardwalk. Bream from Military Jetty, the boardwalk and golden beach stretch. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew in the deeper holes of the northern passage.

Have a look at young James, with his flathead to 70cm which fed the whole camp while staying at inskip Point last week.

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