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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2019-09-17

Offshore: Good offshore conditions this morning with increasing winde later with winds, northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the afternoon and evening with seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon. Tomorrow conditions will become choppy away from the coast with winds north to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots shifting southerly 15 to 20 knots during the evening as a gusty change moves north and seas 1.5 to 2 metres. So be ready to go offshore right through into the weekend and with a beautiful Full Moon as well. Go for Spanish mackerel from Halls Reef. North Reef has had quality Maori cod, snapper, Moses perch and Venus tusk fish. Chardon's Reef has had for nice snapper, Maori cod and Moses perch. Sunshine Reef's also had good snapper, tusk fish, Moses perch, bonito, longtail tuna, grass emperor and school mackerel. School mackerel from Raper Shoal. Grass sweetlip, tusk fish, queenfish and tailor from Old Women Island. Pearl perch, snapper, tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Few good size whiting in the lower river. Trevally flathead and a queenies in Woods Bays. Big flathead opposite Gympie Terrace. Tewantin and in between the lakes are producing queenfish, trevally, flathead and school jew.

Maroochydore: Good flathead, whiting and bream around the river mouth. Flathead and a few good trevally in the middle reaches of the river. Try for mangrove jack in the middle and upper river. Flathead some big in Petrie Creek.

Mooloolaba: Have a fish on Pt Cartwright for jew, tailor and small snapper. Bream, dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod, bream and flathead from the twin bridges. Mangrove jack and cod from the rock bars in the upper river.

Caloundra: Bream and flathead in Coochin Creek. Whiting from Golden Beach stretch. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters.

robert trevally 

Check out Robert Whiting visiting from Yorkshire in England, landed a feisty giant trevally under the Motorway Bridge taken Saturday on pilchards.

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