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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2019-03-13


Conditions, will be choppy most of the day but settle down by evening for a great day tomorrow, with winds northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southeasterly during the morning then becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots in the evening and seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Maroochydore around midday. Tomorrows conditions will be fantastic with winds variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the late afternoon or early evening.with seas below 1 metre. 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. Spanish, yellow fin tuna, cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Cobia, wahoo, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

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, trevally 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: With the hot and humid conditions there have been good mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Bream and sweetlip from Shelly Beach.

RachelLeeLyriq andDallasHill 

Great to see kids, getting away from the screens and having a great time on the beautiful Maroochy River. Nana, Rachell Lee with Lyrig and Dallas Hill having a ball, swimming and catching and releasing several bream.

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