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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2019-06-19

Offshore 

Wind strength increasing in the afternoon and becoming choppy to rough with winds south to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots before dawn, then tending south to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon, with seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres by early evening. Tomorrows conditions will be choppy to rough except close in shore early with winds south to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning. Lighter south to southwesterly winds inshore in the early morning and seas 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning. Trekka 2 skipper Mitch Bertacchini, did a trip to North Reef on Sunday where they caught snapper, Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish and painted sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip. Chardon's Reef's had, Maori cod, pearl perch, Moses perch, good snapper, venus tusk fish, hussar and painted sweetlip. Long tail tuna, spanish and spotty mackerel from Halls Reef. Big snapper, venus tusk fish, gold spot wrasse, hussar and a beautiful parrot form the Hards. Snapper from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and sweetlip from Brays Rock. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Noosa North Shore has good dart, tailor, bream and whiting. Kev Stevenson was fishing for bream at Peregian Beach yesterday morning where he took a 72cm greenback tailor. A few big dusky flathead at the Tewantin ski run area caught and released recently. Flathead, the odd tailor, golden trevally, whiting bream around the river mouth.

Maroochydore: Big eyed and Giant trevally in the middle river. Bream and moses perch in the Cod Hole. Flathead from Twin Waters. Whiting to 37cm on the banks around Chambers Island and around Goat and Channel Islands. Trevally form Eudlo Creek. Big flathead from Bli Bli stretch.

Mooloolaba: Bream and Tarwhine in the wholes along the beach between Kawana and Wurtulla. Gar at La Balsa sand basin. School jew, flathead and jacks from the Twin bridges. Giant trevally around Minyama Siland and in Kawana canals. Bream, trevally and tailor around the boat moorings.

Caloundra: Bream and the occasional tailor off the rocky headlands. Bream, whiting and flathead along Golden Beach. School jew in the deeper holes towards Coochin Creek area. Trevally, cod, moses perch and bream in Pelican Waters. A few sand crabs throughout the passage.

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Jeff Hobart was trolling his custom made wooden Maroochy Minnow lure, near the entrance to Eudlo Creek when this 57cm GT engulfed it and took off like a rocket. Well done for releasing it Jeff to swim another day and bring joy to another angler in the future.

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