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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2019-07-24

Offshore: More great conditions with winds northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Winds then tending westerly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening with seas below 1 metre. tomorrow could be a bit choppy at times but generally a good day for fishing with winds southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times during the morning and seas around 1 metre. Cougar One skipper Theo Hewish did a trip to Double Island Point , where they caught good. North Reef has had pearl perch, maori cod, gold spot cod and quality cobia. Sunshine Reef has had snapper and a few good sweetlip. Grass sweetlip, cod and snapper from the Gneerings. Good quality snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  Luderick at the rocks inside the river mouth. Bream and flathead and plenty of diamond trevally taken throughout the lower river and up around Tewantin. Golden and Diamond Trvally in Woods Bays. Trevally and still a few mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Bream and whiting in the mouth of Eudlo Creek as well as tailor and trevally to 65cm from Cod Hole. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 78cm released from the Creek mouths and lowe river. Bream, Tarwhine, big bream and flathead from the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor, bream and worth a try for luderick as well 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.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. School jew in the deeper holes of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. Small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Andy Staszewski from the Maroochy Jet Ski hire caught and released this 56cm dusky flathead along Bradman Avenue.

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