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2011 Fishing Reports

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 20/12/2011

Noosa: Yellow fin tuna, sweetlip and squire from Sunshine Reef. Golden trevally, bream and flathead from the river mouth. Mangrove jacks, queen fish and jewfish throughout the middle and upper reaches of the river system.

Maroochydore: GT’s to 1kg, tarpon and flathead in the cod hole. Mangrove Jack in Twin Waters Canals and above Bli Bli bridge. Flathead and whiting on the banks around Goat and Channel Island. Mud crabs in the middle reaches and few sand crabs in the northern channel of Chambers Island

Kawana: Spotty mackerel, sweetlip, snapper and morwong from the Inner gneerings to Murphy’s. Snapper and pearl perch from the Banks. Goods numbers of golden trevally around rock walls and bridges. Whiting from the upper reaches.

Caloundra: Snapper and spotty mackerel from Bray’s rock. Tailor and flathead in the bar. Whiting in the blue hole and along Golden Beach. Flathead, bream, trevally and a few cod from the Boardwalk. Mangrove jacks in the creeks.

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Chloe Domjahm caught this mangrove jack in the upper reaches of the Maroochy River.


Local Fishing Report: Monday 19/12/2011

Noosa: Whiting along the Noosaville stretch. Mangrove jacks in Woods Bay and Noosa water canal. Trevally, flathead, and jew from Lake Cooroibah. Whiting, bream, flathead, queenfish and trevally from the River Mouth . Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: GT’s to 1kg, tarpon and flathead in the cod hole. Mangrove Jack in Twin Waters Canal and a 55cm fish from above Bli Bli bridge. Flathead on the banks around Goat and Channel Island, at the mouth of Petrie Creek and above Bli Bli bridge. Mud crabs in the middle reaches and few sand crabs in the northern channel of Chambers Island.

Kawana: Dolphin fish on the local Caloundra Reefs. Whiting along Kawana Beach. Mangrove jack to 56cm taken overnight in Mountain Creek. Bream, whiting and flathead from McKenzie’s bridge. Bream and trevally along La Balsa Wall. Mud crabs above McKenzie’s Bridge.

Caloundra: Tailor and flathead in the bar. Whiting in the blue hole and along Golden Beach. Flathead, bream, trevally and a few cod from the Boardwalk. Mangrove jacks in the creeks. Whiting and jack in Currimundi Lake. Mud crabs in Coochin Creek.

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Andy Gun was at it again flicking Z man soft plastics on the yabby banks in the lower river for several good pan sized flathead.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 18/12/2011

Noosa:   Worth a try for mackerel in the bay and around the rocks in the NP. Try for mangrove jack in woods Bay and in the Tewantin area. Trevally, flathead, and jew from Lake Cooroibah. Whiting, bream, flathead and trevally from the River Mouth . Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: A 97cm Barramundi was caught and released from Chambers Island and Picnic point area on Friday followed by an 80cm one on Saturday. Golden trevally to 3kg and whiting from the river mouth. Whiting to 400g from the bank at Minti Street. Mud crabs in Eudlo Creek and the wetland Sanctuary.

Kawana: Mangrove jack to 56cm taken overnight in Mountain Creek. Bream, whiting and flathead from McKenzie’s bridge. Bream and trevally along La Balsa Wall.  Mud crabs above McKenzie’s Bridge.

Caloundra: Get in and try for mackerel close in once the wind dies back. Flathead, bream, trevally and a few cod from the Boardwalk. Mangrove jacks in the creeks. Whiting and flathead out from the Power boat club. Bream flathead, whiting and jack in Currimundi Lake.

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Jason Peterson caught a few whiting off Minty St, just down from the Cod Hole, with this 400 gramer being the standout.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 17/12/2011

Noosa: Sweetlip, tusk fish, mackerel and the odd squire from North Reef. Trevally, flathead, and jewfish from Lake Cooroibah. Whiting, bream, flathead and trevally from the River Mouth . Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: A 97cm Barramundi was caught from Picnic point on Friday. Golden trevally to 3kg and whiting from the river mouth. Whiting to 400g from the bank at Minti Street. Mud crabs in Eudlo Creek and the wetland Sanctuary.

Kawana: Spanish Mackerel, tusk fish and sweetlip from the Inner Gneerings. Bream, whiting and flathead from McKenzie’s bridge. Bream and trevally along La Balsa Wall.  Mud crabs above McKenzie’s Bridge.

Caloundra: Spanish Mackerel, sweetlip, tusk fish and snapper from Caloundra 12 Mile Flathead, bream, trevally and a few cod from the Boardwalk. Mangrove jacks in the upper reaches. Whiting and flathead out from the Power boat club. Bream flathead, whiting and jack in Currimundi Lake.

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James Doyle and Shaun Williams with a couple of Golden trevally and a whiting which they caught at the Maroochy river mouth.


Local Fishing Report: Friday 16/12/2011

Noosa: Sweetlip, tusk fish, mackerel and the odd squire from North Reef. Trevally, flathead, and jewfish from Lake Cooroibah. Mangrove jack to 2.5kg from Woods Bay at night on live bait. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: A rare catch of a Barramundi from Picnic point that measured up 97cm and was released. Good numbers of whiting and bream around Chambers Island and Picnic point. Bream and flathead from Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in Eudlo Creek and through the upper reaches.   

Kawana: Spanish Mackerel, tusk fish and sweetlip from the Inner Gneerings. Flathead, bream, trevally and sand crabs from the rock walls. Bream and trevally along La Balsa Wall.  Mud crabs above McKenzie’s Bridge.

Caloundra: Spanish Mackerel, sweetlip, tusk fish and snapper from Caloundra 12 Mile Flathead, bream, trevally and a few cod from the Boardwalk. Whiting and flathead out from the Power boat club. Bream flathead, whiting and jack in Currimundi Lake.

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Peter King with his rare catch of a 97cm Barramundi from Picnic point which was released to fight another day.


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