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2011 Fishing Reports

Local Fishing Report: Monday 05/12/2011

Noosa: Trevally, bream and school jew from Tewantin. Flathead and a few whiting from the Frying Pan. Mangrove jack, bream, tailor and trevally from Webya creek.

Maroochydore: Jew , bream and flathead in the Cod hole. Golden trevally, flathead and bream from the Bli Bli bridge. Mud crabs to 1.1kg between the cod hole and the wetland sanctuary.

Kawana: Trevally around the 2kg mark and bream at night  from the Kawana boat ramp pontoon. Mangrove jack and bream in the upper reaches and in Mountain Creek. Whiting and the odd flathead from sand spit at La balsa park. Sand crabs from the lower reaches.

Caloundra: Golden trevally and flathead from the board walk. Flathead and whiting on the flats opposite Bells Creek mouth. A few sand crabs between the bar and Coochin on the making tide.

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Dave Osbourne caught and released this whopping 95cm dusky flathead in the middle reaches of the Maroochy River on a recent trip.



Local Fishing Report: Sunday 04/12/2011

Noosa: Coral trout, grass sweetlip, tusk fish and spotty mackerel on Sunshine Reef. Trevally, bream and school jew from Tewantin. Flathead and a few whiting from the Frying Pan. Mangrove jack, bream, tailor and trevally from Webya creek.

Maroochydore: Jew averaging 80cm from the Cod hole on soft plastics and live bait. Bream and flathead to 50cm from Chambers Island. Golden trevally, flathead and bream from the Bli Bli bridge and mangrove jack in the upper reaches around Coolum Creek, and up in Petrie creek. Mud crabs to 1.1kg between the cod hole and the wetland sanctuary.

Kawana: School mackerel early morning between Alex and Maroochy Mouth on troll craft pelagic no 4 and small trolled pillies. Trevally around the 2kg mark and bream at night  from the Kawana boat ramp pontoon. Mangrove jack and bream in the upper reaches and in Mountain Creek. Whiting and the odd flathead from sand spit at La balsa park. Sand crabs from the lower reaches.

Caloundra: Cobia,  pearl perch and tusk fish form Caloundra 12 mile. Golden trevally and flathead from the board walk. Flathead and whiting on the flats opposite Bells Creek mouth. A few sand crabs between the bar and Coochin on the making tide.

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Wayne Symods was fishing in Eudlo Creek over the weekend when he caught this 48cm dusky flathead.


Local Fishing Report: Saturday 03/12/2011

Noosa: When the wind eases back try the close in reefs for a few mackerel. Trevally, bream and school jew from Tewantin. Flathead and a few whiting from the Frying Pan. Mangrove jack, bream, tailor and trevally from Webya creek.

Maroochydore: When the wind eases back try for spanish and spotty mackerel from the Inner gneerings, Murphy’s and off Coolum. Jew averaging 80cm from the Cod hole on soft plastics and live bait. Bream and flathead to 50cm from Chambers Island. Golden trevally, flathead and bream from the Bli Bli bridge and mangrove jack in the upper reaches around Coolum Creek, and up in Petrie creek. A few quality size mud crabs starting to show up in the creeks.

Kawana: Trevally around the 2kg mark and bream at night from the Kawana boat ramp pontoon. Mangrove jack and bream in the upper reaches and in Mountain Creek. Whiting and the odd flathead from sand spit at La balsa park. Sand crabs from the lower reaches.

Caloundra: Try for cobia, pearl perch and tusk fish form Caloundra 12 mile. Golden trevally and flathead from the board walk. Flathead and whiting on the flats opposite Bells Creek mouth on yabbies and live worms. A few sand crabs throughout the Passage.

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Young Drew Partridge fished with Dad up at Coolum Creek for this feisty 52cm mangrove jack.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 02/12/2011

Noosa: Tusk fish and trag jew from North Reef. Trevally, bream and school jew from Tewantin. Flathead and a few whiting from the Frying Pan. Mangrove jack, bream, tailor and trevally from Webya creek.

Maroochydore: Jewfish averaging 80cm from the Cod hole on soft plastics and live bait. Bream and flathead to 50cm from Chambers Island. Golden trevally, flathead and bream from the Bli Bli bridge. A few quality size mud crabs in the creeks.

Kawana: Spanish and spotty mackerel from the Inner gneerings, Murphy’s and off Coolum. Trevally and bream at night from the Kawana boat ramp pontoon. Mangrove jack and bream in the upper reaches. Whiting and the odd flathead from sand spit at La balsa park. Sand crabs from the lower reaches.

Caloundra: Perl perch and tusk fish form Caloundra 12 mile. Golden trevally and flathead from the board walk. Flathead and whiting on the flats opposite Bells Creek mouth on nippers and live worms. Sand crabs around the lower reaches.

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Craig spent the day fishing with Top Catch charters and hooked this 5kg green job fish while at the Barwon Banks.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 01/12/2011

Noosa: A rare catch of a 11.5kg cobia from Tewantin on soft plastics with 4lb line what a catch! Flathead and a few whiting from the Frying Pan. Mangrove jack, bream and trevally from Webya creek during the early morning.

Maroochydore: Jewfish from Mudjimba beach on live bait and from the Cod hole on soft plastics. Bream and flathead to 50cm from Chambers Island. Golden trevally to 1.7kg and bream from the Bli Bli bridge. A few quality size mud crabs in the creeks.

Kawana: Trevally and bream at night from the Kawana boat ramp pontoon. Mangrove jack and bream in the upper reaches on live bait. Whiting and the odd flathead from sand spit at La balsa park. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Caloundra: Trevally and bream on small poppers and soft plastics up the back ends of Pelican waters canal system right on dusk. Flathead and whiting on the flats opposite Bells Creek mouth on nippers and live worms. Mud crabs from the upper reaches.

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Jari Delisser caught this 93cm Jew fish on soft plastics while jigging at the Cod Hole.

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