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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2013-12-26

Offshore

North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon. Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Spanish spotty and school mackerel in close off Caloundra, the Blinker, Coolum and Sunshine Reef. Cobia and snapper on North Reef. Snapper moses perch and venus tusk from the Coffees. Pearl perch to 2kg and snapper to 3kg form the 9 mile. Snapper, Wahoo, tuskfish to 2kg and perch perch from the banks.

Estuary's:

Noosa: A few tailor over night along Teewah beach and in the lower river. Trevally and a some big flathead from River mouth and frying pan area. Whiting from the Frying pan and Munna Point. Mangrove jack to 58cm in the Noosa Marina, bream to 40cm along Gympie Terrace and whiting in Weyba Creek. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Tailor, hairtail and trevally in Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: Whiting, trevally and flathead from Petrie Creek. Flathead and jacks from Bli Bli. Big elbow slapper whiting whiting on the banks in the lower river to 40cm. Muddies in the middle river and Maroochy canals. Jacks, trevally, whiting and flathead from Cotton Tree.

Kawana: Dart and whiting along the beaches. Bream and a few reasonable trevally feeding around the mooring. Jacks in the in Kawana Waters and around the bridges in Currimundi Lake. Whiting in Mountain Creek reach. A few crabs in canal systems.

Caloundra: Dart and whiting along Currimundi beach. Whiting in the top end of the passage like off the banks near Military Jetty, along Golden Beach stretch and in lake currimundi. Mangrove jack in Bell's Creek, Pelican Waters and up Coochin Creek. Crabs south of Bells creek in the deeper water.

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Daniel and Cameron caught these with their father in maroochy river last night

Daniel and Cameron Vogler caught these with their father in Maroochy river the other night. Well done boys!

 

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2013-12-24

Offshore

Variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon. Spotty and school mackerel in close off Caloundra, the Blinker, Coolum and Sunshine Reef. Cobia and snapper on North Reef. Snapper moses perch and venus tusk from the Coffees. Pearl perch to 2kg and snapper to 3kg form the 9 mile. Snapper, tuskfish to 2kg and perch perch from the banks.

Estuary's:

Noosa: A few tailor over night along Teewah beach. Trevally and a some big flathead from River mouth and frying pan area. Whiting from the Frying pan and Munna Point. Mangrove jack, bream and whiting in Weyba Creek. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Tailor, hairtail and trevally in Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: Whiting, trevally and flathead from Petrie Creek. Flathead and jacks from Bli Bli. Whiting on the banks in the lower river to 40cm. Muddies in the middle river and Maroochy canals. Jacks, trevally, whiting and flathead from Cotton Tree.

Kawana: Dart and whiting along the beaches. Bream and a few reasonable trevally feeding around the mooring. Jacks in the in Kawana Waters and around the bridges in Currimundi Lake. Whiting in Mountain Creek reach. A few crabs in the mooloolaba and kawana canal systems.

Caloundra: Dart, flathead and whiting along Currimundi beach. Whiting off the banks near Military Jetty, along Golden Beach stretch and in lake currimundi. Mangrove jack in Bell's Creek, Pelican Waters and up Coochin Creek. Crabs south of Bells creek in the deeper water.

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Daniel and Cameron caught these with their father in maroochy river last night

Daniel and Cameron caught these with their father in maroochy river last night.

Tonkin Spanish Mackerel

Check out Rohan Tonkin's first ever Spanish Mackerel taken near the Blinker this morning. Well done Rohan! The fish went 1.17 m in length.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2013-12-23

Offshore

Northerly 15 to 20 knots turning northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Spotty and school mackerel in close off Caloundra, Coolum and Sunshine Reef. Cobia and snapper on North Reef. Snapper moses perch and venus tusk from the Coffees. Pearl perch to 2kg and snapper to 3kg form the 9 mile. Snapper, tuskfish to 2kg and perch perch from the banks.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Trevally and a some big flathead from River mouth and frying pan area. Whiting from the Frying pan and Munna Point. Mangrove jack, bream and whiting in Weyba Creek. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Tailor, hairtail and trevally in Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: Whiting, trevally and flathead from Petrie Creek. Flathead and jacks from Bli Bli. Whiting on the banks in the lower river to 40cm. Muddies in the middle river and Maroochy canals. Jacks, trevally, whiting and flathead from Cotton Tree.

Kawana: Dart and whiting along the beaches. Bream and a few reasonable trevally feeding around the mooring. Jacks in the in Kawana Waters and around the bridges in Currimundi Lake. Whiting in Mountain Creek reach. A few crabs in the mooloolaba and kawana canal systems.

Caloundra: Dart, flathead and whiting along Currimundi beach. Whiting off the banks near Military Jetty, along Golden Beach stretch and in lake currimundi. Mangrove jack in Bell's Creek, Pelican Waters and up Coochin Creek. Crabs south of Bells creek in the deeper water.

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Gavin Mangrove Jack 1kg 43cm

Gavin caught this quality mangrove jack weighing over 1kg or 43cm. in the upper reaches of the Maroochy River on a slab of mullet bait.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2013-12-22

Offshore

More Northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly 15 to 20 knots until evening. Seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. Spotty and school mackerel in close off Caloundra, Coolum and Sunshine Reef. Cobia and snapper on North Reef. Snapper moses perch and venus tusk from the Coffees. Pearl perch to 2kg and snapper to 3kg form the 9 mile. Snapper, tuskfish to 2kg and perch perch from the banks.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Trevally and a some big flathead from River mouth and frying pan area. Whiting from the Frying pan and Munna Point. Mangrove jack, bream and whiting in Weyba Creek. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Tailor, hairtail and trevally in Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: Whiting, cale cale and flathead from Petrie Creek. Flathead and jacks from Bli Bli. Whiting on the banks in the lower river to 40cm. Muddies in the middle river and Maroochy canals. Jacks, trevally, whiting and flathead from Cotton Tree.

Kawana: Dart and whiting along the beaches. Bream and a few reasonable trevally feeding around the mooring. Jacks in the in Kawana Waters and around the bridges in Currimundi Lake. Whiting in Mountain Creek reach. A few crabs in the mooloolaba and kawana canal systems.

Caloundra: Dart, flathead and whiting along Currimundi beach. Whiting off the banks near Military Jetty, along Golden Beach stretch and in lake currimundi. Mangrove jack in Bell's Creek, Pelican Waters and up Coochin Creek. Crabs south of Bells creek in the deeper water.

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Lachlan Hutchinson 40cm Whiting

Junior member or the Yandina Fishing Club, Lachlan Hutchinson took these beautiful whiting to 40 cm in the lower Maroochy River!

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2013-12-21

Offshore

More light northeasterly winds are forecast in the morning and Seas are still below 1m. Spotty and school mackerel in close off Caloundra, Coolum and Sunshine Reef. Cobia and snapper on North Reef. Snapper moses perch and venus tusk from the Coffees. Pearl perch to 2kg and snapper to 3kg form the 9 mile. Snapper, tuskfish to 2kg and perch perch from the banks.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Trevally and a some big flathead from River mouth and frying pan area. Whiting from the Frying pan and Munna Point. Mangrove jack, bream and whiting in Weyba Creek. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Tailor, hairtail and trevally in Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: Whiting, cale cale and flathead from Petrie Creek. Flathead and jacks from Bli Bli. Whiting on the banks in the lower river to 40cm. Muddies in the middle river and Maroochy canals. Jacks, trevally, whiting and flathead from Cotton Tree.

Kawana: Dart and whiting along the beaches. Bream and a few reasonable trevally feeding around the mooring. Jacks in the in Kawana Waters and around the bridges in Currimundi Lake. Whiting in Mountain Creek reach. A few crabs in the mooloolaba and kawana canal systems.

Caloundra: Dart, flathead and whiting along Currimundi beach. Whiting off the banks near Military Jetty, along Golden Beach stretch and in lake currimundi. Mangrove jack in Bell's Creek, Pelican Waters and up Coochin Creek. Crabs south of Bells creek in the deeper water.

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Cameron Vogler Whiting Flathead

Cameron Vogler caught whiting and flathead from the banks behind Cotton Tree Caravan Park.

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