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2013 Fishing Reports

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2013-12-16

Offshore

Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the evening. Spotty mackerel between old women Island and Marcoola, on the gneerings, in Laguna Bay and the 5 mile off Caloundra. A few Spanish mackerel from Coolum and Sunshine Reefs.A 15 kg Samson fish, pearlies to 2kg and a few good snapper to 6kg taken on a Top Catch Charter to Caloundra Wide. Cobia, snapper and moses perch on North Reef.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Trevally, tailor, flathead, bream at the Noosa River mouth. Whiting in the frying pan. Whiting, mangrove jack and some excellent flathead from Weyba Creek and flathead, bream and school jew along the Tewantin reach. A few good jacks between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Dart, tarwhine and flathead along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beaches in the holes. A few flathead 60-75cm between Chambers Island and Channel Island. Whiting to 40cm between Chambers and Goat Islands. Mud crabs in the creeks. Jack in Petrie Creek and jack and mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river.

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. Cod trevally and jack around McKenzies Bridge. Whiting in Mountain Creek reach.

Caloundra: Dart, flathead and whiting along Currimundi. Dart and whiting early in the morning from the NE tip of Bribie Island. Whiting off the banks near Military Jetty and along Golden Beach stretch. Plenty of mangrove jack in Bell's Creek, Pelican Waters and up Coochin Creek. Flathead off the boardwalk. Crabs south of Bells creek in the deeper water.

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john Granddad Noah Sunrise

Young Noah was fishing with his Granddad John on Sunrise Beach for a few catch and release dart.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2013-12-15

Offshore

Southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, with seas around 1 metre. A 15 kg Samson fish, pearlies to 2kg and a few good snapper to 6kg taken on a Top Catch Charter to Caloundra Wide. Cobia, snapper and moses perch on North Reef. Spotty mackerel between old women Island and Marcoola, on the gneerings, in Laguna Bay and the 5 mile off Caloundra. A few Spanish mackerel from Coolum and Sunshine Reefs.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Trevally, tailor, flathead, bream at the Noosa River mouth. Whiting in the frying pan. Whiting, mangrove jack and some excellent flathead from Weyba Creek and flathead, bream and school jew along the Tewantin reach. A few good jacks between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Dart, tarwhine and flathead along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beaches in the holes. Flathead to 94cm released at Cotton Tree. A few flathead 60-75cm between Chambers Island and Channel Island. Whiting to 40cm between Chambers and Goat Islands. Mud crabs in the creeks. Jack in Petrie Creek and jack and mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river.

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. Cod trevally and jack around McKenzies Bridge. Whiting in Mountain Creek reach.

Caloundra: Dart, flathead and whiting along Currimundi. Dart and whiting early in the morning from the NE tip of Bribie Island. Whiting off the banks near Military Jetty and along Golden Beach stretch. Plenty of mangrove jack in Bell's Creek, Pelican Waters and up Coochin Creek. Flathead off the boardwalk. Crabs south of Bells creek in the deeper water.

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Anglers Advantage Fishing charters Sunshine Coast-Evan Flower-Flathead 13-12-2013

Even Flower had good luck on Anglers Advantage Charter, releasing this big dusky flathead in the Maroochy River on Friday the 13th.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2013-12-14

Offshore

East to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming easterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas are still below 1m at the moment. Spotty mackerel between old women Island and Marcoola, on the gneerings, in Laguna Bay and the 5 mile off Caloundra. A few Spanish mackerel from Coolum and Sunshine Reefs. A 15 kg Samson fish, pearlies to 2kg and a few good snapper to 6kg taken on a Top Catch Charter to Caloundra Wide. Cobia, snapper and moses perch on North Reef.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Trevally, tailor, flathead, bream at the Noosa River mouth. Whiting in the frying pan. Whiting, mangrove jack and some excellent flathead from Weyba Creek and flathead, bream and school jew along the Tewantin reach. A few good jacks between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Dart, tarwhine and flathead along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beaches in the holes. Flathead to 94cm released at Cotton Tree. A few flathead 60-75cm between Chambers Island and Channel Island. Whiting to 40cm between Chambers and Goat Islands. Mud crabs in the creeks. Jack in Petrie Creek and jack and mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river.

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. Cod trevally and jack around McKenzies Bridge. Whiting in Mountain Creek reach.

Caloundra: Dart, flathead and whiting along Currimundi. Dart and whiting early in the morning from the NE tip of Bribie Island. Whiting off the banks near Military Jetty and along Golden Beach stretch. Plenty of mangrove jack in Bell's Creek, Pelican Waters and up Coochin Creek. Flathead off the boardwalk. Crabs south of Bells creek in the deeper water.

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mark thompson 39cm whiting

Mark Thompson was fishing along black bank using worms when he caught several whiting up to 39cm on Friday.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2013-12-13

Offshore

East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly during the afternoon and evening. Seas are still below 1m at the moment. Spotty mackerel between old women Island and Marcoola, in Laguna Bay and the 5 mile off Caloundra. A 15 kg Samson Fish, pearlies to 2kg and a few good snapper to 6kg taken on a Top Catch Charter to Caloundra Wide. Cobia on North and Sunshine Reef.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Trevally, tailor, flathead, bream, whiting and school jew at the Noosa River mouth. Bream and flathead in the Frying Pan. Whiting, mangrove jack and some excellent Flathead to 68cm from Weyba Creek and flathead, bream and school jew along the Tewantin reach.

Maroochydore: Dart, tarwhine and flathead along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beaches in the holes. Flathead to 62cm taken and a 76cm fish released on Chambers Island and Twin Waters. Whiting to 40cm between Chambers and Goat Islands. Mud crabs in the creeks. Jack in Petrie Creek and jack and mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river.

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. Cod trevally and jack around McKenzies Bridge. Whiting in Mountain Creek reach.

Caloundra: A few sweetlip off the rocks at Shelly Beach, bream, dart and whiting along Dicky Beach, dart and bream at the northern end of Bribie Island. Whiting off the banks near Military Jetty and along Golden Beach stretch. Plenty of mangrove jack in Bell's Creek, Pelican Waters and up Coochin Creek.

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Anglers Advantage Fishing Charters Sunshine Coast-Rick Nolan-Flathead 10-12-2013

Angler Advantage Charters are back on the Sunshine Coast for the summer with Rick Nolan boating this nice dusky flathead on a soft plastic in the middle Maroochy river.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2013-12-12

Offshore

South to southeast wind at 10-15knot and sea around the 1 meter. Spotty mackerel between old women Island and Marcoola, in Laguna Bay and the 5 mile off Caloundra. A 15 kg Samson Fish, pearlies to 2kg and a few good snapper to 6kg taken on a Top Catch Charter to Caloundra Wide. Cobia on North and Sunshine Reef.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Trevally, tailor, flathead, bream, whiting and school jew at the Noosa River mouth. Bream and flathead in the Frying Pan. Whiting, mangrove jack and some excellent Flathead to 68cm from Weyba Creek and flathead, bream and school jew along the Tewantin reach.

Maroochydore: Dart, tarwhine and flathead along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beaches in the holes. Flathead to 62cm taken and a 76cm fish released on Chambers Island and Twin Waters. Whiting to 40cm between Chambers and Goat Islands. Mud crabs in the creeks. Jack in Petrie Creek and jack and mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river.

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. Cod trevally and jack around McKenzies Bridge. Whiting in Mountain Creek reach.

Caloundra: A few sweetlip off the rocks at Shelly Beach, bream, dart and whiting along Dicky Beach, dart and bream at the northern end of Bribie Island. Whiting off the banks near Military Jetty and along Golden Beach stretch. Plenty of mangrove jack in Bell's Creek, Pelican Waters and up Coochin Creek.

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Chrissie Eagan 1Kg Mud Crab

Chrissie Eagan caught has been potting a few good buck mud crabs along Bradman Avenue this week, up to 1kg in weight.

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