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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2015-09-07

Offshore

Looks like excellent  conditions early ahead of some northerly chop in the afternoon with variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas below 1 metre. There's been snapper, pearl perch, tuskfish, hussar, moses perch, yellowtail king, cobia and mulloway off Double Island Point. Pearl perch, snapper and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and snapper, amberjack and yellowtail king on the Hards and pearl perch and amberjack at Wide Caloundra, snapper at Caloundra 5 Mile and the NW Fairway Buoy, longtail tuna offshore from Moffat Beach.

Estuaries

Noosa: There's tailer and dart being caught along North Shore. A good size diamond trevally was caught and released this in the Woods Bay and a number of quality bream taken Yesterday at Munna Beach. Good whiting and a 65cm flathead at the river mouth and a 65cm flathead caught and released in Weyba Creek. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the River. Trevally and solid flathead in Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: There's been dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Trevally, good flathead and tailor along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Flathead from the creek mouths and Bli Bli. Whiting from the lower river sand around Bli Bli. Mud crabs in the middle river with one buck going 18cm across carapace.

Kawana: Jew at dawn along Kawana Beach, tailor and school mackerel off the rocks at Point Cartwright and along the rock walls at the Mooloolah River mouth. Still a few good bream and golden trevally from the moorings, rock walls and lower river with better quality fish over night and dawn and dusk. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin and flathead. Trevally and flathead in Mountain Creek reach.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor and flathead at the northern end of Bribie Island. Good quality flathead along the drop offs throughout the Passage. Whiting at the mouth of Coochin and Bells Creeks and it is worth trying for luderick along the Boardwalk and school jew near Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead along the drop offs in the Passage and bream around Military and the Coastguard Jetties.

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Rebecca Aslin 65cm Snapper YT King

Rebecca Aslin headed out with Ben Forgan around Old Woman Island yesterday for this 65cm snapper and a nice yellow tail King

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2015-09-06

Offshore

Looks like excellent  conditions today for Father's Day with a 10 knot variable, Wild Thing 2 fished Double Island Point wide and came back late in the day with snapper, moses perch, coral bream, iron jaw snapper, venus tusk fish, amberjack and hussar. There's been schools of big yellowfin tuna 19.5kg at North Reef as well as squire, goat fish, pearl perch, venus tusk fish and moses perch. Chardon's Reef have had venus tusk fish, hussar, pearl perch and cobia. Double Island had quality jew, yellowtail kingfish, cobia, gold spot cod, pearl perch, gold band snapper. There's been pearl perch, snapper tusk fish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: There's tailer and dart being caught along North Shore and up Teewah Beach. Try for grass sweetlip, tailor and small snapper off the National park rocks. Good whiting and a 65cm flathead at the river mouth and a 65cm flathead caught and released in Weyba Creek. There's jew and cale cale in the lower river as well. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the River. Trevally and solid flathead in Woods Bay and flathead.

Maroochydore: There's been dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Trevally, good flathead and tailor along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Flathead from the creek mouths and Bli Bli. Whiting from the lower river sand around Bli Bli. Mud crabs in the middle river with one buck going 18cm across carapace.

Kawana: Tailor, bream and jew overnight along Kawana Beach and school mackerel off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still a few good bream and golden trevally from the moorings, rock walls and lower river with better quality fish over night and dawn and dusk. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin and flathead. Trevally and flathead in Mountain Creek reach.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream at night at the northern end of Bribie Island. Whiting at the mouth of Coochin and Bells Creeks and it is worth trying for luderick along the Boardwalk and school jew near Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead along the drop offs in the Passage and bream around Military and the Coastguard Jetties.

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Frank Bartosec Flathead

Good old Frank Bartosec is at it again with a nice flathead from the lower Mooloolah River.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2015-09-05

Offshore

Looks like good conditions today and particularly tomorrow on Father's Day with a 10 knot variable, today it's a  southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Maroochydore early in the morning. Winds tending southerly early in the morning then turning east to southeasterly below 10 knots in the morning. Seas around 1 metre, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Wild Thing 2 fished Double Island Point wide on Wednesday and came back late in the day with snapper, moses perch, coral bream, iron jaw snapper, venus tusk fish, amberjack and hussar. There's been schools of big yellowfin tuna 19.5kg at North Reef as well as squire, goat fish, pearl perch, venus tusk fish and moses perch. Chardon's Reef have had venus tusk fish, hussar, pearl perch and cobia. Double Island had quality jew, yellowtail kingfish, cobia, gold spot cod, pearl perch, gold band snapper. There's been pearl perch, snapper tusk fish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: There's a few bigger tailer being caught along Teewah beach. Try for grass sweetlip, tailor and small snapper off the National park rocks. Good whiting and a 65cm flathead at the river mouth and a 64cm flathead caught and released in Weyba Creek. There's jew and cale cale in the lower river as well. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the River. Trevally and solid flathead in Woods Bay and flathead. Threadfin salmon was caught and released in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: There's been dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Trevally, good flathead and tailor along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Flathead from the creek mouths and Bli Bli. Whiting from the lower river sand around Bli Bli. Mud crabs in the middle river with one buck going 18cm across carapace.

Kawana: Tailor, bream and jew overnight along Kawana Beach and school mackerel off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still a few good bream and golden trevally from the moorings, rock walls and lower river with better quality fish over night and dawn and dusk. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin and flathead, bream and school jew in the canals. Trevally and flathead in Mountain Creek reach.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor and flathead and bream at night at the northern end of Bribie Island. Whiting at the mouth of Coochin and Bells Creeks and it is worth trying for luderick along the Boardwalk and school jew near Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead along the drop offs in the Passage and bream around Military and the Coastguard Jetties.

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Rebeccas fish from Sunday with her first try at soft plastics she had a ball. Ben Forgans Girl

This is Rebecca's first trevally taken on a soft plastic while out fishing with Ben Forgan, just off Oyster Bank Road Maroochy River.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2015-09-04

Offshore

Still need to stay in sheltered waters and close in bays with southwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late evening. Seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Looking better saturday with south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning. There's been schools of big yellowfin tuna 19.5kg at North Reef as well as squire, goat fish, pearl perch, venus tusk fish and moses perch. Chardon's Reef have had venus tusk fish, hussar, pearl perch and cobia. Double Island had quality jew, yellowtail kingfish, cobia, gold spot cod, pearl perch, gold band snapper. There's been pearl perch, snapper tusk fish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: There's a few bigger tailer being caught along Teewah beach. Try for grass sweetlip, tailor and small snapper off the National park rocks. Good whiting and a 65cm flathead at the river mouth and a 64cm flathead caught and released in Weyba Creek. There's jew and cale cale in the lower river as well. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the River. Trevally and solid flathead in Woods Bay and flathead. Threadfin salmon was caught and released in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: There's been dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Trevally, good flathead and tailor along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Flathead from the creek mouths and Bli Bli. Whiting from the lower river sand around Bli Bli. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Kawana: Tailor, bream and jew overnight along Kawana Beach and school mackerel off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still a few good bream and golden trevally from the moorings, rock walls and lower river with better quality fish over night and dawn and dusk. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin and flathead, bream and school jew in the canals. Trevally and flathead in Mountain Creek reach.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor and flathead and bream at night at the northern end of Bribie Island. Whiting at the mouth of Coochin and Bells Creeks and it is worth trying for luderick along the Boardwalk and school jew near Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead along the drop offs in the Passage and bream around Military and the Coastguard Jetties.

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Daniel West Whiting Goat

Daniel West with a few whiting taken around Goat and Channel Island in the lower Maroochy River

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2015-09-03

Offshore

Strong Wind Warning for today in Sunshine Coast Waters, so stay in sheltered waters as winds will be northerly 20 to 25 knots tending northwesterly 20 to 30 knots in the morning then tending northwest to southwesterly in the early afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 metres. However there's been schools of big yellowfin tuna 19.5kg at North Reef as well as squire, goat fish, pearl perch, venus tusk fish and moses perch. Chardon's Reef have had venus tusk fish, hussar, pearl perch and cobia. Double Island had quality jew, yellowtail kingfish, cobia, gold spot cod, pearl perch, gold band snapper. There's been pearl perch, snapper tusk fish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: Try for grass sweetlip, tailor and small snapper off the National park rocks. Good whiting and a 65cm flathead at the river mouth and a 64cm flathead caught and released in Weyba Creek. There's jew and cale cale in the lower river as well. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the River. Trevally and solid flathead in Woods Bay and flathead. Threadfin salmon was caught and released in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: The northerly's today will be tough for beach fishing, so get in behind the headlands. There's been dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Trevally, flathead and tailor along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Flathead from the creek mouths and Bli Bli. Whiting from the lower river sand around Bli Bli. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Kawana: Tailor, bream and jew overnight along Kawana Beach and school mackerel off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still good bream and golden trevally from the moorings, rock walls and lower river with better quality fish over night and dawn and dusk. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin and flathead, bream and school jew in the canals. Trevally and flathead in Mountain Creek reach.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor and flathead and bream at night at the northern end of Bribie Island. Whiting at the mouth of Coochin and Bells Creeks and it is worth trying for luderick along the Boardwalk and school jew near Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead along the drop offs in the Passage and bream around Military and the Coastguard Jetties.

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MattWhitingBliBli

Check out Matthew Planck's quality whiting taken in the Bli Bli area.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2015-09-02

Offshore

Winds will be northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly below 10 knots early in the morning then tending northerly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1-1.5m in the afternoon. There's been schools of big yellowfin tuna 19.5kg at North Reef as well as squire, goat fish, pearl perch, venus tusk fish and moses perch. Chardon's Reef have had venus tusk fish, hussar, pearl perch and cobia. Double Island had quality jew, yellowtail kingfish, cobia, gold spot cod, pearl perch, gold band snapper. There's been pearl perch, snapper tusk fish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Tailor and jew from the rocks at Double Island Point. Grass sweetlip, tailor and small snapper off the National park rocks. Good whiting and a 65cm flathead at the river mouth and a 64cm flathead caught and released in Weyba Creek. There's jew and cale cale in the lower river. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the River. Trevally and solid flathead in Woods Bay and flathead. Trevally and bream in Lake Cooroibah. Threadfin salmon was caught and released in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: Dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Trevally, flathead and tailor along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Flathead from the creek mouths and Bli Bli. Whiting from the lower river. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Kawana: Tailor, bream and jew overnight along Kawana Beach and school mackerel off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still heaps of bream and golden trevally from the moorings, rock walls and lower river. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin and flathead, bream and school jew in the canals. Trevally and flathead in Mountain Creek reach.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor and flathead and bream at night at the northern end of Bribie Island. Whiting at the mouth of Coochin and Bells Creeks and it is worth trying for luderick along the Boardwalk and school jew near Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead along the drop offs in the Passage and bream around Military and the Coastguard Jetties.

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Ronnie Crane 2 02kg Borumba Dam

Ronnie Crane with a solid 2.02kg 48cm Borumba Dam bass taken on a metal vibe in the deep water this week.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2015-09-01

Offshore

Great conditions continue with west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning then tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon. Seas below 1 metre. There's been schools of big yellowfin tuna 19.5kg at North Reef the past couple of days as well as squire, goat fish, pearl perch, venus tusk fish and moses perch. Chardon's Reef have had venus tusk fish, hussar, pearl perch and cobia. Double Islandhad quality jew, yellowtail kingfish, cobia, gold spot cod, pearl perch, gold band snapper. There's been pearl perch, snapper tusk fish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Good whiting and a 65cm flathead at the river mouth and a 64cm flathead caught and released in Weyba Creek. There's jew and cale cale in the lower estuary, feeding just after the top of the tide. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the River. Trevally and solid flathead in Woods Bay and flathead, trevally and bream in Lake Cooroibah and a 108cm threadfin salmon was caught and released in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: Try for bream, dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Trevally along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Lots flathead are feeding throughout the river, worth trying Zerek 5" Flat Shad's. Whiting and flathead from between Bli Bli Islands. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Kawana: Tailor and jew overnight along Kawana Beach and school mackerel off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Still heaps of bream and golden trevally from the moorings, rock walls and lower river. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin and flathead, bream and school jew in the canals.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor and flathead and bream at night at the northern end of Bribie Island. Whiting at the mouth of Coochin and Bells Creeks and it is worth trying for luderick along the Boardwalk and school jew near Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead along the drop offs in the Passage and bream around Military and the Coastguard Jetties.

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LukeMcCombeDuskySoft Plastic 1

Luke McCombe has been catching quality flathead using Zerek 5" Flat Shad's in the Maroochy River.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2015-08-31

Offshore

More great conditions with southerly winds at 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon with seas around 1 metre. Andy Gunn brought home a 16 kg jew from out near the Blinker. Trekka 2 fished wide on Chardon's Reef today for venus tusk fish, hussar, pearl perch and cobia. Noosa Bluewater Charters stopped off  north of The Coffees on the way to Double Island and boated jewfish, yellowtail kingfish, cobia, gold spot cod and pearl perch. The standout from D.I was a quality gold band snapper. Pearl perch, snapper tuskfish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Whiting on the flats from the Noosa River mouth to Tewantin reach. There's been quality jew in the lower estuary, feeding just after the top of the tide. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the Noosa River. Trevally and solid flathead in Woods Bay. Trevally and flathead between the ferry crossing and Makepeace Island and flathead, trevally and bream in Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Try for bream, dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Tailor and trevally along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Lots flathead from the creek mouths, Bli Bli and Black Bank. Whiting and flathead from between Bli Bli Islands. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Kawana: Tailor and jew at dawn along Kawana Beach, tailor and school mackerel off the rocks at Point Cartwright and along the rock walls at the Mooloolah River mouth. Still heaps of bream and golden trevally from the moorings and lower river. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin and flathead, bream and school jew in the canals.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor and flathead at the northern end of Bribie Island. Whiting at the mouth of Coochin and Bells Creeks and it is worth trying for luderick along the Boardwalk and school jew near Pelican Waters Bridge.Good flathead along the drop offs in the Passage and bream around Military and the Coastguard Jetties.

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Cobia 9kg Murphys Reef

The crew from Top Catch Charters have put their customers onto some good fish this week with Cobia to 9kg from Murphy's Reef.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2015-08-30

Offshore

Excellent conditions again today with winds variable about 10 knots tending southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 1 metre. Andy Gunn brought home a 16 kg jew from out near the Blinker. Trekka 2 fished wide on Chardon's Reef today for venus tusk fish, hussar, pearl perch and cobia. Noosa Bluewater Charters stopped off  north of The Coffees on the way to Double Island and boated jewfish, yellowtail kingfish, cobia, gold spot cod and pearl perch. The standout from D.I was a quality gold band snapper. Pearl perch, snapper tuskfish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Whiting on the flats from the Noosa River mouth to Tewantin reach. There's been quality jew in the lower estuary, feeding just after the top of the tide. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the Noosa River. Trevally and solid flathead in Woods Bay. Trevally and flathead between the ferry crossing and Makepeace Island and flathead, trevally and bream in Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Try for bream, dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Tailor and trevally along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Lots flathead from the creek mouths. Whiting and flathead from between Bli Bli and Dunethin Rock area.

Kawana: Tailor and jew at dawn along Kawana Beach, tailor and school mackerel off the rocks at Point Cartwright and along the rock walls at the Mooloolah River mouth. Still heaps of bream and golden trevally from the moorings and lower river. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin and flathead, bream and school jew in the canals.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor and flathead at the northern end of Bribie Island. Whiting at the mouth of Coochin and Bells Creeks and it is worth trying for luderick along the Boardwalk and school jew near Pelican Waters Bridge.Good flathead along the drop offs in the Passage and bream around Military and the Coastguard Jetties.

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Jason Wilkinson7.3 kg snapper 88 cm long

Jason Wilkinson was pretty happy to bag this 7.3 kg snapper / 88 cm long from the Barwon Banks, Saturday on board Capt Rob Smith's fishn charters

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2015-08-29

Offshore

Excellent conditions again today with variable winds about 10 knots. Seas will be below 1 metre. Andy Gunn brought home a 16 kg jew from out near the Blinker yesterday. Also Noosa Bluewater Charters stopped off the Apple Wreck north of The Coffees on the way to Double Island yesterday and boated jewfish, yellowtail kingfish, cobia, gold spot cod and pearl perch. The standout from D.I was a quality gold band snapper. Extras were moses perch and venus tusk fish. Conditions were good with 5 to 10 knot winds. Pearl perch, snapper tuskfish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. There's been quality jew in the lower estuary, feeding just after the top of the tide. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the Noosa River. A few whiting in the Frying Pan and trevally and solid flathead in Woods Bay. Flathead, trevally, bream and whiting between Tewantin Marina up to the mouth of Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Tomorrows Full moon will have a bit of fish feeding activity coming up and over the weekend. Try for bream, dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Tailor and trevally along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Lots flathead from the creek mouths. Whiting and flathead from between Bli Bli and Dunethin Rock area.

Kawana: Tailor off the rocks and a few small snapper at Point Cartwright. There's been bream, a few school mackerel and tailor at the river mouth. Still heaps of bream and golden trevally from the moorings. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: It's worth trying for tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. Flathead off Golden Beach and bream and flathead in the Blue Hole. Try for luderick, trevally and tailor off the Boardwalk area. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek and sand crabs south of Bells.

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Andy GunnBlinker16kg 3

Andy Gunn brought home a 16 kg jew from out near the Blinker yesterday.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2015-08-28

Offshore

Excellent conditions today with a north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northwest to southwesterly before dawn then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Seas will be around 1 metre. The Coffees and North Reef have had teraglin jewfish, moses perch, pearl perch, gold spot cod, frying pan snapper, bonito and sweetlip, with great conditions; Pearl perch, snapper tuskfish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. A nice 80cm jew was taken in the lower estuary, just after the top of the tide. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the Noosa River. A few whiting in the Frying Pan and trevally and solid flathead in Woods Bay. Flathead between Tewantin Marina and Makepeace Island and trevally, bream, whiting and flathead from the ferry crossing to the mouth of Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Sundays Full moon will have a bit of fish feeding activity coming up and over the weekend. Try for bream, dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Tailor and trevally along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Lots flathead from the creek mouths. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock area.

Kawana: Tailor off the rocks and a few small snapper at Point Cartwright. There's been bream, a few school mackerel and tailor at the river mouth. Still heaps of bream and golden trevally from the moorings. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: It's worth trying for tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie. Flathead off Golden Beach and bream and flathead in the Blue Hole. Try for luderick, trevally and tailor off the Boardwalk area. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek and sand crabs south of Bells.

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big pearlie 59cm barwon banks

The crews on Top Catch Charters have been taking a few big pearl perch to 59cm off the Barwon Banks.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2015-08-27

Offshore

Conditions will be good, but  probably with a bit of northerly chop with a northerly 10 to 15 knots. Seas will be around 1 metre. Trekka 2 fished The Coffees and North Reef yesterday for teraglin jewfish, moses perch, pearl perch, gold spot cod, frying pan snapper, bonito and sweetlip, with great conditions; Pearl perch, snapper tuskfish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. A nice 80cm jew was taken in the lower estuary yesterday, just after the top of the tide on an unweighted pilchard. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the Noosa River. A few whiting in the Frying Pan, trevally and the odd mangrove jack in Woods Bay. Flathead between Tewantin Marina and Makepeace Island and trevally, bream, whiting and flathead from the ferry crossing to the mouth of Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Sundays Full moon will have a bit of fish feeding activity coming up and over the weekend. Try for bream, dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Quality bream and tailor from both sides of the river mouth. Tailor and trevally along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Lots flathead from the creek mouths. Tailor at dusk between Goat and Chambers Island. Whiting and flathead from Dunethin Rock area.

Kawana: Tailor off the rocks and a few small snapper at Point Cartwright. There's been the odd bream up to 1kg, a few school mackerel and tailor at the river mouth. Still heaps of bream and golden trevally from the moorings. Flathead from Brightwater stretch. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: It's worth trying for tailor, bream and a few jew along the beaches and off the tip of Bribie and for tailor and sweetlip off the headlands. Plenty of flathead along the Golden beach stretch. Bream and flathead in the Blue hole. Try for luderick, trevally and tailor off the Boardwalk area. Flathead in the mouth of Bells Creek and sand crabs south of Bells.

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 SNAPPER AND BIG TUSK FISH FROM MURPHIES

The crews on Top Catch Charters have been taking a few snapper and good tusk fish from Murphies Reef.

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