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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-06-19

Offshore

Today there will be choppy to rough conditions so best to stay in sheltered waters as winds will be southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots offshore. Winds turning south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening  with seas 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres by early evening. Tomorrow will be similar with southerly 15 to 25 knots and seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Before the rough conditions Double Island Point has had catches of pearl perch, moses perch, grass emperor, cobia, northern bluefin tuna, gold spot cod, trout cod, Maori cod and painted sweetlip. Big snapper on Sunshine Reef on pilly floaters down the burley trail the biggest one went 82cm. Sunshine Reef has had a few a nice Spanish mackerel, to 127cm on a trolled bonito."  Sunshine and North Reef has had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from local reefs out from Mooloolaba and Caloundra . Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Try for luderick or blackfish at the car park rocks at the river mouth and lower river. Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Some big flathead to 76cm been released in the lower estuary. Chopper tailor and a few good whiting caught over the weekend as well as bream and trevally from the River mouth. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Remember, 'The Cod Hole Fishing Comp Winter Classic' is on from the 5 - 8th July. A few good bream to 36cm feeding in the lower river. Some really nice gutters along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beach's to try for a few dart, bream and jew at night. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Several quality flathead and big whiting to 40cm caught in the lower reaches over the weekend. A few sand crabs in the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage. Some good catches of sand crabs throughout the Pumicestone Passage

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Riley Beck released

Keen young angler Riley Buck caught and released this dusky flathead on a soft plastic grub.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2018-06-16

Offshore

After the cooler weather and tomorrow and Mondays cold snap the fish should be on the bite! Today there will be good conditions as winds will be Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late morning. Afternoon inshore northeasterly seabreezes about 10 knots and seas below 1 metre. Sunday will be okay as well particularly close inshore with winds west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knot with seas around 1 metre. Trekka 2 went to to Double Island Point on Thursday where they caught pearl perch, moses perch, grass emperor, cobia, northern bluefin tuna, gold spot cod, trout cod, Maori cod and painted sweetlip." www.fishingnoosa.com.au/fishingoffshorenoosa.htm Big snapper on Sunshine Reef on pilly floaters down the burley trail the biggest one went 82cm or 6.2kg. Local kayak angler Warren Norup, fished Sunshine Reef and got a nice winter Spanish mackerel, it went 127cm or 11kg on a trolled bonito."  Sunshine and North Reef has had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from local reefs out from Mooloolaba and Caloundra . Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Try for luderick or blackfish at the car park rocks at the river mouth and lower river. Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Some big flathead to 76cm been released in the lower estuary. Chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Remember, 'The Cod Hole Fishing Comp Winter Classic' is on from the 5 - 8th July. A few good bream to 36cm feeding in the lower river. Some really nice gutters along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beach's to try for a few dart, bream and jew at night. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole as well as a few trevally with a 76cm diamont trevally taken on Thursday. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. A few sand crabs in the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage. Some good catches of sand crabs throughout the Pumicestone Passage

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ReneeSanderson67cmFlatheadTeewahBeach 1

Check out Renee Sanderson with a beautiful eating size flathead measuring 67cm taken last weekend off Teewah Beach.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-06-18

Offshore

Today there will be choppy to rough conditions so best to stay in sheltered waters as winds will be southwesterly 20 to 25 knots. Winds lighter inshore during the early morning with seas  1 to 2 metres. Tomorrow will be similar with southwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending south to southwesterly during the evening and seas 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning. Trekka 2 went to to Double Island Point on Thursday where they caught pearl perch, moses perch, grass emperor, cobia, northern bluefin tuna, gold spot cod, trout cod, Maori cod and painted sweetlip. Big snapper on Sunshine Reef on pilly floaters down the burley trail the biggest one went 82cm. Sunshine Reef has had a few a nice Spanish mackerel, to 127cm on a trolled bonito."  Sunshine and North Reef has had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from local reefs out from Mooloolaba and Caloundra . Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Try for luderick or blackfish at the car park rocks at the river mouth and lower river. Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Some big flathead to 76cm been released in the lower estuary. Chopper tailor and a few good whiting caught over the weekend as well as bream and trevally from the River mouth. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Remember, 'The Cod Hole Fishing Comp Winter Classic' is on from the 5 - 8th July. A few good bream to 36cm feeding in the lower river. Some really nice gutters along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beach's to try for a few dart, bream and jew at night. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Several quality flathead and big whiting to 40cm caught in the lower reaches over the weekend. A few sand crabs in the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage. Some good catches of sand crabs throughout the Pumicestone Passage

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Harry Gemmill 40cm whiting

Just have a look at Harry Gemmill's elbow slapper whiting to 40cm taken off Chambers Island yesterday!

Extended Fishing Report: Friday 2018-06-15

Offshore

After Yesterdays New Moon an the cooler conditions particularly Sunday and Mondays cold snap the fish should be on the bite! Today there will be good conditions with perhaps a bit of northerly chop with the afternoon sea breeze as winds will be variable about 10 knots becoming southerly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the afternoon, with inshore afternoon seabreezes developing and seas below 1 metre.The weekend is looking great with tomorrow having excellent conditions with winds westerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the day. with seas below 1 metre and Sunday will be okay as well with a 15 to 20 knot South Westerly early morning settling down in the afternoon. Local kayak angler Warren Norup, fished Sunshine Reef and got a nice winter Spanish mackerel, it went 127cm or 11kg on a trolled bonito. Sunshine and North Reef has had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from local reefs out from Mooloolaba and Caloundra . Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point theirs tusk fish,Maori cod, a rare Blue Maori Cod, big grassy sweetlip and spangled emperor. pearl perch, big snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally. There have been good catches of coral trout, quality snapper, pearlies, sweetlip, nannygai, moses perch, Maori and big estuary rock cod and still a few mackerel around the 12nm reefs East of the Wide Bay Bar.

Out and around Hervey Bay: There are good bay size snapper, cobia, mackerel, coral trout and a few and squid being taken on the inshore reefs with the snapper are moving into the inshore waters and hanging around structures, so places like Moon Ledge, Channel Hole and Three Ships are worth a try. Tailor and school mackerel in some of the deeper channels off River Heads and in the Straits. Bream and chopper tailor in the lower reaches of the Burrum River and a few sand crabs to be taken around Burrum Heads and Woodgate areas. Great Sandy Strait, is still producing, threadfin salmon around the mouth of the Mary River including whiting, flathead and plenty of bream showing up throughout. The winter whiting numbers are increasing and they are starting to congregate in schools so try around Gatakers Bay, towards Toogoom and around the Woody islands. There’s good bream at night, trevally and squid off Urangan Jetty. For more information on fishing the Bay do yourself a favour and check out the Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing facebook page.

Estuaries and Beaches

Fraser Island: As the seas have settled down there are some great gutters and deeper holes forming along the beach. Target dart, whiting, bream, chopper tailor and quality jew moving through the gutters at night along the eastern beach. You still need to be cautious travelling around the rocky outcrops along the Eastern Beach. On the western side of Fraser island there’s been plenty of whiting and catches of flathead and trevally, while in the creeks and the flats there’s a few good grunter bream, flathead still a few mud crab and the promise of a few sand crabs on offer.

Rainbow Beach: Remember, the 2018, Rainbow Beach Family Fishing Classic and Expo is on from the 20th to 28th of July. The jew have been moving through the gutters particularly at night and try for chopper tailor at dawn and dusk and go for flathead, dart, whiting in the gutters through the day at Rainbow Beach, Double Island Point and Teewah Beach. A few good whiting, bream and dart up the beach and around Inskip Point. Tin Can Bay is fishing well for a few chopper tailor whiting, plenty of good bream, flathead andtrevally and still getting a few good muddies.

Local Dams and Rivers: Borumba Dam has been host to quality Bass and a few good Yellowbelly. Generally there are quality bass, saratoga and yellowbelly feeding in the Dams at present. Borumba Dam has bass and saratoga still hitting lures and fly particully on Jackall tn60 lures. Plenty of quality bass and golden perch on trolled lures from the junctions in Boondooma Dam. Remember, the Southern Queensland Fishing team are having their Social Weekend fish at Borumba Dam this weekend. Check out Southern Queensland Fishing facebook page, for more Dam and other comprehensive fish catch, Information including https://www.facebook.com/MatthewMottSportsFishing live weekly Report.

Noosa: The first catches of luderick or blackfish have been caught at the car park rocks at the river mouth. Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Noosa River Fishing Safaris crew members Peng released a 70cm fish on prawn and Charlie caught and released this 76cm flathead in the lower estuary on whole whitebait. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Remember, 'The Cod Hole Fishing Comp Winter Classic' is on from the 5 - 8th July. Registrations now open via phone (07) 5443 3033 or online at www.codholefishingcomp.com.au A few good bream feeding after yesterdays New Moon phase. Some really nice gutters along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beach's to try for a few dart, bream and jew at night. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage. Some good catches of sand crabs throughout the Pumicestone Passage

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Harry Long out on a Rainbow Escape Charter with a quality Jew.

Check out Renee Sanderson with a beautiful eating size flathead measuring 67cm taken last weekend off Teewah Beach.

Cod Hole Fishing Comp and Winter Classic.

Bev Clark Bream 34cm MRSLFC

Bev Clark from the Maroochy RSL Fshing Club has been out catching a good feed of bream to 34cm.

6. The crews on Rainbow Escape Charters have been getting some great quality Snapper off DIP.

Warren Norup 127cm 11kg

Local kayak angler Warren Norup, fished Sunshine Reef and got a nice winter Spanish mackerel, it went 127cm or 11kg on a trolled bonito.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-06-14

Offshore

After todays New Moon and the cooler conditions particularly Sunday and Mondays cold snap the fish should be on the bite! Today could be choppy early but looking good for an afternoon fish with northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds tending westerly in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day. Inshore afternoon seabreezes possible and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Tomorrow good conditions with perhaps a bit of northerly chop as winds west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting east to northeasterly during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening and seas  1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. The weekend is looking great with Saturday having excellent conditions with light south westerly winds, with seas below 1 metre and Sunday will be okay as well with a 15 to 20 knot South Westerly early morning settling down in the afternoon. Dan Lever caught a couple of big snapper on Sunshine Reef yesterday on pilly floaters down the burley trail. Biggest one went 82cm or 6.2kg.👍🏼. www.fishingnoosa.com.au/fishoftheweek.htm Local kayak angler Warren Norup, fished Sunshine Reef and got a nice winter Spanish mackerel, it went 127cm or 11kg on a trolled bonito."  Sunshine and North Reef has had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from local reefs out from Mooloolaba and Caloundra . Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point theirs tusk fish,Maori cod, a rare Blue Maori Cod, big grassy sweetlip and spangled emperor. pearl perch, big snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Try for luderick or blackfish at the car park rocks at the river mouth and lower river. Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Noosa River Fishing Safaris crew members Peng released a 70cm fish on prawn and Charlie caught and released this 76cm flathead in the lower estuary on whole whitebait. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Remember, 'The Cod Hole Fishing Comp Winter Classic' is on from the 5 - 8th July. Registrations now open via phone (07)5443-3033 or online at www.codholefishingcomp.com.au A few good bream feeding after yesterdays New Moon phase. Some really nice gutters along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beach's to try for a few dart, bream and jew at night. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage. Some good catches of sand crabs throughout the Pumicestone Passage

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Bev Clark Bream 34cm MRSLFC

Keen angler Riley, Battese with a fighting 64 cm Diamond Trevally caught yesterday at the Cod Hole on a Zeric Vibe

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-06-13

Offshore

Good warm weather ,but northerly conditions will be a bit choppy with winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. While tomorrow will be okay but choppy out wide with winds northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. and seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Local kayak angler Warren Norup, fished Sunshine Reef on Sunday and got a nice winter Spanish mackerel, it went 127cm or 11kg on a trolled bonito. Sunshine and North Reef has had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from local reefs out from Mooloolaba and Caloundra . Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point theirs tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: The first catches of luderick or blackfish have been caught at the car park rocks at the river mouth. Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Noosa River Fishing Safaris crew members Peng released a 70cm fish on prawn and Charlie caught and released this 76cm flathead in the lower estuary on whole whitebait. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Get ready for a few good bream feeding around tomorrows New Moon phase. Some really nice gutters along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beach's to try for a few dart, bream and jew at night. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage.

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Bev Clark Bream 34cm MRSLFC

Bev Clark from the Maroochy RSL Fshing Club has been out catching a good feed of bream to 34cm.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-06-12

Offshore

Good conditions early, then becoming choppy to rough out wide late in the day and evening with winds southerly 10 to 15 knots shifting northwesterly during the morning, increasing to north to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the evening. Winds tending northeasterly inshore during the afternoon period with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.While tomorrow will be okay inshore and choppy out from the coast with winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to southwesterly during the evening and seas 1 to 2 metres.  Local kayak angler Warren Norup, fished Sunshine Reef on Sunday and got a nice winter Spanish mackerel, it went 127cm or 11kg. Got it on a trolled bonito. Sunshine and North Reef has had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from Caloundra 12 Mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Caloundra 5 mile. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point theres tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: The first catches of luderick or blackfish have been caught at the car park rocks at the river mouth. Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Noosa River Fishing Safaris crew member Charlie caught and released this 76cm flathead in the lower estuary on whole whitebait. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Get ready for a few good bream feeding around next Thursdays New Moon phase. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart and bream from Mudjimba Beach.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage.

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Jacob Travis Eastell Bream Maroochy

Keen young guns, Jacob and Travis Eastell had some fun catching bream in the lower Maroochy River on Sunday.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-06-11

Offshore

Okay conditions early, then becoming choppy later for today with winds southerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the day. Winds turning southeasterly in the evening with seas 1 to 1.5 metres.  While tomorrow conditions will be real good so be ready to go with winds  Variable about 10 knots and seas below 1 metre. Sunshine and North Reef has had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from Caloundra 12 Mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Caloundra 5 mile. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point theres tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Get ready for a few good bream feeding around next Thursdays New Moon phase. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart and bream from Mudjimba Beach.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage.

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Eric Frei Gold Spot Cod Off Mooloolaba

Keen Angler Eric Frei caught his prize 110cm, or 23kg gold spot cod on Saturday night off Mooloolaba

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2018-06-09

Offshore

After the very ordinary conditions the last few days it looks like fantastic conditions for today with winds east to southeasterly about 10 knots, tending southerly inshore during the morning. Winds becoming southerly throughout from around midday and seas below 1 metre. While tomorrow conditions will be real good as well so be ready to go with winds variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning. and seas below 1 metre. Try Sunshine and North Reef where they have had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from Caloundra 12 Mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Caloundra 5 mile. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.  Trekka 2 did a nine hour trip to Double Island Point last week where the crews caught tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally."  Also Cougar One fished Double Island Point where they caught scarlet sea perch, pearl perch, gold band snapper and bagged out the boat on snapper for the first time this season.www.fishingnoosa.com.au/fishingoffshorenoosa.htm   There have been good catches of snapper, pearlies, sweetlip, nannygai, moses perch, cod and still a few mackerel around the 10nm and 18nm reefs off the Wide Bay Bar.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Get ready for a few good bream feeding around next Thursdays New Moon phase. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart and bream from Mudjimba Beach. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage.

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Alexander Weier was having a good time catching a few fat bream last Sunday at Bells Creek in the Pumicestone Passage

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2018-06-08

Offshore

Best to stay inshore early today while conditions settle down, with winds southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening with seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Tomorrow conditions ease right back with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning and seas below 1 metre. Looking like great conditions all weekend with lighter winds a seas forecast, so keep your fingers crossed and as conditions are right be ready to go to Sunshine and North Reef where they have had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from Caloundra 12 Mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Caloundra 5 mile. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.  Trekka 2 did a nine hour trip to Double Island Point last week where the crews caught tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally."  Also Cougar One fished Double Island Point where they caught scarlet sea perch, pearl perch, gold band snapper and bagged out the boat on snapper for the first time this season.www.fishingnoosa.com.au/fishingoffshorenoosa.htm

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Get ready for a few good bream feeding around next Thursdays New Moon phase. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart and bream from Mudjimba Beach. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage.

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Check out keen angler, Jeff Vere with a delicious estuary cod taken up in Petrie Creek over the weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-06-07

Offshore

Best to stay in sheltered waters today with conditions pretty rough with winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late morning with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday. Tomorrow conditions ease back a little but still fairly choppy with winds East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots and seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Looking like great conditions for the weekend with lighter winds a seas forecast, so keep your fingers crossed and when conditions improve be ready to go to Sunshine and North Reef where they have had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from Caloundra 12 Mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Caloundra 5 mile. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Trekka 2 did a nine hour trip to Double Island Point last Saturday where the crews caught tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally." Also Cougar One fished Double Island Point on Sunday where they caught scarlet sea perch, pearl perch, gold band snapper and bagged out the boat on snapper for the first time this season. www.fishingnoosa.com.au/fishingoffshorenoosa.htm

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: River water is becoming clear and clean again after last weeks rain! Plenty of school jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart and bream from Mudjimba Beach. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage.

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Jarvis Henricks with a grunter bream caught and released on a soft plastic in the Maroochy River over the weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-06-06

Offshore

Conditions will be choppy again today with winds southeasterly 15 to 20 knots and sea 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening.Tomorrow similar choppy rough conditions particularly in the afternoon with winds southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly during the morning and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore during the afternoon. When conditions improve by hopefully Friday and the weekend be ready to go to Sunshine and North Reef where they have had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from Caloundra 12 Mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Caloundra 5 mile. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: River water is becoming clear and clean again after last weeks rain! Plenty of school jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Quality flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart, Morwong and bream from Mudjimba Beach. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage.

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Lachlan Hutchinson with a quality Jew caught and released in the middle reaches of the Maroochy River over the weekend, see if you recognise the location!

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