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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-07-24

Offshore

Great conditions as winds will be north to northwesterly about 10 knots, tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon with seas below 1m. Tomorrow will be okay as well with winds northwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northerly during the afternoon  with seas around 1 metre.  Sunshine Reef has had snapper, tusk fish and quality coral trout. North Reef has had snapper, moses perch, coral bream, teraglin jewfish, pearl perch and a cracker Maori cod. There's been good catches of snapper on Sunshine Reef as well as coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had jew, good snapper and cobia showing up. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, cod, moses perch, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. Big snapper, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: There's been really good catches of luderick and bream at the river mouth and lower river. Big GT's and golden trevally caught and released in the lower river system. Jew at night and flathead around Munna Pt and around the Islands. Trevally along the Tewantin Reach. Good tailor, jew at night and a few whiting in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Bream to 44cm, flathead, dart and and catches of big tailor from the river mouth and around the Pincushion. A few big, several good tailor to 60cm, and golden trevally in the Cod Hole. Quality bream from the motorway bridge pylons. Jew over 1m and mangrove jack at night from the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead, tailor and good bream from around Goat and Channel Islands.

Mooloolaba: A few good tailor and golden trevally in the lower river. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and grass sweetlip off Moffat Head. Bream and tailor from Shelly Beach. Luderick, bream, golden trevally and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Ben Clow with a solid 90cm mulloway caught on live herring in the maroochy River over the weekend

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-07-23

Offshore

Winds will be  east to northeasterly at about 10 knots, becoming northerly in the late afternoon, with seas below 1m and swell around the 1m mark. Sunshine Reef has had snapper, tusk fish and quality coral trout. North Reef has had snapper, moses perch, coral bream, teraglin jewfish, pearl perch and a cracker Maori cod. There's been good catches of snapper on Sunshine Reef as well as coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had jew, good snapper and cobia showing up. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, cod, moses perch, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. Big snapper, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: There's been really good catches of luderick and bream at the river mouth and lower river. Big GT's and golden trevally caught and released in the lower river system. Jew at night and flathead around Munna Pt and around the Islands. Trevally along the Tewantin Reach. Good tailor, jew at night and a few whiting in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Bream to 44cm, flathead, dart and and catches of big tailor from the river mouth and around the Pincushion. Jew, several good tailor to 60cm, and golden trevally in the Cod Hole. Quality bream from the motorway bridge pylons. Jew over 1m and mangrove jack at night from the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead, tailor and good bream from around Goat and Channel Islands.

Mooloolaba: A few good tailor and golden trevally in the lower river. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and grass sweetlip off Moffat Head. Bream and tailor from Shelly Beach. Luderick, bream, golden trevally and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Brian Lees was lure fishing along Bli Bli stretch on his kayak over the weekend when he hook this nice 46cm mangrove jack.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2018-07-21

Offshore

Reasonable, conditions today, except for some northerly choppy seas early as winds will be northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots Choppy to rough conditions this morning out wide away from coast but should improve later in the day as winds will be south to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots, easing to 15 to 20 knots late in the morning. Winds tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the late afternoon and evening and seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday.Tomorrow will be the best day with winds southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the afternoon with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Sunshine Reef has had snapper, tusk fish and quality coral trout that went 70cm. Wild Thing 2  fished D.I.P this week for quality cobia, snapper, slate bream, tusk fish, gold spot estuary cod and a thumper pearl perch and then fished North Reef for catches of snapper, moses perch, coral bream, teraglin jewfish, pearl perch and a cracker Maori cod." www.fishingnoosa.com.au/noosacharters.htm There's been good catches of snapper on Sunshine Reef as well as coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had jew, good snapper and cobia showing up. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, cod, moses perch, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. Big snapper, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: There's been really good catches of luderick and bream at the river mouth and lower river. Big GT's and golden trevally caught and released in the lower river system. Jew at night and flathead around Munna Pt and around the Islands. Trevally along the Tewantin Reach. . Good tailor, jew at night and a few whiting in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Bream, flathead, dart and and catches of big tailor on Wednesday from the river mouth and around the Pincushion. Jew, several good tailor in the Cod Hole. Jew at night from the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead, big whiting, golden trevally and good bream from Channel Island and in the south channel.

Mooloolaba: A few good tailor and golden trevally in the lower river. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and grass sweetlip off Moffat Head. Bream and tailor from Shelly Beach. Luderick, bream, golden trevally and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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David McDonald with a couple of nice bass taken in the Mary River.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2018-07-20

Offshore

Reasonable, conditions today, except for some northerly choppy seas early as winds will be northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore. Winds turning west to southwesterly during the evening and seas1 to 1.5 metres.Tomorrow will be okay in sheltered areas with gusty winds particularly early with south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon with seas 1 to 1.5 metres. Sundays conditions excellent with light southerly winds. Christopher Gibb fished Sunshine Reef with a couple of mates on Sunday using plastics and bait we got a feed of snapper, tusk fish and quality coral trout that went 70cm. Wild Thing 2 skipper Paul Glover fished D.I.P on Monday in stunning conditions for quality cobia, snapper, slate bream, tusk fish, gold spot estuary cod and a thumper pearl perch and then fished North Reef on Wednesday in almost oily calm conditions with catches of snapper, moses perch, coral bream, teraglin jewfish, pearl perch and a cracker Maori cod." www.fishingnoosa.com.au/noosacharters.htm There's been good catches of snapper on Sunshine Reef as well as coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had jew, good snapper and cobia showing up. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, cod, moses perch, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. Big snapper, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: There's been good catches of luderick and bream at the river mouth and lower river. Jew at night and flathead around Munna Pt and around the Islands. Trevally along the Tewantin Reach. Golden trevally in Woods Bays and the canals. Chopper tailor, jew at night and a few whiting in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Bream, flathead, dart and and catches of big tailor on Wednesday from the river mouth and around the Pincushion. Jew, several good tailor in the Cod Hole. Jew at night from the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead, big whiting, golden trevally and good bream from Channel Island and in the south channel.

Mooloolaba: A few good tailor and golden trevally in the lower river. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and grass sweetlip off Moffat Head. Bream and tailor from Shelly Beach. Luderick, bream, golden trevally and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Jarvis Henricks is at it again, with a nice giant trevally caught in the Lower Maroochy River near the Jet Ski Run.

Extended Fishing Report: Friday 2018-07-20

Offshore

Reasonable, conditions except for some northerly choppy seas early as winds will be northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots offshore. Winds turning west to southwesterly during the evening and seas1 to 1.5 metres.Tomorrow will be okay in sheltered areas with gusty winds particularly early with south to southwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon with seas 1 to 1.5 metres. Sundays conditions excellent with light southerly winds. Christopher Gibb fished Sunshine Reef with a couple of mates using plastics and bait we got a feed of snapper, tusk fish and quality coral trout that went 70cm. Trekka 2 skipper Mitch Bertacchini took a seven hour charter to North Reef on Monday morning. Conditions were fantastic with little to no wind and next to no current and the crew caught snapper, moses perch, venus tusk fish, Maori cod and gold spot cod." www.fishingnoosa.com.au/fishingoffshorenoosa.htm There's been good catches of snapper on Sunshine and North Reef as well as coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had jew, good snapper and cobia showing up. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, cod, moses perch, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. Big snapper, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. There have been solid Red Emperor , snapper, quality pearl perch, sweetlip, amberjack, cod, big and quality mulloway, yellowfin tuna taken by the crews on a Rainbow Escape Charters North of Double Island Point and East of the Wide Bay Bar. The crew aboard Double Island Point Fishing Charters solid cobia, snapper, coral trout, yellow fin tuna, sweetlip ,pearl perch, tusk fish north of the Wide Bay Bar.

Out and around Hervey Bay: Snapper off Rooneys, in the Southern Gutters and from the 25 fathom hole. School and spanish mackerel from the fairway buoy, moon ledge and Six Mile Arch Cliffs. A few good size mulloway around the deeper ledges along the western side of Fraser Island and also feeding around rocky out crops, jetties and rock wall throughout the bay. Chopper tailor throughout the Burrum River and from River Heads. Bigger bream from the rocky outcrops and bars around River heads and a few thread fin salmon, grunter bream and reasonable flathead in the creeks that feed into the Straits. Squid are scattered throughout the Great Sandy Straits. The winter whiting are on so try around Gatakers Bay, Toogoom and around the Woody Islands. Bream, mulloway, squid school and grey mackerel off Urangan Jetty.

Estuaries and Beaches

Fraser Island: Some good bigger tailor from the Maheno area and around Cathedrals and up to Indian Head. Mulloway from Indian Head and feeding in the deeper gutters along the eastern beach, particularly overnight. Whiting in the shallow gutters. 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 solid bream bream, flathead still the odd mud crab and the promise of a few sand crabs on offer.

Rainbow Beach: Remember, the 2018, Rainbow Beach Family Fishing Classic and Expo starts today and goes through 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, sand crabs trevally and still getting a few good muddies.

Local Dams and Rivers: The Switchblades have the action for good bass out of the Tiaro stretch of the Mary River so get some 1/4 or 1/2 oz TT blades. Borumba Dam has had bass and saratoga taken on soft and hard lure around the edges of the timbered arms. Bass and golden perch on trolled lures from the junctions and on cast lures around the weed beds in Boondooma Dam. 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: There's been good catches of luderick and bream at the river mouth and lower river. Jew at night and flathead around Munna Pt and around the Islands. Trevally along the Tewantin Reach. Golden trevally in Woods Bays and the canals. Chopper tailor, jew at night and a few whiting in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Bream, flathead, dart and catches of big tailor on Wednesday from the river mouth and around the Pincushion. Jew, several good tailor around 45 cm and cod in the Cod Hole. Jew at night from the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead, big whiting, soul, golden trevally and bream to 40cm from Channel Island and in the south channel.

Mooloolaba: A few good tailor and golden trevally in the lower river. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and grass sweetlip off Moffat Head. Bream and tailor from Shelly Beach. Luderick, bream, golden trevally and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Have a look at Shirley Luscombe's hard fighting Golden Trevally from the Gneerings.

Allison McDonald fishing the Mary River near Tiaro with her partner Dave have been doing well for good bass.

The crews on Rainbow Escape Charters have been getting some magnificent Red Emperor.

The crews on Rainbow Escape Charters have been getting some magnificent fish with huge Red Emperor.

The crews on Rainbow Escape Charters have been getting some huge Mulloway or Jew.

Jarren Kingy with a feisty 40 cm tailor in the middle reaches of the Maroochy River.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-07-18

Offshore

Excellent conditions as winds will be north to northwesterly about 10 knots, tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon and seas around 1 metre.Tomorrow is okay but with a choppy breeze particularly in the morning with winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening and seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.  Christopher Gibb fished Sunshine Reef with a couple of mates on Sunday using plastics and bait we got a feed of snapper, tusk fish and quality coral trout that went 70cm.  Trekka 2 skipper Mitch Bertacchini took a seven hour charter to North Reef on Monday morning. Conditions were fantastic with little to no wind and next to no current and the crew caught snapper, moses perch, venus tusk fish, Maori cod and gold spot cod." www.fishingnoosa.com.au/fishingoffshorenoosa.htm  There's been good catches of snapper on Sunshine and  North Reef as well as coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had jew, good snapper and cobia showing up. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, cod, moses perch, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. Big snapper, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. There have been solid Red Emperor , snapper, amberjack, cod, mulloway, yellowfin tuna taken by the crews on a Rainbow Escape Charters North of Double Island Point and East of the Wide Bay Bar. The crew aboard Double Island Point Fishing Charters solid cobia, snapper, coral trout, yellow fin tuna, sweetlip ,pearl perch, tusk fish north of the Wide Bay Bar.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: There's been good catches of luderick and bream at the river mouth and lower river. Jew at night and flathead around Munna Pt and around the Islands. Trevally along the Tewantin Reach. Golden trevally in Woods Bays and the canals. Chopper tailor, jew at night and a few whiting in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Bream, flathead, dart and tailor from the river mouth. Jew, several good tailor in the Cod Hole. Jew at night from the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead, big whiting, golden trevally and good bream from Channel Island and in the south channel.

Mooloolaba: A few good tailor and golden trevally in the lower river. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and grass sweetlip off Moffat Head. Bream and tailor from Shelly Beach. Luderick, bream, golden trevally and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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The crews on Rainbow Escape Charters have been getting some huge Mulloway or Jew around Double Island Point

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-07-17

Offshore

Excellent conditions as winds will be west to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the late afternoon and seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow is also looking pretty good with winds variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon with seas below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Christopher Gibb fished Sunshine Reef with a couple of mates on Sunday using plastics and bait we got a feed of snapper, tusk fish and quality coral trout that went 70cm.  Trekka 2 skipper Mitch Bertacchini took a seven hour charter to North Reef on Monday morning. Conditions were fantastic with little to no wind and next to no current and the crew caught snapper, moses perch, venus tusk fish, Maori cod and gold spot cod." www.fishingnoosa.com.au/fishingoffshorenoosa.htm  There's been good catches of snapper on Sunshine and  North Reef as well as coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had jew, good snapper and cobia showing up. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, cod, moses perch, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. Big snapper, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. There have been solid Red Emperor , snapper, amberjack, cod, mulloway, yellowfin tuna taken by the crews on a Rainbow Escape Charters North of Double Island Point and East of the Wide Bay Bar. The crew aboard Double Island Point Fishing Charters solid cobia, snapper, coral trout, yellow fin tuna, sweetlip ,pearl perch, tusk fish north of the Wide Bay Bar.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: There's been good catches of luderick and bream at the river mouth and lower river. Jew at night and flathead around Munna Pt and around the Islands. Trevally along the Tewantin Reach. Golden trevally in Woods Bays and the canals. Chopper tailor, jew at night and a few whiting in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Bream, flathead, dart and tailor from the river mouth. Jew, several good tailor around 45 cm and cod in the Cod Hole. Jew at night from the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead, big whiting, soul, golden trevally and bream to 40cm from Channel Island and in the south channel.

Mooloolaba: A few good tailor and golden trevally in the lower river. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and grass sweetlip off Moffat Head. Bream and tailor from Shelly Beach. Luderick, bream, golden trevally and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Have a look at Shirley Luscombe's hard fighting Golden Trevally from the Gneerings.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-07-16

Offshore

Excellent conditions as winds will be south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the morning and seas around 1 metre. Tomorrow is also looking pretty good with north to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly during the morning then becoming east to northeasterly during the afternoon.with seas There's been good catches of snapper on Sunshine and  North Reef as well as coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had jew, good snapper and cobia showing up. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, cod, moses perch, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. Big snapper, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. There have been solid Red Emperor , snapper, amberjack, cod, mulloway, yellowfin tuna taken by the crews on a Rainbow Escape Charters North of Double Island Point and East of the Wide Bay Bar. The crew aboard Double Island Point Fishing Charters solid cobia, snapper, coral trout, yellow fin tuna, sweetlip ,pearl perch, tusk fish north of the Wide Bay Bar.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Theres been good catches of luderick and bream at the river mouth and lower river. Jew at night and flathead around Munna Pt and around the Islands. Trevally along the Tewantin Reach. Golden trevally in Woods Bays and the canals. Chopper tailor, jew at night and a few whiting in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Bream, flathead, dart and tailor from the river mouth. Jew, several good tailor around 45 cm and cod in the Cod Hole. Jew at night from the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead, big whiting, soul, golden trevally and bream to 40cm from Channel Island and in the south channel.

Mooloolaba: A few good tailor and golden trevally in the lower river. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and grass sweetlip off Moffat Head. Bream and tailor from Shelly Beach. Luderick, bream, golden trevally and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Well done, keen angler Allan Buxton caught several tailor this one went 45 cm from around the Cod Hole.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-07-16

Offshore

Winds will be variable about 10 knots becoming north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then turning west to southwesterly in the evening, with seas below the 1m mark. There's been good catches of snapper including big knobbies to 7kg on Sunshine and  North Reef as well as coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had jew, good snapper and cobia showing up. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, cod, moses perch, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. Big snapper, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. There have been solid Red Emperor , snapper, amberjack, cod, mulloway, yellowfin tuna taken by the crews on a Rainbow Escape Charters North of Double Island Point and East of the Wide Bay Bar. The crew aboard Double Island Point Fishing Charters solid cobia, snapper, coral trout, yellow fin tuna, sweetlip ,pearl perch, tusk fish north of the Wide Bay Bar.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Theres been good catches of luderick and bream at the river mouth and lower river. Jew at night and flathead around Munna Pt and around the Islands. Trevally along the Tewantin Reach. Golden trevally in Woods Bays and the canals. Chopper tailor, jew at night and a few whiting in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Bream, flathead, dart and tailor from the river mouth. Jew, several good tailor around 45 cm and cod in the Cod Hole. Jew at night from the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead, big whiting, soul, golden trevally and bream to 40cm from Channel Island and in the south channel.

Mooloolaba: A few good tailor and golden trevally in the lower river. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and grass sweetlip off Moffat Head. Bream and tailor from Shelly Beach. Luderick, bream, golden trevally and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Brett Sheriff had a good start to his Sunday morning bagging 3 nice tailor from the river mouth on small pilchards.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2018-07-14

Offshore

There should be some good fish feeding activity right through the weekend, after yesterdays New Moon Phase, so get ready to go. Winds will be south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore before dawn. Winds tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon and decreasing below 10 knots in the late evening with seas  1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning.Tomorrow will be good with winds south to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the afternoon and seas below 1 metre.  There's been good catches of snapper including big knobbies to 7kg on Sunshine and  North Reef as well as coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had jew, good snapper and cobia showing up. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, cod, moses perch, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. Big snapper, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. There have been solid Red Emperor , snapper, amberjack, cod, mulloway, yellowfin tuna taken by the crews on a Rainbow Escape Charters North of Double Island Point and East of the Wide Bay Bar. The crew aboard Double Island Point Fishing Charters solid cobia, snapper, coral trout, yellow fin tuna, sweetlip ,pearl perch, tusk fish north of the Wide Bay Bar.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Theres been good catches of luderick and bream at the river mouth and lower river. Jew at night and flathead around Munna Pt and around the Islands. Trevally along the Tewantin Reach. Golden trevally in Woods Bays and the canals. Chopper tailor, jew at night and a few whiting in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Try for jew, tailor, dart and bream in the gutters. Bream, flathead, dart and tailor from the river mouth. Jew, several good tailor around 40 cm and cod in the Cod Hole. Jew at night from the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead, big whiting, soul, golden trevally and bream to 40cm from Channel Island and in the south channel.

Mooloolaba: A few good tailor and golden trevally in the lower river. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and grass sweetlip off Moffat Head. Bream and tailor from Shelly Beach. Luderick, bream, golden trevally and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Have a look at young Noah with his 35cm bream from Twin Waters.

Extended Fishing Report: Friday 2018-07-13

Offshore

You can expect some good fish feeding activity right through the weekend with today's, Friday the 13th Black or New Moon Phase, so what are you waiting for get your fishing gear ready. Looking like excellent sunny and cooler fishing conditions today and right through the weekend starting with winds today being south to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day and seas below 1 metre. Winds and conditions will be lighter southerly to southwesterly tomorrow and Sunday with seas around 1 metre. Snapper and cod from Chardon's Reef. There's been good catches of snapper on Sunshine and North Reef as well as coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, cod, moses perch, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. Big snapper, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. There have been solid Red Emperor , snapper, amberjack, cod, mulloway, yellowfin tuna taken by the crews on a Rainbow Escape Charters North of Double Island Point and East of the Wide Bay Bar. The crew aboard Double Island Point Fishing Charters solid cobia, snapper, coral trout, yellow fin tuna, sweetlip ,pearl perch, tusk fish north of the Wide Bay Bar.


Out and around Hervey Bay: Snapper, grunter and school mackerel from Burrum Eight Mile reef. Snapper from the 25 fathom hole. School and spanish mackerel from the fairway buoy, moon ledge and Six Mile Arch Cliffs. A few good size mulloway have been showing up around rocky out crops, jetties and rock wall throughout the bay. Snapper, Cobia and trevally on the deeper reef. Chopper tailor throughout the Burrum River and from River Heads. Bigger bream from the rocky outcrops and bars around River heads and a few thread fin salmon, grunter bream and reasonable flathead in the creeks that feed into the Straits. Squid are scattered throughout the Great Sandy Straits. The winter whiting numbers are increasing and they are starting to congregate in schools so try around Gatakers Bay, out form Eli Creek, Toogoom and around the Woody Islands. Bream, mulloway, squid school and grey mackerel 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: Tailor from the Maheno wreck and around Cathedrals and up to Indian Head. Mulloway from Indian Head. Whiting in the shallow gutters. 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, sand crabs trevally and still getting a few good muddies.

Local Dams and Rivers: A few good bass are coming out of the Tiaro stretch of the Mary River on 1/2 oz TT blades. Borumba Dam has had bass and saratoga taken on soft and hard lure around the edges of the timbered arms. Metal and ice jigs are working well on the deeper edges for bass. Bass and golden perch on trolled lures from the junctions and on cast lures around the weed beds in Boondooma Dam. 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: Luderick at the river mouth and lower river. Jew at night and flathead around Munna Pt, Goat and Sheep Islands. Trevally along the Tewantin Reach. Golden trevally in woods bays and the canals. Chopper tailor, jew at night and a few whiting in the lower river. Quality bream and trevally from the River mouth.

Maroochydore: Try for jew, tailor, dart and bream in the gutters between Mudjimba and Marcoola. Bream, flathead, dart and tailor from the river mouth. Jew and cod in the Cod Hole. Jew at night from the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead, big whiting, soul, golden trevally and bream to 40cm from Channel Island and in the south channel.

Mooloolaba: Tailor and golden trevally in the lower river. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and grass sweetlip off Moffat Head. Bream and tailor from Shelly Beach. Luderick, bream, golden trevally and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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David McDonald fished the Mary River along the Tiaro stretch using 1/2 oz TT bades for several nice bass.

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Dallas Brenneke with a personal best Cobia caught on a recent trip aboard Double Island Point Fishing Charters.

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Noel Rossi from southern QLD fishing with a solid estuary cod caught aboard Double Island Point Fishing Charter.

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Another quality red emperor caught aboard Rainbow Escape Charters this week.

Brett Sherrif Flathead

Brett Sherrif was drifting small pilchards in the river mouth early in the morning when he caught several good flathead, tailor and dart.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-07-12

Offshore

There should be some good fish feeding activity today and right through the weekend with tomorrows, Friday the 13th Black or New Moon Phase, so what are you waiting for. Winds will be east to southeasterly about 10 knots. Winds inshore tending south to southeasterly in the morning, with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow Friday the 13th conditions will be good with winds south to southwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day and seas below 1 metre. There's been good catches of snapper including big knobbies to 7kg on Sunshine and  North Reef as well as coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had jew, good snapper and cobia showing up. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.  Snapper, cod, moses perch, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. snapper and sweetlip from Currimundi. Big snapper, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. There have been solid Red Emperor , snapper, amberjack, cod, mulloway, yellowfin tuna taken by the crews on a Rainbow Escape Charters North of Double Island Point and East of the Wide Bay Bar. The crew aboard Double Island Point Fishing Charters solid cobia, snapper, coral trout, yellow fin tuna, sweetlip ,pearl perch, tusk fish north of the Wide Bay Bar.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Luderick at the river mouth and lower river. Jew at night and flathead around Munna Pt, Goat and Sheep Islands. Trevally along the Tewantin Reach. Golden trevally in woods bays and the canals. Chopper tailor, jew at night and a few whiting in the lower river. Quality bream and trevally from the River mouth.

Maroochydore: Try for jew, tailor, dart and bream in the gutters between Mudjimba and Marcoola. Bream, flathead, dart and tailor from the river mouth. Jew and cod in the Cod Hole. Jew at night from the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead, big whiting, soul, golden trevally and bream to 40cm from Channel Island and in the south channel.

Mooloolaba: Tailor and golden trevally in the lower river. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and grass sweetlip off Moffat Head. Bream and tailor from Shelly Beach. Luderick, bream, golden trevally and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Chrissy Bell Tharwine Lower River

Chrissy Bell from the Maroochy RSL Fishing Club, weighed in a nice 34cm tarwhine taken in Eudlo Creek yesterday.

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