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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2019-07-16

Offshore: The Full Moon tomorrow will have the Snapper on the bite. Winds will be south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning. Winds becoming variable below 10 knots during the afternoon, then tending west to northwesterly about 10 knots in the evening, with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to below 1 metre during the morning. Tomorrow will have fantastic offshore conditions with winds west to southwesterly about 10 knots, becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning. Winds then tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and seas below 1 metre. Noosa Blue Waters Charters fished Double Island Point for trevally, yellowtail kingfish, scarlet sea perch, snapper, cod, sweetlip tusk fish, red emperor and jewfish. A few solid snapper from North Reef (www.fishingnoosa.com.au/bluewater.htm). Sunshine Reef has had snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks. Grass sweetlip, snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  The Full Moon will have the bream feeding for the next few days. Noosa River Fishing Safari, crews caught and released a 62cm golden trevally on a whitebait and a 69cm flatty on a prawn bait up in Tewantin, over the weekend. Bream, quality golden trevally to 65cm and flathead to 60cm from the river mouth. Big golden trevally from Munna Point.Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Queenfish to 57cm and trevally to 52cm from the middle river. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 60cm from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine, big bream and flathead from the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew, small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Keen Angler, John Bongartman fishing the Middle reaches of the Maroochy River for a few Giant Trevally over the weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-07-15

Offshore: Winds will be West to southwesterly at 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Noosa Heads in the morning. Winds tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon, reaching up to 25 knots offshore at times during the evening, with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening. Noosa Blue Waters Charters fished Double Island Point for trevally, yellowtail kingfish, scarlet sea perch, snapper, cod, sweetlip tusk fish, red emperor and jewfish. A few solid snapper from North Reef (www.fishingnoosa.com.au/bluewater.htm). Sunshine Reef has had snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks. Grass sweetlip, snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  Bream, quality golden trevally to 65cm and flathead to 60cm from the river mouth. Big golden trevally from Munna Point. Whiting between makepeace Island and Lake Cooroibah. Flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Queenfish to 57cm and trevally to 52cm from the middle river. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 60cm from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine, big bream and flathead from the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew, small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Luke Wilson was out fishing with his family on board a Swan Boat Hire polycraft boat when he caught a couple of keeper yellowfin bream.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2019-07-13

Offshore: Reasonable conditions close inshore early and choppy to rough out wide later in the day with winds, west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds in the evening becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 knots and reaching 20 to 25 knots at times offshore, and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres later in the evening. Tomorrow will be okay as well with winds southerly 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon afternoon. Inshore winds tending lighter 10 to 15 knots during the morning, then southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon, with seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Wild Thing 2 skipper Nat Turner fished North Reef where they caught a couple of quality cobia, and plenty of pan-sized reefies including snapper, pearl perch, tusk fish, grass sweetlip and moses perch.We are at the beginning of a good snapper season, so get out when you can. North Reefs has had a few good catches of Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish, snapper and sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel, snapper and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  Bream, quality golden trevally to 65cm and flathead to 60cm from the river mouth. Whiting between makepeace Island and Lake Cooroibah. Flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Trailor and trevally from the middle river. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 60cm from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine and flathead from the river mouth.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick off the Boardwalk. Bream from Military Jetty, the boardwalk and golden beach stretch. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew in the deeper holes of the northern passage.

Young Caleb Fuller with a nice keeper bream taken this week in the lower river

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2019-07-11

Offshore: Reasonable offshore boating conditions today with a bit of chop out wide. Winds will be northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots offshore. Winds tending west to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon, reaching up to 20 knots offshore south of Noosa Heads at times during the evening, with seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon and swells easterly around 1 metre. Wild Thing 2 skipper Nat Turner fished North Reef on a seven hour charter on Tuesday. Conditions were awesome with light westerly winds and a rolling swell that wasn't noticeable once outside the bar. We caught a couple of quality cobia, and plenty of pan-sized reefies including snapper, pearl perch, tusk fish, grass sweetlip and moses perch.We are at the beginning of a good snapper season, so get out when you can. North Reefs has had a few good catches of Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish, snapper and sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel, snapper and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  Bream, quality golden trevally to 65cm and flathead to 60cm from the river mouth. Whiting between makepeace Island and Lake Cooroibah. Flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Trailor and trevally from the middle river. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 60cm from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine and flathead from the river mouth.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick off the Boardwalk. Bream from Military Jetty, the boardwalk and golden beach stretch. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew in the deeper holes of the northern passage.

Dallas Pilcher has been busy over the school holidays on local reefs- out fishing with his Dad Shaun and Grandad John Innes.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2019-07-10

Offshore: Excellent offshore boating conditions today. Winds will be Northerly below 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly before dawn then tending northerly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon, with seas below 1 metre and 1m of swell. North Reefs has had a few good catches of Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish, snapper and sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel, snapper and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  Bream, quality trevally to 65cm and flathead to 60cm from the river mouth. Whiting between makepeace Island and Lake Cooroibah. Flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Trailor and trevally from the middle river. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 60cm from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine and flathead from the river mouth.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick off the Boardwalk. Bream from Military Jetty, the boardwalk and golden beach stretch. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew in the deeper holes of the northern passage.

Nick and Kylie Hyde had a great time fishing in the Mighty Maroochy River today with a 55cm dusky flathead as their reward from the middle reaches.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2019-07-09

Offshore: Finally some fishable conditions in offshore waters this week. Winds will be west to southwesterly below 10 knots, becoming variable during the day with possible light seabreezes in the afternoon with seas below 1 metre and swells easterly 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre later in the evening. Tomorrow will have excellent conditions as well with winds, variable below 10 knots, tending north to northwesterly about 10 knots in the evening. Possible light seabreezes in the afternoon and seas below 1 metre. North Reefs has had a few good catches of Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish, snapper and sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel, snapper and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  Bream and quality trevally to 65cm and flathead to 60cm throughout the lower system. Whiting between makepeace Island and Lake Cooroibah. Flathead, trevally and bream in the river mouth. Flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Trevally and the odd tailor from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Trevally in the middle river. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine and flathead from the river mouth.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick off the Boardwalk. Bream from Military Jetty, the boardwalk and golden beach stretch. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew in the deeper holes of the northern passage.

Have a look at young James, with his flathead to 70cm which fed the whole camp while staying at inskip Point last week.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-07-08

Offshore: Finally some fishable conditions in offshore waters this week. Winds will be East to southeasterly at 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon. Light southerly winds inshore in the morning, with seas around 1m and 1.5 - 2.5m of Easterly swell. North Reefs has had a few good catches of Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish, snapper and sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip.Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel, snapper and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  Bream throughout the lower system. Whiting between makepeace Island and Lake Cooroibah. Flathead, trevally and bream in the river mouth. Flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Trevally and the odd tailor from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Trevally in the middle river. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine and flathead from the river mouth.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick off the Boardwalk. Bream from Military Jetty, the boardwalk and golden beach stretch. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew in the deeper holes of the northern passage.

Young Flynn O'Toole was fishing in the Cod Hole fishing comp with his family around the Bli Bli Islands when he hooked this 59cm dusky flathead.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2019-07-06

Offshore: Strong Wind Warning for Today for Sunshine Coast Waters. Caution, with the strong winds, big seas and solid swells today, take care around coastal bars. Today will be a day to stay in the sheltered river systems  as winds will be easterly 25 to 30 knots, easing to 20 to 25 knots in the middle of the day and seas 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 metres during the afternoon with rediculously solid swells east erly 2.5 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 3 to 3.5 metres offshore. Tomorrow will see some easing back of the conditions with winds easterly 20 to 25 knots, decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning with seas 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the afternoon and swells still easterly 2.5 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon. So, when conditions improve probably Monday or Tuesday be ready to take a sickie and go out to chase a few good snapper, as it looks like we are in for a great Winter snapper Season. North Reefs has had a few good catches of Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish, snapper and sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip.Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel, snapper and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and sweetlip from Brays Rock. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. 

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: This weeks New Moon Phase will have the fish on the bite through the weekend! A few quality tailor off the beach between Peregian and Sunshine Beach. Flathead, tailor, trevally and bream in the river mouth.  Plenty of quality dusky flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Golden and giant trevally, mangrove jack and whiting in Woods Bays. 

Maroochydore:  The Cod Hole Fishing Comp is bringing in some quality fish. Whiting and plenty of dusky flathead in the lower river and canals. Schools of herring feeding throughout the River. A few big trevally caught yesterday between the Moterway and Chambers Island. Quality bream yesterday to 42cm upstream from the Cod Hole and from the river mouth and cotton tree area.   

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock wall. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.   

Caloundra: Bream from Military Jetty, the boardwalk and golden beach. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. Mud crabs in the northern passage. Bream and flathead in Currimundi Lake. 
 
 

Scotty Hillier fishing with Nick Thompson ( nickfish_kidfishing ) on Thursday, while filming the BCF segment of Creek to Coast. Episode be aired around the 3rd of August. This 54cm flathead took a Zerek tango shad and put up a good fight on 3lb line.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2019-07-04

Offshore Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Sunshine Coast Waters. Caution, with the strong winds, big seas and solid swells today, take care around coastal bars. Today winds will be southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening. Winds inshore south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early morning and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning swells easterly 1.5 to 2 metres. Tomorrow will also be a day to stay in the sheltered river systems as well, with winds southeasterly 25 to 30 knots with seas 2 to 3 metres and solid swells Easterly 2 to 2.5 metres, tending southeasterly 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning. So, when conditions improve probably next Monday, be ready to go to chase a few good snapper, as it looks like we are in for a great Winter snapper Season. North Reefs has had a few good catches of Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish, snapper and sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip.Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel, snapper and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and sweetlip from Brays Rock. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  The New Moon Phase will have the fish on the bite into the weekend! A few quality tailor off the beach between Peregian and Sunshine Beach. Flathead, tailor, trevally and bream in the river mouth. Plenty of quality dusky flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Golden and giant trevally, mangrove jack and whiting in Woods Bays.

Maroochydore: Whiting in the lower river and canals. Schools of herring feeding throughout the River. A few big trevally caught yesterday between the Moterway ang Chambers Island. Quality bream from the river mouth and cotton tree area. Mud crabs througout the river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock wall. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide.Bream and golden trevally from the boat mooring. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Bream from Military Jetty, the boardwalk and golden beach. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. Mud crabs in the northern passage. Bream and flathead in Currimundi Lake.

Caleb, Amara, Will and their dad Wade caught a feed of bream and tarwhine yesterday near Cotton Tree. Loving the school holidays with dad.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2019-07-03

Offshore Strong Wind Warning for Today for Sunshine Coast Waters. Caution, with the strong winds, big seas and solid swells today, take care around coastal bars. Today will be a day to stay in the sheltered river systems as winds will be southeasterly 25 to 30 knots and seas 2 to 2.5 metres with swells easterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning. Tomorrow will be similar with winds Southeasterly 25 to 30 knot with seas 2.5 to 3 metres and rediculously solid swells east to southeasterly 2.5 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore. So, when conditions improve probably next Monday or Tuesday be ready to take a sickie and go out to chase a few good snapper, as it looks like we are in for a great Winter snapper Season. North Reefs has had a few good catches of Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish, snapper and sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip.Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel, snapper and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and sweetlip from Brays Rock. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: The New Moon Phase will have the fish on the bite into the weekend! A few quality tailor off the beach between Peregian and Sunshine Beach. Flathead, tailor, trevally and bream in the river mouth. Plenty of quality dusky flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Golden and giant trevally, mangrove jack and whiting in Woods Bays.

Maroochydore: Whiting in the lower river and canals. Schools of herring feeding throughout the River. A few big trevally caught yesterday between the Moterway ang Chambers Island. Quality bream from the river mouth and cotton tree area. Mud crabs througout the river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock wall. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide.Bream and golden trevally from the boat mooring. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Bream from Military Jetty, the boardwalk and golden beach. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. Mud crabs in the northern passage. Bream and flathead in Currimundi Lake.

Chance and Richard Sam, still recon there are a few buck crabs to be potted in the Maroochy River.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2019-07-02

Offshore Caution, with the solid swells today and take care on coastal bar crossings and in offshore waters. Today winds will be South to southeasterly at 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon. Inshore winds south of Noosa Heads tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning and evening. Seas will be 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, with Easterly swell at 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 to 2.5 metres during the morning. When conditions improve be ready to go to chase a few good snapper, as it looks like we are in for a great Winter snapper Season. North Reefs has had a few good catches of Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish, snapper and sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip. Chardon's Reef's had, Maori cod, pearl perch, Moses perch, good snapper, venus tusk fish, hussar and painted sweetlip. Big snapper, venus tusk fish, gold spot wrasse, hussar and a beautiful parrot form the Hards. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel, snapper and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and sweetlip from Brays Rock. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  A few quality tailor off the beach between Peregian and Sunshine Beach. Flathead, tailor, trevally and bream in the river mouth. Plenty of quality dusky flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Golden and giant trevally, mangrove jack and whiting in Woods Bays.

Maroochydore: Whiting in the lower river and canals. Trevally on the dirty water line in the lower river. Quality bream from the river mouth and cotton tree area. Mud crabs througout the river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock wall. Bream and golden trevally from the boat mooring. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Bream from Military Jetty, the boardwalk and golden beach. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. Mud crabs in the northern passage. Bream and flathead in Currimundi Lake.

Ethan caught this nice queenfish in Pelican Waters canal recently.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-07-01

Offshore Caution, with the solid swells today and take care on coastal bar crossings and in offshore waters. Today winds will be south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots through the morning. Inshore winds tending south to southwesterly in the morning and early afternoon with seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning and still a very solid swell of easterly 2 to 3 metres. Improving and easing conditions tomorrow with winds Southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds inshore tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, turning southeasterly around midday and seas 1.5 metres. When conditions improve be ready to go to chase a few good snapper, as it looks like we are in for a great Winter snapper Season. North Reefs has had a few good catches of Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish, snapper and sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip. Chardon's Reef's had, Maori cod, pearl perch, Moses perch, good snapper, venus tusk fish, hussar and painted sweetlip. Big snapper, venus tusk fish, gold spot wrasse, hussar and a beautiful parrot form the Hards. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel, snapper and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and sweetlip from Brays Rock. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Try for luderick from the carpark rocks also flathead, tailor, trevally and bream in the river mouth. A plenty of quality dusky flathead to 60 cm, with some released, queenfish and bream along the Tewantin Stretch. Trevally and whiting in Woods Bays.

Maroochydore: A few big whiting to 40cm from Chambers Island, black banks and in Maroochy Waters Canal. A few good flathead to 60cm on soft plastics in Maroochy Waters. Good bream and flathead from Picnic Point. Mud crabs int he middle river.

Mooloolaba: Gar at La Balsa sand basin. Flathead and cod from the Twin bridges. Bream around the boat moorings and along the La Balsa stretch.

Caloundra: Luderick from the Boardwalk. Bream and flathead from Military Jetty. Queenfish and trevally in Pelican Waters. Mud crabs in the northern passage. Whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake.

Caden Fuller with a hard fighting GT taken on a Storm Twitching Nipper in store @Swan Boat Hire.

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