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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2019-03-28

Offshore

Conditions, will be rough to choppy later today, so stay in sheltered waters with winds easterly 20 to 25 knots decreasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning and seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Tomorrow conditions will improve and be workable in offshore waters with winds easterly about 10 knots tending northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day and seas around 1 metre. So as conditions improve these are the fish that will b waiting for you; At Sunshine Reef had pearl perch, tusk fish, grass emperor, Moses perch, painted sweetlip, gold spot cod, snapper coral trout, and as well as schools of long tail tuna and Spanish mackerel. Double Island Point had some good catches of gold band snapper, scarlet sea perch, moses perch, grass emperor, tusk fish, gold spot cod, frying pan snapper and spotty mackerel. North Reefs had grass sweetlip, snapper, pearl perch, moses perch, venus tusk fish, gold spot cod and a 10.5kg cobia. Spanish mackerel, yellow fin and long tail tuna, plenty of cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Spanish and spotty mackerel, long tail tuna and cobia from Caloundra 12 mile. Reports of schools of good long tail tuna and spotty and spanish mackerel on the close inshore reefs north of Caloundra. Warren Norup off Sunshine Reef took a 17.5kg Spanish mackerel on trolled bonito bait over the weekend.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: There have been longtail tuna caught up to 7.5kg from off the rocky headlands in the Noosa national park. A few tailor up in the ski run diamond trevelly in the Woods Bay on a plastics. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. The wet conditions will have the mud crabs on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Try for trevelly, the odd tailor, flathead and queen fish and bream around the motorway bridge and along Bradman Av. Few good whiting in the lower river and whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in all the creeks. Reports of several good buck crabs throughout the river particularly in Petrie Creek 

Mooloolaba: Bream, trevally and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flathead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals.

Caloundra: There still getting jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. With the wet weather be sure you have your crab pots out, there are still good quality crabs feeding.

Barton Bielby 48cmChanbers 

On Tuesday, Barton Bielby was pretty happy with his 48cm dusky flathead as well as several, just size bream he released.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2019-03-27

Offshore

Strong Wind Warning for today in Sunshine Coast Waters Conditions, will be rough today particularly in the afternoon, so stay in sheltered waters with winds easterly below 10 knots tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots before dawn. Winds increasing to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon, briefly reaching up to 30 knots south of Maroochydore in the late afternoon and seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning. Tomorrow conditions will improve throughout the day with winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 from mid morning. Light southwesterly winds inshore early and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Sunshine Reef had pearl perch, tusk fish, grass emperor, Moses perch, painted sweetlip, gold spot cod, snapper and coral trout. Double Island Point had some good catches of gold band snapper, scarlet sea perch, moses perch, grass emperor, tusk fish, gold spot cod, frying pan snapper and spotty mackerel. Wild Thing 2 skipper Nat Turner fished North Reef on Saturday and caught grass sweetlip, snapper, pearl perch, moses perch, venus tusk fish and gold spot cod. North Reefs had a 10.5kg cobia yesterday as well. Spanish mackerel, yellow fin and long tail tuna, plenty of cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Spanish and spotty mackerel, long tail tuna and cobia from Caloundra 12 mile. Reports of schools of good long tail tuna and spotty and spanish mackerel on the close inshore reefs north of Caloundra and some Spanish Mackerel off Coolum and Sunshine. Local yak angler Warren Norup off Sunshine Reef took a 17.5kg Spanish mackerel on trolled bonito bait over the weekend.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Off the rocks at Hells Gates yesterday, Manuel was casting out lures when a small surface boil erupted less than 50 metres from them. He quickly flicked a 70gm Halco for a nice 7.5kg longtail tuna. A few tailor up in the ski run diamond trevelly in the Woods Bay on a plastics. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs still on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Try for trevelly, the odd tailor, flathead and queen fish and bream around the motorway bridge and along Bradman Av. Few good whiting in the lower river and whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in all the creeks. Reports of several good buck crabs throughout the river particularly in Petrie Creek.

Mooloolaba: Bream, trevally and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flathead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals.

Caloundra: There still getting jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Make sure you have your crab pots out, there are still good quality crabs feeding.

Rob Stokes 51cm dusky flathead 

Check out Rob Stokes with a nice eating 51 cm dusky flathead taken yesterday morning off the bank along Bradman Avenue, on a 4’ pumpkin seed soft plastic.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2019-03-26

Offshore

Conditions, will be good today with a bit of northerly chop with winds northerly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the morning. Inshore sea breezes to 15 knots during the afternoon, with seas around 1 metre. Tomorrow conditions will become pretty choppy to very uncomfortable and rough in offshore waters with winds southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning, then 15 to 20 knots from late morning and seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the morning. Sunshine Reef had pearl perch, tusk fish, grass emperor, Moses perch, painted sweetlip, gold spot cod, snapper and coral trout. Double Island Point had some good catches of gold band snapper, scarlet sea perch, moses perch, grass emperor, tusk fish, gold spot cod, frying pan snapper and spotty mackerel. North Reefs had pearl perch, Maori cod, venus tusk fish and snapper, moses perch, grass sweetlip and some quality pearl perch. Spanish, yellow fin tuna, plenty of cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Cobia, wahoo, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. Reports today, of schools of good long tail tuna and spotty and spanish mackerel on the inshore reefs north of Caloundra and some Spanish Mackerel off Coolum and Sunshine. Local yak angler Warren Norup put in a bit of time and distance on Sunshine Reef yesterday morning and was well rewarded for his efforts when this 17.5kg Spanish mackerel jumped his trolled bull bonito bait.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: A few tailor up in the ski run diamond trevelly in the Woods Bay on a plastics. There's golden trevally to 61cm in the lower estuary. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs still on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Try for trevelly, the odd tailor, flathead and queen fish and bream around the motorway bridge. Few good whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in all the creeks. Solid bream and mangrove jack in the Maroochy Waters Canal Reports of several good buck crabs throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Bream, trevally and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flathead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals.

Caloundra: There have been good mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Make sure you have your crab pots out, there are still good quality crabs feeding.

Bill Conn 45cm 

Check out Bill Conn with a 45 cm tailor taken in the Cod Hole over the weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-03-25

Offshore

So conditions, will be good today with a bit of northerly chop with winds northerly 10 to 15 knots and seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore around midday.Tomorrow conditions are looking evan better with winds northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming east to northeasterly about 10 knots during the afternoon and seas around 1 metre. Sunshine Reef had pearl perch, tusk fish, grass emperor, Moses perch, painted sweetlip, gold spot cod, snapper and coral trout. Double Island Point had some good catches of gold band snapper, scarlet sea perch, moses perch, grass emperor, tusk fish, gold spot cod, frying pan snapper and spotty mackerel. North Reefs had pearl perch, Maori cod, venus tusk fish and snapper, moses perch, grass sweetlip and some quality pearl perch. Spanish, yellow fin tuna, plenty of cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Cobia, wahoo, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. Reports today, of schools of good long tail tuna and spotty and spanishon the inshore reefs north of Caloundra and some Spanish Mackerel off Coolum and Sunshine. Local yak angler Warren Norup put in a bit of time and distance on Sunshine Reef yesterday morning and was well rewarded for his efforts when this 17.5kg Spanish mackerel jumped his trolled bull bonito bait. See, www.fishingnoosa.com.au for details.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: A few tailor up in the ski run diamond trevelly in the Woods Bay on a plastics. There's golden trevally to 61cm in the lower estuary. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs still on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Trevelly, flathead and queen fish and bream around the motorway bridge. Few good whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in all the creeks. Solid bream and mangrove jack in the Maroochy Waters Canal Reports of several good buck crabs throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Bream, trevally and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flathead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals.

Caloundra: There have been good mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Bream and sweetlip from Shelly Beach.

Warren Norup 

Local angler Warren Norup put in a bit of time and distance on Sunshine Reef yesterday morning and was well rewarded for his efforts when this 17.5kg Spanish mackerel took his trolled bonito bait

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2019-03-23

Offshore

Fantastic offshore conditions for the weekend and into early next week, as well as the Full Moon having the fish on the bite! S conditions, will be fantastic today with winds northeasterly about 10 knots and seas below 1 metres. Tomorrow conditions are looking impressive with winds North to northeasterly about 10 knots and seas below 1 metre. Sunshine Reef had pearl perch, tusk fish, grass emperor, Moses perch, painted sweetlip, gold spot cod, snapper and coral trout. While keen angler Simon Neuwirth, caught a fat 77cm coral trout (around the 7kg mark), caught close to shore Double Island Point had some good catches of gold band snapper, scarlet sea perch, moses perch, grass emperor, tusk fish, gold spot cod, frying pan snapper and spotty mackerel. North Reefs had pearl perch, Maori cod, venus tusk fish and snapper, moses perch, grass sweetlip and some quality pearl perch. Spanish, yellow fin tuna, plenty of cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Cobia, wahoo, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. Reports today, of schools of good long tail tuna on the inshore reefs north of Caloundra and some Spanish Mackerel off Coolum and Sunshine.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: A few tailor up in the ski run diamond trevelly in the Woods Bay on a plastics. Nathan Meadows, caught and released this 61cm golden trevally in the lower estuary on Saturday. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs still on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Trevelly, flathead and queen fish and bream around the motorway bridge. Few good whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in all the creeks. Solid bream and mangrove jack in the Maroochy Waters Canal Reports of several good buck crabs throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: The Full Moon Phase has the fish feeding. Bream, trevally and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flathead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals.

Caloundra: With the hot, stormy and humid conditions there have been good mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Bream and sweetlip from Shelly Beach.

BenForgan15kgspanishmackerel

Well, what can I say! Here is my friend Ben Forgan, "living the dream" catching a 15 kilo Spanish Mackerel out near Sunshine Reef off our beautiful Sunshine Coast.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2019-03-21

Offshore

Conditions, will be fantastic today with winds variable about 10 knots and seas below 1 metres. Tomorrow conditions are looking very impressive with winds east to northeasterly below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly during the morning and seas below 1 metre. Sunshine Reef had pearl perch, tusk fish, grass emperor, Moses perch, painted sweetlip, gold spot cod, snapper and coral trout. While keen angler Simon Neuwirth, caught a fat 77cm coral trout (around the 7kg mark), caught close to shore Double Island Point had some good catches of gold band snapper, scarlet sea perch, moses perch, grass emperor, tusk fish, gold spot cod, frying pan snapper and spotty mackerel. North Reefs had pearl perch, Maori cod, venus tusk fish and snapper, moses perch, grass sweetlip and some quality pearl perch. Spanish, yellow fin tuna, plenty of cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Cobia, wahoo, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: A few tailor up in the ski run diamond trevelly in the Woods Bay on a plastics. Nathan Meadows, caught and released this 61cm golden trevally in the lower estuary on Saturday. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs still on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Trevelly, flathead and queen fish and bream around the motorway bridge. Few good whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in all the creeks. Solid bream and mangrove jack in the Maroochy Waters Canal Reports of several good buck crabs throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Tonight's Full Moon Phase will have the fish feeding. Bream, trevally and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flathead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals.

Caloundra: With the hot, stormy and humid conditions there have been good mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Bream and sweetlip from Shelly Beach.

DIP Fishing Charters Mangrove Jack 

Check out Double Island Point Fishing Charters with the biggest Reef Mangrove Jack, I’ve ever seen caught in the middle of the day, most big ones are caught at night. Went 91cm with teeth and a bad attitude.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2019-03-20

Offshore

Conditions, will be good early today, with winds northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly before dawn then tending northwest to northeasterly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the afternoon and seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Tomorrow is looking fantastic with winds variable about 10 knots and seas around 1 metre. Sunshine Reef had pearl perch, tusk fish, grass emperor, Moses perch, painted sweetlip, gold spot cod, snapper and coral trout. Trekka 2 skipper Mitch Bertacchini, did a nine hour trip up to Double Island Point on Sunday. Conditions were pretty nice apart from the odd rain squall which we managed to dodge. We caught gold band snapper, scarlet sea perch, moses perch, grass emperor, tusk fish, gold spot cod, frying pan snapper and spotty mackerel. North Reefs had pearl perch, Maori cod, venus tusk fish and snapper, moses perch, grass sweetlip and some quality pearl perch. Spanish, yellow fin tuna, plenty of cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Cobia, wahoo, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: A few tailor up in the ski run diamond trevelly in the Woods Bay on a plastics. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs still on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Trevelly, flathead and queen fish and bream around the motorway bridge. Few good whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in all the creeks. Solid bream and mangrove jack in the Maroochy Waters Canal Reports of several good buck crabs throughout the river. 

Mooloolaba: Bream, trevally and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flathead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals.

Caloundra: With the hot and humid conditions there have been good mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Bream and sweetlip from Shelly Beach.

ck dekort 

Check out Jack Dekort with a hard fighting long tail tuna caught north of Coolum.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2019-03-19

Offshore

Conditions, will be good today, with winds variable about 10 knots tending northerly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon, with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrows conditions will be excellent with winds Variable about 10 knots and seas below 1 metre. Trekka 2 skipper Mitch Bertacchini, did a couple of trips to Sunshine Reef on Saturday in perfect conditions, where they caught pearl perch, tusk fish, grass emperor, Moses perch, painted sweetlip, gold spot cod, snapper and coral trout. Also a 6.5kg snapper which he boated at Double Island Point on Saturday. North Reefs had pearl perch, Maori cod, venus tusk fish and snapper, moses perch, grass sweetlip and some qualitypearl perch. Cougar One fished Double Island Point where they caught horse scarlet sea perch or large mouth nannygai, plenty of big tusk fish, pearl perch, hussar, moses perch and sweetlip. Spanish, yellow fin tuna, plenty of cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Cobia, wahoo, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Noosa River Fishing Safaris, took the kids out from Noosa FishHeadz on Sunday, Cade Holeszko landed a nice tailor up in the ski run on a plastic and young Cody landed two diamond trevelly in the Woods. landed nice tailor up in the ski run on a plastic and two diamonds landed in the Woods. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs still on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Trevelly, flathead and fighting queen fish and bream around the motorway bridge. Few good whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in all the creeks. Solid bream and mangrove jack in the Maroochy Waters Canal Reports of several good buck crabs throughout the river. 

Mooloolaba: Bream, trevally and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flathead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals. 

Caloundra: With the hot and humid conditions there have been good mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Bream and sweetlip from Shelly Beach.

Laila Planck Bream Goat Island 

Keen angler, kayak-er, boatie and anything else to do with water, Laila Planck having fun catching and releasing bream (as well as a meter long shovel nose shark) off Goat Island on Sunday.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-03-18

Offshore

Conditions, will be good today with a bit of northerly chop, with winds northeast to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then becoming north to northwesterly about 10 knots in the late evening with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrows conditions will be pretty good with winds northerly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening with seas below 1 metre Sunshine Reef has had good Coral trout, tusk fish, brown sweetlip, mackerel and a couple of quality cod. Mark North was pretty happy with a 6.5kg snapper which he boated at Double Island Point on Saturdary. North Reefs had pearl perch, Maori cod, venus tusk fish and snapper, moses perch, grass sweetlip and some thumper 60cm+ pearl perch. Cougar One fished Double Island Point where they caught horse scarlet sea perch or large mouth nannygai, plenty of big tusk fish, pearl perch, hussar, moses perch and sweetlip. Spanish, yellow fin tuna, plenty of cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Cobia, wahoo, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Been some good bream, trevally and several quality flathead, from the river mouth, frying pan and in Woods Bays. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs still on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Trevelly, flathead to 62cm, tarpon and fighting queen fish and bream around the motorway bridge. Few good whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in all the creeks. Solid bream and mangrove jack in the Maroochy Waters Canal Reports of several good buck crabs throughout the river. 

Mooloolaba: Bream, trevally and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flathead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals.

Caloundra: With the hot and humid conditions there have been good mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Bream and sweetlip from Shelly Beach. 

BenForgan 

Keen angler, Ben Forgan with a couple of solid bream caught in the canals over the weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2019-03-16

Offshore

Conditions, will be okay today with a bit of northerly chop, with winds northerly 10 to 15 knots becoming east to northeasterly in the afternoon and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Tomorrows conditions will be fantastic with winds northeasterly about 10 knots, with seas easterly around 1 metre and swells easterly around 1 metre. Chicko Vella, Davo's Tackle World had a great day out he says with humour, "Haven't been out for some weeks so the intentions were to shop around for some fresh fish. After a late start, our first pick drop was Sunshine Reef. Coral trout were on special so we put a couple of them in the basket, along with some tusk fish, a couple of brown sweetlip for good luck, one mackerel for steaks and a couple of cod for the chowder. www.fishingnoosa.com.au North Reefs had pearl perch, Maori cod, venus tusk fish and snapper, moses perch, grass sweetlip and some thumper 60cm+ pearl perch. Cougar One fished Double Island Point where they caught horse scarlet sea perch or large mouth nannygai, plenty of big tusk fish, pearl perch, hussar, moses perch and sweetlip. Spanish, yellow fin tuna, cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Cobia, wahoo, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Been some good bream, trevally and several quality flathead around the 60cm size, from the river mouth, frying pan and in Woods Bays. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs still on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Giant trevelly, flathead to 62cm, tarpon and fighting queen fish and bream around the motorway bridge. Few good whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in all the creeks. Bream, jacks and flathead in the southern channel and from Cotton Tree. Reports of several good buck crabs throughout the river with one local taking 8 Keeper crabs in a week. 

Mooloolaba: Bream, trevally and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flathead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals.

Caloundra: With the hot and humid conditions there have been good mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Bream and sweetlip from Shelly Beach.

62cmflatheadCodholeCamo 

Check out crazy keen angler, Camo (Cameron) Sullivan, on Wednesday this week fishing around the Maroochy Motorway bridge He landed a 62cm dusky flathead, a hard fighting Queen-fish (released) and his pb, 42cm whiting.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2019-03-14

Offshore

Conditions, will be pretty good today, with winds south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to southeasterly below 10 knots during the early evening and seas around 1 metre. Tomorrows conditions will be fantastic with winds variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day, with seas below 1 metre. Trekka 2 skipper Mitch Bertacchini did a five hour trip to Sunshine Reef on Monday morning in beautiful conditions where they caught tusk fish, coral trout, grass emperor and Spanish mackerel, caught on a live yakka. North Reefs had pearl perch, Maori cod, venus tusk fish and snapper, moses perch, grass sweetlip and some thumper 60cm+ pearl perch. Cougar One fished Double Island Point with the Noosa Yachtie Fishing Club on Sunday, where they caught horse scarlet sea perch or large mouth nannygai, plenty of big tusk fish, pearl perch, hussar, moses perch and sweetlip. Spanish, yellow fin tuna, cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Cobia, wahoo, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Been some good bream, trevally and several quality flathead around the 60cm size, from the river mouth, frying pan and in Woods Bays. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs still on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Giant trevelly, flathead, tarpon and bream around the motorway bridge.Few good whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in the creeks. Bream, jacks and flathead in the southern channel and from Cotton Tree. Mud crabs throughout the river. 

Mooloolaba: Bream, trevally and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flathead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals. 

Caloundra: With the hot and humid conditions there have been good mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Bream and sweetlip from Shelly Beach.

Ben Forgan Mangrove Jack

Ben Forgan loves catching and releasing these hard fighting and very feisty Mangrove jack throughout the sunny coast rivers and streams at present.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2019-03-13

Offshore

Conditions, will be choppy most of the day but settle down by evening for a great day tomorrow, with winds northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southeasterly during the morning then becoming east to southeasterly about 10 knots in the evening and seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Maroochydore around midday. Tomorrows conditions will be fantastic with winds variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly in the late afternoon or early evening.with seas below 1 metre. Sunshine Reef has had some good snapper, moses perch, pearl perch, coral trout, tusk fish, painted sweetlip, grass emperor and a cracker dark tailed sea perch. North Reefs had pearl perch, Maori cod, venus tusk fish and snapper, moses perch, grass sweetlip and some thumper 60cm+ pearl perch. Cougar One did a nine hour trip to Double Island Point with the Noosa Yachtie Fishing Club on Sunday, where they caught horse scarlet sea perch or large mouth nannygai, plenty of big tusk fish, pearl perch, hussar, moses perch and sweetlip. Spanish, yellow fin tuna, cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Cobia, wahoo, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Been some good bream, trevally and quality flathead around the 60cm size, from the river mouth, frying pan and in Woods Bays. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Giant trevelly, flathead, tarpon and bream around the motorway bridge.Few good whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in the creeks. Bream, jacks and flathead in the southern channel and from Cotton Tree. Mud crabs throughout the river. 

Mooloolaba: Bream, trevally and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flathead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals.

Caloundra: With the hot and humid conditions there have been good mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Bream and sweetlip from Shelly Beach.

RachelLeeLyriq andDallasHill 

Great to see kids, getting away from the screens and having a great time on the beautiful Maroochy River. Nana, Rachell Lee with Lyrig and Dallas Hill having a ball, swimming and catching and releasing several bream.

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