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Sunshine Coast Fishing Reports

The Weekly Fishing Feature will be updated by THURSDAY along with the top fish photos of the week.

The daily Fishing Report and Catch of the Day photo will be updated DAILY, this is the same information which features in the sports section of the Sunshine Coast Daily.

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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-09-12

Offshore

Today will have great conditions with a little chop in the late afternoon with winds variable about 10 knots, tending northeasterly during the morning. Winds then tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening and seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow will have more great conditions with winds north to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the evening. Winds inshore variable about 10 knots during the early morning, with seas below 1 metre. With the great conditions try where Cougar One fished North Reef on Saturday where they caught pearl perch, cobia, Maori cod, gold spot cod, venus tusk fish and grass sweetlip. Snapper, long tail tuna, cobia, pearl perch, tusk fish from the Gneerings. Snapper, pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, grass sweetlp, moses perch and parrot from Murphy's. Snapper and good sweetlip close in off Coolum around Old Women Island.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Good flathead and bream around the river mouth and some nice diamond and golden trevally at the Woods Bays. Noosaville has had good whiting and flathead with the bream around the structures. Tewantin and Cooroibah has a few good fish on the bite.

Maroochydore: Try for tailor bream, trevally and jew at night from the river mouth the and at the Cod Hole and upstream to Bli Bli. Quality flathead around the Bli Bli area and in the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack showing up and trevally in Petrie Creek. Quality whiting in the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Bream, the odd tailor and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting from the flats above McKenzies Bridge. Bream and mangrove jack at night around McKenzies Bridge. Bream, tailor and jew at night off the rocks at Point Cartwright.

Caloundra: Whiting, bream and still a few tailor in the gutters along the beaches from the rocky headland and tip of Bribie. Flathead from the skids. Jacks are showing up so its worth trying the snaggy or structured areas for mangrove jack throughout the creeks and Passage.

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Noel Rossiter from Southern Queensland Fishing face book Page with a huge cod

Have a look at Noel Rossiter, from Southern Queensland Fishing with a huge cod taken north of Double Island Point, recently

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-09-11

Offshore

Today will have reasonable conditions with a window of opportunity in the afternoon with winds South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday.Tomorrow will have great conditions with winds east to northeasterly about 10 knots with seas below 1 metre. As conditions improve it will be good to try North Reef for pearl perch, moses perch, snapper, teraglin jewfish and mulloway. Snapper, long tail tuna, cobia, pearl perch, tusk fish from the Gneerings. Snapper, pearl perch, cobia, mulloway and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, grass sweetlp, moses perch and parrot from Murphy's. Snapper and good sweetlip close in off Coolum around Old Women Island.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Good flathead and bream around the river mouth and some nice diamond and golden trevally at the Woods Bays. Noosaville has had good whiting and flathead with the bream around the structures. Tewantin and Cooroibah has a few good fish on the bite.

Maroochydore: Try for tailor bream, trevally and jew at night from the river mouth the and at the Cod Hole and upstream to Bli Bli. Quality flathead around the Bli Bli area and in the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack showing up and trevally in Petrie Creek. Quality whiting in the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Bream, the odd tailor and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting from the flats above McKenzies Bridge. Bream and mangrove jack at night around McKenzies Bridge. Bream, tailor and jew at night off the rocks at Point Cartwright.

Caloundra: Whiting, bream and still a few tailor in the gutters along the beaches from the rocky headland and tip of Bribie. Flathead from the skids. Jacks are showing up so its worth trying the snaggy or structured areas for mangrove jack throughout the creeks and Passage.

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Sonny the Gun Gibbson

Have a look at Sonny the Gun Gibbson with a nearly 1 metre long dusky flathead caught and released Saturday in his secret location south of the sunny coast.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-09-10

Offshore

Today its the New Moon so fish will be on the bite for the next few days. Today will have good conditions early in the day with choppy to rough conditions later with winds southwest to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots at times south of Mooloolaba in the evening with seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.Tomorrow conditions will be choppy early but be workable in the afternoon for most of the day with winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day with seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. North Reef's had pearl perch, moses perch, snapper, teraglin jewfish and mulloway. Snapper, long tail tuna, cobia, pearl perch, tusk fish from the Gneerings. Snapper, pearl perch, cobia, mulloway and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, grass sweetlp, moses perch and parrot from Murphy's. Snapper and good sweetlip close in off Coolum around Old Women Island.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Good flathead and bream around the river mouth and some nice diamond and golden trevally at the Woods Bays. Noosaville has had good whiting and flathead with the bream around the structures. Tewantin and Cooroibah had plenty of fish on the bite.

Maroochydore: Try for tailor bream, golden trevally and jew at night from the river mouth the and at the Cod Hole and upstream to Bli Bli. Quality flathead around the Bli Bli area and in the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack showing up and trevally in Petrie Creek. Quality whiting in the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Trevally and bream around Minyama Island. Bream, the odd tailor and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting from the flats above McKenzies Bridge. Bream and mangrove jack at night around McKenzies Bridge. Bream, tailor and jew at night off the rocks at Point Cartwright.

Caloundra: Whiting , bream and still a few tailor in the gutters along the beaches from the rocky headland and tip of Bribie. Whiting and flathead from Currimundi Creek. Flathead from the skids. Jacks are showing up so its worth trying the snaggy or structured areas for mangrove jack throughout the creeks and Passage.

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Jack Peters 40cm tailor caught at Maroochy River mouth

Jack Peters had a good time chasing tailor 40 cm+ in the lower Maroochy River.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2018-09-08

Offshore

There should be some good fish feeding activity with the fish coming on the bite, as we head into Mondays New Moon Phase. Looking like a reasonable spring day today and weekend ahead with warm and mostly sunny weather with winds light to moderate! Today should be reasonable conditions early in the day with a fresh afternoon sea breeze with winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds inshore 10 to 15 knots, tending north to northeasterly and reaching up to 20 knots at times in the afternoon with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Tomorrow conditions should be okay early particularly close inshore but choppy out wide with west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southeasterly during the day with seas 1 to 1.5 metres. Trekka 2 fished North Reef and caught pearl perch, moses perch, snapper, teraglin jewfish and mulloway. Snapper, long tail tuna, cobia, pearl perch, tusk fish from the Gneerings and Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper, pearl perch, cobia, mulloway and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, grass sweetlp, moses perch and parrot from Murphy's. Snapper and good sweetlip close in off Coolum around Old Women Island. Snapper and Sweetlip around Brays Rock. The crews on Rainbow Escape Charters had some amazing catches this week taking several big knobby snapper, gold spot cod, several big and quality amberjack and some good red emperor Northeast of Double Island Point and out wide on there other local reefs.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Noosa River Fishing Safaris, reported Good flathead and bream around the river mouth and some nice diamond and golden trevally at the Woods Bays. Noosaville has plenty of whiting and flathead with the bream around the structures. Tewantin and Cooroibah had plenty of fish on the bite We caught flathead, bream, a few estuary cod and small mangrove jack. and a 67cm diamond trevally in Noosaville which was released it after a photo.

Maroochydore: Try for tailor bream and mulloway from the river mouth the odd golden trevally at the Cod Hole and grunter bream and in the middle teaches. Quality flathead around the Bli Bli area and in the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack and trevally in Petrie Creek. Quality whiting in the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Trevally and bream around Minyama Island. Bream, the odd tailor and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting from the flats above McKenzies Bridge. Bream and mangrove jack at night around McKenzies Bridge. Bream and tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright.

Caloundra: Whiting , bream and still a few tailor in the gutters along the beaches from the rocky headlandand tip of Bribie. Whiting and flathead from Currimundi Creek. Flathead and whiting along Golden Beach. Flathead from the skids. Jacks are showing up so its worth trying the snaggy or structured areas for mangrove jack throughout the creeks and Passage.

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Geoff Gernfell and Aleisha60cndusky

Geoff Grenfell and his daughter Aleisha had a fantastic day fishing at Bli Bli where caught 8 fish released 6 keepers as they are going home to Victoria tomorrow.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2018-09-07

Offshore

There should be some good fish feeding activity with the fish coming on the bite, as we head into Mondays New Moon Phase. Looking like a reasonable spring day today and weekend ahead with warm and mostly sunny weather with winds light to moderate! Today should be reasonable conditions early in the day with a fresh afternoon sea breeze with winds northeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Tomorrow conditions may be workable early with a choppy northerly, with winds northerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly during the evening and seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Trekka 2 fished North Reef and caught pearl perch, moses perch, snapper, teraglin jewfish and mulloway. Snapper, long tail tuna, cobia, pearl perch, tusk fish from the Gneerings and Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper, pearl perch, cobia, mulloway and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, grass sweetlp, moses perch and parrot from Murphy's. Snapper and good sweetlip close in off Coolum around Old Women Island. Snapper and Sweetlip around Brays Rock.  The crews on Rainbow Escape Charters had some amazing catches this week taking several big knobby snapper, gold spot cod, several big and quality amberjack and some good red emperor Northeast of Double Island Point and out wide on there other local reefs.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Noosa River Fishing Safaris, reported good flathead and bream around the river mouth and we saw some nice diamond and golden trevally at the Woods Bays. Noosaville has plenty of whiting and flathead with the bream hanging around the structure. Tewantin and Cooroibah had plenty of fish biting too. We caught flathead, bream, a few estuary cod and small mangrove jack. and a 67cm diamond trevally in Noosaville which was released it after a photo.

Maroochydore: Try for tailor bream and mulloway from the river mouth the odd golden trevally at the Cod Hole and in the middle teaches. Flathead in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack and trevally in Petrie Creek. Quality whiting in the lower river. Mud crabs in the middle and upper river.

Mooloolaba: Trevally and bream around Minyama Island. Bream, the odd tailor and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting from the flats above McKenzies Bridge. Bream and mangrove jack at night around McKenzies Bridge. Bream, grass sweetlip and tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright.

Caloundra: Whiting , bream and still a few tailor in the gutters along the beaches from the rocky headlandand tip of Bribie. Whiting and flathead from Currimundi Creek. Flathead and whiting along Golden Beach. Flathead from the skids. Jacks are showing up so its worth trying the snaggy or structured areas for mangrove jack throughout the creeks and Passage.

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67cmDiamond Trevally

Wayne Phillis and his grandson Ollie Gator Goldthorpe on a Noosa River Fishing Safaris, with their 67cm diamond trevally released it after this photo, in Noosaville. www.fishingnoosa.com.au/riverfishingsafaris.htm

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