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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.

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Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2019-07-20

Offshore: Still great offshore conditions, today with winds east to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly about 10 knots in the evening. Lighter south to southwesterly winds inshore in the early morning with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow conditions pretty good as well with winds east to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon. Lighter westerly winds inshore in the early morning with 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. Jesse Baker caught a thumper gold spot cod at North Reef in the morning and a quality cobia at Halls Reef in the afternoon on the way in. Both fish were taken on live/fresh yakkas and were successfully released. Wild Thing 2 skipper Nat Turner did a seven hour trips to North Reef and The Hill where they caught pearl perch, snapper, scarlet sea perch, moses perch and quality cobia. Sunshine Reef has had snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Good quality snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks. Grass sweetlip, snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: A 75cm dusky flathead released and also catches of Luderick at the rocks inside the river mouth. Plenty of bream and flathead and quality trevally taken throughout the lowe river and up around Tewantin. Big golden trevally from Munna Point. Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Bream and whiting to 35cm in the mouth of Eudlo Creek as well as tailor and trevally to 65cm from Cod Hole. 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, bream and worth a try for luderick as well 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.

Fred Dengate, fished the Cod Hole yesterday with Bruce Henrick for 3 hard fighting big GT's and a couple of tailor.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2019-07-18

Offshore: Still great offshore conditions, today with winds West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day. Inshore winds tending south to southwesterly below 10 knots in the late evening with seas 1 to 1.5 metres. Tomorrow conditions excellent with winds variable about 10 knots. Light northeasterly seabreezes inshore in the afternoon with 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. Jesse Baker caught a thumper gold spot cod at North Reef in the morning and a quality cobia at Halls Reef in the afternoon on the way in. Both fish were taken on live/fresh yakkas and were successfully released. Theres also been a few solid snapper from North Reef over the past few weeks. 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:  A 75cm dusky flathead released and also catches of Luderick at the rocks inside the river mouth. Plenty of bream and flathead and quality trevally taken throughout the lowe river and up around Tewantin. 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, bream and worth a try for luderick as well 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.

Young Caleb Pilcher went off Mooloolaba with his dad Shaun and brought home his nice keeper tusk fish forn his effort.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2019-07-17

Offshore: Todays Full Moon tomorrow will have the Snapper on the bite into the weekend, so be ready to go! Fantastic offshore conditions, today with winds variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon, then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots south of Noosa Heads in the late evening. Inshore winds tending west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the morning, turning northeasterly with weak afternoon sea breezes with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow will be rough out wide early in the day with good conditionsin the afternoon with winds southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times during the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon, and inshore winds tending south to southwesterly below 10 knots in the late evening and seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. 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. 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:  Todays 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 young angler, Ari Innes with a keeper grassy sweetlip taken off Mooloolaba

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.

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