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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: Tuesday 2018-06-12

Offshore

Good conditions early, then becoming choppy to rough out wide late in the day and evening with winds southerly 10 to 15 knots shifting northwesterly during the morning, increasing to north to northwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the evening. Winds tending northeasterly inshore during the afternoon period with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore.While tomorrow will be okay inshore and choppy out from the coast with winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning west to southwesterly during the evening and seas 1 to 2 metres.  Local kayak angler Warren Norup, fished Sunshine Reef on Sunday and got a nice winter Spanish mackerel, it went 127cm or 11kg. Got it on a trolled bonito. Sunshine and North Reef has had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from Caloundra 12 Mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Caloundra 5 mile. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point theres tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: The first catches of luderick or blackfish have been caught at the car park rocks at the river mouth. Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Noosa River Fishing Safaris crew member Charlie caught and released this 76cm flathead in the lower estuary on whole whitebait. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Get ready for a few good bream feeding around next Thursdays New Moon phase. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart and bream from Mudjimba Beach.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage.

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Jacob Travis Eastell Bream Maroochy

Keen young guns, Jacob and Travis Eastell had some fun catching bream in the lower Maroochy River on Sunday.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-06-11

Offshore

Okay conditions early, then becoming choppy later for today with winds southerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore during the day. Winds turning southeasterly in the evening with seas 1 to 1.5 metres.  While tomorrow conditions will be real good so be ready to go with winds  Variable about 10 knots and seas below 1 metre. Sunshine and North Reef has had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from Caloundra 12 Mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Caloundra 5 mile. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point theres tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Get ready for a few good bream feeding around next Thursdays New Moon phase. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart and bream from Mudjimba Beach.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage.

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Eric Frei Gold Spot Cod Off Mooloolaba

Keen Angler Eric Frei caught his prize 110cm, or 23kg gold spot cod on Saturday night off Mooloolaba

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2018-06-09

Offshore

After the very ordinary conditions the last few days it looks like fantastic conditions for today with winds east to southeasterly about 10 knots, tending southerly inshore during the morning. Winds becoming southerly throughout from around midday and seas below 1 metre. While tomorrow conditions will be real good as well so be ready to go with winds variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning. and seas below 1 metre. Try Sunshine and North Reef where they have had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from Caloundra 12 Mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Caloundra 5 mile. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.  Trekka 2 did a nine hour trip to Double Island Point last week where the crews caught tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally."  Also Cougar One fished Double Island Point where they caught scarlet sea perch, pearl perch, gold band snapper and bagged out the boat on snapper for the first time this season.www.fishingnoosa.com.au/fishingoffshorenoosa.htm   There have been good catches of snapper, pearlies, sweetlip, nannygai, moses perch, cod and still a few mackerel around the 10nm and 18nm reefs off the Wide Bay Bar.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Get ready for a few good bream feeding around next Thursdays New Moon phase. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart and bream from Mudjimba Beach. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage.

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AlexanderWeierBreamBellsCreek

Alexander Weier was having a good time catching a few fat bream last Sunday at Bells Creek in the Pumicestone Passage

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2018-06-08

Offshore

Best to stay inshore early today while conditions settle down, with winds southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the late evening with seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Tomorrow conditions ease right back with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots turning south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the morning and seas below 1 metre. Looking like great conditions all weekend with lighter winds a seas forecast, so keep your fingers crossed and as conditions are right be ready to go to Sunshine and North Reef where they have had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from Caloundra 12 Mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Caloundra 5 mile. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.  Trekka 2 did a nine hour trip to Double Island Point last week where the crews caught tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally."  Also Cougar One fished Double Island Point where they caught scarlet sea perch, pearl perch, gold band snapper and bagged out the boat on snapper for the first time this season.www.fishingnoosa.com.au/fishingoffshorenoosa.htm

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Get ready for a few good bream feeding around next Thursdays New Moon phase. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart and bream from Mudjimba Beach. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage.

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JeffVereCod

Check out keen angler, Jeff Vere with a delicious estuary cod taken up in Petrie Creek over the weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-06-07

Offshore

Best to stay in sheltered waters today with conditions pretty rough with winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late morning with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday. Tomorrow conditions ease back a little but still fairly choppy with winds East to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots and seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Looking like great conditions for the weekend with lighter winds a seas forecast, so keep your fingers crossed and when conditions improve be ready to go to Sunshine and North Reef where they have had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from Caloundra 12 Mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Caloundra 5 mile. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Trekka 2 did a nine hour trip to Double Island Point last Saturday where the crews caught tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally." Also Cougar One fished Double Island Point on Sunday where they caught scarlet sea perch, pearl perch, gold band snapper and bagged out the boat on snapper for the first time this season. www.fishingnoosa.com.au/fishingoffshorenoosa.htm

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: River water is becoming clear and clean again after last weeks rain! Plenty of school jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart and bream from Mudjimba Beach. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage.

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Jarvis schoolie

Jarvis Henricks with a grunter bream caught and released on a soft plastic in the Maroochy River over the weekend.

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