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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 08/01/2013

Noosa: Yesterday there were good catches of Spanish Mackerel and cobia at Sunshine reef. Big flathead in the Frying Pan. Whiting, flathead and trevally in Weyba Creek and in Woods Bay. Mangrove jack along the Tewantin stretch and between the lakes. Muddies in the upper and middle reaches. School jew and threadfin salmon above Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Yesterday there were several good catches of mangrove jack to 2kg taken in the Creeks, from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole. Trevally to 2kg from Twin Waters Weir and the south channel of the Maroochy. Yesterday there were whiting along the black banks to 38cm, taken on yabbies. Mud crabs taken in the channels of the middle and upper reaches and up the creeks. Schools jew in Maroochy Waters canal and Dunethin Rock.

Kawana: Worth trying for mackerel in the bay. Bream to 1 kg taken in morning from the moorings and rock walls. Mangrove Jack in the Minyama Canals, McKenzies Bridge and Parrearra Channel. A few whiting and dart along Kawana Beach. Whiting and flathead to 70cm from Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream on the drift between the bar and the entrance to Bells Creek. Trevally and mangrove jack in the Pelican Waters Canals and Coochin Creek. Sand whiting and sand crabs towards "The Skids".

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Young, Jed Foley was fishing with his Dad in the lower Mooloolah River for big bream, up to a kilo.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 07/01/2013

Noosa: Lighter winds today and increasing again tomorrow. Big flathead in the Frying Pan. Whiting, flathead and trevally in Weyba Creek and in Woods Bay. Mangrove jack along the Tewantin stretch and between the lakes. Muddies in the upper and middle reaches. School jew and threadfin salmon above Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Early morning, fish along the North Shore to Mudjimba for whiting and dart. There have been good catches of mangrove jack to 2kg taken in the Creeks, from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole. Trevally to 2kg from Twin Waters Weir and the south channel of the Maroochy. Whiting along the black banks to 40cm. Mud crabs taken in the channels of the middle and upper reaches and up the creeks. Schools jew in Maroochy Waters canal and Dunethin Rock.

Kawana: Bream to 1 kg taken yesterday morning from the moorings and rock walls. Mangrove Jack in the Minyama Canals, McKenzies Bridge and Parrearra Channel. A few whiting and dart along Kawana Beach. Whiting and flathead to 70cm from Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream on the drift between the bar and the entrance to Bells Creek. Trevally and mangrove jack in the Pelican Waters Canals and Coochin Creek. Sand whiting and sand crabs towards "The Skids".

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Luke McCombe has been targeting flathead in the lower Maroochy on soft plastics.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 06/01/2013

Noosa: Big flathead in the Frying Pan. Whiting, flathead and trevally in Weyba Creek and in Woods Bay. Mangrove jack along the Tewantin stretch and between the lakes. Muddies in the upper and middle reaches. School jew and threadfin salmon above Lake Cooroibah.
Maroochydore: Early morning, fish along the North Shore to Mudjimba for whiting and dart. Mangrove jack to 2kg taken in the Creeks, from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole. Trevally to 2kg from Twin Waters Weir. Whiting along the black banks to 40cm. Mud crabs taken in the channels of the middle and upper reaches and up the creeks. Schools jew in Maroochy Waters canal and Dunethin Rock.
Kawana: Bream from the moorings and rock walls. Mangrove Jack in the Minyama Canals, McKenzies Bridge and Parrearra Channel. A few whiting and dart along Kawana Beach. Whiting and flathead to 70cm from Mountain Creek. Jack in Kawana Waters and around McKenzies Bridge, Mountain Creek area.
Caloundra: Flathead and bream on the drift between the bar and the entrance to Bells Creek. Trevally and mangrove jack in the Pelican Waters Canals and Coochin Creek. Sand whiting and sand crabs towards "The Skids".

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Paul was fishing around the Twin Waters Weir, on Saturday's high tide when he landed this big trevally.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 05/01/2013

Noosa: Big flathead in the frying pan. Whiting, flathead and trevally in Weyba Creek. Whiting and golden trevally to 2kg in Woods bays. Mangrove jacks from Tewantin, Noosa Sound, Weyba Creek and between the lakes. Muddies in the upper and middle reaches. School jew and threadfin above the lakes.
Maroochydore: Flathead and grunter in the middle reaches. Jacks to 2kg taken in the Creeks, from Bli Bli and the motorway bridge pylons. Trevally to 2kg from Twin Waters Weir. Whiting along the black banks to 40cm. Mud crabs taken in the channels of the middle and upper reaches and up the creeks. Schools jew in Maroochy Waters canal and Dunethin Rock.
Kawana: Bream from the moorings and rock walls. Mangrove Jack in the Minyama Canals, McKenzies Bridge and Parrearra Channel. A few whiting and dart along Kawana Beach. Whiting and flathead to 70cm from Mountain Creek. Jack in Kawana Waters and around McKenzies Bridge, Mountain Creek area.
Caloundra: Big flathead between the bar and Bells in the deeper channels. Trevally and jacks in the Pelican Waters Canals. Jacks and mud crabs Coochin Creek. Good whiting opposite golden Beach. Grunter and bream opposite Cochin Creek.

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Simon was fishing with his family around Bli Bli when he caught this 35cm grunter bream on fresh prawn.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 04/01/2013

Noosa: Big flathead in the frying pan. Whiting, flathead and trevally in Weyba Creek. Whiting and golden trevally to 2kg in Woods bays. Mangrove jacks from Tewantin, Noosa Sound, Weyba Creek and between the lakes. Muddies in the upper and middle reaches.
Maroochydore: Flathead from the Bli Bli Islands, Bli Bli flats, Petrie Creek and the river mouth. Jacks to 2kg taken in the Creeks, from Bli Bli and the motorway bridge pylons. A few good grunter bream from Bli Bli and Petrie Creek. Whiting along the black banks to 40cm. Mud crabs taken in the channels of the middle and upper reaches and up the creeks.
Kawana: Mangrove Jack in the Minyama Canals, McKenzies Bridge and Parrearra Channel. A few whiting and dart along Kawana Beach. Whiting and flathead to 70cm from Mountain Creek. Jack in Kawana Waters and around McKenzies Bridge, Mountain Creek area. Bream on soft plastics around the moorings.
Caloundra: Big flathead between the bar and Bells in the deeper channels. Trevally and jacks in the Pelican Waters Canals. Jacks and mud crabs Coochin Creek. Good whiting opposite golden Beach. Grunter and bream opposite Cochin Creek.

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Mitch Bow was using a small strip of fresh mullet in the middle reaches of the Maroochy River when he hooked into this 2kg mangrove jack this week.

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