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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 2013-05-22

Noosa: Trout and Mulloway to 8kg from North Reef. XXL Spanish mackerel and a few good trout on Sunshine Reef. From Woods bay and the Tewantin stretch catches of Trevally. Flathead from the mouth and Tewantin stretch. A few good bream around 30cm form the mouth and Munna Bridge.

Maroochydore: Trout, grass sweetlip and cod from Arkwright Shoal. A 106cm queenfish and several good tailor were caught in the river mouth. In the Maroochy waters canal and Twin Waters area bream to 42cm. Trevally and school jew around the motorway bridge pylons. A few big mud crabs and heaps of undersize bucks along the Bli Bli stretch.

Kawana: Bream and Tarwhine up to 1kg along Kawana Beach. Trout to 3.5kg and a few small snapper at Murphy's Reef. From the banks spangled emperor, snapper, pearl perch and amberjack. Good bream and a few golden trevally around the boats moorings. Around McKenzie's Bridge Bream and flathead.

Caloundra: Some good catches of spotty mackerel on the 9 and 12 Mile reefs. Flathead and tailor inside the bar and the tip of Bribie island. Trevally in Pelican Waters. Bream in the Blue Hole and off the boardwalk. Whiting to 39cm between Golden beach and Bells Creek. Plenty of sand crabs in the northern passage.

Neville Trout Murphys

Neville was fishing Murphy Reef on Tuesday afternoon and was plague by large sea toad fish and managed to pull up a 3.5kg Coral trout in between.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2013-05-20

Noosa: From Woods bay and the Tewantin stretch catches of Trevally. Jew along the beaches and headlands over night as well as the Tewantin area. Flathead over the weekend to 60cm along with bream in both Weyba Creek and from Munna point. Flathead and whiting from the river mouth.

Maroochydore: In the Maroochy waters canal and Twin Waters area bream to 42cm. From the reef catches up to 65cm of Coral Trout. Trevally and school jew around the motorway bridge pylons. Tailor to 70cm from river mouth and the Pincushion at dusk and overnight. A few big mud crabs and heaps of undersize bucks along the Bli Bli stretch.

Kawana: From the banks spangled emperor, snapper, pearl perch and amberjack. Tailor and bream early morning off Pt Cartwright and the rock wall. Good bream and a few golden trevally around the boats moorings. Around McKenzie's Bridge Bream and flathead.

Caloundra: Flathead and tailor inside the bar and the tip of Bribie island. Trevally in Pelican Waters. Bream in the Blue Hole and off the boardwalk. Whiting to 39cm between Golden beach and Bells Creek. Plenty of sand crabs in the northern passage.

DylanByronCodHole18.5.13

Keen angler Dylan Byron had a good time over the weekend catching Trevally at the Cod Hole on soft plastics.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2013-05-19

Noosa: Trevally in Woods bay. Trevally and school jew from the Tewantin stretch. Jew along the beaches and headlands over night. Good flathead to 60cm yesterday, and bream in Weyba Creek and from Munna point. Flathead and whiting from the river mouth.

Maroochydore: A big 3.4 kg coral trout was taken on Murphies. Bream to 34cm in the Maroochy Waters canal. Trevally and school jew around the motorway bridge pylons. Tailor to 70cm from river mouth and the Pincushion at dusk and overnight. A few big mud crabs and heaps of undersize bucks along the Bli Bli stretch.

Kawana: Spangled emperor, snapper, pearl perch and amberjack from the banks. Tailor and bream early morning off Pt Cartwright and the rock wall. Good bream and a few golden trevally around the boats moorings. Bream and flathead around McKenzie's Bridge.

Caloundra: Flathead and tailor inside the bar and the tip of Bribie island. Trevally in Pelican Waters. Bream in the Blue Hole and off the boardwalk. Whiting to 39cm between Golden beach and Bells Creek. Plenty of sand crabs in the northern passage.

SophieFlorenceCoralTroutMurphies

Sophie Florence went fishing with Dad out at Murphy's yesterday and scooped the pool for this 3.4kg Coral Trout (65cm). Well done Sophie!

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2013-05-17

Noosa: Trevally in Woods bay. Trevally and school jew from the tewantin stretch. Flathead and bream in Weyba Creek and from Munna point. Flathead and whiting from the river mouth.

Maroochydore: Trevally and school jew around the motorway bridge pylons. Small flathead and a few bream at Godfrey's Road. Flathead to 60cm and tailor to 70cm from river mouth over night. A few big mud crabs along the Bli Bli stretch.

Kawana: Spangled emperor, snapper, pearl perch and amberjack from the banks. Tailor and bream off the rock walls and Point Cartwright. Good bream and a few golden trevally around the boats moorings. Bream and flathead around McKenzie's Bridge. Plenty of sand crabs in the lower river.

Caloundra: Flathead and tailor inside the bar. Trevally and jacks in Pelican Waters. Bream in the Blue Hole and off the boardwalk. Whiting to 39cm between Golden beach and Bells Creek. Grunter south of Bells. Plenty of sand crabs in the northern passage.

Michelle Jake Whiting Middle Reaches

Michelle and Jake were fishing in a pontoon BBQ boat in the middle reaches of the Maroochy River, where they caught a nice whiting.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2013-05-18

Noosa: Trevally in Woods bay. Trevally and school jew from the tewantin stretch. Jew along the beaches and headlands over night. Flathead and bream in Weyba Creek and from Munna point. Flathead and whiting from the river mouth.

Maroochydore: A big 3.4 kg coral trout was taken on Murphies yesterday. Trevally and school jew around the motorway bridge pylons. Small flathead and a few bream at Godfrey's Road. Flathead to 60cm and tailor to 70cm from river mouth over night. A few big mud crabs and heaps of undersize bucks along the Bli Bli stretch.

Kawana: Spangled emperor, snapper, pearl perch and amberjack from the banks. Tailor and bream early morning off the rock wall. Good bream and a few golden trevally around the boats moorings. Bream and flathead around McKenzie's Bridge. Plenty of sand crabs in the lower river.

Caloundra: Flathead and tailor inside the bar. Trevally and jacks in Pelican Waters. Bream in the Blue Hole and off the boardwalk. Whiting to 39cm between Golden beach and Bells Creek. Grunter south of Bells. Plenty of sand crabs in the northern passage.

Michael Wilkinson Spangled Emperor

Michael Wilkinson from the Maroochy RSL Fishing Club fished close in shore, losing a big amberjack and landing nice Spangled Emperor.

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