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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: Sunday 2013-05-05

Noosa: There's been plenty of good catches of Spanish mackerel on North, Chardon and Sunshine Reef. Golden trevally in Woods bay. Tailor off the rock wall at the mouth. Flathead and bream in Weyba Creek. Flathead, bream and whiting in the frying pan.

Maroochydore: Heaps of flathead along the Bli Bli and the lower river over the weekend. Bream and big dart in the gutters between Mudjimba and Marcoola. Been the odd tailor to 50cm from Chambers Island and Cod Hole. Flathead and bream from Godfrey's stretch.

Kawana: When the wind eases and the seas settle get out and try for mackerel close inshore and off Coolum and on the Gneerings. Dart, flathead and tailor along the southern beaches. Bream and trevally along the La Balsa Park reach of the Mooloolah River. A few sand crabs in the lower river.

Caloundra: Snapper on the 12 mile and Spanish mackerel and spotties on the 5 mile. Grass sweetlip from Moffat headland. Bream and flathead off Shelly beach. Whiting from Golden Beach stretch. Plenty of good sized flathead and a few big mud crabs in the Creeks.

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John Winstanley from the Maroochy RSL Fishing Club potted a few crabs in the Pumicestone Passage on a Club Camp

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2013-05-04

Noosa: The winds are forecast to increase to 20kn in offshore waters this morning. There's been trout, tuna and Cobia on North reef. Spanish mackerel on North, Chardon and Sunshine Reef. Golden trevally in Woods bay. Tailor off the rock wall at the mouth. Flathead and bream in Weyba Creek. Flathead, bream and whiting in the frying pan.

Maroochydore: Bream and big dart in the gutters between Mudjimba and Marcoola. Jew, queenfish, small gt's, bream to 36cm and tailor to 60cm in the cod hole. Been the odd tailor to 50cm from Chambers Island and Cod Hole. Heaps of flathead along the Bli Bli stretch yesterday. Flathead and bream from Godfrey's stretch.

Kawana: This week there's been snapper to 6.5kg spangled emperor, Coral trout to 4kg and grass sweetlip on the gneerings. Dart, flathead and tailor along the southern beaches. Bream and trevally along the La Balsa Park reach of the Mooloolah River. A few sand crabs in the lower river.

Caloundra: Snapper on the 12 mile and Spanish mackerel and spotties to 3kg on the 5 mile. Grass sweetlip from Moffat head. Bream and flathead off the Shelly beach. Whiting from Golden Beach stretch. Plenty of good sized flathead and a few big mud carbs just south of Coochin Creek.

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Kev McCord with a 5.4kg snapper caught close in off Mooloolaba Friday using a whole pilly.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2013-05-03

Noosa: The winds are forecast to drop out this morning to 5-10 knots providing ideal offshore fishing conditions. Trout, tuna and Cobia on North reef. Spanish mackerel on North, Chardon and Sunshine Reef. Golden trevally in Woods bay. Tailor off the rock wall at the mouth. Flathead and bream in Weyba Creek. Flathead, bream and whiting in the frying pan.

Maroochydore: Bream and big dart in the gutters between Mudjimba and Marcoola. Jew, queenfish, small gt's, bream to 36cm and tailor to 60cm in the cod hole. Tailor to 50cm from Chambers Island on the ebb tide. Flathead along the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead and bream from Godfrey's stretch.

Kawana: Snapper to 6.5kg Spangled emperor, Coral trout to 4kg and grass sweetlip on the gneerings. Dart, flathead and tailor along the southern beaches. Bream and trevally along the La Balsa Park reach of the Mooloolah River. A few sand crabs in the lower river.
Caloundra: Snapper, coral trout, moses perch, grass sweetlip and cod on the 12 mile. Spanish mackerel to 10kg and spotties to 3kg on the 5 mile. Grass sweetlip from Moffat head. Bream and flathead off the Shelly beach. Whiting from Golden Beach stretch. Plenty of good sized flathead and a few big mud carbs just south of Coochin Creek.

Clint Currimundi Jew

Clint was fishing from Currimundi Beach over night with fresh whole squid on Wednesday when he caught this solid jew fish.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2013-05-02

Noosa: Trout, tuna and Cobia on North reef. Spanish mackerel on North, Chardon and Sunshine Reef. Golden trevally in Woods bay. Tailor off the rock wall at the mouth. Flathead and bream in Weyba Creek. Flathead, bream and whiting in the frying pan.

Maroochydore: Bream and big dart in the gutters between Mudjimba and Marcoola. Jew, queenfish, small gt's, bream to 36cm and tailor to 60cm in the cod hole. Tailor to 50cm from Chambers Island on the ebb tide. Flathead along the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead and bream from Godfrey's stretch.

Kawana: Snapper to 6.5kg Spangled emperor, Coral trout to 4kg and grass sweetlip on the gneerings. Dart, flathead and tailor along the southern beaches. Bream and trevally along the La Balsa Park reach of the Mooloolah River. A few sand crabs in the lower river.
Caloundra: Snapper, coral trout, moses perch, grass sweetlip and cod on the 12 mile. Spanish mackerel to 10kg and spotties to 3kg on the 5 mile. Grass sweetlip from Moffat head. Bream and flathead off the Shelly beach. Whiting from Golden Beach stretch. Plenty of good sized flathead and a few big mud carbs just south of Coochin Creek.

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Rick Webster for the Maroochy RSL fishing club was fishing south of Coochin Creek over the weekend when he landed this 65cm dusky flathead.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2013-05-01

Noosa: Coral trout on sunshine reef. Snapper, cod, spanish mack and tuskfish Jew from North Reef. Trevally in Woods bay and off Munna point. Flathead and bream in Weyba Creek. Flathead, bream and whiting in the frying pan.

Maroochydore: Bream and tarwhine in the rocky gutters between Mudjimba and Marcoola. Jew, queenfish, small gt's, bream to 36cm and tailor to 60cm in the cod hole. Flathead along the Bli Bli stretch. Flathead and bream from Godfrey's stretch.

Kawana: Snapper to 6.5kg Spangled emperor, Coral trout to 4kg and grass sweetlip on the gneerings. Dart, flathead and tailor along the southern beaches. Bream and trevally along the La Balsa Park reach of the Mooloolah River. A few sand crabs in the lower river.

Caloundra: Snapper, coral trout, moses perch, grass sweetlip and cod on the 12 mile. Spanish mackerel to 10kg and spotties to 3kg on the 5 mile. Grass sweetlip from Moffat head. Bream and flathead off the Shelly beach. Heaps of good flathead in the Passage. A few good whiting from Golden Beach stretch. School jew along Roys Reach over night.

Wally GT Cod Hole

Wally from the Maroochy RSL fishing club used pilchards for burley at the cod hole to attract these pan sized GT's.

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