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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: Friday 2018-06-29

Offshore

Weather and conditions are looking pretty good today particularly in the morning today with winds variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow and Sunday looking good as well with conditions tomorrow North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots during the morning and seas below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore.Before the rough windy conditions there were good catches of big snapper on Sunshine and  North Reef as well as coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from local reefs out from Mooloolaba and Caloundra . Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had jew, good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point theirs been solid tuna, tusk fish,Maori, big grassy sweetlip and spangled emperor. pearl perch, big snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally. There have been good catches of big cobia, and tuna, jew, quality snapper, pearlies, sweetlip, nannygai, moses perch, Maori and big estuary rock cod and still a few mackerel around the reefs East of the Wide Bay Bar.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Luderick from Sandy Cove and at the car park rocks at the river mouth and lower river. Flathead around Munna Pt, Goat and Sheep Islands. Bream and golden trevally around the sand bags. Big golden in woods bays and the canals. Chopper tailor and a few good whiting caught over the weekend as well as quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Jew, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes with a few sand crabs in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Tailor and bream in the gutters between Mudjimba and Marcoola. A few good bream to 36cm feeding in the lower river around the coffee rock. School jew in Maroochy Waters and the Bli Bli stretch. Tailor and golden trevally in the Cod Hole. Flathead and big whiting from Goat Island. A few sand crabs in the lower river and in Eudlo Creek.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and boat moorings. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Trevally and tailor in the canals and around Minyama Island. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and the odd jew off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Bream and flathead off the boardwalk. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. Some good catches of sand crabs throughout the Pumicestone Passage.

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David Schouwenburg 60cm Flathead

David Schouwenburg caught and released a 60cm flathead on a hard bodies lure in the middle Maroochy River.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-06-28

Offshore

Winds will be East to southeasterly at about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon, with seas below the 1m mark and 1 - 1.5m of swell. Spanish mackerel trolled up, snapper and trout on the bottom at Sunshine Reef.  School and spanish mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper, trout, sweetlip and cobia on North Reef.  Snapper and grass sweetlip form Bray's Rock. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point Fishing Charters caught big cobia, spanish mackerel, coral trout, pearl perch and quality snapper wide of DI over the weekend.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Luderick from Sandy Cove and at the car park rocks at the river mouth and lower river. Flathead around Munna Pt, Goat and Sheep Islands. Bream and golden trevally around the sand bags. Big golden in woods bays and the canals. Chopper tailor and a few good whiting caught over the weekend as well as quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Jew, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes with a few sand crabs in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Tailor and bream in the gutters between Mudjimba and Marcoola. A few good bream to 36cm feeding in the lower river around the coffee rock. School jew in Maroochy Waters and the Bli Bli stretch. Tailor and golden trevally in the Cod Hole. Flathead and big whiting from Goat Island. A few sand crabs in the lower river and in Eudlo Creek.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and boat moorings. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Trevally and tailor in the canals and around Minyama Island. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and the odd jew off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Bream and flathead off the boardwalk. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. Some good catches of sand crabs throughout the Pumicestone Passage.

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Sam Jet Ski

Sam from Maroochy River Jet Ski hire caught this nice 50cm flathead off the back of the pontoon opposite Chambers Island.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-06-27

Offshore

Winds will be easterly at 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore north of Maroochydore early in the morning. Winds turning southeasterly in the evening, with seas decreasing to the 1m mark during the morning and 1m of swell. Still a few quality spanish mackerel trolled up, snapper and trout on the bottom at Sunshine Reef.  School and spanish mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper, trout, sweetlip and cobia on North Reef.  Snapper and grass sweetlip form Bray's Rock. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point Fishing Charters caught big cobia, spanish mackerel, coral trout, pearl perch and snapper wide of DI over the weekend.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Luderick from Sandy Cove and at the car park rocks at the river mouth and lower river. Flathead around Munna Pt, Goat and Sheep Islands. Bream and golden trevally around the sand bags. Big golden in woods bays and the canals. Chopper tailor and a few good whiting caught over the weekend as well as quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Jew, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes with a few sand crabs in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Small jew and a few bream from Mudjimba. Jew and painted morwong from Yaroomba. A few good bream to 36cm feeding in the lower river around the coffee rock. School jew in Maroochy Waters and the Bli Bli stretch. Tailor and golden trevally in the Cod Hole. Flathead and big whiting from Goat Island. A few sand crabs in the lower river and in Eudlo Creek.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and boat moorings. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Trevally and tailor in the canals and around Minyama Island. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and the odd jew off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Bream and flathead off the boardwalk. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. Some good catches of sand crabs throughout the Pumicestone Passage.

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Spanish Mackerel Double Island Point Charters

Check out these solid spanish mackerel caught by the crew aboard Double Island Point Fishing Charters on a the weekends Charter.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-06-26

Offshore

Winds will be  east to southeasterly at 15 to 20 knots, with 1.5m seas and 1-2m of swell. Still a few quality spanish mackerel trolled up, snapper and trout on the bottom at Sunshine Reef.  School and spanish mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper, trout, sweetlip and cobia on North Reef.  Snapper and grass sweetlip form Bray's Rock. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Luderick from Sandy Cove and at the car park rocks at the river mouth and lower river. Flathead around Munna Pt and quality golden trevally around the sand bags. Big golden in woods bays and the canals. Chopper tailor and a few good whiting caught over the weekend as well as quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Jew, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes with a few sand crabs in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Small jew and a few bream from Mudjimba. Jew and painted morwong from Yaroomba. A few good bream to 36cm feeding in the lower river around the coffee rock. School jew in Maroochy Waters and the Bli Bli stretch. Tailor and golden trevally in the Cod Hole. Flathead and big whiting from Goat Island. A few sand crabs in the lower river and in Eudlo Creek.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Quality bream around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and boat moorings. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin. Trevally and tailor in the canals and around Minyama Island. Sand crabs in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Big bream and the odd jew off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Bream and flathead off the boardwalk. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. Some good catches of sand crabs throughout the Pumicestone Passage.

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CashSchoolmackerelCaloundra

Young Cash with a solid School mackerel caught on a recent trip aboard Deep End Fishing Charters off Mooloolaba.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-06-25

Offshore

Winds will be southerly at 10 to 15 knots inshore , tending southeasterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times. In offshore waters winds will be southeasterly at 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning. Seas and swell will be 1 - 1.5m. Still a few quality spanish mackerel trolled up, snapper and trout on the bottom at Sunshine Reef.  Snapper, trout, sweetlip and cobia on North Reef.  Snapper and grass sweetlip form Bray's Rock. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Luderick or blackfish taken in Sandy Cove and at the car park rocks at the river mouth and lower river. Flathead around Munna Pt and quality golden trevally around the sand bags. Big golden in woods bays and the canals. Chopper tailor and a few good whiting caught over the weekend as well as quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes with a few sand crabs in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Remember, 'The Cod Hole Fishing Comp Winter Classic' is on from the 5 - 8th July. A few good bream to 36cm feeding in the lower river around the coffee rock. Small jew and a few painted morwong from Mudjimba. School jew in Maroochy Waters and the Bli Bli stretch. Tailor and golden trevally in the Cod Hole. Flathead and big whiting from Goat Island. A few sand crabs in the lower river and in Eudlo Creek.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Big jack and quality bream around McKenzies Bridge area this week. 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: Big bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Bream and flathead off the boardwalk. 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. Some good catches of sand crabs throughout the Pumicestone Passage.

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Bruce Jarvis Bream Grunter SoftPlastics

Bruce and his son Jarvis had a cold start to the day with bream and grunter caught and released on soft plastics in the Maroochy River.

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