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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 2013-03-20

Noosa; Worth trying for bream, whiting, flathead and trevally around the frying pan and the river mouth area. Along the Gympie Terrace stretch there's been was good whiting, while the bridge pylons of Noosa Waters has mangrove jack and flathead are on around Goat Island. Also the odd school jewfish was caught and released along the first ski run Tewantin. Mud crabs in the upper and middle reaches of the river system.

Maroochydore: The offshore conditions should be good tomorrow and particularly over the weekend with light winds and hopefully plenty of sunshine. Whiting and flathead from Twin Waters, the south channel, around Goat and Channel Island and inside the river mouth. A few good buck mud crabs still throughout the river system, particularly in the middle reaches.

Kawana: Whiting in the sand basin and worth trying the gutters along the beach. Bream and the moorings and rock walls. Try for Trevally and bream from La Balsa Park and moorings areas. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river, Mountain Creek area.

Caloundra: There have been good mixed reef fish, big cod, red emperor and red throat on Caloundra Reefs. Bream from the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting opposite Bells Creek. Whiting and grunter in Coochin Creek mouth. Mud crabs in the creeks.

Red emperor 4kg and red throat emperor 2kg

The Crews on Top Catch Charters caught a solid 4kg Red Emperor and several nice Red Throat off Caloundra Wide last weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2013-03-19

Noosa; Bream, whiting, flathead and trevally around the frying pan and the river mouth. Along the Gympie Terrace stretch there's been was good whiting, while the bridge pylons of Noosa Waters has mangrove jack and flathead are on around Goat Island. Also the odd school jewfish was caught and released along the first ski run Tewantin. Mud crabs throughout the river system.

Maroochydore: The windy conditions should start to improve today but tomorrow morning will be hopefully be lighter. There have been cobia and good spangled emperor was taken on Murphy's before the windy conditions. Whiting and flathead from Twin Waters, at Picnic Point and inside the river mouth. A few good buck mud crabs throughout the river system.

Kawana: Whiting in the sand basin and worth trying the gutters along the beach. Bream and the moorings and rock walls. Trevally from La Balsa Park. Crabs in Kawana Waters and Mooloolaba Canals. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river.

Caloundra: Stick to sheltered waters again today, but check out the big cod taken on the local reef. Bream from the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting opposite Bells Creek. Whiting and grunter in Coochin Creek mouth. Mud crabs in the creeks.

Estuary Cod up to 11kg

The Crews on Top Catch Charters caught these quality estuary cod to 11kg on Caloundra Wide over the weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2013-03-18

Noosa: Still too windy in offshore today, it should improve later in the week. Bream, whiting, flathead and trevally around the frying pan and the river mouth. Bream along Gympie Terrace stretch and in the canals. Mangrove jack in Weyba Creek. Mud crabs throughout the river system.

Maroochydore: There have been big cobia and good spangled emperor was taken on Murphy's. Whiting from Twin Waters, at Picnic Point and inside the river mouth. Flathead and grunter bream in the Canals. A few good buck mud crabs throughout the river system.

Kawana: Whiting in the sand basin. Bream and the moorings and rock walls. Trevally from La Balsa Park. Crabs in Kawana Waters and Mooloolaba Canals. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river.

Caloundra: Stick to sheltered waters today and tomorrow. Bream from the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting opposite Bells Creek. Whiting and grunter in Coochin Creek mouth. Mud crabs in the creeks.

Sonnie Stevens coral trout Sunshine Reef Chicko Vella Davos Compleat Angler

Sonnie Stevens boated this coral trout while fishing Sunshine Reef with Chicko Vella from Davo's Compleat Angler. Photo complements fishingnoosa

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2013-03-17

Noosa: Yesterday there were quality coral trout and blue fin tuna on Sunshine Reef, however it will be too windy for offshore action now with the strong southerly change has come. Bream, whiting, flathead and trevally around the frying pan and the river mouth. Bream along Gympie Terrace stretch and in the canals. Mangrove jack in Weyba Creek. Mud crabs throughout the river system.

Maroochydore: Yesterday a 10 kg cobia and good spangled emperor was taken on Murphy's. Whiting from Twin Waters, at Picnic Point and inside the river mouth. Flathead and grunter bream in the Canals. A few good buck mud crabs throughout the river system.

Kawana: Whiting in the sand basin. Bream and the moorings and rock walls. Trevally from La Balsa Park. Crabs in Kawana Waters and Mooloolaba Canals. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river.

Caloundra: Stick to sheltered waters today and tomorrow. Bream from the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting opposite Bells Creek. Whiting and grunter in Coochin Creek mouth. Mud crabs in the creeks.

 

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2013-03-16

Noosa: Should be OK early offshore, with lighter wind until the strengthening southerly change in northern waters late afternoon. Bream, whiting, flathead and trevally around the frying pan and the river mouth. Bream along Gympie Terrace stretch and in the canals. Mangrove jack in Weyba Creek. Mud crabs throughout the river system.

Maroochydore: Whiting from Twin Waters, at Picnic Point and inside the river mouth. Flathead and grunter bream in the Canals. A few good buck mud crabs throughout the river system.

Kawana: Whiting in the sand basin. Bream and the moorings and rock walls. Trevally from La Balsa Park. Crabs in Kawana Waters and Mooloolaba Canals. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river.

Caloundra: Get offshore early morning and try for mackerel and a few sweetlip. Bream from the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting opposite Bells Creek. Whiting and grunter in Coochin Creek mouth. Mud crabs in the creeks.

 

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