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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: Monday 21/01/2013

Noosa: Still light winds today so get out early to chase the mackerel and cobia. Whiting, flathead and trevally in Weyba Creek and in Woods Bay. Mangrove jack and trevally in Noosa Sound. Muddies in the upper and middle reaches.
Maroochydore: Try for spotty mackerel off Old Woman Is early ahead of the afternoon sea breese. Mangrove jackto 2kg in the Creeks, from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole as well as some big estuary cod. Good numbers of dusky flathead throughout the river. Whiting between Chambers Island and the mouth. Some good mud crabs in the middle and upper reaches of the river.
Kawana: Spanish Mackerel and cobia off Pt Cartwright and at the Blinker, wind increasing by Wednesday afternoon. A few whiting and dart along Kawana Beach. Plenty of jacks, some to 3kg in Kawana Waters and from the bank along Kawana Waters. Whiting and flathead to 70cm in the creeks.
Caloundra: Mackerel on the close in reefs early morning ahead of the sea breese. Flathead on the drop offs inside the bar on plastics and pilchards. Trevally and mangrove jack in the Pelican Waters Canals.

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Ryan Baigent part of the crews on Anglers Advantage Charters released this 56cm flathead in the upper Maroochy River.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 20/01/2013

Noosa: Still light winds today so get out early to chase the mackerel and cobia. Whiting, flathead and trevally in Weyba Creek and in Woods Bay. Mangrove jack and trevally in Noosa Sound. Muddies in the upper and middle reaches.

Maroochydore: Try foe spotty mackerel off Old Woman Is early ahead of the sea breese. Mangrove jack in the Creeks, from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole as well as some big estuary cod. Good numbers of dusky flathead throughout the river. Trevally to 2kg from Twin Waters and lower river. Whiting between Chambers Island and the mouth. Some good mud crabs in the middle and upper reaches of the river.

Kawana: Spanish Mackerel and cobia off Pt Cartwright and at the Blinker. A few whiting and dart along Kawana Beach. Plenty of jacks, some to 3kg in Kawana Waters and from the bank along Kawana Waters. Whiting and flathead to 70cm from Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Mackerel on the close in reefs early morning ahead of the sea breese. Bream and jew from Shelly & Moffat Beaches over night. Flathead on the drop offs inside the bar on plastics and pilchards. Trevally and mangrove jack in the Pelican Waters Canals.

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Nicholas Colpo part of the crews on Anglers Advantage Charters released this 69cm flathead in the upper Maroochy River.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 19/01/2013

Noosa: Be ready for a southerly change sometime today so get out early to chase the mackerel. Whiting, flathead and trevally in Weyba Creek and in Woods Bay. Mangrove jack and trevally in Noosa Sound. Muddies in the upper and middle reaches.

Maroochydore: There's been good spotty mackerel off Old Woman Is. Mangrove jack in the Creeks, from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole as well as some big estuary cod. Good numbers of dusky flathead throughout the river. Trevally to 2kg from Twin Waters and lower river. Whiting between Chambers Island and the mouth. Some good mud crabs in the middle and upper reaches of the river.

Kawana: Spanish Mackerel and cobia to 20 kg off Pt Cartwright and at the Blinker on Friday. A few whiting and dart along Kawana Beach. Plenty of jacks, some to 3kg in Kawana Waters and from the bank along Kawana Waters. Whiting and flathead to 70cm from Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Mackerel on the close in reefs early morning ahead of the increasing wind strength. Bream and jew from Shelly & Moffat Beaches over night. Flathead on the drop offs inside the bar on plastics and pilchards. Trevally and mangrove jack in the Pelican Waters Canals.

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Young Abbey Greensill caught 7 good whiting to 30cm fishing with her dad Jack off Chambers island yesterday.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 18/01/2013

Noosa: The lighter winds forcast over the weekend will be good for chasing mackerel that were feeding offshore early yesterday. Whiting, flathead and trevally in Weyba Creek and in Woods Bay. Mangrove jack and trevally in Noosa Sound. Muddies in the upper and middle reaches.

Maroochydore: Heaps of spotty mackerel off Old Woman Is yesterday morning. Mangrove jack in the Creeks, from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole as well as some big estuary cod yesterday. Good numbers of dusky flathead throughout the river. Trevally to 2kg from Twin Waters Weir. Whiting between Chambers Island and the mouth. Some big mud crabs in the middle and upper reaches of the river.

Kawana: Spanish Mackerel and cobia to 20 kg yesterday off Pt Cartwright and at the Blinker.A few whiting and dart along Kawana Beach. Plenty of jacks, some to 3kg in Kawana Waters and from the bank along Kawana Waters. Whiting and flathead to 70cm from Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Mackerel on the close in reefs yesterday. Bream and jew from Shelly & Moffat Beaches over night. Flathead on the drop offs inside the bar on plastics and pilchards. Trevally and mangrove jack in the Pelican Waters Canals. Jacks around the 1.5 kg and whiting in Lake Currimundi.

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Daniel Toney (camera Ch7, wife Katie- News journo) he is a keen angler and has been targeting the hard fighting Mangrove Jack in the Maroochy River, this one went 55cm.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 17/01/2013

Noosa: The lighter winds forcast today and over the weekend will be good for chasing mackerel. Whiting, flathead and trevally in Weyba Creek and in Woods Bay. Mangrove jack and trevally in Noosa Sound. Muddies in the upper and middle reaches. School jew, flathead and jacks between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Mangrove jack in the Creeks, from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole as well as some big estuary cod yesterday. Good numbers of dusky flathead either side of the motorway bridge. Trevally to 2kg from Twin Waters Weir. Bream from Bli Bli and the motorway bridge. Whiting between Chambers Island and the mouth. Some big mud crabs in the middle and upper reaches of the river.

Kawana: A few whiting and dart along Kawana Beach. Plenty of jacks, some to 3kg in Kawana Waters and from the bank along Kawana Way. Bream and small jack and trevally from the moorings. Mangrove Jack and trevally in Parrearra Channel. Whiting and flathead to 70cm from Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Bream and jew from Shelly & Moffat Beaches over night. Flathead on the drop offs inside the bar on plastics and pilchards. Trevally and mangrove jack in the Pelican Waters Canals. Jacks around the 1.5 kg and whiting in Lake Currimundi. Bream off the boardwalk.

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Josh Andersen and his mate took these quality Mangrove Jack to 3kg in the Mooloolah river yesterday.

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