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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 2013-04-03

Noosa: By afternoon the increasing southerly winds forecast over the next few days will keep boats in the bay or the estuary's until at least Sunday, so try for Long tail and mac tuna in Luguna Bay. Good sand whiting along Gympie Terrace and around Goat Island. Mangrove jack on live bait in Noosa Waters and in the Tewantin stretch. Flathead up to 60cm in the Noosa Waters Canals.

Maroochydore: The sea birds were working the bait schools right along the coast yesterday morning, with tuna and mackerel feeding. Mangrove jack in Petrie and Eudlo Creek. Quality flathead along the drop offs throughout the middle and lower reaches. Flathead and whiting on the of the eastern end of Chambers Island. Mud crabs in the creeks and Maroochy Waters Canal.

Kawana: Spotty mackerel and an 80cm snapper taken off Coolum on Tuesday. There's been good amberjack, snapper, parrot, sweetlip and coral trout at the Barwon Banks. Sand whiting and a few bream in gutters along Kawana Beach. Bream, trevally and a few gar around the boat moorings and opposite La Balsa Park. Sand whiting and mud crabs in Mountain Creek area.

Caloundra: Increasing southerly winds will keep you in the Passage after this afternoonBream and flathead along the Boardwalk at night. There's been a few good mangrove jack in the top end of the passage and in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting and plenty of flathead in Coochin Creek and the top end of the passage. Mud crabs in the creeks.

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Dave McGregor fished off Coolum in his Kayak on Tuesday for spotties and a quality snapper to 80cm.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2013-04-02

Noosa: Long tail and mac tuna in Luguna Bay. Good sand whiting along Gympie Terrace and around Goat Island. Mangrove jack on live bait in Noosa Waters and in the Tewantin stretch. Flathead up to 60cm in the Noosa Waters Canals. Try for jew between the lakes and in Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: Mangrove jack on live baits over past few days in Petrie and Eudlo Creek. Quality flathead along the drop offs throughout the middle and lower reaches. Flathead and whiting on the of the eastern end of Chambers Island. Bream on the mid morning high tides in the South Channel and off the bank at Yinni Street. Mud crabs in the creeks and Maroochy Waters Canal.

Kawana: Long tail and mac tuna to 10kg between old women island and Mount Coolum. There's been good amberjack, snapper, parrot, sweetlip and coral trout at the Barwon Banks. Sand whiting and a few bream in gutters along Kawana Beach. Bream, trevally and a few gar around the boat moorings and opposite La Balsa Park. Sand whiting and mud crabs in Mountain Creek area.

Caloundra: Bream and flathead along the Boardwalk at night. There's been a few good mangrove jack in the top end of the passage and in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting and plenty of flathead in Coochin Creek and the top end of the passage. Mud crabs in the creeks.

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Good mates, Tony and Tom fished around Chambers Island and the the Lower Maroochy River for a good catch of bream and whiting.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2013-04-01

Noosa: Try for tuna and mackerel in Luguna Bay. Good sand whiting along Gympie Terrace and around Goat Island. Mangrove jack on live bait in Noosa Waters and in the Tewantin stretch. Flathead up to 60cm in the Noosa Waters Canals. Try for jew between the lakes and in Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: Mangrove jack on live bait and sandworm the past two days in the upper arms of Petrie and Eudlo Creek. Quality flathead along the sandy dropoffs throughout the middle and lower reaches. Flathead and sand whiting on fresh prawn of the eastern end of Chambers Island. Bream on the mid morning high tides in the South Channel and off the bank at Yinni Street. Mud crabs in the creeks and Maroochy Waters Canal.

Kawana: There's been good amberjack, snapper, parrot, sweetlip and coral trout at the Barwon Banks. Sand whiting and a few bream in gutters along Kawana Beach. Bream, trevally and a few gar around the boat moorings and opposite La Balsa Park. Sand whiting and mud crabs in Mountain Creek area.

Caloundra: Bream and flathead along the Boardwalk at night. Whiting and plenty of flathead in Coochin Creek and the top end of the passage. Mud crabs in the creeks.

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Michael Wilkinson from the Maroochy RSL Fishing Club fished the Banks for a 30kg amberjack and several good reef fish.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2013-03-31

Noosa: Lighter SWly winds this morning will be good offshore and in the bay for reefies, tuna and mackerel. Good sand whiting along Gympie Terrace. Mangrove jack on live bait Noosa Waters. Flathead up to 60cm in the Noosa Waters Canals. Try for jew between the lakes and in Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: Mangrove jack on live bait and sandworm the past two days in the upper arms of Petrie and Eudlo Creek. Quality flathead along the sandy dropoffs between the Black Bank and Picnic Point. Flathead and sand whiting on fresh prawn of the eastern end of Chambers Island. Bream on the mid morning high tides in the South Channel and off the bank at Yinni Street. Mudcrabs in the creeks and Maroochy Waters Canal.

Kawana: Amberjack,snapper, parrot, sweetlip and coral trout at the Barwon Banks. Bream at night off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Sand whiting and a few bream in gutters along Kawana Beach. Bream, trevally and a few gar around the boat moorings and opposite La Balsa Park. Sand whiting and mud crabs in Mountain Creek area.

Caloundra: Get out this morning with the light winds a try for spanish mackerel and Grassy Sweetlip on the Caloundra Reefs. Bream and flathead along the Boardwalk at night. Bells creek is producing flathead, whiting and bream. Whiting and plenty of flathead in Coochin Creek and the top end of the passage. Mud crabs in the creeks.

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Jae went crabbing in Petrie Creek with his Dad Jeff for this keeper Buck Crab.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2013-03-30

Noosa: Good sand whiting along Gympie Terrace. Mangrove jack on live bait Noosa Waters. Flathead up to 60cm in the Noosa Waters Canals. Try for jew between the lakes and in Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: Mangrove jack on live bait and sandworm the past two days in the upper arms of Petrie and Eudlo Creek. Quality flathead along the sandy dropoffs between the Black Bank and Picnic Point. Flathead and sand whiting on fresh prawn of the eastern end of Chambers Island. Bream on the mid morning high tides in the South Channel and off the bank at Yinni Street. Mudcrabs in the creeks and Maroochy Waters Canal.

Kawana: Snapper, parrot, sweetlip and coral trout at the Inner Gneerings and Murphy's. Bream at night off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Sand whiting and a few bream in gutters along Kawana Beach. Bream, trevally and a few gar around the boat moorings and opposite La Balsa Park. Sand whiting and mud crabs in Mountain Creek area.

Caloundra: Spanish mackerel and Grassy Sweetlip on the Caloundra Reefs. Bream and flathead along the Boardwalk at night. Bells creek is producing flathead, whiting and bream. Whiting and plenty of flathead in Coochin Creek and the top end of the passage. Mud crabs in the creeks.

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Luke McCombe fished the upper reaches of Maroochy River for flathead and mangrove jack on Good Friday.

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