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Local Fishing Report: Friday 2018-12-14

Offshore

Winds will be blowing north to northeasterly at 15 to 20 knots, with 1 - 1.5m seas and below a meter of southerly swell. Dolphin fish, sweetlip and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Dolphin fish and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile. Spotty mackerel, cobia, snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from the flats in the lower river. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Flathead to 63cm, trevally and bream around the river mouth. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. Jacks from Noosa Sound, Weyba Creek and the Marina. Good flathead and a few big estuary cod also up that way. for more details

Maroochydore: Whiting from Chambers Island. Whiting and diamond trevally from Picnic Point. Jacks and school jew from the rock bars above Bli Bli. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Flathead between Eudlo Creek and Bli Bli on the banks. Flathead in Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river and canals.

Mooloolaba: Jacks, flathead, trevally and whiting in the Mooloolaba canals. Jack and bream in the Kawana Canals. Bream and cod from the rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod and jack from the rock bars in the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Flathead,mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the north western side of Bribie.

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Cameron Sutherland Golden Trevally Picnic Point

Cameron Sutherland paddled his kayak over to the sand bank opposite Picnic Point and caught this pan sized golden trevally on a recent trip.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-12-13

Offshore

Head out early today before the 10 knot northerly winds increase in the middle of the day to 15-20 knots. Seas and swell are both under the 1m mark, with seas increasing to 1-1.5m in the afternoon. Snapper, sweetlip, pearl perch and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Dolphin fish and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile. Spotty mackerel, cobia, snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from the flats in the lower river. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Flathead to 63cm, trevally and bream around the river mouth. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. Jacks from Noosa Sound, Weyba Creek and the Marina. Good flathead and a few big estuary cod also up that way. for more details

Maroochydore: Whiting from Chambers Island. Jacks and school jew from the rock bars above Bli Bli. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Flathead between Eudlo Creek and Bli Bli on the banks. Cod, jack and flathead in Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river and canals.

Mooloolaba: Jacks, flathead, trevally and whiting in the Mooloolaba canals. Jack and bream in the Kawana Canals. Bream and cod from the rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod and jack from the rock bars in the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Flathead,mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the north western side of Bribie.

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Deep End Snapper Mackerel

The Crew aboard Deep End Fishing Charters caught a few good spotty mackerel and pan sized snapper on their last trip to the banks.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-12-12

Offshore

Perfect conditions for offshore fishing today with winds blowing Easterly at 10 to 15 knots, with seas below a meter and 1- 1.5m of easterly swell. Snapper, sweetlip, pearl perch and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from the flats in the lower river. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Flathead to 63cm, trevally and bream around the river mouth. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. Jacks from Noosa Sound, Weyba Creek and the Marina. Good flathead and a few big estuary cod also up that way. for more details

Maroochydore: Whiting from Chambers Island. Jacks and school jew from the rock bars above Bli Bli. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Flathead between Eudlo Creek and Bli Bli on the banks. Cod, jack and flathead in Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river and canals.

Mooloolaba: Jacks, flathead, trevally and whiting in the Mooloolaba canals. Jack and bream in the Kawana Canals. Bream and cod from the rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod and jack from the rock bars in the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Flathead,mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the north western side of Bribie.

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Travis Hamilton Dusky Flathead Picnic Point

Travis Hamilton caught and released this dusky flathead while flicking plastics near Picnic Point.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-12-11

Offshore

Perfect conditions for offshore fishing today with winds blowing Easterly at 10 to 15 knots, with seas below a meter and 1- 1.5m of easterly swell. Snapper, sweetlip, pearl perch and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from the flats in the lower river. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Flathead, trevally and bream around the river mouth and from Dog Beach area. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. Jacks round Goat Island and the Marina early mornings. Good flathead and a few big estuary cod also up that way. for more details

Maroochydore: Whiting from Chambers Island. Jacks and school jew from the rock bars above Bli Bli. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Flathead between Eudlo Creek and Bli Bli on the banks. Cod, jack and flathead in Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river and canals.

Mooloolaba: Jacks, flathead, trevally and whiting in the Mooloolaba canals. Jack and bream in the Kawana Canals. Bream and cod from the rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod and jack from the rock bars in the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Flathead,mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the north western side of Bribie.

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Kevin Grosser whiting Chambers

Kevin Grosser from the Maroochy RSL fishing club with a handful of legal whiting caught from Chambers Island yesterday.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-12-10

Offshore

Conditions are promising this week with today's winds being Easterly at 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day, seas around the 1m mark and 1.5 - 2m of easterly swell. No fish report over the weekend, due to the strong winds.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead, trevally and bream around the river mouth and from Dog Beach area. Queenies early morning out of The Woods and a few goldens. There's good jack being caught around Goat Island and the Marina early mornings. Good flathead and a few big estuary cod also up that way. for more details

Maroochydore: Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. There's been several good catches of flathead throughout the river. Cod and bream as well as a few buck crabs from Bli Bli. Mangrove jack and cod in the creeks.

Mooloolaba; Bream and trevally from the boat moorings. Some good whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Estuary cod, flathead, bream and worth a try for a jack from the Twin Bridges.

Caloundra: Bream, flathead,mangrove jack trevally and a few mud crabs from the creeks that feed into the Pumicestone Passage. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach.

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Elliott Cornell 45cm Estuary Cod

Elliott Cornell caught and released this 45cm estuary cod in the middle river recently.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2018-12-07

Offshore

The rough conditions look like continuing right into the weekend or Monday so be prepared to stay in sheltered waters. conditions will ease slightly but still be rough offshore, with winds today easterly 20 to 25 knots and seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Similar tomorrow but winds easing back a little to easterly 15 to 20 knots and seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres. When conditions improve remember there have been good catches of snapper and Spanish Mackerel to 13 kg around Mudjimba Island, as well as spotty mackerel and a 20 kg cobia and good sweetlip out from Mudjimba.

Try North and Chardon's Reefs having tusk fish, spangled emperor, pearl perch, snapper, grass emperor and gold spot cod. Snapper, coral trout, moses perch and maori cod from Sunshine Reef. There's been a few good catches off Mooloolaba and Caloundra, like spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, cobia, long tail tuna, tusk fish including some good snapper, jew and red emperor. Snapper pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Noosa River Fishing Safaris reports plenty of flathead with an 83cm flatty caught and released and a few big bream down around the river mouth and Dog Beach area, in the lower estuary. Nice queenies early morning out of The Woods and a few goldens. There's good jack being caught around Goat Island and the Marina early mornings. Good flathead and a few big estuary cod also up that way. for more details see www.fishingnoosa.com.au/riverfishingsafaris.htm

Maroochydore: Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. There's been several good catches of flathead throughout the river. Cod and bream as well as a few buck crabs from Bli Bli. Mangrove jack in the creeks.

Mooloolaba; Bream and trevally from the boat moorings. Some good whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Estuary cod, flathead, bream and worth a try for a jack from the Twin Bridges.

Caloundra: Bream, flathead,mangrove jack trevally and a few mud crabs from the creeks that feed into the Pumicestone Passage. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach.

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jason milne 20kg cobia viking

Check out Jason Milne from Viking Kayaks with a 20 kg cobia taken from behind the Breakers off Mudjimba on Tuesday this week

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-12-06

Offshore

The rough conditions look like continuing right into the weekend or Monday so be prepared to stay in sheltered waters.There's a Strong Wind Warning for Today in Sunshine Coast Waters, winds today Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Maroochydore during the day and seas 2 to 2.5 metres. Tomorrow's conditions will ease slightly but still be rough offshore, with winds Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots. and seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres. When conditions improve remember there have been good catches of snapper and Spanish Mackerel to 13 kg around Mudjimba Island, as well as spotty mackerel and small Bonito visible on surface with bait balls inside and close to the island. With North and Chardon's Reefs having tusk fish, spangled emperor, pearl perch, snapper, grass emperor and gold spot cod. Snapper, coral trout, moses perch and maori cod from Sunshine Reef. There's been a few good catches off Mooloolaba and Caloundra, like spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, cobia, long tail tuna, tusk fish including some good snapper, jew and red emperor. snapper pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead, trevally and queenfish throughout the lower river. Jew in the Tewantin Reach. Plenty of flathead and whiting up in Cooroibah, mangrove jacks in the snaggy and structure areas in the upper river system and creeks. Worth putting the crab pots in! 

Maroochydore: Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. There's been several good catches of flathead throughout the river. Cod, tarwhine and bream as well as under size chopper tailor from Bli Bli. Mangrove jack in the creeks. A few keeper bucks along with many under size and female crabs to release.

Mooloolaba; Bream and trevally from the boat moorings. Some good whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Estuary cod, flathead, bream and worth a try for a jack from the Twin Bridges. Whiting from the entrance to Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Bream, flathead,mangrove jack trevally and a few mud crabs from the creeks that feed into the Pumicestone Passage. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. A few dart, bream and whiting off the beaches.
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Craig Stewart fishing Moreton Bay

Here is one of my old Forestry Mates Craig Stewart who now works in Fisheries showing off an excellent 43cm whiting from his favourite spots in Moreton Bay

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-12-05

Offshore

Great conditions most of the day today ahead of the blustery southerly change this evening with winds variable about 10 knots with a southeasterly change 20 to 25 knots in the late evening, with seas below 1 metre.Tomorrow's conditions will be rough offshore, with winds southeasterly 20 to 25 knots and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning. Snapper and Spanish Mackerel to 13 kg around Mudjimba Island, as well as spotty mackerel and small Bonito visible on surface with bait balls inside and close to the island. With North and Chardon's Reefs having tusk fish, spangled emperor, pearl perch, snapper, grass emperor and gold spot cod. Snapper, coral trout, moses perch and maori cod from Sunshine Reef. There's been a few good catches off Mooloolaba and Caloundra, like spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, cobia, long tail tuna, tusk fish including some good snapper, jew and red emperor. snapper pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point recently had a few big red emperor to 12 kg, good tusk fish, moses perch, coral cod, pearl perch a few quality snapper.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Several good catches of flathead, trevally and queenfish throughout the lower river. Jew in the Tewantin Reach. Plenty of flathead and whiting up in Cooroibah, mangrove jacks in the snaggy and structure areas in the upper river system and creeks. Worth putting the crab pots in! 

Maroochydore: Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. There's been several good catches of flathead throughout the river. Cod, tarwhine and bream as well as under size chopper tailor from Bli Bli. Mangrove jack in the creeks. A few keeper bucks along with many under size and female crabs to release.

Mooloolaba; Bream and trevally from the boat moorings. Some good whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Estuary cod, flathead, bream and worth a try for a jack from the Twin Bridges. Whiting from the entrance to Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Bream, flathead,mangrove jack trevally and a few mud crabs from the creeks that feed into the Pumicestone Passage. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. A few dart, bream and whiting off the beaches.

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ben 13kg spanish mackerel Mudjimba

Well, have a look at my mate, Ben Forgan with a 13 kg Spanish Mackerel caught off Mudjimba Island over the weekend. Well done Ben.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-12-04

Offshore

The rough conditions look like continuing right into the weekend or Monday so be prepared to stay in sheltered waters.There's a Strong Wind Warning for Today in Sunshine Coast Waters, winds today Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore north of Maroochydore during the day and seas 2 to 2.5 metres. Tomorrow's conditions will ease slightly but still be rough offshore, with winds Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots. and seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres. When conditions improve remember there have been good catches of snapper and Spanish Mackerel to 13 kg around Mudjimba Island, as well as spotty mackerel and small Bonito visible on surface with bait balls inside and close to the island. With North and Chardon's Reefs having tusk fish, spangled emperor, pearl perch, snapper, grass emperor and gold spot cod. Snapper, coral trout, moses perch and maori cod from Sunshine Reef. There's been a few good catches off Mooloolaba and Caloundra, like spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, cobia, long tail tuna, tusk fish including some good snapper, jew and red emperor. snapper pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead, trevally and queenfish throughout the lower river. Jew in the Tewantin Reach. Plenty of flathead and whiting up in Cooroibah, mangrove jacks in the snaggy and structure areas in the upper river system and creeks. Worth putting the crab pots in!

Maroochydore: Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Good flathead from Chambers Island and Picnic Point and through the south channel. Cod, tarwhine and bream as well as under size chopper tailor from Bli Bli. Mangrove jack in the creeks. A few keeper bucks along with many under size and female crabs to release.

Mooloolaba; Bream and trevally from the boat moorings. Some good whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Estuary cod, flathead, bream and worth a try for a jack from the Twin Bridges. Whiting from the entrance to Mountain Creek. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river.

Caloundra: Bream, flathead,mangrove jack trevally and a few mud crabs from the creeks that feed into the Pumicestone Passage. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach.

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Craig Stewart fishing Moreton Bay

Here is one of my old Forestry Mates: Craig Stewart who now works in Fisheries showing off an excellent 43cm whiting from his favourite spots in Moreton Bay

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-12-03

Offshore

Strong Wind Warning today for Sunshine Coast Waters with winds northwesterly 20 to 25 knots reaching up to 30 knots at times offshore before dawn. A south to southeasterly change 15 to 20 knots moving north in the morning then tending easterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon and seas 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre later in the evening.Tomorrow's conditions are looking better with winds east to southeasterly about 10 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning then tending east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the evening with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Maroochydore during the evening. Snapper and Spanish Mackerel to 13 kg around Mudjimba Island, as well as spotty mackerel and small Bonito visible on surface with bait balls inside and close to the island. With North and Chardon's Reefs having tusk fish, spangled emperor, pearl perch, snapper, grass emperor and gold spot cod. Snapper, coral trout, moses perch and maori cod from Sunshine Reef. There's been a few good catches off Mooloolaba and Caloundra, like spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, cobia, long tail tuna, tusk fish including some good snapper, jew and red emperor. snapper pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point recently had a few big red emperor to 12 kg, good tusk fish, moses perch, coral cod, pearl perch a few quality snapper.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Several good catches of trevally and queenfish throughout the lower river. Flathead, bream and queenfish in the Woods Bays. Jew in the Tewantin Reach. Plenty of flathead and whiting up in Cooroibah, mangrove jacks in the snaggy and structure areas in the upper river system and creeks. Worth putting the crab pots in! 

Maroochydore: Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Good flathead from Chambers Island and Picnic Point and through the south channel. Cod, tarwhine and bream as well as under size chopper tailor from Bli Bli. Mangrove jack in the creeks. A few keeper bucks along with many under size and female crabs to release.

Mooloolaba; Bream and trevally from the boat moorings. Some good whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Estuary cod, flathead, bream and worth a try for a jack from the Twin Bridges. Whiting from the entrance to Mountain Creek. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river.

Caloundra: Bream, flathead,mangrove jack trevally and a few mud crabs from the creeks that feed into the Pumicestone Passage. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach.

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PaulBurgum MountfordWhiting

Paul Burgum-Mountford has been doing okay for a few quality whiting in the Maroochy River lately.
Regards

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2018-12-01

Offshore

Pretty good conditions today particularly early and most of the day ahead of the freshening sea breeze, with winds north to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon with seas around 1 metre.

Tomorrow's, looking choppy to rough as winds will be northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon then tending northwesterly during the evening with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. So be ready to go! My mate Jason Milne from Viking Kayaks Fishing report yesterday- Snapper out there under the bait balls today at Mudjimba, took my white zman off the bottom after dropping through the bait - plenty of bird action with spotty mackerel and small Bonito visible on surface - moving fast and gone quick after short bust ups. Shut down by 8am after boats started arriving from Coolum to Maroochydore- Today Saturday is looking mint weather in the morning so get out early before all the boat traffic shuts them down, they’re both in close and out wide as you dare. We went 2km behind the island but found as many bait balls inside and close to the island. With North and Chardon's Reefs having tusk fish, spangled emperor, pearl perch, snapper, grass emperor and gold spot cod. Snapper, coral trout, moses perch and maori cod from Sunshine Reef. There's been a few good catches off Mooloolaba and Caloundra, like yellow tail kingfish, cobia, long tail tuna, tusk fish including some good snapper, jew and red emperor. snapper pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point recently had a few big red emperor to 12 kg, good tusk fish, moses perch, coral cod, pearl perch a few quality snapper.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Golden, giant trevally and queenfish throughout the lower river. Flathead, bream and queenfish in the Woods Bays. Plenty of flathead up in Cooroibah, mangrove jacks in the snaggy and structure areas in the upper river system and creeks. Worth putting the crab pots in!

Maroochydore: Trevally, bream, flathead and a few mangrove jack around Cod Hole area. Good flathead from Chambers Island and Picnic Point and through the south channel. Cod, tarwhine, bream, grunter and tailor from Bli Bli. the are reports of a few keeper bucks along with many under size crabs to release.

Mooloolaba; Bream and trevally from the boat moorings. Some good whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Estuary cod, flathead, bream and worth a try for a jack from the Twin Bridges. Whiting from the entrance to Mountain Creek. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river.

Caloundra: As the wind drops out try for dart whiting and flathead along the beaches. Bream, flathead,mangrove jack trevally and a few mud crabs from the creeks that feed into the Pumicestone Passage. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach.

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Jason Milne snapper

Check out Jason Milne from Viking Kayaks Fishing yesterday with Snapper out there under the bait balls at Mudjimba, took his white zman off the bottom after dropping through the bait. Well don Jason!

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-11-29

Offshore

Today's conditions will be choppy to rough out wide early, with west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore during the morning. Winds becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon with inshore seabreeze with seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. Tomorrow, Friday's conditions should be good with winds variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day then tending east to southeasterly during the evening and seas below 1 metre. So be ready to go as conditions improve! With North and Chardon's Reefs having tusk fish, spangled emperor, pearl perch, snapper, grass emperor and gold spot cod. Snapper, coral trout, moses perch and maori cod from Sunshine Reef. There's been a few good catches off Mooloolaba and Caloundra, like yellow tail kingfish, cobia, long tail tuna, tusk fish including some good snapper, jew and red emperor. snapper pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point recently had a few big red emperor to 12 kg, good tusk fish, moses perch, coral cod, pearl perch a few quality snapper.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Golden, giant trevally and queenfish throughout the lower river. Flathead, bream and queenfish in the Woods Bays. Plenty of flathead up in Cooroibah, mangrove jacks in the snaggy and structure areas in the upper river system and creeks. Worth putting the crab pots in!

Maroochydore: Trevally, bream, flathead and a few mangrove jack around Cod Hole area. Flathead to 60cm from Chambers Island and Picnic Point and through the south channel. Cod, tarwhine, bream, grunter and tailor from Bli Bli. the are reports of a few keeper bucks along with many under size crabs to release.

Mooloolaba; Bream and trevally from the boat moorings. Some good whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Estuary cod, flathead, bream and worth a try for a jack from the Twin Bridges. Whiting from the entrance to Mountain Creek. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river.

Caloundra: As the wind drops out try for dart whiting and flathead along the beaches. Bream, flathead,mangrove jack trevally and a few mud crabs from the creeks that feed into the Pumicestone Passage. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach.

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Kevin Grosser Flathead

Keven Grosser from the Maroochy RSL Fishing Club with a nice keeper dusky flathead from Picnic Point.

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