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Local Fishing Report: Friday 16/11/2012

Noosa: Jew to 9kg and tailor to 4kg at Double Island Point overnight. There has been some big elbow slapper whiting around 500g feeding in the lower river this week. Flathead, bream and whiting from the frying pan and Noosaville stretch. Mangrove jack and threadfin salmon to 7.2kg north of the ferry and around Lake Cootharaba. Trevally to 3kg and jacks in the Sound.

Maroochydore: Massive schools of herring are moving through the river on the daily tides. Jew in the deeper holes off the northern beaches over night. Good trevally at the Twin waters Weir. Jacks, jew, cod and bream in the Cod Hole area. Flathead under Bli Bli bridge. Whiting in the Maroochy Waters Canal. Mud crabs up above Bli Bli and around Coolum Creek.

Kawana: Tailor and bream from the rock wall. Good flathead and estuary cod on trolled hard bodied lures along Kawana Way reach. Good whiting and a few crabs in Mountain Creek and around McKenzie’s Bridge.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream in the Blue Hole. There’s been a few good trevally in the 1.5 kg range in Pelican Waters Canals. Mangrove jack in Coochin Creek. Whiting off the sand banks in the top end of the passage, particularly opposite the power boat club. Big whiting and jacks in lake Currimundi.


Neil Russel was fishing with an Atomic Plazos shad under the Bli Bli bridge for this 42cm dusky flathead.

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