Noosa: A 10 kg red emperor was taken yesterday on one of the local reefs. Also quality barra was caught and released in the lower Noosa river over the weekend. Whiting, bream, flathead and cod in Weyba Creek. Flathead from the frying pan and Noosaville stretch. Trevally from Sheraton Bridge and jacks in the sound. Whiting along the Tewantin stretch.
Maroochydore: Good whiting and the odd bigger bream along the beach between the Pincushion and Marcoola. A few tailor from the river mouth over night. Whiting in Maroochy Waters Canals and a few to 30cm from Goat Island. Flathead from Bli Bli bridge and Petrie Creek mouth. Jacks to 40cm in Petrie Creek and to 55cm from Bli Bli. . Mud crabs in Eudlo Creek.
Kawana: Tusk fish, black spot wrasse and pearl perch from the banks. Cobia to 9.5kg from Murphy's Reef. Jew at night and a few whiting and dart during the day along the Kawana Stretch. Tailor, bream and flathead from the rock walls. Golden trevally along La Balsa and Minyama Island. Jacks, cod and bream from Parrearra Weir. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.
Caloundra: Spotty mackerel from the NW fairway beacon and a few Spanish mackerel from the Caloundra 9 mile. Flathead from the drop offs between the bar and Bell's Creek entrance on drifted pilchards. Mangrove jack in Coochin Creek and the canals. Big whiting to 40cm from the mouths of Bell's Creek and opposite Golden beach.
Young Ryan McCall was pretty happy catching his first big whiting around 30 odd cm's around Chambers Island.