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Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2013-11-09

Offshore

North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late morning and early afternoon, with seas 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning.. So not the most ideal conditions for offshore, however, there's been big snapper and Cobia of Double Island Point, snapper to 7kg from the Banks. Jew fish from Murphy's and Coolum Reefs. Spotty and spanish mackerel at North Reef and Currimundi.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Flathead at the Noosa River mouth and in Weyba
Creek, trevally and tailor on top of the tide in Woods Bay. Also tarpon and jew in the evenings and whiting during the day at the Noosa River mouth. Flathead, bream and whiting in Weyba Creek. Good flathead along the Tewantin reach. School jew, jacks and the odd threadfin Salmon between the lakes.

Maroochydore: A few tailor, trevally and sand crabs in the lower reaches, whiting in the canals, mangrove jack at dawn and dusk in the mid to upper reaches particularly at Bli Bli and flathead and school jew along the Bli Bli reach. Schools of herring have been moving throughout the lower river on the daily tide

Kawana: Before the stiff northerly there were dart, flathead, whiting and bream along the beaches. Bream in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River. A few trevally feed along the rock walls in the lower river and from McKenzies Bridge. Jack in the canals and mud crabs in the deep holes in the upper reaches. Whiting from the yabbie banks in middle river.

Caloundra: Sand crabs in the passage. Bream and trevally off the boardwalk. Plenty of flathead in the northern end of the passage. Some good whiting on from the mouth of Bells. Jacks in Bells and Coochin Creek and Pelican Waters.

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Rob Stokes Flathead 50cm

Rob Stokes caught and released several school flathead keeping this 50 cm fish for the table!

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