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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2013-11-28

Offshore

North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots becoming northerly 25 to 30 knots in the late afternoon then decreasing to 20 to 25 knots in the late evening. Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning. With the strong wind warning it's best to stay in sheltered waters, there have been school and spotty mackerel on local reefs particularly from Currimundi Reef, Caloundra 5 and NW fairway beacon.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Flathead, trevally and chopper tailor on top of the tide between the River mouth and Woods Bay and whiting in Lake Cooroibah. Whiting, flathead and a few mulloway from the lower river. Flathead throughout the Noosa River and in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Tailor to 42cm yesterday at Yinni Street and a few mulloway moving in on the big high tide, ahead on the New moon next Tuesday. A few nice sand crabs in the lower river. Herring baitfish in the lower river and around Chambers Island. School duskies from the creek mouths. Whiting to 30cm off Chambers Island. Jack throughout the middle and upper river. Tarwhine and bream from Bli Bli.

Kawana: Bream and trevally form the moorings. bream and trevally on top of the tide in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah. Dart, whiting and a few bream along the beaches also a few flathead and whiting at Wurtulla. Trevally, jacks and cod around McKenzies Bridge area. A few sand crabs in the lower river. Jack and whiting in the canals and mud crabs in the deep holes in the upper reaches.

Caloundra: Target mangrove jack, flathead and trevally in Coochin Creek. Flathead around Military Jetty. Sand crabs in the channels. Flathead on the drop offs in the northern end of the passage. Mangrove jack in the canals. Whiting around the Power Boat Club.

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Tailor Yinni Street

Greg Hartley took this 42cm tailor while fishing the high tide at Yinni Street, in the Maroochy River

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