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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2013-12-19

Offshore

East to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas will be around 1m. Spotty and school mackerel in close off Caloundra, Coolum and Sunshine Reef. Cobia and snapper on North Reef. Snapper moses perch and venus tusk from the Coffees. Pearl perch to 2kg and snapper to 3kg form the 9 mile. Snapper, tuskfish to 2kg and perch perch from the banks.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Trevally and a some big flathead from River mouth and frying pan area. Whiting from the Frying pan and Munna Point. Mangrove jack, bream and whiting in Weyba Creek. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Tailor and trevally in Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: Whiting to 35cm and few good flathead up to 62cm from Chambers Islands. Whiting on the banks in the lower river. Jacks and muddies in the middle and upper river. Jacks and flathead from Cotton Tree.

Kawana: Dart and whiting along the beaches. Bream and a few reasonable trevally feeding around the mooring. Jacks in the in Kawana Waters and around the bridges in Currimundi Lake. Whiting in Mountain Creek reach. A few crabs in the mooloolaba and kawana canal systems.

Caloundra: Dart, flathead and whiting along Currimundi beach. Whiting off the banks near Military Jetty and along Golden Beach stretch. Plenty of mangrove jack in Bell's Creek, Pelican Waters and up Coochin Creek. Crabs south of Bells creek in the deeper water.

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matty mackerel fairway beacon caloundra

Young 9 yrs old Matty was fishing with his dad at the NW fairway beacon off Caloundra when he caught this 3.5kg spotty mackerel.

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