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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2013-11-26

Offshore

South to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Might be better to stay in sheltered waters until the wind and sea eases back, check tomorrows mornings conditions early and target a few mackerel.

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: A few nice sand crabs in the lower river. Herring baitfish in the lower river and around Chambers Island. Good flathead in the lower river. Whiting to 30cm off Chambers Island. Mangrove jack at dawn and dusk around the rock bars, snags and bridge pylons throughout the upper river. School sized duskies in the middle river.

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. Whiting and 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 creeks and trevally at dawn and dusk in the canals.

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Tyler Francis-Fisher

Young, Tyler Francis - Fisher with a nice whiting taken today on Chambers Island. He caught and released about a dozen other fish today. Well done Tyler!

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