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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2013-12-11


Great offshore boating conditions tomorrow with 10 knot variable winds just after sunrise and sea below 1m. Plenty of spotty mackerel between old women Island and Marcoola over the weekend. A 15 kg, Samson Fish and a few good snapper to 6kg taken on a Top Catch Charter to Caloundra Wide,


Noosa: Trevally, flathead, bream, whiting and school jew at the Noosa River mouth. Bream and flathead in the Frying Pan. Whiting, mangrove jack and some excellent Flathead to 68cm from Weyba Creek and flathead, bream and school jew along the Tewantin reach.

Maroochydore: Dart, tarwhine and flathead along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beaches in the holes. Flathead to 62cm taken and a 76cm fish released on Chambers Island and Twin Waters. Whiting to 40cm between Chambers and Goat Islands. Mud crabs in the creeks. Jack in Petrie Creek and jack and mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river.

Kawana: Dart and whiting along the beaches and trevally and bream in the upper reaches of the Mooloolah River. Bream and a few reasonable trevally feeding around the mooring. Jacks in the upper river and Kawana Waters. A few sand crabs in the lower river whiting and flathead along the beaches and bream in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River.

Caloundra: A few sweetlip off the rocks at Shelly Beach, bream, dart and whiting along Dicky Beach, dart and bream at the northern end of Bribie Island. Flathead and queenfish on live bait along the Boardwalk, whiting off the banks near Military Jetty and mangrove jack at the entrance to the canals and the creeks that enter the Passage.

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Sean Hairtail

Sean was trolling a Rapala x rap lure under the motorway bridge when he hooked this 65cm hairtail.

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