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Local Fishing Report: Friday 2014-08-29

Offshore

Beautiful conditions at last, after a stretch of crook weather offshore, with winds southerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon and seas around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the afternoon. Looks like a good weekend ahead.

Estuaries

Noosa: Will be excellent conditions for fishing in the creeks and estuaries over the weekend. The odd big tailor and trevally from the river mouth. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Big bream to 40cm from the Marina and the river mouth. A few mud crabs throughout Noosa Waters canals, in Weyba Creek and between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Quality bream and elbow slapper whiting in the lower river. Flathead from Eudlo & Petrie Creeks and Picnic Point. Whiting in the canals. Mud crabs from Bli Bli, Twin Waters canals and Petrie Creek.

Kawana: Bream to 1.3kg around the mooring on the ebb tide over night. Bream and a few tailor around the high tide from the rock wall. Whiting and flathead in sand basin. Mud crabs in the canals and around Kawana Way.

Caloundra: Bream, grunter, flathead and whiting on the banks opposite Golden Beach. Whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Flathead from the NW tip of Bribie Island, Military Jetty and Coochin Creek.

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More Matthew Flathead shad

Matt Planck with a nice dusky flathead from Bli Bli taken on a Rapala Extreme Shad

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