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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2014-08-25

Offshore

Conditions beginning to settle a little, but still fairly unstable for small craft, with winds southerly 15 to 20 knots today and seas 1 to 2 metres.

Estuaries

Noosa: With todays New Moon phase, and a run of fresh water in the systems it will be better to fish the lower reaches particularly where the dirty water meets the incoming sea water. The odd big tailor and trevally from the river mouth. Golden trevally to 71cm and flathead in Woods Bays. Big bream around the Marina. Bream and a few mud crabs throughout Noosa River system

Maroochydore: Quality bream up to 1kg feeding under the cover of the dirty water, off the Northern side of Chambers Island. Flathead from the creek mouths. Whiting and flathead around Picnic Pt and in the canals. Mud crabs on the ebb tide from Bli Bli and Petrie Creek.

Kawana: Bream and tailor at night off the rocks walls and the moorings. Whiting, sand crabs and flathead in sand basin. Giant trevally around the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canals.

Caloundra: Bream, trevally in Pelican waters Canal. Whiting in Currimundi Lake and south of Bells Creek. Flathead from the NW tip of Bribie Island, Military Jetty and Coochin Creek. Try for mud crabs in the creeks running into the Passage.

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SharkyLake McDBass

Sharky (Tony) Schembri targeting Australian Bass in Lake Mc Donald recently. The closure still applies to tidal waters only, until Monday, 1 September 2014. Fishers can continue to target and keep Australian bass caught in non-tidal waters. 

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