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Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2014-11-23

Offshore

Northerly 15 to 20 knots for the day. Seas are 1-1.5m and swell is around 1m. There’s been snapper, sweetlip, maori cod and tusk fish have been taken from the Gneerings. School and spotty mackerel from Point Cartwright and Raper Shoal. Top Catch Charters caught sweetlip, tusk fish and snapper at the Caloundra 9nm. School mackerel and cobia from Coolum reef.

Estuaries

Noosa: Flathead, bream, good whiting and trevally near the river mouth and in the Noosa Sound. Bream and flathead from Noosaville and Tewantin. Good quality whiting up to 34cm in the Frying Pan and opposite Munna Point and in Lake Cooroibah. Flathead and estuary cod in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack in between the lakes and downstream to the Ferry Crossing.

Maroochydore: Trevally and several good jack around 50cm in Petrie Creek. Flathead and bream from Cotton Tree and around Chambers Island. Giant, big eye and golden trevally, jacks and flathead in the Cod Hole. A few whiting in the lower river and around the Bli Bli Islands. Good reports of mud crabs in the middle and upper reaches. Sand crabs around Chambers Island.

Kawana: Dart and whiting along the beaches, bream, flathead and whiting in the Mooloolah River. Bream with the bigger fish at night around the moorings and whiting in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals and in Mountain Creek. Muddies on the move in the canal system.

Caloundra: Bream at dawn and dusk at Moffat Beach. A few flathead on live bait along the Boardwalk and in the Pelican Waters Canal. Whiting, mangrove jack and trevally opposite the Power Boat Club and at Bells Creek mouth. A few sand and mud crabs throughout Pumicestone Passage.

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damien miller cotton tree

Damien Miller fished Cotton Tree Saturday afternoon for a double up of flathead, both went 45cm.

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