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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2014-10-08

Offshore

Southeasterly winds will 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1.5 to 2 metres with 1m of easterly swell. Big pearl perch, Maori Cod and tusk fish  from North Reef yesterday. Snapper to 7.1kg and cobia and jew also to 7kg taken  from The Coffee’s out from Noosa. Snapper at Chardons Reef. Sweetlip, snapper, tuskies and big estuary cod on the Gneerings and off Caloundra. Big cobia, sweetlip and pearl perch on sunshine reef.  Cobia, snapper and pearl perch at Caloundra Wide and 12 Mile, longtail tuna off Mooloolaba. Big yellowtail kingfish, snapper and pearl perch form the hards. Snapper and pearlies on the banks.

Estuaries

Noosa: Bream, whiting to 40cm and trevally around 2kg at the Noosa River mouth. Whiting, bream, flathead and trevally along the Noosaville reach and in Woods Bay, in the Frying Pan and off Munna Point. Jack and flathead in between the lakes. Whiting to 43cm, cod moses perch and bream in Weyba Creek. Flathead and bream along the Tewantin reach. A few mud crabs in the creeks and upper river.

Maroochydore: Dusky flathead in the lower Maroochy and around Bli Bli. Trevally and tailor in the 2kg range in the Cod Hole and Godfrey's Road. Flathead, jacks and a few chopper tailor showing up in Petrie Creek. Whiting around Goat and Channel Island over night. Mud crabs in the middle and upper river.

Kawana: Bream still around the moorings. Bream and grass sweetlip from Point Cartwright. Big flathead, trevally to 2kg and bream 30cm from McKenzie's bridge area and Minyama Island. Whiting and flathead in sand basin and in Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Whiting throughout the northern Passage, with best results over night. Squid off the rocks at Kings, Moffat and Shelly Beaches, flathead on the NE tip of Bribie Island and on soft plastics along the drop offs in Pumicestone Passage, Grunter bream along Roys reach, flathead at Bells Creek mouth and entrance to Pelican Waters Canals and mangrove jack around Pelican Waters Bridge.

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2yo asher 48cm trevally a little help from dad

Two year old Asher had fun pulling in this 48cm trevally with dad Trent in the Mooloolah River.

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