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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2014-11-05

Offshore

Winds are northeasterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to 20 knots before turning northerly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Swell is decreasing to1m by midday and seas around increasing to 1-1.5m in the afternoon.  Mahi mahi, yellowtail king fish, wahoo and amberjack from Caloundra 12 mile.  Yellowtail king fish, mahi mahi and pearl perch from the Barwon Banks. Rat yellowtail king and school mackerel on Currimundi Reef. Grass sweetlip and small snapper on the gneerings.

Estuaries

Noosa: Flathead, trevally and whiting at the Noosa River mouth. Flathead, whiting, tailor and trevally in Woods Bay. Jacks and trevally in Weyba Creek. A few jacks in between the lakes and at the entrance to the Marina and between Lakes Cooroibah and Cootharaba.

Maroochydore: Flathead, bream and jacks from Dunethin Rock. Queenfish and bream from around the Twin Waters area. Chopper tailor, flathead, tarpon, trevally and estuary cod in the Cod Hole. School jew from Bli Bli bridge. Whiting in the lower river. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart along the beaches, trevally in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River. Whiting, jack and grunter bream in Currimundi Lake. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals and in Mountain Creek. Jacks in lake Kawana. Trevally around McKenzies Bridge. Plenty of bream from the moorings..

Caloundra: Squid off the rocks at Moffat, Kings and Shelly Beaches, flathead, whiting and trevally near the entrance to Currimundi Lake. Whiting on the NE tip of Bribie Island and off Golden Beach. Also a few flathead opposite the power boat club and the mouth of Bells Creek. Mangrove jack in Pelican Waters, Bells and Coochin Creeks.

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Jake Shayer 85cm flathead Mooloolah Moorings

Jake Shayer caught and released this 85cm dusky flathead around the Mooloolaba boat moorings this week.

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