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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2015-08-31


More great conditions with southerly winds at 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon with seas around 1 metre. Andy Gunn brought home a 16 kg jew from out near the Blinker. Trekka 2 fished wide on Chardon's Reef today for venus tusk fish, hussar, pearl perch and cobia. Noosa Bluewater Charters stopped off  north of The Coffees on the way to Double Island and boated jewfish, yellowtail kingfish, cobia, gold spot cod and pearl perch. The standout from D.I was a quality gold band snapper. Pearl perch, snapper tuskfish, gold spotted wrasse, hussar and amberjack on the Barwon Banks and at Caloundra Wide. Snapper, sweetlip and amberjack at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Currimundi Reef and Bray Rock, snapper at Caloundra 9 Mile and school mackerel on the Inner Gneerings.


Noosa: Tailor, dart and bream along Teewah Beach. Whiting on the flats from the Noosa River mouth to Tewantin reach. There's been quality jew in the lower estuary, feeding just after the top of the tide. Plenty of bream in the deep holes and around structure throughout the Noosa River. Trevally and solid flathead in Woods Bay. Trevally and flathead between the ferry crossing and Makepeace Island and flathead, trevally and bream in Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Try for bream, dart and tailor in the gutters at Mudjimba. Tailor and trevally along Oyster Bank Road. Bream, trevally, and a few chopper tailor feeding and flathead between the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Lots flathead from the creek mouths, Bli Bli and Black Bank. Whiting and flathead from between Bli Bli Islands. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Kawana: Tailor and jew at dawn along Kawana Beach, tailor and school mackerel off the rocks at Point Cartwright and along the rock walls at the Mooloolah River mouth. Still heaps of bream and golden trevally from the moorings and lower river. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin and flathead, bream and school jew in the canals.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor and flathead at the northern end of Bribie Island. Whiting at the mouth of Coochin and Bells Creeks and it is worth trying for luderick along the Boardwalk and school jew near Pelican Waters Bridge.Good flathead along the drop offs in the Passage and bream around Military and the Coastguard Jetties.

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Cobia 9kg Murphys Reef

The crew from Top Catch Charters have put their customers onto some good fish this week with Cobia to 9kg from Murphy's Reef.

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