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Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2015-10-31


Great offshore conditions today with winds easterly about 10 knots. Seas Below 1 metre. North Reef's, had squire, sweetlip, moses perch, venus tusk fish, coral bream and cobia. The Barwon Banks has also had pearl perch, moses perch, hussar, bonito and snapper. A few quality sweetlip and snapper on some of the close in reefs, so try the Gneerings and Caloundra 9 and 12 mile reefs. Also some good catches of sand crabs in the bay at Mooloolaba.


Noosa: A few good tailor along Teewah as they disperse and migrate back to the southern waters after their spawn around Fraser Island. Try for some good whiting in the frying pan area. A big flathead and a nice big eye trevally caught and released at the river mouth on whitebait. A few big flathead, plenty of bream, whiting and moses perch in Weyba Creek. Good mangrove jack feeding in the deep holes in Noosa Sound and Woods Bay.

Maroochydore: A few big tailor, 2.5kg golden and 2 giant trevally the day before in the Cod Hole, along with grunter bream, bream and Tarwhine . Plenty of average flathead in the lower river. Whiting in the lower reaches. Mangrove jack, flathead and trevally in Petrie creek and up past Bli Bli. A few mud crabs on the move in the upper reaches and sandies in the lower river and around chambers Island.

Kawana: Good trevally up to 2kg and bream from the boat mooring and in the Kawana canals. Flathead and whiting in the sand basin. Diamond and golden trevally around Minyama Island. Trevally and flathead from Mountain Creek and Bright water stretch. Mangrove jack in the middle river around the snaggy banks. Good catches of quality sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Caloundra: Tarwhine and whiting in the gutters from Currimundi to Wurtulla. Good flathead and trevally from Military jetty area. Trevally a few mangrove jack showing up in the canals and creeks and bream along The Boardwalk. A few good whiting starting to feed in the passage. Catches of sand crabs in the passage and muddies in the creeks.

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Aiden Greenwood Trevally

Aiden Greenwood landed this feisty trevally from off Picnic Point.

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