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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2017-12-04


Winds will be North to northeasterly at 10 to 15 knots with seas around 1 metre. North reef had moses perch, grass sweetlip, cobia, quality pearl perch, coral bream, venus tusk fish and Maori cod. Massouds Reef had maori cod, venus tusk fish, grass sweetlip and small mouth nannygai. Wide of Double Island Point has had quality catches of Spanish mackerel, mahi mahi, pearl perch, cod, tusk fish and scarlet sea perch.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting and a few grunter in the lower river. Big flathead, bream and golden trevally from the river mouth. Big flathead and trevally in Woods bays. Mangrove Jacks in the canals and along Tewantin Reach. Mud crabs throughout the river and canal systems.

Maroochydore: Grunter bream, bream and whiting throughout the lower river. Golden trevally and school jew between the cod hole and Twin Waters. Flathead from Cotton Tree, Chambers Island and the Picnic Point. Good reports of good mud crabs throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Cod, bream, grunter and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting and grunter bream from La Balsa and basin. Whiting from Mountain Creek and above the twin bridges. Jacks and golden trevally in Kawana Waters. Mud crabs throughout including the lower river and canals.

Caloundra: Flathead, a few golden trevally and bream from the boardwalk. Whiting from Golden Beach and the banks throughout the northern passage. Bream and flathead feeding around the bar. Grunter and flathead from Bells creek through to Roys Road stretch. Muddies throughout the Passage and the creeks that feed into the Passage.

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Xavier Chong 40cm Jew Released

Xavier Chong caught and released this 40cm Jew fish while fishing for whiting in the channel between Chambers Island and the cod hole this week.

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