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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2017-12-12


Winds will be blowing south to southeasterly at 15 to 20 knots, with 1–1.5m seas. Snapper, cod venus tusk, red throat emperor and pearl perch from Caloudnra 12 mile. Wahoo and mahi mahi from the banks. There have been good catches of moses perch, grass sweetlip and venus tusk fish from the Blinker. Trekka 2 fished Double Island Point for moses perch, slate bream, trevally, quality pearl perch, venus tusk fish and hussar.  Cougar one fished North reef for pearl perch, snapper, scarlet sea perch, moses perch, red emperor, jewfish and gold spot cod.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Big flathead bream and golden trevally from the river mouth. Bream and whiting in the frying pan. Big flathead released to 80cm and barracuda in Woods bays.Grunter along Tewantin Reach. Mud crabs throughout the river and canal systems.

Maroochydore: Jew and shovel nosed sharks from the river mouth over night. Grunter bream, flathead, bream and whiting throughout the lower river. Golden trevally and school jew, cod and mangrove jack near the Cod Hole on the high tide. Mud crabs throughout the river, and up Maroochy Waters canal.

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

Caloundra: Whiting, flathead and jacks in Currimundi Lake. Flathead and bream inside the bar. Jew in the deeper holes of northern passage. Whiting on the flats throughout the passage. Muddies throughout the Passage and the creeks that feed into the Passage.

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Xavier Chong 110cm Shovel Nose

Young Xavier Chong caught this 110cm shovel nosed ray on whiting tackle in the lower Maroochy River last week.

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