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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-08-13


Today conditions will really improve as the day goes by with winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots mid-morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon, with seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Tomorrows will have excellent conditions with winds south to southwesterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly during the day and seas below 1 metre.   So with the good conditions have a go at,The Hards where there have been catches of moses perch, hussar, rosy jobfish, coral bream, good tuskies, gold spot wrasse, pearl perch, trag jew and snapper. Chardon's Reef has had grass sweetlip, tusk fish, gold spot estuary cod, snapper and cobia. North Reef's had good big snapper, moses perch, tusk fish, pearl perch and cobia. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, cobia, pearl perch, tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper, grass sweetlp, moses perch and parrot from Murphy's. Big grass sweetlip and nice keeper snapper around Old Women Island. Snapper and Sweetlip around Brays Rock. Grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Wild Thing 2 skipper Paul Glover fished D.I. on Saturday where they caught moses perch, amberjack, coral bream, gold spot wrasse, tea leaf trevally, cobia, snapper and some monster tusk fish. Check out

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Tailor, a few whiting and bream and dart along Teewah Beach. Still luderick in the lower river. Some good whiting, bream and plenty of good quality flathead from throughout the river. Golden and diamond trevally in the lower river also try in Noosa Sound. Bream around the bridges and rocky areas of the lower river. Worth putting the pots in for a few sand crabs.

Maroochydore: Try for tailor and bream in the gutters. The odd luderick around the rock walls in the lower River around the Plenty of bream to 35 cm, with better catches over night from the motorway bridge pylons and along Oyster bank road. Recenly, flathead went 86 cm released at Cod hole and 69 cm fish and good and bream from around Goat and Channel Islands.

Mooloolaba: A few good tailor and solid golden trevally in the lower river. Bream and a few luderickaround McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin.

Caloundra: Try the gutters along the beaches for bream,tailor and jew at dawn and dusk. Get your green weed for luderick and try for bream, the odd tailor and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, the odd tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Lee Windred38cm750gm

Lee Windred caught several bream including this 38 cm, 750 gm fish in the lower Maroochy.

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