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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-08-27


Winds will be west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southerly 20 to 25 knots in the afternoon and evening, with 1 to 2 metre seas, increasing to 2 to 2.5 metres in the afternoon and evening and 1m of swell. Double Island Point reefs have been producing pearl perch, moses perch, tusk fish and a number of quality cobia. There's been grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. The crews on Deep End Charters out of Mooloolaba have been getting some quality snapper, long tail tuna, cobia, pearl perch, tusk fish from the Gneerings and Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper, grass sweetlp, moses perch and parrot from Murphy's. Big grass sweetlip and nice keeper snapper close in off Coolum around Old Women Island. Snapper and Sweetlip around Brays Rock.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Jew, tailor, bream and dart to be taken along Teewah Beach. Big golden trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. There has been plenty of whiting opposite the Yacht Club. Flathead up to 70cm just outside Lake Doonella. Golden trevally and queenfish around the ski run area, and also up into Lake Cooroibah. Luderick in the lower river. Bream from Harbour Town.

Maroochydore: Tailor, queenfish, bream and a few trevally between Chambers Island and the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Flathead in Eudlo Creek. Fathead and bream from around Goat and Channel Islands. Whiting to 43cm in the lower river on yabbie and worm on the run out tide.

Mooloolaba: Golden and tea leaf trevally around Minyama Island. Tailor, bream and solid golden trevally from the boat moorings. Bream and a few luderick around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Big bream and tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin.

Caloundra: Flathead and whiting along Golden Beach. Bream, tailor and grass sweetlip from the rocky headland between Moffat and Shelly Beaches. Luderick, bream, the odd tailor and flathead off the boardwalk. Trevally, queenfish and tailor in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Eric Frei with a 62cm venus tuskfish caught out from Mooloolaba on Thrusday last week.

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