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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-12-13


Head out early today before the 10 knot northerly winds increase in the middle of the day to 15-20 knots. Seas and swell are both under the 1m mark, with seas increasing to 1-1.5m in the afternoon. Snapper, sweetlip, pearl perch and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Dolphin fish and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile. Spotty mackerel, cobia, snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from the flats in the lower river. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Flathead to 63cm, trevally and bream around the river mouth. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. Jacks from Noosa Sound, Weyba Creek and the Marina. Good flathead and a few big estuary cod also up that way. for more details

Maroochydore: Whiting from Chambers Island. Jacks and school jew from the rock bars above Bli Bli. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Flathead between Eudlo Creek and Bli Bli on the banks. Cod, jack and flathead in Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river and canals.

Mooloolaba: Jacks, flathead, trevally and whiting in the Mooloolaba canals. Jack and bream in the Kawana Canals. Bream and cod from the rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod and jack from the rock bars in the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Flathead,mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the north western side of Bribie.

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Deep End Snapper Mackerel

The Crew aboard Deep End Fishing Charters caught a few good spotty mackerel and pan sized snapper on their last trip to the banks.

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