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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-11-27


Today's conditions will be good so get out there while you can, with winds east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending north to northeasterly during the day and seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening. Tomorrow will be pretty choppy to very rough conditions particularly in the aftenoon with wind northerly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 30 knots during the afternoon then turning northwesterly 15 to 25 knots during the evening with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the afternoon or evening. North and Chardon's Reefs for tusk fish, spangled emperor, pearl perch, snapper, grass emperor and gold spot cod. Snapper, coral trout, moses perch and maori cod from Sunshine Reef. There's been a few good catches off Mooloolaba and Caloundra, like yellow tail kingfish, cobia, long tail tuna, tusk fish including some good snapper, jew and red emperor.Snapper, pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Trekka 2 crews went to Double Island Point on Saturday, where they caught venus tusk fish, moses perch, frypan snapper, coral cod, pearl perch and this quality snapper on a jig."

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Goldens, GT's and queenfish in the lower river. Flathead, bream and queenfish in the Woods Bays. GT's around the Coast Guard zone. Plenty of flathead up in Cooroibah, mangrove jacks in the snaggy and structure areas in the upper river system and creeks. Worth putting the crab pots in!

Maroochydore: Trevally and a few tailor, still feeding and Cod Hole area and down steam to around Chambers Island. Flathead to 60cm from Chambers Island and Picnic Point and through the south channel. Cod, tarwhine, bream, grunter and tailor from Bli Bli. Keep putting the pots out, as there has been a few keeper bucks along with many under size to release.

Mooloolaba; Bream and trevally from the boat moorings. Some good whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Estuary cod, flathead and bream from the Twin Bridges. Whiting from the entrance to Mountain Creek. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river.

Caloundra: Still a few tailor on the beaches and feeding in the Passage. Bream, flathead, mangrove jack, trevally and a few mud crabs from the creeks that feed into the Pumicestone Passage. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach.

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James Tully Smyth 34cm Tarwhine Bli Bli

James Tully - Smyth with a a big 34cm tarwhine in the Bli Bli area.

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