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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-08-29


Good conditions today with winds westerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly early in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon with seas below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre offshore. Tomorrow there will be more excellent conditions with winds Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots during the morning and seas below 1 metre. So be ready to go  as there have been good catches, Wild Thing 2 fished North Reef on Saturday.for a catch consisting of pearl perch, moses perch hussar, venus tusk fish and some solid grass sweetlip." . Double Island Point reefs producing good quality snapper, 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. There's been 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. Keeper snapper and good sweetlip close in off Coolum around Old Women Island. Snapper and Sweetlip around Brays Rock.

Estuaries and Beaches

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

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: Good hard fighting trevally around Minyama Island. Bream and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Bream and mangrove jack at night around McKenzies Bridge and the rock walls the Kawana Boat Ramp. Bream and tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright.

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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sam tailor Flathead

Sam Pritchard with a nice Dusky Flathead and tailor from caught near the Cod Hole n the Maroochy River over the weekend.

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