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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-10-03


Today's conditions are looking pretty good by the afternoon with winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning or early afternoon.with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Tomorrow conditions will be great with winds variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and seas below 1 metre. There have been some good catches in the past week or so, with North Reef venus tusk fish, moses perch, snapper and this cracking nannygai..Cougar One fished Sunshine Reef where they caught snapper, pearl perch, grass sweetlip and coral trout." . Snapper, long tail tuna, tusk fish from the Gneerings. Snapper, pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point has had good snapper, red emperor, large cod, a few trout, pearl perch, moses perch,and tusk fish.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: At present there have been several good catches of flathead throughout the river and golden trevally in the lower river. Noosaville has had good whiting and flathead with the bream around the structures. A few good catches of Jacks between the lakes. Worth putting the Crab pots in.

Maroochydore: Some big bream, few queenfish, trevally smashing the bait fish and plenty of good flathead around the the Cod Hole, Picnic Point and upstream to Bli Bli. Mangrove jack in the Creeks and middle river. Quality whiting and few bream between Chambers and Channel Island.

Mooloolaba: Bream and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting from La Balsa and Sand basin and above McKenzies Bridge. Mangrove jack from the middle river. Try for bream, tailor and jew at night off the rocks at Point Cartwright.

Caloundra: When the wind settles try for whiting, bream and a few good flathead in the gutters along the beaches. Whiting and bream from Golden Beach. There have been plenty of good catches of quality flathead throughout the passage and in the creeks and along the skids. Mangrove jack and mud crabs feeding in the creeks.

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Bill Conn 80cmQueenfish

Have a look at Bill Conn with an 80 cm queenfish from the Cod Hole today.

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