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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-09-30

Offshore: Finally we have blessed with some light varible winds at 10 knots this morning, becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the late afternoon. Seas will be below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening. So get out early and make the most of the good conditions. Snapper, venus tusk fish and amberjack out from Rainbow Beach. Cobia and grass sweetlip from Jew Shoal. North Reef had cobia, jewfish, pearl perch, Moses perch and venus tusk fish.  Sunshine Reef had good snapper, tusk fish, Moses perch, bonito, longtail tuna, grass emperor and school mackerel. Cod, sweetlip, snapper and tusk fish from Coolum. Pearl perch, snapper, tusk fish and tuna from Caloundra 12 mile. 

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Trevally and mangrove jack in Woods Bays. Quality whiting in good numbers throughout the lower river. Flathead, queenfish and bream between the lakes.  Flathead from the river mouth and frying pan.    

Maroochydore: Bream and quality flathead from the river mouth. Big flathead in the middle river. Chopper tailor, flathead, bream and trevally under the motorway bridge. Whiting throughout the lower river. Mangrove jack in the creeks and upper river. Trevally and flathead up Eudlo Creek. 

Mooloolaba: Mangrove jack in the Bightwater canal. Whiting from Mountain Creek and the La Balsa sand basin. Bream, cod and trevally from the boat moorings. Cod, mangrove jack and flathead from the twin bridges. Flathead and trevally in Mooloolaba Canals. 

Caloundra: Cod, jack, flathead and the odd mud crab in Coochin Creek. Big flathead between the bar and golden beach. Elbow slapper whiting throughout the northern passage. Trevally, cod and mangrove jack in Pelican Waters.

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