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Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2019-11-09

Offshore: Strong Wind Warning for today in Sunshine Coast Waters Today conditions will be Rough for most of the day and easing back in the afternoon with winds northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, possibly reaching up to 30 knots offshore before dawn. Winds turning west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots during the morning, tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening and seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon. Tomorrows conditions will be fantastic winds Variable about 10 knots becoming southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early morning, then turning northeasterly during the afternoon and seas below 1 metre. As conditions improve over the weekend particularly on Sunday, be ready to go for some good reefies! Sunshine Reef had grassy sweetlip, coral trout, snapper and tusk fish. Double island Point has had good pearl perch, moses perch, gold spot cod, snapper, grassy sweetlip and venus tusk. Spangled emperor, venus tuskfish and small snapper from Murphy's reef. Snapper, mack tuna and moses perch from Coolum Reef. Snapper, cobia, spangled emperor and pearl perch from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Giant and golden trevally and good quality flathead being released in the lower river and Woods Bays. A few good whiting showing up from throughout the river and the frying pan. Flathead, queenfish and bream some up to 34cm along the Tewantin stretch as well.

Maroochydore: Whiting throughout the lower river. The odd tailor to 50cm, trevally and flathead in the Cod Hole zone. Big flathead around the creek mouths and motorway bridge. Several quality mangrove jack, GT's and Queenfish from the rock bars in the middle and upper river. A few mud crabs in the creeks.

Mooloolaba: Whiting from Mountain Creek and the La Balsa sand basin. Big bream and trevally from the Kawana boat ramp. Flathead and trevally in Mooloolaba Canals. Bream and Mangrove jack in the creeks and upper river and from the Parrearra Weir.

Caloundra: Whiting, some big flathead and bream from Golden Beach. Big grunter the lower Passage and a few flathead south of Coochin Creek. Trevally, cod and mangrove jack in the creeks and Pelican Waters. Few mud crabs in the creeks.


Jed Foley was fishing with his grandfather Barry Foley up the Maroochy River where he out fished the old fellow, catching Mangrove Jack and this feisty Giant Trevally

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