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Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2019-09-23

Offshore: Winds will be North to northwesterly at 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots at times offshore in the early morning. Winds tending north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon, then turning northwesterly in the evening. Inshore winds easing to 10 to 15 knots in the evening. Sunshine Reef had good snapper, tusk fish, Moses perch, bonito, longtail tuna, grass emperor and school mackerel. Grass sweetlip and small snapper from Old Women Island. Long tail tuna, cod, sweetlip and tusk fish from Coolum. Pearl perch, snapper, tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Quality snapper from the Blinker.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Golden, diamond, tealeaf and giant trevally throughout the lower system. Quality whiting from Munna Point and the frying pan. A 90cm Diamond trevally was caught and released from Woods Bays ( Mangrove jack and big flathead from the Tewantin Stretch. Flathead, jacks and school jew inbetween the lakes.

Maroochydore: Whiting throughout the lower river. A few over sized flathead caught and released in the middle reaches. Trevally and the odd queenfish from the Cod Hole. Mangrove jack in the creeks and upper river. Trevally and flathead in Eudlo Creek.

Mooloolaba: Whiting from Mountain Creek and brightwater reach. Bream, dusky flathead and trevally from the boat moorings. Cod, bream and flathead from the twin bridges. Mangrove jack, cod, flathead and trevally in Mooloolaba Canals.

Caloundra: Cod, jack and flathead in Coochin Creek. Big flathead between the bar and golden beach. Whiting along the Golden Beach stretch. Trevally, cod and mangrove jack in Pelican Waters.


Travis Woollett was fishing around the top of tide in Mountain Creek over the weekend, when he hooked this 52cm mangrove on a prawn.

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