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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2019-06-06


Conditions are improving but will still be rough with winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times in the early morning and seas 1.5 to 2 metres. Tomorrow's wind conditions will begin to ease back but with swells increasing so be cautious with winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots and seas 1 to 1.5 metres. and swells south to southeasterly up to 1 metre inshore, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore. Offshore swell increasing to 2 to 3.5 metres from the late afternoon. Before the strong winds and crook conditions out wide, the following fish were caught. Keen local angler, Nathan Greig took home a monster snapper, off Mooloolaba at one of his favourite reefs. Jet ski anglers, Rob Grace and Mike Duncan picked up a 9.8kg longtail tuna and a 10kg Spanish mackerel while trolling whole garfish baits around the Hall's Reef stretch on Sunday. North Reef has also had good snapper, sweetlip, Moses perch, cobia, tusk fish and gold band snapper. Warren Norup also fished Sunshine Reef in his kayak recently for a 123cm Spanish mackerl trolling a slimy mackerel. Big longtail and mac tuna, spotty and Spanish mackerel caught in close off Mooloolaba. A few good cobia, snapper sweetlip, school and spotty mackerel from Currimundi Reef and the Caloundra 5 and 9 mile reefs.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Noosa North Shore has had a few tailor, bream and whiting. Flathead, the odd tailor, golden trevally and bream around the river mouth. Queenies to 65cm and trevally in the Woods Bay and the Tewantin Reach. Whiting throughout the lower river and upstream in the lakes.

Maroochydore: Tailor and trevally yesterday between the Motorway Bridge and Chambers Island. Catches of flathead, golden trevally, few whiting and bream between the river mouth and Bli Bli.

Mooloolaba: Worth fishing the headlands for jew, bream and perhaps a tuna as well as bream, dart and whiting in the gutters. Flathead, feeding in the creeks and canals, Plenty of bream, particularly at night and trevally from around the boat moorings and throughout the lower river.

Caloundra; Bream and flathead along Golden Beach. Try around structures, rocks and jetties at night for the better quality bream. A few flathead, trevally and bream through the Passage. Trevallyand bream in Pelican Waters.

Chloe Wolski golden trevally Maroochy River Mouth  

Terry Ash was fishing with Chloe Wolski when she landed a feisty golden trevally near the mouth of the maroochy river on a live herring. They also caught several duskies and bream in the same spot that day.

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