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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2019-07-04

Offshore Strong Wind Warning for Wednesday for Sunshine Coast Waters. Caution, with the strong winds, big seas and solid swells today, take care around coastal bars. Today winds will be southeasterly 15 to 20 knots increasing to 20 to 25 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots offshore in the evening. Winds inshore south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the early morning and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning swells easterly 1.5 to 2 metres. Tomorrow will also be a day to stay in the sheltered river systems as well, with winds southeasterly 25 to 30 knots with seas 2 to 3 metres and solid swells Easterly 2 to 2.5 metres, tending southeasterly 2.5 to 3 metres during the morning. So, when conditions improve probably next Monday, be ready to go to chase a few good snapper, as it looks like we are in for a great Winter snapper Season. North Reefs has had a few good catches of Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish, snapper and sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip.Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel, snapper and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and sweetlip from Brays Rock. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  The New Moon Phase will have the fish on the bite into the weekend! A few quality tailor off the beach between Peregian and Sunshine Beach. Flathead, tailor, trevally and bream in the river mouth. Plenty of quality dusky flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Golden and giant trevally, mangrove jack and whiting in Woods Bays.

Maroochydore: Whiting in the lower river and canals. Schools of herring feeding throughout the River. A few big trevally caught yesterday between the Moterway ang Chambers Island. Quality bream from the river mouth and cotton tree area. Mud crabs througout the river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock wall. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide.Bream and golden trevally from the boat mooring. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Bream from Military Jetty, the boardwalk and golden beach. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. Mud crabs in the northern passage. Bream and flathead in Currimundi Lake.

Caleb, Amara, Will and their dad Wade caught a feed of bream and tarwhine yesterday near Cotton Tree. Loving the school holidays with dad.

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