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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2019-11-28

Offshore: Winds will be East to southeasterly at 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots early in the morning then becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day, with seas around the 1m mark and 1-1.5m of swell. Cougar One skipper Nat Turner fished Double Island Point over the weekend for plenty of big scarlet sea perch, jewfish, venus tusk , snapper, pearl perch and goldband snapper. Dolphin fish, cobia, spanish mackerel, grass sweetlip, coral trout, snapper and venus tusk fish from Sunshine Reef. Deep End fishing charters fished the northern Banks for pig fish, venus tusk, pearl perch, slatey bream and hussar. Pan size snapper, mackerel, moses perch, estuary cod and grassy sweetlip from Coolum Reef. Sweetlip, moses perch, spangled emperor and Venus tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile. Spotty mackerel and small snapper form Caloundra 5 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Trevally, bream and big flathead being caught and some released in the lower river and Woods Bay areas. A few good whiting showing up from throughout the river and the frying pan. Flathead and bream along the Tewantin stretch as well.

Maroochydore: Whiting throughout the lower river. Tailor and trevally from Picnic Point on the incoming tide. A 91cm flathead was caught and released in Petrie Creek. Mangrove jack and cod from the snaggy areas in creeks and upper river. A few mud crabs in the creeks.

Mooloolaba: Whiting from Mountain Creek area and the twin bridges. A few good bream, plenty of nice flathead and trevally in the lower river and around the moorings. Bream and Mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in the creeks and upper river and from the Parrearra Weir.

Caloundra: Whiting and some big flathead from Golden Beach. Trevally, cod and mangrove jack in the creeks and Pelican Waters. Few sand crabs between the bar and Bells Creek.

jeff vere hussar pigfish

Jeff Vere with a hussar and pigfish taken on Deep End Fishing Charters from the northern Barwon Banks over the weekend. 

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