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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2019-07-02

Offshore Caution, with the solid swells today and take care on coastal bar crossings and in offshore waters. Today winds will be South to southeasterly at 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon. Inshore winds south of Noosa Heads tending south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning and evening. Seas will be 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, with Easterly swell at 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 2 to 2.5 metres during the morning. When conditions improve 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. Chardon's Reef's had, Maori cod, pearl perch, Moses perch, good snapper, venus tusk fish, hussar and painted sweetlip. Big snapper, venus tusk fish, gold spot wrasse, hussar and a beautiful parrot form the Hards. 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:  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. Trevally on the dirty water line in the lower river. Quality bream from the river mouth and cotton tree area. Mud crabs througout the river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock wall. 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.

Ethan caught this nice queenfish in Pelican Waters canal recently.

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