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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2019-03-20


Conditions, will be good early today, with winds northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northwesterly before dawn then tending northwest to northeasterly in the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots inshore in the afternoon and seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Tomorrow is looking fantastic with winds variable about 10 knots and seas around 1 metre. Sunshine Reef had pearl perch, tusk fish, grass emperor, Moses perch, painted sweetlip, gold spot cod, snapper and coral trout. Trekka 2 skipper Mitch Bertacchini, did a nine hour trip up to Double Island Point on Sunday. Conditions were pretty nice apart from the odd rain squall which we managed to dodge. We caught gold band snapper, scarlet sea perch, moses perch, grass emperor, tusk fish, gold spot cod, frying pan snapper and spotty mackerel. North Reefs had pearl perch, Maori cod, venus tusk fish and snapper, moses perch, grass sweetlip and some quality pearl perch. Spanish, yellow fin tuna, plenty of cobia, and snapper off Coolum Reef. Cobia, wahoo, spotty mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: A few tailor up in the ski run diamond trevelly in the Woods Bay on a plastics. Cod, jack and trevally in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. A few mud crabs still on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Trevelly, flathead and queen fish and bream around the motorway bridge. Few good whiting and grunter in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in all the creeks. Solid bream and mangrove jack in the Maroochy Waters Canal Reports of several good buck crabs throughout the river. 

Mooloolaba: Bream, trevally and cod from the boat moorings. Jacks and flathead in Mountain Creek. Jack, cod and flathead from the rocks bars in the upper river. Muddies throughout the Mooloolah River, particularly in the Kawana and Mooloolah canals.

Caloundra: With the hot and humid conditions there have been good mangrove jack, cod, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals and in the creeks that feed the Passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along Golden Beach flats. Bream and sweetlip from Shelly Beach.

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Check out Jack Dekort with a hard fighting long tail tuna caught north of Coolum.

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