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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2019-07-03

Offshore Strong Wind Warning for Today for Sunshine Coast Waters. Caution, with the strong winds, big seas and solid swells today, take care around coastal bars. Today will be a day to stay in the sheltered river systems as winds will be southeasterly 25 to 30 knots and seas 2 to 2.5 metres with swells easterly 2 metres, increasing to 2 to 3 metres during the morning. Tomorrow will be similar with winds Southeasterly 25 to 30 knot with seas 2.5 to 3 metres and rediculously solid swells east to southeasterly 2.5 to 3 metres inshore, increasing to 3 to 4 metres offshore. So, when conditions improve probably next Monday or Tuesday be ready to take a sickie and go out 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.

Chance and Richard Sam, still recon there are a few buck crabs to be potted in the Maroochy River.

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