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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2020-02-10

Offshore:Winds are easing to 10 to 15 knots Northerlies today, with lighter inshore northwesterlies at about 10 knots in the morning, tending northeasterly from late morning. Seas are around the 1 meter mark, but the Easterly swell is still up at around 1.5-2.5m in open waters. Spanish mackerel, yellowfin tuna, sweetlip and maori cod from Sunshine Reef. Hall's Reefs have been producing spotty and spanish mackerel. Spanish mackerel from Currimundi Reef. Spotty and spanish mackerel from Coolum. Spotty and Spanish mackerel from Caloundra 5 mile. Small snapper and grass sweetlip around Brays Rock.

With the full moon last night we are currently experiencing some of the biggest tides of the year, this will definitely have the mud crabs on the move throughout the coasts rivers, creeks and canals.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Mangrove jack and flathead from Tewantin. Trevally, tailor and mangrove jack in Woods Bays. A few good jacks and grunter bream from between the lakes and upper river system. Whiting throughout the lower river. Mud crabs on the move throughout the river..

Maroochydore: Whiting from Chambers Island and Twin Waters in numbers. Cod, flathead and school jew in the cod hole. A few quality jacks have been caught in the middle river. Grunter bream from Bli Bli. A few mud crabs throughout the system.

Mooloolaba: Whiting and grunter bream in Mountain creek and Kawana Canals. Mangrove jack around the bridges and jetties of the lower river. Bream from the moorings and rock wall. Mud crabs in the canals.

Caloundra: Bream, Mangrove jack and trevally in Pelican Waters. Flathead and bream inside the bar. Flathead form the mouth of Bells Creek. Mud crabs throughout the passage. Quality whiting on the banks out from Golden Beach.


Kim Maas from the Maroochy RSL Fishing Club fished off Chambers Island on sunday using green prawns for this 31cm whiting.

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