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Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2020-02-01

Offshore: Great conditions for fishing today with winds east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow will also be good with winds north to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon and seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Maroochydore in the evening. Spotty mackerel in Laguna Bay and big Spanish mackerel up to 130cm and small a small sailfish out from Teewah Beach. Chardon's Reef has had Spanish and spotted mackerel as well as plenty of tuna. Hall's Reef has had Spaniard mackerel to 7kg . Cougar One skipper Nat Turner fished Sunshine Reef started off trolling but only landed a mack tuna for our efforts. Once anchored up it didn’t take long for a few spotted mackerel to find the berley trail though. We got a couple to the boat and got bitten off by a few more. On the bottom we caught squire, venus tusk fish and, to round the trip off, a quality coral trout. Double Island Point has had nannygai, tusk fish, amberjack, squire, sweetlip, cobia, mahi mahi, grass emperor, tuna, moses perch and pearl perch.There's been Spanish and Spotty mackerel, yellowfin and bluefin tuna from the Gneerings. Spotty mackerel and Tuna from Old Women Island. Spotty mackerel and mac tuna out from Coolum. Snapper, Grass sweetlip, good spotty and Spanish mackerel from Caloundra 5 and 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Mangrove jack, trevally and the quality queenfish in the lower river system. Flathead and bream from Dog Beach. Big flathead and Gt's from Tewantin. A few good jacks from between the lakes. Whiting from the frying pan and Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Whiting from Twin Waters and the banks out from Picnic Point. Queen fish, golden and giant trevally, mangrove jack, bream and cod lower reaches and Cod Hole this week. Flathead from Petrie Creek. Grunter and whiting from Bli Bli. A few mud crabs in the creek and canals.

Mooloolaba: A few whiting, bream, grunter bream and the odd good buck mud crabs in the Mooloolah canals and from Mountain Creek reach. Mangrove jack, trevally and cod from the Twin Bridges. Bream and flathead from La Balsa Park.

Caloundra: Bream and grass sweetlip from Shelly Beach. Mangrove jack, flathead and mud crabs in Coochin Creek. GT's, mangrove jack, queenfish and and few quality bream in Pelican Waters Canal. Whiting and some big flathead from Golden Beach.

Jack Robinson trevcod hole Holt Production Lure 

Jack Robinson, with a nice GT caught and released on a Holt Production prawn lure over the long weekend in the Cod Hole. @swanboathire

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