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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2020-01-09

Offshore: Great conditions with winds east to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day with seas below 1 metre. More good conditions tomorrow with winds northeasterly 10 to 15 knots and seas below 1 metre. The Mc Gregor clan, Emily, Dave and James, launched their kayaks off the beach up past Teewah yesterday morning and got into the Spaniards, coming back in with four good fish. They gave one away but kept three so they could get a family photo at Davo's. Also kayak angler Jason Milne fished in close on Sunshine Reef Tuesday morning and picked up a solid yellowfin tuna around 6.00am on a trolled, squid skirted garfish. Noosa Blue water Charters fished Double Island point for scarlet sea perch, venus tusk fish, snapper, pearl perch, moses perch, teraglin jewfish and gold spot cod. North Reef had Maori cod, gold spot cod, cobia, quality venus tusk fish, moses perch and squire. Wahoo and spanish mackerel from Jew Shoal. The Barwon Banks recently has had quality snapper to 92cm and good good Mahi Mahi, cobia, tusk fish, moses perch, pearl perch, Maori cod and mackerel on the reef. All fish went for pilchard floaters. North Reef for big grass sweetlip, Maori Cod, mosese perch, gold spot cod and small snapper. Deep End Fishing Charters, caught good spotty and spanish mackerel, cobia, big Mahi Mahi (Dolphin Fish), sweetlip and snapper from Caloundra 12 mile. Spotty mackerel from Caloundra 5 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Noosa River Fishing Safaris caught and released an 85cm flatty in the lower estuary on a recent charter. Diamond and tea leaf trevally and flathead between the river mouth and Woods Bays. Big flathead and queenfish from Tewantin Reach. A few good jacks from between the lakes. Whiting from the frying pan and Munna Point. A few quality muddies throughout the River System.

Maroochydore: Whiting and golden trevally around Chambers Island and Twin Waters. Grunter bream, whiting and moses perch from the Bli Bli reach. Flathead, giant trevally and mangrove jack in the creeks. Diamond scale mullet and bream from Cotton Tree.

Mooloolaba: Dart and bream off the beach at Warana. Diamond and giant trevally in the Kawana Waters canals. Flathead, mangrove jack and giant trevally in the Mooloolaba canals. Bream and cod around the moorings. Mangrove jack from the Twin bridges and rocky areas of the middle river.

Caloundra: Dart off the beach at Currimundi. Mangrove jack in the creeks and in Pelican waters canal. Whiting and some big flathead from Golden Beach. A few good crabs throughout the Passage and in the creeks. Grunter bream and flathead in Coochin Creek.

Daniel Vogler whiting 

Super keen angler Danial Vogler on holidays from Ipswich landed a great feed of whiting in the lower Maroochy River.

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