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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2020-02-04

Offshore: Strong Wind Warning for today in Sunshine Coast Waters. Looks like choppy to rough conditions for the next few days with winds northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday. Tomorrow will ease back with choppy/rough conditions with winds easterly 15 to 20 knots and seas 1 to 1.5 metres. Best to stay in more sheltered waters today! Recently Chardon's Reef has had Spanish and spotted mackerel as well as plenty of tuna. Hall's Reef has had Spaniard mackerel to 7kg. 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: Trevally and the quality queenfish in the lower river system. Big flathead and Gt's from Tewantin. A few good jacks from between the lakes and upper river system. Whiting from the frying pan and Munna Point. Few mud crabs on the move in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: 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 and grunter bream 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. Worth a try for a few muddies

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.


Check out will Robins with a couple of nice whiting to 36cm from near the Twin Waters Boat Ramp.

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