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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2020-01-29

Offshore: Great conditions today 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, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon. Tomorrow will be similar with winds east to northeasterly about 10 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early morning and seas around 1 metre. Try Hall's Reef, casting 25gm metal slug lures at the boils, for some quality spotted mackerel. Spotty mackerel in Luguna Bay and big Spanish mackerel up to 130cm off Teewah Beach. Chardon's Reef has had Spanish and spotted mackerel as well as plenty of tuna. Sunshine Reef's had grass sweetlip, venus tusk fish, moses perch, snapper, pearl perch and a large mouth nannygai. Double Island Point has had nannygai, tusk fish, amberjack, squire, sweetlip, cobia, mahi mahi, grass emperor, tuna, moses perch and pearl perch.Try North reef for cobia, moses perch, gold spot cod, venus tusk fish, tuna and grass sweetlip. There's been Spanish and Spotty mackerel, yellowfin and bluefin tuna from the Gneerings. Spotty mackerel and Tuna from Old Women Island. Snapper, Grass sweetlip, good spotty and Spanish mackerel from Caloundra 5 and 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Mangrove jack, trevally and the odd queenfish in the lower river system. Flathead 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: Try for good whiting on the sand banks throughout the lower river. Queen fish trevally, mangrove jack, bream and cod lower and middle reaches of the river, particularly around the Cod Hole Mangrove jack in the creeks. A few mud crabs in the creek and canals.

Mooloolaba: A few whiting 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: 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.


Mad keen angler, Jarvis Henricks having a great time fishing in the Maroochy River catching these feisty Queenfish on Monday.

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