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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2020-02-05

Offshore: Strong Wind Warning again for today in Sunshine Coast Waters. Looks like rough conditions to continue for today and calming down tomorrow with winds east to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Noosa Heads during the day and seas 1 to 2 metres. Tomorrow will easing back with choppy conditions with winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots and seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Best to stay in more sheltered waters today! When conditions improve be ready to go as 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 mac tuna out from Coolum and around Mudjimba Island. 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. 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: Try for golden and giant trevally, mangrove jack, bream and cod lower reaches of the river and the Cod Hole. Flathead to 66cm from Petrie Creek. Grunter and whiting from Bli Bli. A few mud crabs in the creek and canals.

Mooloolaba: Try for a few whiting, bream and grunter bream in the Mooloolah canals and from Mountain creek, as well as mangrove jack, flathead and trevally from the Twin Bridges area. Bream and flathead from La Balsa Park. Worth a try for a few muddies

Caloundra: A few dart in the gutters, 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.

Jason Milne Viking Kayaks Yellowfin Tuna 

Check out Jason Milne from Viking Kayaks with a hard fighting yellowfin tuna caught recently off our beautiful Sunny Coast.

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