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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2020-02-12

Offshore: Pretty good conditions today particularly early with winds northerly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the late morning and afternoon and seas are around 1 metre. Tomorrow's looking okay but could be a bit choppy with winds north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning easterly 15 to 20 knots during the morning. inshore winds tending southeasterly in the morning and seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the morning. It will be worth fishing along the line where the dirty water from the estuaries meets the clean ocean waters, where the fish could be feeding. Spanish mackerel, yellowfin tuna, sweetlip and maori cod from Sunshine Reef. Hall's Reefs have been producing spotty and spanish mackerel. Spanish mackerel from Currimundi Reef. Spotty and spanish mackerel from Coolum. A few good reef fish including the odd coral trout, snapper and sweetlip along with spotty and Spanish mackerel from the Gneerings, Caloundra 5 and 12 mile. Small snapper and grass sweetlip around Brays Rock.

The full moon Sunday is giving us some of the biggest tides of the year, this will definitely have the mud crabs on the move throughout the coasts rivers, creeks and canals.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Mangrove jack and flathead from Tewantin. Trevally and mangrove jack in Woods Bays. A few good jacks and grunter bream from between the lakes and upper river system. Whiting throughout the lower river. Mud crabs on the move throughout the river..

Maroochydore: Trevally feeding in the lower river around Twin Waters. Whiting from Chambers Island and Twin Waters in numbers. A few Mangrove jack in the structured/snaggy areas throughout the river. Grunter bream from Bli Bli. A few mud crabs throughout the system.

Mooloolaba: Whiting and grunter bream in Mountain creek and Kawana Canals. Mangrove jack around the bridges and jetties of the lower river. Bream from the moorings and rock wall. Mud crabs in the canals and moving .

Caloundra: Bream, Mangrove jack and trevally in Pelican Waters. Flathead and bream inside the bar. Flathead form the mouth of Bells Creek. Mud crabs throughout the passage. Quality whiting on the banks out from Golden Beach.

Mark Horton Stephens Bass Borumba 

Marc Horton-Stephens, caught this bass early morning on Lake Borumba with his son while fishing the lake’s sunken trees, sinking Berkley Gulp Minnow grubs and winding them up quickly. After a cracking battle, this beast was boat side and measured 48cm to the tail. Released to grow bigger!" see, www.fishingnoosa.com.au 

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