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2011 Fishing Reports

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 05/11/2011

Noosa: Today should be an excellent day to go offshore and chase a few snapper, mackerel and teraglin jew from local reefs. Bream, whiting and trevally from the river mouth. Flathead around the 60cm mark from Webya creek on live bait and soft plastics. Mangorve jacks from Woods bay at night. Bream, jacks and flathead between the lakes.

Maroochydore:  There were two, 90cm jew taken and a few missed, off the beach on Maroochy North shore on Friday night. Sand crabs in the lower Maroochy and a few mud crabs from the Bli Bli Islands. Mangrove jack around the 50cm size throughout the middle and upper reaches of the Maroochy River. Scattered schools of whiting around the river mouth. Flathead from the mouth of Petrie creek on soft plastics. Dart and bream along Mudjimba beach. Trevally around the motorway bridge pylons.

KawanaSpanish mackerel on Coolum Reef and a few school mackerel on the Outer Gneerings. Sand crabs in mouth of the Mooloolah River.  Whiting have been taking live worms and nippers on the flats above McKenzie’s bridge and a few trevally around McKenzies Bridge. Trevally and bream along La Balsa and around the boat moorings.

Caloundra: Jew and a few GT”s around the bar.  Whiting and dart from Golden beach. Flathead around the mouth of Bells creek on the edge of the weed banks. Some good mangrove jack in the creeks and canals.

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Jim Rodden was fishing around Twin Waters Weir when he hooked into a solid 73cm dusky flathead last week.


Local Fishing Report: Friday 04/11/2011

Noosa: Wahoo, snapper and teraglin jew from North Reef. Bream, whiting and trevally from the river mouth. Flathead around the 60cm mark from Webya creek on live bait and soft plastics. Mangorve jacks from Woods bay at night. Bream, jacks and flathead between the lakes.

Maroochydore:  Sand crabs in the lower Maroochy and a few mud crabs from the Bli Bli Islands. Mangrove jack throughout the middle and upper reaches of the Maroochy River. Scattered schools of whiting around the river mouth. Flathead from the mouth of Petrie creek on soft plastics. Dart and bream along Mudjimba beach. Trevally around the motorway bridge pylons.

KawanaSpanish mackerel on Coolum Reef and a few school mackerel on the Outer Gneerings. Sand and coral crabs in mouth of the Mooloolah River.  Whiting have been taking live worms and nippers on the flats above McKenzie’s bridge and a few trevally around McKenzies Bridge. Trevally and bream along La Balsa and around the boat moorings.

Caloundra: Jew and chopper tailor in the bar.  Whiting and dart from Golden beach on pipis and sand worms. Flathead around the mouth of Bells creek on the edge of the weed banks. Some good mangrove jack in the creeks and canals.

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Young Jack Fitzgerald was fishing with prawn at the Bli Bli bridge when he hooked this nice Golden Trevally.  

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 03/11/2011

Noosa: Wahoo, snapper and teraglin jew from North Reef. Bream, whiting and trevally from the river mouth. Flathead around the 60cm mark from Webya creek on live bait and soft plastics. Mangorve jacks from Woods bay at night.

Maroochydore:  Mangrove jack throughout the Maroochy River. Scattered schools of whiting around the river mouth. Flathead from the mouth of Eudlo creek to the mouth of Petrie creek on soft plastics. Dart and bream along Mudjimba beach on pilchards, sand worms and pipis.

Kawana: Sweetlip and snapper from the Barwon banks. Whiting have been taking live worms and nippers on the flats above McKenzie’s bridge. Trevally and bream along La Balsa and around the boat moorings on live herring.

Caloundra: Jew off the from the rocks at Happy Valley. Whiting and dart from Golden beach on pipis and sand worms. Flathead around the mouth of Bells creek on the edge of the weed banks. Some good mangrove jack in the creeks and canals.

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Greg Manning and his family spent the day fishing the Noosa river mouth for a few whiting and this nice big eye trevally which he caught on live sand worms.


Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 02/11/2011

Noosa: Wahoo, black king and snapper have been caught out off Noosa. Whiting and trevally from the river mouth on live sand worms and prawns. Flathead and trevally in woods bay on soft plastics. Flathead in Weyba Creek and between the lakes.

Maroochydore:  Mangrove jack throughout the Maroochy River. Trevally in the lower reaches and a few tailor on in the evening around the sand bags. Jewfish up to 80cm from the Cod hole at night on live bait. Crabs in the canals and the upper reaches.

Kawana: Whiting in Kawana Waters canal and from the sand basin near the mouth on live worms. Mangrove jacks in Mountain Creek and the upper reaches at night. Trevally and bream along La Balsa and around the boat moorings. Whiting and dart along Kawana Beach.  

Caloundra: Jew off the from the rocks at Happy Valley. Whiting, sand crabs and tailor from the bar on the incoming tide. Flathead around the mouth of Bells creek on the edge of the weed banks. Some good mangrove jack in the creeks and canals around structures.    

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Ken Lynch and Matt Hamilton fished the 12 Mile for a good mixed bag of snapper, maori cod and this 7.5kg cobia

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 1/11/2011

Noosa: Before the strong SEly’s a 22kg wahoo, a few black king and some big snapper were taken out from Noosa. Big schools of trevally and tailor around the Frying Pan and in Woods Bays at night. Jacks between the lakes and near the Sheraton and up around the lakes. Flathead in Weyba Creek and between the lakes.

Maroochydore:  Mangrove jack throughout the Maroochy River. Trevally in the lower reaches and a few tailor on in the evening around the sand bags. Crabs in the canals and the upper reaches. Flathead between Eudlo Creek mouth and Bli Bli.

Kawana: Whiting to 32cm in Kawana Waters canal and from the sand basin near the mouth. Mangrove jacks in Mountain Creek and the upper reaches on live bait at night. Giant and golden trevally along La Balsa and around the boat moorings. Whiting and dart along Kawana Beach.  

Caloundra: Jew off the from the rocks at Happy Valley.  Whiting, sand crabs and tailor from the bar on the incoming tide. Whiting on the flats just out from the Power boat club.  Trevally on soft plastics in Pelican Waters. Some good mangrove jack in the creeks and canals around structures.    

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Well here is a very happy Tate Keys with a 58cm jack that he caught and released in the upper Maroochy River.


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