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2014 Fishing Reports

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2014-11-01

Offshore

Winds northerly 20 to 25 knots early, reaching up to 30 knots. Winds shifting south to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots in the late morning, reaching 30 knots at times. Seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres with 1m of east/southeast swell.

Estuaries

Noosa: Whiting on Main Beach and along Teewah Beach. Flathead cale cale, golden trevally and whiting at the Noosa River mouth. Flathead, whiting, tailor and trevally in Woods Bay. Jacks and trevally in Weyba Creek. A few jacks in between the lakes and at the entrance to the Marina.

Maroochydore: Queenfish an bream to 39cm from around the Twin Waters area. Chopper tailor, flathead, tarpon, trevally and estuary cod in the Cod Hole. School jew over night from upper Bli Bli. Whiting off Chambers Island, from Cotton Tree and Picnic Point. Flathead in the creek mouths. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Whiting and jacks in Currimundi Lake. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals and in Mountain Creek. Jacks in lake Kawana. Trevally around McKenzies Bridge. Plenty of bream from the moorings.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream along the Boardwalk. Whiting off the sand banks in the top end of the Passage, from the mouth of Bells Creek and along Golden Beach. Flathead at the mouth of Bells Creek. Mangrove jack in Pelican Waters, Bells and Coochin Creeks.

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Luke Miles Smith Tarpon

Luke and Miles Smith had a good session fishing in the cod hole over night with a few trevally and this 1.5kg Tarpon which put up a aerobatic fight.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2014-10-31

Offshore

Strong Wind Warning for today in Sunshine Coast Waters with winds northerly 15 to 25 knots, increasing to 25 to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening. Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday. Been some good quality fish on local rees in the past few days with big tusk fish and amberjack on Chardon’s reef

Estuaries

Noosa: Whiting on Main Beach and along Teewah Beach. Flathead cale cale and golden trevally and whiting at the Noosa River mouth. Flathead, whiting, tailor and trevally in Woods Bay. Jacks and trevally in Weyba Creek. A few jacks showing up in the lower river between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Yesterday there were queenfish an bream to 39cm from around the Twin Waters area, also heaps of chopper tailor schooling up and flathead from around the Cod Hole. Trevally, jacks and school jew over night from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole. Jacks and flathead in Petrie Creek. Whiting off Chambers Island, from Cotton Tree and Picnic Point. Flathead in Maroochy Waters. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Whiting and dart along Kawana and Warana Beaches. Big flathead released and a few trevally along La Balsa wall. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals and in Mountain Creek. Jacks in lake Kawana. Trevally around McKenzies Bridge. Plenty of bream from the moorings.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream along the Boardwalk. Whiting off the sand banks in the top end of the Passage, from the mouth of Bells Creek and along Golden Beach. Flathead at the mouth of Bells Creek. Mangrove jack and schools of trevally around Pelican Waters Bridge and Canals. Flathead at the mouth of Pelican Waters.

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Eddie Daniel Flathead tailor

Daniel West and Eddie Hoskins had a session near the Motorway Bridge for a tailor and flathead.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2014-10-30

Offshore

Winds are northwest to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas are increasing to 1-1.5m with and swell decreasing to 1m.

Estuaries

Noosa: Whiting on Main Beach and along teewah Beach. Flathead cale cale and golden trevally, whiting and small cobia at the Noosa River mouth. Flathead, whiting, tailor and trevally in Woods Bay. Jacks and trevally in Weyba Creek. School jew and jacks between the lakes. Bass from the everglades.

Maroochydore: Trevally, jacks and school jew over night from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole. Jacks and flathead in Petrie Creek. Whiting off Chambers Island, from Cotton Tree and Picnic Point. Flathead in Maroochy Waters. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Whiting and dart along Kawana and Warana Beaches. Big flathead released and a few trevally along La Balsa wall. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals. Jacks in lake Kawana. School jew and trevally around McKenzies Bridge. Plenty of bream from the moorings.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream along the Boardwalk. Whiting from the mouth of Bells Creek and along Golden Beach. Flathead at the mouth of Bells Creek. Mangrove jack and schools of trevally around Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead at the mouth of Pelican Waters.

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Ari Greig 34cm Whiting

Young Ari Greig was happy with his 34cm summer whiting taken in Maroochy Waters Canals.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2014-10-29

Offshore

Winds are east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming northeasterly during the afternoon.  Seas are 1m with and increasing swell of 1-1.5m.

Estuaries

Noosa: Flathead cale cale and golden trevally, whiting and small cobia at the Noosa River mouth. Flathead, whiting, tailor and trevally in Woods Bay. Jacks and trevally in Weyba Creek. School jew and jacks between the lakes. Bass from the everglades.

Maroochydore: Trevally, jacks and school jew over night from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole. Jacks and flathead in Petrie Creek. Whiting off Chambers Island, from Cotton Tree and Picnic Point. Flathead in Maroochy Waters. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart, flathead and whiting along the beaches. Big flathead released and a few trevally along La Balsa wall. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals. Jacks in lake Kawana. School jew and trevally around McKenzies Bridge. Plenty of bream from the moorings.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream along the Boardwalk. Whiting in the northern passage. Flathead at the mouth of Bells Creek. Mangrove jack and schools of trevally around Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead at the mouth of Pelican Waters.

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Quinten Masters Maroochy River Jack

Quinten Masters with a nice size Maroochy River jack taken in a secret spot on live bait.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2014-10-28

Offshore

Looks like the conditions are dying down today with west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas are 1-1.5m with 1m of swell.

Estuaries

Noosa: Big flathead caught and released, trevally, whiting and small cobia at the Noosa River mouth. Flathead, tailor and trevally in Woods Bay. Jacks and trevally in Weyba Creek. School jew and jacks between the lakes. Bass from the everglades.

Maroochydore: Plenty of herring bait schooling up around Chambers Island. Trevally and school jew over night from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole. Jacks and flathead in Petrie Creek. Whiting off Chambers Island, from Cotton Tree and Picnic Point. Flathead in Maroochy Waters. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart, flathead and whiting along the beaches. Big flathead released and a few trevally along La Balsa wall. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals. Jacks in lake Kawana. School jew and trevally around McKenzies Bridge. Plenty of bream from the moorings.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream along the Boardwalk. Whiting in the northern passage. Flathead at the mouth of Bells Creek. Mangrove jack and schools of trevally around Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead at the mouth of Pelican Waters.

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Jed 34cm Summer Whiting

Young Jed caught this 34cm summer whiting on worm in the Maroochy Waters Canal.

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