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2014 Fishing Reports

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2014-09-01

Offshore

Winds increasing with north to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots turning west to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots in the evening. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the evening. Looks like sheltered waters today however over the weekend there were good catches of snapper on North with the odd nobby, Sunshine, Coolum, and the Gneerings. Also good cobia, Maori cod and estuary cod at North and Chardons Reefs and pearlies at North Reef.

Estuaries

Noosa: We have turned the corner at last, so enjoy the Spring weather! Good catches of bream, flathead, whiting, trevally and tailor at the Noosa River mouth. Bream, whiting, flathead and moses perch in Weyba Creek. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Grunter, school jew and flathead from the Tewantin stretch.

Maroochydore: Best to fishing is in the lower reaches at present. Bream and whiting in the lower river. Flathead from Eudlo & Petrie Creek mouths and Picnic Point. Whiting in the canals. Mud crabs still in the middle and lower river at present.

Kawana: Big bream around the mooring on the incoming tide over night. Bream and a few tailor around the high tide from the rock wall. Whiting and flathead in sand basin. Mud crabs in the canals and around Kawana Way.

Caloundra: Bream and whiting on the banks opposite Golden Beach. Whiting opposite the power boat club, at Bells Creek mouth and near Military Jetty. Flathead are taking lures on most of the banks throughout the northern end of the passage. Grunter bream at the mouth of Coochin Creek.

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JettJackJohnstone

Check out young Jett and Jack Johnstone's nice flathead and mud crab from around Twin Waters on Sunday

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2014-08-31

Offshore

Good conditions for the first day of spring with winds variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas Around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. There are good catches of snapper on North with the odd nobby, sunshine, Coolum, and the Gneerings. Also good cobia, Maori cod and estuary cod at North and Chardons Reefs and pearlies at North Reef.

Estuaries

Noosa: We have turned the corner at last, so enjoy the Spring weather! Good catches of bream, flathead, whiting, trevally and tailor at the Noosa River mouth. Bream, whiting, flathead and moses perch in Weyba Creek. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Grunter, school jew and flathead from the Tewantin stretch.

Maroochydore: Best to fish the lower reaches until the weed upstream clears away some more up stream. Bream and whiting in the lower river. Flathead from Eudlo & Petrie Creek mouths and Picnic Point. Whiting in the canals. Mud crabs still in the middle and lower river at present.

Kawana: Big bream around the mooring on the incoming tide over night. Bream and a few tailor around the high tide from the rock wall. Whiting and flathead in sand basin. Mud crabs in the canals and around Kawana Way.

Caloundra: Bream and whiting on the banks opposite Golden Beach. Bream and chopper tailor off the northern tip of Bribie Island. Whiting opposite the power boat club, at Bells Creek mouth and near Military Jetty. Flathead from the NW tip of Bribie Island and are taking lures on most of the banks throughout the northern end of the passage. Grunter bream at the mouth of Coochin Creek.

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3kg maori cod barwon banks

The crews on top catch got into a few Maori cod out on the Banks.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2014-08-30

Offshore

Southerly winds at 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day with northeasterly sea breezes inshore. Seas are 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Southeasterly swell is 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, trevally, bream and flathead from the river mouth. Whiting between the mouth and Munna Point. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Grunter, school jew and flathead from the Tewantin stretch.

Maroochydore: Bream and whiting in the lower river. Flathead from Eudlo & Petrie Creek mouths and Picnic Point. Whiting in the canals. Mud crabs from Bli Bli and Twin Waters canals.

Kawana: Bream to 1.3kg around the mooring on the ebb tide over night. Bream and a few tailor around the high tide from the rock wall. Whiting and flathead in sand basin. Mud crabs in the canals and around Kawana Way.

Caloundra: Bream and whiting on the banks opposite Golden Beach. Whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Flathead from the NW tip of Bribie Island and are taking lures on most of the banks throughout the northern end of the passage. Grunter bream at the mouth of Coochin Creek.

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Nic Culverhouse Nice Rock Cod 12 mile

Nic Culverhouse was at it again with a nice rock cod from the 12 mile.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2014-08-29

Offshore

Beautiful conditions at last, after a stretch of crook weather offshore, with winds southerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon and seas around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the afternoon. Looks like a good weekend ahead.

Estuaries

Noosa: Will be excellent conditions for fishing in the creeks and estuaries over the weekend. The odd big tailor and trevally from the river mouth. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Big bream to 40cm from the Marina and the river mouth. A few mud crabs throughout Noosa Waters canals, in Weyba Creek and between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Quality bream and elbow slapper whiting in the lower river. Flathead from Eudlo & Petrie Creeks and Picnic Point. Whiting in the canals. Mud crabs from Bli Bli, Twin Waters canals and Petrie Creek.

Kawana: Bream to 1.3kg around the mooring on the ebb tide over night. Bream and a few tailor around the high tide from the rock wall. Whiting and flathead in sand basin. Mud crabs in the canals and around Kawana Way.

Caloundra: Bream, grunter, flathead and whiting on the banks opposite Golden Beach. Whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Flathead from the NW tip of Bribie Island, Military Jetty and Coochin Creek.

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More Matthew Flathead shad

Matt Planck with a nice dusky flathead from Bli Bli taken on a Rapala Extreme Shad

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2014-08-28

Offshore

Southerly winds reach 30knot in the morning, but decreasing to 10-15 knots by the evening. Seas decreasing to 1-2m by midday, but the swell is still p to 3m. Will be worth a look over the weekend.

Estuaries

Noosa: The odd big tailor and trevally from the river mouth. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Big bream to 40cm from the Marina and the river mouth. A few mud crabs throughout Noosa Waters canals, in Weyba Creek and between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Quality bream and elbow slapper whiting in the lower river. Flathead from Eudlo & Petrie Creeks and Picnic Point. Whiting in the canals. Mud crabs from Bli Bli, Twin Waters canals and Petrie Creek.

Kawana: Bream to 1.3kg around the mooring on the ebb tide over night. Bream and a few tailor around the high tide from the rock wall. Whiting and flathead in sand basin. Mud crabs in the canals and around Kawana Way.

Caloundra: Bream, grunter, flathead and whiting on the banks opposite Golden Beach. Whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Flathead from the NW tip of Bribie Island, Military Jetty and Coochin Creek.

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Caloundra Powerboat Take a kid fishing day

Rory & Sasha Williams caught these quality whiting during the recent Caloundra Powerboat Club Take-A-Kid-Fishing day held on Sunday 10 August 2014 in the Pumicestone Passage.

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