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2019 Fishing Reports

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-07-29

Offshore: Absolute perfect offshore conditions today with variable winds at about 10 knots. Inshore winds south to southwesterly about 10 knots in the morning, and northeasterly about 10 knots in the afternoon, seas below 0.5m and East to southeasterly swell around 1 metre. Similar beautiful offshore conditiond tomorrow with winds variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day and seas below 1 metre. Fishing offshore Noosa fished Sunshine Reef on Saturday for moses perch, grass emperor, snapper, tusk fish, painted sweetlip and spangled emperor. Wild Thing 2 fished Double Island Point for cobia, jewfish, pearl perch, tusk fish, yellowtail kingfish and ironjaw. Deep End Fishing Charters out of Mooloolaba have had good trips to local reefs for plenty of quality snapper, grassy sweetlip, pearlies, tusk fish and cobia. Grass sweetlip, cod and qualitysnapper from the Gneerings. Good quality snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Try for luderick at the rocks inside the river mouth. Double Island Point and Teewah Beach gutters have been producing greenback tailor to 3.5kg. Bream and flathead and plenty of diamond trevally taken throughout the lower river and up around Tewantin. Good quality Golden and Diamond Trevally in Woods Bays.

Maroochydore: Several big giant trevally caught near the Cod Hole. Bream and whiting in the mouth of Eudlo Creek as well as tailor and trevally from Cod Hole. Quality bream upstream and throughout the lower river. Flathead to 78cm released from the Creek mouths and lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor, bream and worth a try for luderick off the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. School jew in the deeper holes of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. Small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Matt Planck with a nice tailor caught on a red head silver body Trollecraft Lure up near the Cod Hole.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2019-07-27

Offshore: More great conditions with winds West to northwesterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon.with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow will have excellent conditions but could be a bit choppy after the change in the afternoon with wind West to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, with a southeasterly change moving through during the morning or early afternoon. Winds reaching 15 to 20 knots at times with and behind the change, and seas around 1 metre. Wild Thing 2 skipper Nat Turner fished the top of North Reef and The Hill where they caught caught cobia, moses perch, snapper, grass sweetlip and teraglin jewfish. Sunshine Reef's producing venus tusk fish, monacle bream, good snapper, coral bream, grass emperor and Moses perch Deep End Fishing Charters out of Mooloolaba have had good trips to local reefs for plenty of quality snapper, grassy sweetlip, pearlies, tusk fish and cobia. Grass sweetlip, cod and qualitysnapper from the Gneerings. Good quality snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Try for luderick at the rocks inside the river mouth. Double Island Point gutters are producing greenback tailor to 3.5kg. Bream and flathead and plenty of diamond trevally taken throughout the lower river and up around Tewantin. Good quality Golden and Diamond Trevally in Woods Bays. Trevally and still a few mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Several big giant trevally caught near the Cod Hole. Bream and whiting in the mouth of Eudlo Creek as well as tailor and trevally to 65cm from Cod Hole. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 78cm released from the Creek mouths and lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor, bream and worth a try for luderick as well of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. School jew in the deeper holes of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. Small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Davie had a fish with Matt Planck in the Maroochy River Wednesday, trolling the Trollcraft Pelagic,(in store) red head silver body lure which did the job for him with a 58cm and 55cm GT.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2019-07-25

Offshore: More great conditions but could be a bit choppy at times with winds Southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times during the morning with seas around 1 metre. Tomorrow will have excellent conditions with wind southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable below 10 knots during the late morning, then tending east to northeasterly about 10 knots in the afternoon. Inshore winds tending south to southwesterly about 10 knots in the morning, tending east to northeasterly below 10 knots in the afternoon, then turning west to northwesterly in the evening and seas around 1 metre. Wild Thing 2 skipper Nat Turner fished the top of North Reef and The Hill where they caught caught cobia, moses perch, snapper, grass sweetlip and teraglin jewfish. North Reef has had pearl perch, maori cod, gold spot cod and quality cobia. Deep End Fishing Charters out of Mooloolaba have had good trips to local reefs for plenty of quality snapper, grassy sweetlip, pearlies, tusk fish and cobia. Grass sweetlip, cod and qualitysnapper from the Gneerings. Good quality snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Luderick at the rocks inside the river mouth. Bream and flathead and plenty of diamond trevally taken throughout the lower river and up around Tewantin. Golden and Diamond Trvally in Woods Bays. Trevally and still a few mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Several big giant trevally caught near the Cod Hole yesterday. Bream and whiting in the mouth of Eudlo Creek as well as tailor and trevally to 65cm from Cod Hole. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 78cm released from the Creek mouths and lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor, bream and worth a try for luderick as well of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. School jew in the deeper holes of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. Small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Nathan Salway fishing the Maroochy River mouth with his mate taking bream to 40cm, on strips of mullet fillets.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2019-07-24

Offshore: More great conditions with winds northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning west to southwesterly during the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots during the afternoon. Winds then tending westerly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening with seas below 1 metre. tomorrow could be a bit choppy at times but generally a good day for fishing with winds southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the morning. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times during the morning and seas around 1 metre. Cougar One skipper Theo Hewish did a trip to Double Island Point , where they caught good. North Reef has had pearl perch, maori cod, gold spot cod and quality cobia. Sunshine Reef has had snapper and a few good sweetlip. Grass sweetlip, cod and snapper from the Gneerings. Good quality snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  Luderick at the rocks inside the river mouth. Bream and flathead and plenty of diamond trevally taken throughout the lower river and up around Tewantin. Golden and Diamond Trvally in Woods Bays. Trevally and still a few mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Bream and whiting in the mouth of Eudlo Creek as well as tailor and trevally to 65cm from Cod Hole. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 78cm released from the Creek mouths and lowe river. Bream, Tarwhine, big bream and flathead from the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor, bream and worth a try for luderick as well of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. School jew in the deeper holes of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. Small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Andy Staszewski from the Maroochy Jet Ski hire caught and released this 56cm dusky flathead along Bradman Avenue.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2019-07-23

Offshore: Winds will be Northerly below 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly early in the morning then tending northerly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon, with seas below 1m and East to southeasterly swell below 1 metre. Cougar One skipper Theo Hewish did a trip to Double Island Point , where they caught good. North Reef has had pearl perch, maori cod, gold spot cod and quality cobia. Sunshine Reef has had snapper and a few good sweetlip. Grass sweetlip, cod and snapper from the Gneerings. Good quality snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Luderick at the rocks inside the river mouth. Bream and flathead and plenty of diamond trevally taken throughout the lower river and up around Tewantin. Golden and Diamond Trvally in Woods Bays. Trevally and still a few mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Bream and whiting to 40cm in the mouth of Eudlo Creek as well as tailor and trevally to 65cm from Cod Hole. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 78cm released from the Creek mouths and lowe river. Bream, Tarwhine, big bream and flathead from the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor, bream and worth a try for luderick as well of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. School jew in the deeper holes of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. Small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

There are a few chopper tailor getting around in the middle Maroochy River. This fish was caught and released by Matt Planck on a Trollcraft Pelagic lure.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-07-22

Offshore: Beautifull offshore conditions, today with winds north to northeasterly about 10 knots becoming variable below 10 knots in the middle of the day then becoming north to northeasterly in the late afternoon. Light easterly seabreezes inshore in the afternoon with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow conditions will be even better with winds variable below 10 knots, becoming north to northeasterly about 10 knots in the late afternoon and then tending northwesterly in the late evening with seas below 1 metre. Cougar One skipper Theo Hewish did a nine hour trip to Double Island Point on Friday in great conditions, where they caught good snapper, pearl perch, scarlet sea perch, tusk fish and cobia. Wild Thing 2 skipper Nat Turner did a seven hour trips to North Reef and The Hill where they caught pearl perch, snapper, scarlet sea perch, moses perch and quality cobia. Sunshine Reef has had snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Good quality snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks. Grass sweetlip, snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Luderick at the rocks inside the river mouth. Plenty of bream and quality flathead, with some releasedover 75cm and big trevally taken throughout the lower river and up around Tewantin. Big golden trevally from Munna Point. Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and still a few mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Bream and whiting to 40cm in the mouth of Eudlo Creek as well as tailor and trevally to 65cm from Cod Hole. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 60cm from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine, big bream and flathead from the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor, bream and worth a try for luderick as well of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew, small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Eric Frei, is pretty happy with his solid 85cm knobby snapper taken off Moolooaba this week.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2019-07-20

Offshore: Still great offshore conditions, today with winds east to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the morning then becoming east to northeasterly about 10 knots in the evening. Lighter south to southwesterly winds inshore in the early morning with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow conditions pretty good as well with winds east to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon. Lighter westerly winds inshore in the early morning with seas below 1 metre. Noosa Blue Waters Charters fished Double Island Point for trevally, yellowtail kingfish, scarlet sea perch, snapper, cod, sweetlip tusk fish, red emperor and jewfish. Jesse Baker caught a thumper gold spot cod at North Reef in the morning and a quality cobia at Halls Reef in the afternoon on the way in. Both fish were taken on live/fresh yakkas and were successfully released. Wild Thing 2 skipper Nat Turner did a seven hour trips to North Reef and The Hill where they caught pearl perch, snapper, scarlet sea perch, moses perch and quality cobia. Sunshine Reef has had snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Good quality snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks. Grass sweetlip, snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: A 75cm dusky flathead released and also catches of Luderick at the rocks inside the river mouth. Plenty of bream and flathead and quality trevally taken throughout the lowe river and up around Tewantin. Big golden trevally from Munna Point. Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Bream and whiting to 35cm in the mouth of Eudlo Creek as well as tailor and trevally to 65cm from Cod Hole. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 60cm from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine, big bream and flathead from the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor, bream and worth a try for luderick as well of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew, small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Fred Dengate, fished the Cod Hole yesterday with Bruce Henrick for 3 hard fighting big GT's and a couple of tailor.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2019-07-18

Offshore: Still great offshore conditions, today with winds West to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots turning south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day. Inshore winds tending south to southwesterly below 10 knots in the late evening with seas 1 to 1.5 metres. Tomorrow conditions excellent with winds variable about 10 knots. Light northeasterly seabreezes inshore in the afternoon with seas below 1 metre. Noosa Blue Waters Charters fished Double Island Point for trevally, yellowtail kingfish, scarlet sea perch, snapper, cod, sweetlip tusk fish, red emperor and jewfish. Jesse Baker caught a thumper gold spot cod at North Reef in the morning and a quality cobia at Halls Reef in the afternoon on the way in. Both fish were taken on live/fresh yakkas and were successfully released. Theres also been a few solid snapper from North Reef over the past few weeks. Sunshine Reef has had snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks. Grass sweetlip, snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  A 75cm dusky flathead released and also catches of Luderick at the rocks inside the river mouth. Plenty of bream and flathead and quality trevally taken throughout the lowe river and up around Tewantin. Big golden trevally from Munna Point. Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Queenfish to 57cm and trevally to 52cm from the middle river. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 60cm from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine, big bream and flathead from the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor, bream and worth a try for luderick as well of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew, small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Young Caleb Pilcher went off Mooloolaba with his dad Shaun and brought home his nice keeper tusk fish forn his effort.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2019-07-17

Offshore: Todays Full Moon tomorrow will have the Snapper on the bite into the weekend, so be ready to go! Fantastic offshore conditions, today with winds variable about 10 knots becoming northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon, then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots south of Noosa Heads in the late evening. Inshore winds tending west to southwesterly below 10 knots in the morning, turning northeasterly with weak afternoon sea breezes with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow will be rough out wide early in the day with good conditionsin the afternoon with winds southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times during the morning. Winds turning south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon, and inshore winds tending south to southwesterly below 10 knots in the late evening and seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Noosa Blue Waters Charters fished Double Island Point for trevally, yellowtail kingfish, scarlet sea perch, snapper, cod, sweetlip tusk fish, red emperor and jewfish. A few solid snapper from North Reef. Sunshine Reef has had snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks. Grass sweetlip, snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  Todays Full Moon will have the bream feeding for the next few days. Noosa River Fishing Safari, crews caught and released a 62cm golden trevally on a whitebait and a 69cm flatty on a prawn bait up in Tewantin, over the weekend. Bream, quality golden trevally to 65cm and flathead to 60cm from the river mouth. Big golden trevally from Munna Point.Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Queenfish to 57cm and trevally to 52cm from the middle river. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 60cm from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine, big bream and flathead from the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew, small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Keen young angler, Ari Innes with a keeper grassy sweetlip taken off Mooloolaba

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2019-07-16

Offshore: The Full Moon tomorrow will have the Snapper on the bite. Winds will be south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning. Winds becoming variable below 10 knots during the afternoon, then tending west to northwesterly about 10 knots in the evening, with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to below 1 metre during the morning. Tomorrow will have fantastic offshore conditions with winds west to southwesterly about 10 knots, becoming variable below 10 knots during the morning. Winds then tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon and seas below 1 metre. Noosa Blue Waters Charters fished Double Island Point for trevally, yellowtail kingfish, scarlet sea perch, snapper, cod, sweetlip tusk fish, red emperor and jewfish. A few solid snapper from North Reef (www.fishingnoosa.com.au/bluewater.htm). Sunshine Reef has had snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks. Grass sweetlip, snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  The Full Moon will have the bream feeding for the next few days. Noosa River Fishing Safari, crews caught and released a 62cm golden trevally on a whitebait and a 69cm flatty on a prawn bait up in Tewantin, over the weekend. Bream, quality golden trevally to 65cm and flathead to 60cm from the river mouth. Big golden trevally from Munna Point.Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Queenfish to 57cm and trevally to 52cm from the middle river. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 60cm from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine, big bream and flathead from the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew, small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Keen Angler, John Bongartman fishing the Middle reaches of the Maroochy River for a few Giant Trevally over the weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2019-07-15

Offshore: Winds will be West to southwesterly at 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots south of Noosa Heads in the morning. Winds tending south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon, reaching up to 25 knots offshore at times during the evening, with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore by early evening. Noosa Blue Waters Charters fished Double Island Point for trevally, yellowtail kingfish, scarlet sea perch, snapper, cod, sweetlip tusk fish, red emperor and jewfish. A few solid snapper from North Reef (www.fishingnoosa.com.au/bluewater.htm). Sunshine Reef has had snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Banks. Grass sweetlip, snapper and tusk fish from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  Bream, quality golden trevally to 65cm and flathead to 60cm from the river mouth. Big golden trevally from Munna Point. Whiting between makepeace Island and Lake Cooroibah. Flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Queenfish to 57cm and trevally to 52cm from the middle river. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 60cm from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine, big bream and flathead from the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick and bream off the Boardwalk. Cod and flathead in Coochin Creek. Bream in the deeper holes and channels of the passage. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew, small snapper and sweetlip off the rocky headlands.

Luke Wilson was out fishing with his family on board a Swan Boat Hire polycraft boat when he caught a couple of keeper yellowfin bream.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2019-07-13

Offshore: Reasonable conditions close inshore early and choppy to rough out wide later in the day with winds, west to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds in the evening becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 knots and reaching 20 to 25 knots at times offshore, and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres later in the evening. Tomorrow will be okay as well with winds southerly 15 to 20 knots, decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon afternoon. Inshore winds tending lighter 10 to 15 knots during the morning, then southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon, with seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. Wild Thing 2 skipper Nat Turner fished North Reef where they caught a couple of quality cobia, and plenty of pan-sized reefies including snapper, pearl perch, tusk fish, grass sweetlip and moses perch.We are at the beginning of a good snapper season, so get out when you can. North Reefs has had a few good catches of Moses perch, pearl perch, venus tusk fish, snapper and sweetlip. Sunshine Reef has had spanish mackerel, coral trout, snapper and a few good sweetlip. Snapper and tusk fish from Mooloolaba 8 mile. Spanish mackerel, snapper and tuskfish around the Blinker. Snapper and mackerel from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa:  Bream, quality golden trevally to 65cm and flathead to 60cm from the river mouth. Whiting between makepeace Island and Lake Cooroibah. Flathead along the Tewantin Stretch. Trevally and bream in Woods Bays. Trevally and mangrove jack from Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Trailor and trevally from the middle river. Quality bream upstream from the Cod Hole and the lower river. Flathead to 60cm from the Creek mouths, the Bli Bli Islands and Chambers Island. Bream, Tarwhine and flathead from the river mouth.

Mooloolaba: Tailor of the rock walls. A few gar fish around the moorings on the incoming tide. Bream and several dusky flathead and golden trevally from the boat moorings and canals. Cod and flathead from the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canal and Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Luderick off the Boardwalk. Bream from Military Jetty, the boardwalk and golden beach stretch. Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. School jew in the deeper holes of the northern passage.

Young Caleb Fuller with a nice keeper bream taken this week in the lower river

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