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Sunshine Coast Fishing Reports

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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2020-02-06

Offshore: Looks like much better conditions for today and calming down even further tomorrow with winds easterly 15 to 20 knots easing to 10 to 15 knots inshore in the morning and seas 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning. Tomorrow will have reasonable conditions with winds east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots. and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. As conditions improve be ready to go! Cougar One skipper Nat Turner, we fished Double Island Point last Sunday’s nine hour charter. Conditions were great however a strong current from the north forced us to drift most of the day which turned out to be successful. We caught quality red emperor, gold spot wrasse, some of the biggest hussar we’ve ever seen, lots of venus tusk fish and Maori cod to name a few. fishingnoosa.com. au. Chardon's Reef has had Spanish and spotted mackerel as well as plenty of tuna. Hall's Reef and Jew Shoal is where the action was hot for spotty mackerel and longtail tuna . There's been Spanish and Spotty mackerel, yellowfin and bluefin tuna from the Gneerings. Spotty mackerel and mac tuna out from Coolum and around Mudjimba Island. Snapper, Grass sweetlip, good spotty and Spanish mackerel from Caloundra 5 and 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Trevally and the quality queenfish in the lower river system. A few good jacks and grunter bream from between the lakes and upper river system. Whiting from the frying pan and Munna Point. Few mud crabs on the move in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: Try for golden and giant trevally, mangrove jack, bream and cod lower reaches of the river and the Cod Hole. Flathead to 66cm from Petrie Creek. Grunter and whiting from Bli Bli. A few mud crabs in the creek and canals.

Mooloolaba: Try for a few whiting, bream and grunter bream in the Mooloolah canals and from Mountain creek, as well as mangrove jack, flathead and trevally from the Twin Bridges area. Bream and flathead from La Balsa Park. Worth a try for a few muddies

Caloundra: A few dart in the gutters, bream and grass sweetlip from Shelly Beach. Mangrove jack, grunter bream, flathead and mud crabs throughout the Passage and in the creeks. GT's, mangrove jack, queenfish and and few quality bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

Chrissie Bell Spotted Grunter Toorbul 

Chrissie Bell from the Maroochy RSL Fishing Club with a couple of good, Grunter Bream, caught around Toorbul in the Pumicestone Passage over the weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2020-02-05

Offshore: Strong Wind Warning again for today in Sunshine Coast Waters. Looks like rough conditions to continue for today and calming down tomorrow with winds east to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots south of Noosa Heads during the day and seas 1 to 2 metres. Tomorrow will easing back with choppy conditions with winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots and seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Best to stay in more sheltered waters today! When conditions improve be ready to go as Chardon's Reef has had Spanish and spotted mackerel as well as plenty of tuna. Hall's Reef has had Spaniard mackerel to 7kg. Double Island Point has had nannygai, tusk fish, amberjack, squire, sweetlip, cobia, mahi mahi, grass emperor, tuna, moses perch and pearl perch.There's been Spanish and Spotty mackerel, yellowfin and bluefin tuna from the Gneerings. Spotty mackerel and mac tuna out from Coolum and around Mudjimba Island. Snapper, Grass sweetlip, good spotty and Spanish mackerel from Caloundra 5 and 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Trevally and the quality queenfish in the lower river system. A few good jacks from between the lakes and upper river system. Whiting from the frying pan and Munna Point. Few mud crabs on the move in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: Try for golden and giant trevally, mangrove jack, bream and cod lower reaches of the river and the Cod Hole. Flathead to 66cm from Petrie Creek. Grunter and whiting from Bli Bli. A few mud crabs in the creek and canals.

Mooloolaba: Try for a few whiting, bream and grunter bream in the Mooloolah canals and from Mountain creek, as well as mangrove jack, flathead and trevally from the Twin Bridges area. Bream and flathead from La Balsa Park. Worth a try for a few muddies

Caloundra: A few dart in the gutters, bream and grass sweetlip from Shelly Beach. Mangrove jack, flathead and mud crabs in Coochin Creek. GT's, mangrove jack, queenfish and and few quality bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

Jason Milne Viking Kayaks Yellowfin Tuna 

Check out Jason Milne from Viking Kayaks with a hard fighting yellowfin tuna caught recently off our beautiful Sunny Coast.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2020-02-04

Offshore: Strong Wind Warning for today in Sunshine Coast Waters. Looks like choppy to rough conditions for the next few days with winds northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the late morning and early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots during the afternoon and evening and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 2 to 3 metres around midday. Tomorrow will ease back with choppy/rough conditions with winds easterly 15 to 20 knots and seas 1 to 1.5 metres. Best to stay in more sheltered waters today! Recently Chardon's Reef has had Spanish and spotted mackerel as well as plenty of tuna. Hall's Reef has had Spaniard mackerel to 7kg. Double Island Point has had nannygai, tusk fish, amberjack, squire, sweetlip, cobia, mahi mahi, grass emperor, tuna, moses perch and pearl perch.There's been Spanish and Spotty mackerel, yellowfin and bluefin tuna from the Gneerings. Spotty mackerel and Tuna from Old Women Island. Spotty mackerel and mac tuna out from Coolum. Snapper, Grass sweetlip, good spotty and Spanish mackerel from Caloundra 5 and 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Trevally and the quality queenfish in the lower river system. Big flathead and Gt's from Tewantin. A few good jacks from between the lakes and upper river system. Whiting from the frying pan and Munna Point. Few mud crabs on the move in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: Golden and giant trevally, mangrove jack, bream and cod lower reaches and Cod Hole this week. Flathead from Petrie Creek. Grunter and whiting from Bli Bli. A few mud crabs in the creek and canals.

Mooloolaba: A few whiting, bream and grunter bream in the Mooloolah canals and from Mountain Creek reach. Mangrove jack, trevally and cod from the Twin Bridges. Bream and flathead from La Balsa Park. Worth a try for a few muddies

Caloundra: Bream and grass sweetlip from Shelly Beach. Mangrove jack, flathead and mud crabs in Coochin Creek. GT's, mangrove jack, queenfish and and few quality bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

WillRobins31and36cmwhitingTwinWatersRamp 

Check out will Robins with a couple of nice whiting to 36cm from near the Twin Waters Boat Ramp.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2020-02-03

Offshore: The calm winds will be replaced with choppy to rough conditions for the next few days with winds northerly 15 to 20 knots tending northwesterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then tending northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the morning. Winds reaching 20 to 25 knots inshore in the late evening and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon. Tomorrow will be similar with choppy/rough conditions with winds Northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southeasterly 20 to 25 knots behind a trough in the morning with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Maroochydore. Chardon's Reef has had Spanish and spotted mackerel as well as plenty of tuna. Hall's Reef has had Spaniard mackerel to 7kg . Double Island Point has had nannygai, tusk fish, amberjack, squire, sweetlip, cobia, mahi mahi, grass emperor, tuna, moses perch and pearl perch.There's been Spanish and Spotty mackerel, yellowfin and bluefin tuna from the Gneerings. Spotty mackerel and Tuna from Old Women Island. Spotty mackerel and mac tuna out from Coolum. Snapper, Grass sweetlip, good spotty and Spanish mackerel from Caloundra 5 and 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Mangrove jack, trevally and the quality queenfish in the lower river system. Big flathead and Gt's from Tewantin. A few good jacks from between the lakes. Whiting from the frying pan and Munna Point. Few mud crabs on the move in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: Golden and giant trevally, mangrove jack, bream and cod lower reaches and Cod Hole this week. Flathead from Petrie Creek. Grunter and whiting from Bli Bli. A few mud crabs in the creek and canals.

Mooloolaba: A few whiting, bream and grunter bream in the Mooloolah canals and from Mountain Creek reach. Mangrove jack, trevally and cod from the Twin Bridges. Bream and flathead from La Balsa Park. Worth a try for a few muddies

Caloundra: Bream and grass sweetlip from Shelly Beach. Mangrove jack, flathead and mud crabs in Coochin Creek. GT's, mangrove jack, queenfish and and few quality bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

kate McCurley 

A great day on the Mighty Maroochy River for Kate McCurley and her family. They went out for some good times, a bbq and some fishing and crabbing. @swanboathire

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2020-02-01

Offshore: Great conditions for fishing today with winds east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow will also be good with winds north to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon and seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Maroochydore in the evening. Spotty mackerel in Laguna Bay and big Spanish mackerel up to 130cm and small a small sailfish out from Teewah Beach. Chardon's Reef has had Spanish and spotted mackerel as well as plenty of tuna. Hall's Reef has had Spaniard mackerel to 7kg . Cougar One skipper Nat Turner fished Sunshine Reef started off trolling but only landed a mack tuna for our efforts. Once anchored up it didn’t take long for a few spotted mackerel to find the berley trail though. We got a couple to the boat and got bitten off by a few more. On the bottom we caught squire, venus tusk fish and, to round the trip off, a quality coral trout. Double Island Point has had nannygai, tusk fish, amberjack, squire, sweetlip, cobia, mahi mahi, grass emperor, tuna, moses perch and pearl perch.There's been Spanish and Spotty mackerel, yellowfin and bluefin tuna from the Gneerings. Spotty mackerel and Tuna from Old Women Island. Spotty mackerel and mac tuna out from Coolum. Snapper, Grass sweetlip, good spotty and Spanish mackerel from Caloundra 5 and 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Mangrove jack, trevally and the quality queenfish in the lower river system. Flathead and bream from Dog Beach. Big flathead and Gt's from Tewantin. A few good jacks from between the lakes. Whiting from the frying pan and Munna Point.

Maroochydore: Whiting from Twin Waters and the banks out from Picnic Point. Queen fish, golden and giant trevally, mangrove jack, bream and cod lower reaches and Cod Hole this week. Flathead from Petrie Creek. Grunter and whiting from Bli Bli. A few mud crabs in the creek and canals.

Mooloolaba: A few whiting, bream, grunter bream and the odd good buck mud crabs in the Mooloolah canals and from Mountain Creek reach. Mangrove jack, trevally and cod from the Twin Bridges. Bream and flathead from La Balsa Park.

Caloundra: Bream and grass sweetlip from Shelly Beach. Mangrove jack, flathead and mud crabs in Coochin Creek. GT's, mangrove jack, queenfish and and few quality bream in Pelican Waters Canal. Whiting and some big flathead from Golden Beach.

Jack Robinson trevcod hole Holt Production Lure 

Jack Robinson, with a nice GT caught and released on a Holt Production prawn lure over the long weekend in the Cod Hole. @swanboathire

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