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2014 Fishing Reports

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2014-11-20

Offshore

Winds will be northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore during the afternoon and evening.  Seas are increasing to 1.5- 2m and swell is around the 1m mark. Snapper, sweetlip, maori cod and tusk fish have been taken from the gneerings. Top Catch Charters caught sweetlip, tusk fish and snapper at the caloundra 9nm. School mackerel and cobia from coolum reef. Snapper, cobia, red throat, pearl perch, amberjack, fusilier and hussar from the barwon banks.

Estuaries

Noosa: Flathead, bream, good whiting and trevally near the river mouth and in the Sound. A few big bream off Culgoa Pt over night. Whiting up to 34cm in the Frying Pan and opposite Munna Point and in Lake Cooroibah. Bream, whiting and cod in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack around the bridge pylons, jetties and snaggy banks particularly between the lakes. Big eyed trevally on lure from Dog Beach.

Maroochydore: There's been flathead, bream and jack from Dunethin Rock. Trevally and jacks in Petrie Creek. Flathead and bream from Cotton Tree. Jacks, tarpon, trevally and flathead in the cod hole. A few whiting in the lower river and around the Bli Bli Islands. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart on the southern side of Point Cartwright. Bream with the bigger fish at night around the moorings and whiting in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals and in Mountain Creek. Golden trevally around Minyama island. Giant trevally and School jew around McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Grass sweetlip, bream and flathead from the boardwalk. Flathead, jack, whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Whiting inside the bar, on the NE tip of Bribie Island and along Golden Beach. Flathead and bream off the boardwalk. Mangrove jack and trevally in Pelican Waters and in Coochin Creek. A few sand crabs throughout Pumicestone Passage.

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Julien Fish Bream Sweetlip

Julien Fish with a couple of keeper bream and grass sweetlip caught around the Caloundra boardwalk.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2014-11-19

Offshore

Winds will be northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas and swell around around the 1m mark. Snapper, sweetlip, maori cod and tusk fish have been taken from the gneerings. Top Catch Charters caught sweetlip, tusk fish and snapper at the caloundra 9nm. School mackerel and cobia from coolum reef. Snapper, cobia, red throat, pearl perch, amberjack, fusilier and hussar from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries

Noosa: Flathead, bream, good whiting and trevally near the river mouth and in the Sound. A few big bream off Culgoa Pt over night. Whiting up to 34cm in the Frying Pan and opposite Munna Point and in Lake Cooroibah. Bream, whiting and cod in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack around the bridge pylons, jetties and snaggy banks particularly between the lakes. Big eyed trevally on lure from Dog Beach.

Maroochydore: There's been flathead, bream and jack from Dunethin Rock. Trevally and jacks in Petrie Creek. Flathead and bream from Cotton Tree. Jacks, tarpon, trevally and flathead in the cod hole. A few whiting in the lower river and around the Bli Bli Islands. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart on the southern side of Point Cartwright. Bream with the bigger fish at night around the moorings and whiting in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals and in Mountain Creek. Golden trevally around Minyama island. Giant trevally and School jew around McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Small snapper off the rocks at Kings Beach, squid around Kings Beach swimming pool and boat ramp. Flathead, jack, whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Whiting inside the bar, on the NE tip of Bribie Island and along Golden Beach. Flathead and bream off the boardwalk. Mangrove jack and trevally in Pelican Waters and in Coochin Creek. A few sand crabs throughout Pumicestone Passage.

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Lachlan Hutchinson 72cm Saratoga

Lachlan Hutchinson caught and released this 72cm Saratoga during a Yandina Fishing Club comp to Burumba Dam last weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2014-11-18

Offshore

Winds will be northerly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas and swell around around the 1m mark. Snapper, sweetlip, maori cod and tusk fish have been taken from the gneerings. Top Catch Charters caught sweetlip, tusk fish and snapper at the caloundra 9nm. School mackerel and cobia from coolum reef. Snapper, cobia, red throat, pearl perch, amberjack, fusilier and hussar from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries

Noosa: Flathead, bream, good whiting and trevally near the river mouth and in the Sound. A few big bream off Culgoa Pt over night. Whiting up to 34cm in the Frying Pan and opposite Munna Point and in Lake Cooroibah. Bream, whiting and cod in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack around the bridge pylons, jetties and snaggy banks particularly between the lakes. Big eyed trevally on lure from Dog Beach.

Maroochydore: There's been flathead, bream and jack from Dunethin Rock. Trevally and jacks in Petrie Creek. Flathead and bream from Cotton Tree. Jacks, tarpon, trevally and flathead in the cod hole. A few whiting in the lower river and around the Bli Bli Islands. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart on the southern side of Point Cartwright. Bream with the bigger fish at night around the moorings and whiting in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals and in Mountain Creek. Golden trevally around Minyama island. Giant trevally and School jew around McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Small snapper off the rocks at Kings Beach, squid around Kings Beach swimming pool and boat ramp. Flathead, jack, whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Whiting inside the bar, on the NE tip of Bribie Island and along Golden Beach. Flathead and bream off the boardwalk. Mangrove jack and trevally in Pelican Waters and in Coochin Creek. A few sand crabs throughout Pumicestone Passage.

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sweetlip to 2kg caloundra 9nm

Top Catch Charters crew caught grass sweetlip to 2kg from Caloundra 9 mile last week.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2014-11-17

Offshore

Winds will ease back more today and will be easterly 10 to 15 knots, but still reaching a choppy, up to 20 knots inshore breeze in the afternoon. Winds tending northeasterly in the late afternoon.

Estuaries

Noosa: Flathead, bream, good whiting and trevally near the river mouth and in the Sound. A few big bream off Culgoa Pt over night. Whiting up to 34cm in the Frying Pan and opposite Munna Point and in Lake Cooroibah. Bream, whiting and cod in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack around the bridge pylons, jetties and snaggy banks particularly between the lakes. Big eyed trevally on lure from Dog Beach.

Maroochydore: There's been flathead, bream and jack from Dunethin Rock. Trevally and jacks in Petrie Creek. Flathead and bream from Cotton Tree. Jacks, tarpon, trevally and flathead in the cod hole. A few whiting in the lower river and around the Bli Bli Islands. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart on the southern side of Point Cartwright. Bream with the bigger fish at night around the moorings and whiting in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals and in Mountain Creek. Golden trevally around Minyama island. Giant trevally and School jew around McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Small snapper off the rocks at Kings Beach, squid around Kings Beach swimming pool and boat ramp. Flathead, jack, whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Whiting inside the bar, on the NE tip of Bribie Island and along Golden Beach. Flathead and bream off the boardwalk. Mangrove jack and trevally in Pelican Waters and in Coochin Creek. A few sand crabs throughout Pumicestone Passage.

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Luke spanish

This photo and message sent by Luke Macomb. hey guys, hit the water with my cousin on Saturday in probably the worst conditions I've been out in for some Spanish Mack, tuna, cobia, snapper, pair of sharks. Dropped a 15+ kg cobia and 30+kg black marlin. Sighted another marlin and dropped another 3 mackerel.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2014-11-16

Offshore

Winds will ease back a little, but still be northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southeasterly in the morning then tending east to southeasterly in the late afternoon. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning and again in the evening. Seas will be 1-2m. Looking better tomorrow with easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly during the evening.

Estuaries

Noosa: Flathead, bream, good whiting and trevally near the river mouth and in the Sound. A few big bream off Culgoa Pt over night. Whiting up to 34cm in the Frying Pan and opposite Munna Point and in Lake Cooroibah. The odd tailor and trevally in Woods Bay. Bream, whiting and cod in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack around the bridge pylons, jetties and snaggy banks particularly between the lakes. Big eyed trevally on lure from Dog Beach.

Maroochydore: There's been flathead, bream and jack from Dunethin Rock. Trevally and jacks in Petrie Creek. Flathead and bream from Cotton Tree. Jacks, tarpon, trevally and flathead in the cod hole. A few whiting in the lower river and around the Bli Bli Islands. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart on the southern side of Point Cartwright. Bream with the bigger fish at night around the moorings and whiting in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals and in Mountain Creek. Golden trevally around Minyama island. Giant trevally and School jew around McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Small snapper off the rocks at Kings Beach, squid around Kings Beach swimming pool and boat ramp. Flathead, jack, whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Whiting inside the bar, on the NE tip of Bribie Island and along Golden Beach. Flathead and bream off the boardwalk. Mangrove jack and trevally in Pelican Waters and in Coochin Creek. A few sand crabs throughout Pumicestone Passage.

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Wally1.75kgtrevallycodHole 1

Check out Wally with his feisty trevally taken over the weekend around the Cod Hole.

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