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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2017-11-27


Winds have been south-easterly at 10 to 15 knots, with seas around 1 metre and 1 – 1.5m of easterly swell. Wild Thing 2 fished north reef over the weekend for gold spot estuary cod, grass sweetlip, and a couple of cobia. Trekka 2 fished north reef on Friday for snapper, red emperor, trag jew, coral trout, moses perch, venus tusk fish and Maori cod.  Spanish mackerel, long tail tuna, grass sweetlip and venus tusk fish from the Blinker.  Tusk fish, moses perch, pearl perch and Spanish mackerel  from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead, bream and grunter from the river mouth. Big flathead, grunter, whiting and quality giant trevally in Woods bay and canals in Noosa Sound. Bream, flathead, grunter and whiting along Tewantin stretch. Mangrove Grunter from Munna Point. Jacks in Noosa Sound. Mud crabs throughout the river and canal systems.

Maroochydore: Trevally between Chambers Island and the cod hole boat ramp on the last of the making tide. Flathead from around Cotton Tree, the Cod Hole, Chambers Island and the creeks. Quality whiting feeding throughout the lower river on the banks under cover of the dirty water and particularly on the incoming tide where the clean sea water meets the dirty water. Mangrove jack in the snags and pylons in Petrie Creek. Mud crabs throughout the middle river.

Mooloolaba: With the dirty runoff water it is better to fish the lower river on the incoming tide where the incoming tide meets the runoff. Jacks and cod from McKenzies bridge on the high tide. Trevally, cod and bream off the rock walls and La Balsa stretch. Whiting from the sand basin in the lower river. Jacks and trevally from Minyama Island. Mud crabs throughout including the lower river and canals.

Caloundra: Flathead, trevally and bream from the boardwalk. Whiting from Golden Beach and the banks throughout the northern passage. Dart, bream and flathead feeding around the bar. Grunter and flathead from Bells creek. Muddies throughout the Passage and the creeks that feed into the Passage.

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Isaac Robertson and Riley Precians caught several nice whiting yesterday on cured worms along the Twin Waters stretch.

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