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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2014-12-31

Offshore

Reasonable conditions for offshore with, northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the middle of the day. Seas around 1 metre. There have been some good catches of spotty and Spanish mackerel right along the coast off Currimundi, Caloundra 12 mile Coolum and at Sunshine Reef. There are good reports from Caloundra 12 Mile and the Banks for spanish mackerel, spotted mackerel and mahi mahi on the surface, with parrot and sweetlip on the bottom. Barwon Banks produced quality maori cod, mahi mahi, snapper and red throat emperor. Murphys produced good hussar, moses perch, mulloway and cobia.

Estuaries

Noosa: A few big tailor to 74cm and whiting and dart along Teewah Beach. Quality mangrove jack, bream, trevally, tailor and whiting at the Noosa River mouth. Also mangrove jack and bream in Weyba Creek, the Tewantin reach. Woods Bay and in the snaggy areas in the upper reaches. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Maroochydore: There are big whiting in the lower river with several good catches yesterday up to 40cm. Whiting and flathead in the southern channel. Trevally, tailor yesterday and school jew at night in the cod hole and upper reaches of Eudlo and Petrie Creeks. Sand crabs in the south channel and a few good mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart and bream at the washing machine on the southern side of Pt Cartwright. Bream around the moorings and along La Balsa Park. Have a go for mangrove jack up to 58cm in the canals, Mountain Creek and around McKenzies Bridge. Mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river and the creeks. Sand crabs towards the river mouth.

Caloundra: Try for small snapper at dawn and dusk off the rocks at Shelly Beach. Trevally, whiting and dart along Currimundi Beach and inside the Caloundra bar. Plenty of whiting, bream, flathead and moses perch along the Boardwalk area. Mangrove jack around the pontoons in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting opposite the Power Boat Club, off Moffat Beach and in Currimundi Lake. Jack and trevally in the creeks that feed into the Passage. Sand crabs throughout the passage.

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DaveElbo Slappers

Local angler Dave Kajewski fished off the sand banks off the northern side of Chambers Island for big elbow slapper whiting to 40cm.

 

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2014-12-30

Offshore

Reasonable conditions for offshore with, north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre around midday. There have been some good catches of spotty and Spanish mackerel right along the coast off Currimundi, Caloundra 12 mile Coolum and at Sunshine Reef. There are good reports from Caloundra 12 Mile and the Banks for spanish mackerel, spotted mackerel and mahi mahi on the surface, with parrot and sweetlip on the bottom.  Barwon Banks produced quality maori cod, mahi mahi, snapper and red throat emperor. Murphys produced good hussar, moses perch, mulloway and cobia.

Estuaries

Noosa: Whiting, dart and flathead along Teewah Beach. Flathead, bream, trevally, tailor and whiting at the Noosa River mouth, Weyba Creek and between the Lakes. Mangrove jack and bream in Weyba Creek, the Tewantin reach. Woods Bay and in the snaggy areas in the upper reaches. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Maroochydore: The whiting are on in the lower river with several good catches yesterday up to 40cm. Whiting and flathead in the southern channel. Trevally, tailor yesterday and school jew at night in the cod hole and upper reaches of Eudlo and Petrie Creeks. Sand crabs in the south channel and a few good mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart at the washing machine on the southern side of Pt Cartwright. Bream around the moorings and along La Balsa Park. Have a go for mangrove jack up to 58cm in the canals, Mountain Creek and around McKenzies Bridge. Mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river and the creeks. Sand crabs towards the river mouth.

Caloundra: Try for small snapper at dawn and dusk off the rocks at Shelly Beach. Trevally, whiting and dart along Currimundi Beach and inside the Caloundra bar. Plenty of whiting, bream, flathead and moses perch along the Boardwalk area. Mangrove jack around the pontoons in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting opposite the Power Boat Club, off Moffat Beach and in Currimundi Lake. Jack and trevally in the creeks that feed into the Passage. Sand crabs throughout the passage.

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Daniel, Aaron and Katrina Vogler with a nice feed of whiting from Bli Bli

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2014-12-29

Offshore

Near perfect conditions for offshore with, variable winds about 10 knots and seas below 1 metre.  There have been some good catches of spotty and Spanish mackerel right along the coast off Currimundi, Caloundra 12 mile Coolum and at Sunshine Reef. There are good reports from Caloundra 12 Mile and the Banks for spanish mackerel, spotted mackerel and mahi mahi on the surface, with parrot and sweetlip on the bottom.  Barwon Banks produced quality maori cod, mahi mahi, snapper and red throat emperor. Murphys produced good hussar, moses perch, mulloway and cobia.

Estuaries

Noosa: Whiting, dart and flathead in the surf gutters along Teewah Beach. Flathead, bream, trevally, tailor and whiting at the Noosa River mouth, Weyba Creek and between the Lakes. Mangrove jack and bream in Weyba Creek, the Tewantin reach. Woods Bay and in the snaggy areas in the upper reaches. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Maroochydore: Whiting up to35cm from the black banks. Whiting and flathead in the southern channel. Trevally, mangrove jack and school jew at night in the cod hole and upper reaches of Eudlo and Petrie Creeks. Sand crabs in the south channel and a few good mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart at the washing machine on the southern side of Pt Cartwright. Bream around the moorings and along La Balsa Park. Have a go for mangrove jack up to 58cm in the canals, Mountain Creek and around McKenzies Bridge. Mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river and the creeks. Sand crabs towards the river mouth.

Caloundra: Small snapper at dawn and dusk off the rocks at Shelly Beach. Trevally, whiting and dart along Currimundi Beach and inside the Caloundra bar. Plenty of whiting, bream, flathead and moses perch along the Boardwalk area. Mangrove jack around the pontoons in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting opposite the Power Boat Club, off Moffat Beach and in Currimundi Lake. Jack and trevally in the creeks that feed into the Passage. Sand crabs throughout the passage.

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Check out Tate Keys with his lovely Bass that he released in the Mary River.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2014-12-28

Offshore

Conditions should be good, with easterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly before dawn and seas around 1 metre. There have been some good catches of spotty and Spanish mackerel right along the coast off Currimundi, Coolum and at Sunshine Reef. The crew on Top Catch Charters have been fishing Caloundra 12 Mile and the Banks for spanish mackerel, spotted mackerel and mahi mahi on the surface, with parrot and sweetlip on the bottom.  Barwon Banks produced quality maori cod, mahi mahi, snapper and red throat emperor. Murphys produced good hussar, moses perch, mulloway and cobia.

Estuaries

Noosa: Whiting, dart and flathead in the surf gutters along Teewah Beach and Sunshine. Flathead, bream, trevally, tailor and whiting at the Noosa River mouth, Weyba Creek and between the Lakes. Mangrove jack and bream in Weyba Creek, the Tewantin reach. Woods Bay and in the snaggy areas in the upper reaches. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Maroochydore: Whiting up to35cm from the black banks. Whiting and flathead in the southern channel. Trevally, mangrove jack and school jew at night in the cod hole and upper reaches of Eudlo and Petrie Creeks. Sand crabs in the south channel and a few good mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart at the washing machine on the southern side of Pt Cartwright. Bream around the moorings and along La Balsa Park. Have a go for mangrove jack up to 58cm in the canals, Mountain Creek and around McKenzies Bridge. Mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river and the creeks. Sand crabs towards the river mouth.

Caloundra: Small snapper at dawn and dusk off the rocks at Shelly Beach. Trevally, whiting and dart along Currimundi Beach and inside the Caloundra bar. Plenty of sand whiting, bream, flathead and moses perch along the Boardwalk. Mangrove jack around the pontoons in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting opposite the Power Boat Club, off Moffat Beach and in Currimundi Lake. Jack and trevally in the creeks that feed into the Passage. Sand crabs throughout the passage.

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Guy Hapwarth Spotty Mackerel trolling pilchards

Guy Hapwarth caught a total of 5 spotty mackerel, trolling and whole pilchards all around the Currimundi Reef area.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2014-12-27

Offshore

Conditions are okay, could be a little choppy with east to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon and seas below 1 metre. There have been some good catches of spotty and Spanish mackerel right along the coast off Coolum and at Sunshine Reef. The crew on Top Catch Charters have been fishing Caloundra 12 Mile and the Banks for spanish mackerel, spotted mackerel and mahi mahi on the surface, with parrot and sweetlip on the bottom.  Barwon Banks produced quality maori cod, mahi mahi, snapper and red throat emperor. Murphys produced good hussar, moses perch, mulloway and cobia.

Estuaries

Noosa: Quality sand whiting, dart and flathead in the surf gutters along Teewah Beach and Sunshine. The odd tailor flathead, tarwhine, bream, trevally and whiting at the Noosa River mouth, Weyba Creek and between the Lakes. Mangrove jack in Weyba Creek, Woods Bay and in the snaggy areas in the upper reaches. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Maroochydore: Whiting form the black banks. Tailor either side of the river mouth and moving towards Picnic Point via the southern channel. Whiting and flathead in the southern channel. Trevally, mangrove jack and school jew at night in the cod hole and upper reaches of Eudlo and Petrie Creeks. Sand crabs in the south channel and a few good mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart and whiting on the beaches from Point Cartwright to Kawana. Bream around the moorings and along La Balsa Park. Have a go for mangrove jack up to 58cm in Mountain Creek and around McKenzies Bridge. Mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river and the creeks. Sand crabs towards the river mouth.

Caloundra: Trevally, whiting and dart along Currimundi Beach and inside the Caloundra bar. Plenty of sand whiting, bream, flathead and moses perch along the Boardwalk. Mangrove jack around the pontoons in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting opposite the Power Boat Club, off Moffat Beach and in Currimundi Lake. Jack and trevally in the creeks that feed into the Passage. Sand crabs throughout the passage.

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Wade Jacobsen caught these off the sandbanks around Chambers on the incoming tide in the Maroochy River

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2014-12-26 Boxing Day

Offshore

Conditions are okay, but will become choppy with north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots inshore during the afternoon and seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the afternoon. The crew on Top Catch Charters have been fishing Caloundra 12 Mile and the Banks for spanish mackerel, spotted mackerel and mahi mahi on the surface, with parrot and sweetlip on the bottom.  Barwon Banks produced quality maori cod, mahi mahi, snapper and red throat emperor.  School makeral and yellow tail king fish have taken surface lures and whole squid at Coolum Reef while Murphys produced good hussar, moses perch, mulloway and cobia.

Estuaries

Noosa: Quality sand whiting, dart and flathead in the surf gutters in front of Teewah village. The odd tailor flathead, tarwhine, bream, trevally and whiting at the Noosa River mouth, Weyba Creek and between the Lakes. Mangrove jack in Weyba Creek, Woods Bay and in the snaggy areas in the upper reaches. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Maroochydore: Whiting form the black banks. Tailor either side of the river mouth and moving towards Picnic Point via the southern channel. Whiting and flathead in the southern channel. Trevally, mangrove jack and school jew at night in the cod hole and upper reaches of Eudlo and Petrie Creeks. Sand crabs in the south channel and a few good mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart and whiting on the beaches from Point Cartwright to Kawana. Bream around the moorings and along La Balsa Park. Have a go for mangrove jack up to 58cm in Mountain Creek and around McKenzies Bridge. Mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river and the creeks. Sand crabs towards the river mouth.

Caloundra: Trevally, whiting and dart along Currimundi Beach and inside the Caloundra bar. Plenty of sand whiting, bream, flathead and moses perch along the Boardwalk. Mangrove jack around the pontoons in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting opposite the Power Boat Club, off Moffat Beach and in Currimundi Lake. Jack and trevally in the creeks that feed into the Passage. Sand crabs throughout the passage.

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Went out Tuesday night and my wife Leanne Partridge caught her first jack 50cm in the Maroochy River

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2014-12-23

Offshore

Conditions are pretty good for offshore trips with east to southeasterly about 10-15 knots with seas below 1 metre. The crew on Top Catch Charters have been fishing Caloundra 12 Mile and the Banks for spanish mackerel, spotted mackerel and mahi mahi on the surface, with parrot and sweetlip on the bottom.  Barwon Banks produced quality maori cod, mahi mahi, snapper and red throat emperor.  School makeral and yellow tail king fish have taken surface lures and whole squid at Coolum Reef while Murphys produced good hussar, moses perch, mulloway and cobia.

Estuaries

Noosa: Quality sand whiting, dart and flathead in the surf gutters infront of Teewah village. Flathead, bream, trevally and whiting at the Noosa River mouth, Weyba Creek and between the Lakes. Mangrove jack in Weyba Creek, Woods Bay and in the snaggy areas in the upper reaches. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Maroochydore: Whiting form the black banks. Tailor either side of the river mouth and moving towards Picnic Point via the southern channel. Whiting and flathead in the southern channel. Trevally, mangrove jack and school jew at night in the cod hole and upper reaches of Eudlo and Petrie Creeks. Sand crabs in the south channel and mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart and whiting on the beaches from Point Cartwright to Kawana. Bream around the moorings and along La Balsa Park. Have a go for mangrove jack up to 58cm in Mountain Creek and around McKenzies Bridge. Mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river and the creeks. Sand crabs towards the river mouth.

Caloundra: Trevally, whiting and dart along Currimundi Beach and inside the Caloundra bar. Plenty of sand whiting, bream, flathead and moses perch along the Boardwalk. Mangrove jack around the pontoons in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting opposite the Power Boat Club, off Moffat Beach and in Currimundi Lake. Jack and trevally in the creeks that feed into the Passage. Sand crabs throughout the passage.

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lach Whiting 30-40cm

Lachlan Hutchinson and his dad Michael had a good session in the lower Maroochy a few days ago, for a 56cm flathead and whiting between 30 and 40cm.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2014-12-22

Offshore

Conditions are favourable to offshore trips with Southeasterly winds 10 to 15 knots.. Seas around 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. The crew on Top Catch Charters fished Caloundra 12 Mile on Monday for spanish mackerel, spotted mackerel and mahi mahi on the surface, with parrot and sweetlip on the bottom.  Barwon Banks produced quality maori cod, mahi mahi, snapper and red throat emperor.  School makeral and yellow tail king fish have taken surface lures and whole squid at Coolum Reef while Murphys produced good hussar, moses perch, mulloway and cobia.

Estuaries

Noosa: Quality sand whiting, dart and flathead in the surf gutters infront of Teewah village. Flathead, bream, trevally and whiting at the Noosa River mouth, Weyba Creek and between the Lakes. Mangrove jack in Weyba Creek, Woods Bay and in the snaggy areas in the upper reaches. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Maroochydore: Chopper tailor at the river mouth and moving towards Picnic Point via the southern channel. Trevally, mangrove jack and school jew at night in the upper reaches of Eudlo and Petrie Creeks. Golden trevally and sand whiting on the banks in the lower reaches particularly between Twin Waters and Channel Island.. Sand crabs in the south channel and mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart and whiting on the beaches from Point Cartwright to Kawana. Bream around the moorings and along La Balsa Park. Have a go for mangrove jack up to 58cm in Mountain Creek and around McKenzies Bridge. Mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river and the creeks. Sand crabs towards the river mouth.

Caloundra: Trevally, whiting and dart along Currimundi Beach and inside the Caloundra bar. Plenty of sand whiting, bream, flathead and moses perch along the Boardwalk. Mangrove jack around the pontoons in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting opposite the Power Boat Club, off Moffat Beach and in Currimundi Lake. Jack and trevally in the creeks that feed into the Passage. Sand crabs throughout the passage.

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Daniel Vidler Flathead Maroochy River

Daniel Vidler caught and released this 85cm flathead in the lower reaches of the Maroochy River on Sunday night.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2014-12-21

Offshore

More reasonable fishing conditions particularly early with winds southeasterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon. Seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. Spanish mackerel, cobia and big yellow tail tuna north of the Blinker also good Spanish mackerel and cobia out from Noosa. Spots like Sunshine Reef and the Barwon Banks fished well for red throat emperor, gold spotted wrasse, mahi mahi, yellowtail king, amberjack, tuskfish and pearl perch.

Estuaries

Noosa: Flathead, bream, trevally and whiting at the Noosa River mouth. Mangrove jack in Weyba Creek, Woods Bay and in the snaggy areas in the upper reaches. Quality whiting in Weyba Creek. Golden trevally and flathead at Tewantin and in the Noosa Sound. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Maroochydore: Chopper tailor at the river mouth. Jew and trevally around Twin Waters. Whiting on the banks in the lower reaches particularly the Black Bank and Goat and Channel Island. Flathead from Picnic Point and off Chambers Island. Sand crabs in the mouth of Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and the canals.

Kawana: Some bream and whiting on the beach at Mooloolaba and a few dart and flathead along Kawana. Mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river and the creeks. Sand crabs towards the river mouth. Bream around the moorings and along La Balsa Park. Have a go for mangrove jack up to 58cm in Mountain Creek and around McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Trevally inside the Caloundra bar and around the jetties. Bream also around the jetties and the boardwalk. Grunter bream and the odd jack around the pontoons in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting opposite the Power Boat Club, off Moffat Beach and in Currimundi Lake. Jack and trevally in the creeks that feed into the Passage. Sand crabs throughout the passage.

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mahi to 10 kg cobia to 15kg

The crews on Top Catch Charters got on to some mahi mahi to 10kg and big cobia to 15kg on Caloundra 12 Mile.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2014-12-20

Offshore

More ideal fishing conditions with winds blowing easterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly in the afternoon. Seas are around 1 metre. Quality Spanish mackerel, cobia and big yellow tail tuna north of the Blinker also good Spanish mackerel and cobia out from Noosa. Spots like Sunshine Reef and the Barwon Banks fished well for red throat emperor, gold spotted wrasse, mahi mahi, yellowtail king, amberjack, tuskfish and pearl perch.

Estuaries

Noosa: Flathead, bream, trevally and whiting at the Noosa River mouth. Mangrove jack in Weyba Creek, Woods Bay and in the snaggy areas in the upper reaches. Big whiting to 33cm in Weyba Creek. Quality golden trevally and flathead at Tewantin and in the Noosa Sound. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Maroochydore: Chopper tailor at the river mouth. Jew and trevally around Twin Waters. Whiting on the banks in the lower reaches particularly the Black Bank, with one angler catching 16 quality fish between 32 and 36cm on Thursday. Flathead from Picnic Point. Sand crabs in the mouth of Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and the canals.

Kawana: Some bream and whiting on the beach at Mooloolaba and a few dart and flathead along Kawana. Mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river and the creeks. Sand crabs towards the river mouth. Bream around the moorings and along La Balsa Park. Have a go for mangrove jack up to 58cm in Mountain Creek and around McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Trevally inside the Caloundra bar and around the jetties. Bream also around the jetties and the boardwalk. Grunter bream and the odd jack around the pontoons in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting opposite the Power Boat Club, off Moffat Beach and in Currimundi Lake. Jack and trevally in the creeks that feed into the Passage. Sand crabs throughout the passage.

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Jo Hoskin with a solid 52cm mangrove jack taken on fresh bait overnight in the lower river.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2014-12-19

Offshore

The winds will be a little bit choppy compared to yesterday morning with southeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Seas 1 to 1.5 metres. Quality Spanish mackerel, cobia and big yellow tail tuna yesterday north of the Blinker also good Spanish mackerel and cobia out from Noosa. Spots like Sunshine Reef and the Barwon Banks fished well for red throat emperor, gold spotted wrasse, mahi mahi, yellowtail king, amberjack, tuskfish and pearl perch.

Estuaries

Noosa: Chopper tailor at the river mouth. Mangrove jack in Woods Bay and in the snaggy areas in the upper reaches. Big whiting to 33cm in Weyba Creek. Quality golden trevally and flathead at Tewantin and in the Noosa Sound. Scattered catches of bream throughout the river. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Maroochydore: Chopper tailor at the river mouth. Jew and trevally around Twin Waters. Whiting on the banks in the lower reaches particularly the Black Bank, with one angler catching 16 quality fish between 32 and 36cm on Thursday. Flathead from Picnic Point. Sand crabs in the mouth of Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and the canals.

Kawana: Some bream and whiting on the beach at Mooloolaba and a few dart and flathead along Kawana. Mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river and the creeks. Sand crabs towards the river mouth. Bream around the moorings and along La Balsa Park. Have a go for mangrove jack up to 58cm in Mountain Creek and around McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Trevally inside the Caloundra bar and around the jetties. Bream also around the jetties and the boardwalk. Grunter bream and the odd jack around the pontoons in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting off Moffat Beach and in Currimundi Lake. Jack and trevally in the creeks that feed into the Passage. Sand crabs throughout the passage.

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big 4.5kg grassy sweetlip

There are a few good quality sweetlip out on local reefs at present.

 

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2014-12-18

Offshore

The winds will be South to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching 20 knots offshore. Winds tending northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day ahead of a south to southeasterly change in the late evening. Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Looking like pretty good conditions particularly early. A few good Spanish mackerel and cobia out from Noosa. Spots like Sunshine Reef and the Barwon Banks fished well for red throat emperor, gold spotted wrasse, mahi mahi, yellowtail king, amberjack, tuskfish and pearl perch.

Estuaries

Noosa: Chopper tailor at the river mouth. Mangrove jack in Woods Bay. Big whiting to 33cm in Weyba Creek. Quality golden trevally and flathead at Tewantin and in Noosa Sound. Scattered catches of bream throughout the river. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Maroochydore: Chopper tailor at the river mouth. Jew and trevally around Twin Waters. Whiting on the banks in the lower reaches particularly the Black Bank. Flathead from Picnic Point. Sand crabs in the mouth of Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in the upper reaches and the canals.

Kawana: Some big bream and morwong on the beach at Mooloolaba. Mud crabs in the upper reaches of the river and the creeks. Sand crabs towards the river mouth. Bream around the moorings and along La Balsa Park. Have a go for mangrove jack in Mountain Creek and around McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Trevally inside the Caloundra bar and around the jetties. Bream also around the jetties and the boardwalk. Grunter bream in Pelican Waters Canals. Whiting off Moffat Beach and in Currimundi Lake. Sand crabs throughout the passage.

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colinBald99cmbarracodholeliveherring

Caught and released this 99cm Barra on Thursday night the 11th December at the Cod Hole in Maroochydore River on live herring. (REMEMBER, closed season East Coast 1st Nov to 1st Feb annually. Except most dams)

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