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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2017-06-27

Offshore

More great boating conditions today with easterly winds at about 10 knots and seas under a meter. Big red emperor, tusk fish, pearl perch and snapper from Double island Point. Moses perch, squire, mackerel, maori cod, coral bream, pearl perch, small mouth nannygai and cobia from North reef.  Big Cobia, snapper, coral trout, gold spot wrasse and sweetlip from Sunshine Reef. Tuna and mackerel in Laguna Bay. Mackerel, tuna, sweetlip, tusk fish and cod from Coolum. Snapper, hussar and tusk fish from the Hards. Sweetlip and school mackerel from Raper Shoal. Snapper, tusk fish and sweetlip from Caloundra 12 mile. Mac Tuna, grass sweetlip, snapper and school mackerel from Arkwright shoal.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Tailor, Bream, Flathead and trevally from the river mouth. Queenfish from the Frying Pan to the noosa sound. Golden trevally, bream and flathead from Munna Point. Trevally, flathead, barra and Tailor in Woods. Bream throughout the lower river. Bream, Flathead and Grunter Bream along the Tewantin reach. Bream, Flathead, queenfish and Moses Perch in Weyba Creek. Luderick just starting up at the rocks at the river mouth.

Maroochydore: Tailor and Flathead from the river mouth. Giant Trevally, Tailor, Jew and Barra from the Cod Hole. Tailor and bream from Yinni Street. Flathead in the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Sizeable mud crabs being caught in the deeper holes of the middle river along with sand crabs in the lower reaches. Jew and the odd jack in the upper reaches. Whiting, bream and flathead in the southern channel.

Mooloolaba: Squid from the rock wall and moorings. Plenty of good Gar fish been caught in the La Balsa Sand basin. Big Bream and Trevally around the boat moorings. Trevally, Tailor, Bream and Cod along the rock walls. Golden and Giant Trevally around Minyama Island. Flathead and Bream from McKenzies Bridge. Good size Trevally and several Bream along the rock walls at the river mouth

Caloundra: Grass Sweetlip, Snapper and Bream off Moffat Head. Tailor from the northern tip of Bribie and off Shelly Beach. Bream, Flathead and Trevally from the boardwalk and also along Military Jetty. Bream and flathead along golden beach. Bream, Trevally and Tailor in Pelican Waters. Jew and Tailor in the deeper holes of the northern passage over night.

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Cameron Sullivan 66cm Barramundi Released

Cameron Sullivan was stoked with this solid 66cm barramundi caught and released on soft plastics over the weekend from the cod hole.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2017-06-26

Offshore

More perfect boating conditions today with winds blowing 10 knots variable with seas under a meter.  Moses perch, squire, mackerel, maori cod, coral bream, pearl perch, small mouth nannygai and cobia from North reef.  Big Cobia, snapper, coral trout, gold spot wrasse and sweetlip from Sunshine Reef. Tuna and mackerel in Laguna Bay. Mackerel, tuna, sweetlip, tusk fish and cod from Coolum. Snapper, hussar and tusk fish from the Hards. Sweetlip and school mackerel from Raper Shoal. Snapper, tusk fish and sweetlip from Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper, sweetlip.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Tailor, Bream, Flathead and trevally from the river mouth. Queenfish from the Frying Pan to the noosa sound. Golden trevally, bream and flathead from Munna Point. Trevally, flathead, barra and Tailor in Woods. Bream throughout the lower river. Bream, Flathead and Grunter Bream along the Tewantin reach. Bream, Flathead, queenfish and Moses Perch in Weyba Creek. Luderick just starting up at the rocks at the river mouth.

Maroochydore: Tailor and Flathead from the river mouth. Golden, Cale Cale and Giant Trevally, Tailor, Queenfish, Jew and Flathead in the middle river on lures. Tailor and Bream from Bli Bli and Petrie Creek as well as Flathead in the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Sizeable mud crabs being caught in the deeper holes of the middle river along with sand crabs in the lower reaches. Jew and the odd jack in the upper reaches. Luderick from the motorway bridge pylons and around the weed beds.

Mooloolaba: Squid from the rock wall and moorings. Plenty of good Gar fish been caught in the La Balsa Sand basin. Big Bream and Trevally around the boat moorings. Trevally, Tailor, Bream and Cod along the rock walls. Golden and Giant Trevally around Minyama Island. Flathead and Bream from McKenzies Bridge. Good size Trevally and several Bream along the rock walls at the river mouth

Caloundra: Grass Sweetlip, Snapper and Bream off Moffat Head. Tailor from the northern tip of Bribie and off Shelly Beach. Bream, Flathead and Trevally from the boardwalk and also along Military Jetty. Bream and flathead along golden beach. Bream, Trevally and Tailor in Pelican Waters. Jew and Tailor in the deeper holes of the northern passage over night.

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Gordon Lund Bream 33cm

Gordon Lund fished from the bank along Bradman avenue on Friday for a few solid bream to 33cm (500g).

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2017-06-24

Offshore

Winds will be northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots moving across to south southeasterly by the afternoon. Seas will be below 1 metre.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Tailor, Bream, Flathead and Trevally from the river mouth with Tailor in the Frying Pan. Flathead to 60cm from Munna Point and released to 82cm in Woods Bays. Trevally and Tailor in Woods Bays and Noosa Sound early on in the morning. Bream throughout the lower river. Bream, Flathead and Grunter Bream along the Tewantin reach. Bream, Flathead, Estuary Cod and Moses Perch in Weyba Creek. Luderick just starting up at the rocks at the river mouth.

Maroochydore: Tailor and Flathead from the river mouth. Golden, Cale Cale and Giant Trevally, Tailor, Queenfish, Jew and Flathead in the middle river on lures. Tailor and Bream from Bli Bli and Petrie Creek as well as Flathead in the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Sizeable mud crabs being caught in the deeper holes of the middle river along with sand crabs in the lower reaches. Jew and the odd jack in the upper reaches. Luderick from the motorway bridge pylons and around the weed beds.

Mooloolaba: Squid from the rock wall and moorings. Plenty of good Gar fish been caught in the La Balsa Sand basin. Big Bream and Trevally around the boat moorings. Trevally, Tailor, Bream and Cod along the rock walls. Golden and Giant Trevally around Minyama Island. Flathead and Bream from McKenzies Bridge. Good size Trevally and several Bream along the rock walls at the river mouth

Caloundra: Grass Sweetlip, Snapper and Bream off Moffat Head. Tailor from the northern tip of Bribie and off Shelly Beach. Bream, Flathead and Trevally from the boardwalk and also along Military Jetty. Whiting and bream of good size along golden beach. Bream, Trevally and Tailor in Pelican Waters. Jew and Tailor in the deeper holes of the northern passage over night.

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Chrissy Bell Flathead
Chrissy Bell is at it again with another quality Flathead reeled in whilst fishing from her kayak.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2017-06-23

Offshore

Finally conditions has eased and the weekend ahead is looking perfect for the offshore angler. Winds will be south to southeasterly at 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the early afternoon, with seas around 1m.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Tailor, bream, flathead and trevally from the river mouth. Flathead to 60cm from Munna Point and released to 82cm in Woods Bays. Trevally and tailor in Woods Bays and Noosa Sound. Bream throughout the lower river. Bream, flathead to 70cm and grunter bream along the Tewantin reach. Bream, flathead, estuary cod and Moses perch in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Tailor and flathead from the river mouth. Golden, cale cale and giant trevally, tailor, queenfish, jew and flathead in the middle river on lures. Flathead, tailor and bream from Bli Bli and Petrie Creek. A few solid mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river. Sand crabs in the lower river. Jew and the odd jack in the upper reaches. Luderick from the motorway bridge pylons and around the weed beds.

Mooloolaba: Squid from the rock wall and moorings. Plenty of good gar fish been caught in the La Balsa Sand basin. Big bream and trevally around the boat moorings. Trevally, tailor, bream and cod along the rock walls. Golden and giant trevally around Minyama Island. Flathead and bream from McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Grass sweetlip, snapper and bream off Moffat head. Tailor from the northern tip of Bribie and off Shelly Beach. Bream, flathead and trevally from the boardwalk. Flathead and bream from Military Jetty. Whiting and bream along golden beach. Big bream, trevally and tailor in Pelican Waters. Jew and tailor in the deeper holes of the northern passage over night.

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Ned Rosenbrock Lachlan Zakaras Luderick

The Luderick has started to show up on the Sunshine Coast with the cooler weather. Ned Rosenbrock and Lachlan Zakaras caught this solid fish near the wed beds along Bradman Avenue.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2017-06-22

Offshore

Winds will be southerly at 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots on exposed waters. Winds reaching up to 25 knots offshore at times in the morning, with 1 to 2 metre seas.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead to 60cm from Munna Point and realeased to 82cm in Woods Bays. Trevally and tailor in Woods Bays and Noosa Sound. Bream throughout the lower river. Bream, flathead to 70cm and grunter bream along the Tewantin reach. Bream, flathead, estuary cod and Moses perch in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Tailor and flathead from the river mouth. Golden, cale cale and giant trevally, tailor, queenfish, jew and flathead in the middle river on lures. Flathead, tailor and bream from Bli Bli and Petrie Creek. A few solid mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river. Sand crabs in the lower river. Jew and the odd jack in the upper reaches.

Mooloolaba: Plenty of good gar fish been caught in the La Balsa Sand basin. Big bream and trevally around the boat moorings. Trevally, tailor, bream and cod along the rock walls. Golden and giant trevally around Minyama Island. Flathead and bream from McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Tailor from the northern tip of Bribie. Bream, flathead and trevally from the boardwalk. Flathead and bream from Military Jetty. Whiting and bream along golden beach. Big bream, trevally and tailor in Pelican Waters. Jew and tailor in the deeper holes of the northern passage over night.

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Cameron Sullivan Cod Hole Trevally Soft Plastic

Cameron Sullivan with another nice cod hole caught trevally taken on a soft plastic over the weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2017-06-21

Offshore

Winds will be southerly at 15 to 20 knots, increasing to 20 to 25 knots on exposed waters. Winds reaching 30 knots at times offshore in the morning, with 1.5 to 2.5 metre seas.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead to 60cm from Munna Point and realeased to 82cm in Woods Bays. Trevally and tailor in Woods Bays and Noosa Sound. Bream throughout the lower river. Bream, flathead to 70cm and grunter bream along the Tewantin reach. Bream, flathead, estuary cod and Moses perch in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Tailor and flathead from the river mouth. Golden, cale cale and giant trevally, tailor, queenfish, jew and flathead in the middle river on lures. Flathead, tailor and bream from Bli Bli and Petrie Creek. A few solid mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river. Sand crabs in the lower river. Jew and the odd jack in the upper reaches.

Mooloolaba: Plenty of good gar fish been caught in the La Balsa Sand basin. Big bream and trevally around the boat moorings. Trevally, tailor, bream and cod along the rock walls. Golden and giant trevally around Minyama Island. Flathead and bream from McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Tailor from the northern tip of Bribie. Bream, flathead and trevally from the boardwalk. Flathead and bream from Military Jetty. Whiting and bream along golden beach. Big bream, trevally and tailor in Pelican Waters. Jew and tailor in the deeper holes of the northern passage over night.

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Chrissy Bell Flathead

Chrissy Bell caught severel nice flathead on a recent Maroochy RSL Fishing Club camp to Jacobs Well.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2017-06-20

Offshore

Winds will be southerly at 25 to 30 knot with 2.5 - 3m seas

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead to 60cm from Munna Point. Trevally, tailor and queenfish in Woods Bays. Trevally on lure in Noosa Sound. Bream, big flathead, trevally and tailor at the Noosa river mouth. Bream, flathead and grunter bream along the Tewantin reach. Bream, flathead, estuary cod and Moses perch in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Tailor and flathead from the river mouth. Golden, cale cale and giant trevally, tailor, queenfish, jew and flathead in the middle river on lures. Flathead, tailor and bream from Bli Bli and Petrie Creek. A few solid mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river. Sand crabs in the lower river. Jew in the upper reaches.

Mooloolaba: Plenty of good gar fish been caught in the La Balsa Sand basin. Big bream and trevally around the boat moorings. Trevally, tailor, bream and cod along the rock walls. Blue swimmer crabs in the lower river and Minyama Island. Flathead and bream from McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Snapper and tailor off the rocks at Moffat Head. Tailor from the northern tip of Bribie. Bream, flathead and trevally from the boardwalk. Flathead and bream from Military Jetty. Whiting and bream along golden beach. Big bream, trevally and tailor in Pelican Waters. Jew and tailor in the deeper holes of the northern passage over night.

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Cameron Sullivan Trevally Tailor Queenfish

The middle river was firing over the weekend with plentiful trevally, tailor and even queenfish taken on lure by Cameron Sullivan and his mates.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2017-06-17

Offshore

Winds will be south to southeasterly at 15 to 20 knots, with 1-1.5m seas.    Get out early before the wind picks up to target sweetlip, spotty mackerel, snapper and pearl perch from North Reef Noosa, Mooloolaba 8 mile, Caloundra 9 and 12 mile reefs.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead to 60cm from Munna Point. Trevally, tailor and queenfish in Woods Bays. Trevally on lure in Noosa Sound. Bream, big flathead, trevally and tailor at the Noosa river mouth. Bream, flathead and grunter bream along the Tewantin reach. Bream, flathead, estuary cod and Moses perch in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Tailor and flathead from the river mouth. Golden, cale cale and giant trevally, tailor, giant herring, jew and flathead in the middle river on lures from. Flathead from Bli Bli. Tailor, bream and flathead from Petrie Creek. A few solid mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle and lower river. Sand crabs in the southern channel.

Mooloolaba: Plenty of good gar fish been caught in the La Balsa Sand basin. Big bream and trevally around the boat moorings. Trevally, tailor, bream and cod along the rock walls. Blue swimmer crabs in the lower river and Minyama Island. Flathead and bream from McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Snapper and tailor off the rocks at Moffat Head. Bream, flathead and trevally from the boardwalk. Flathead and bream from Military Jetty. Whiting and bream along golden beach. Big bream, trevally and tailor in Pelican Waters. Jew and tailor in the deeper holes of the northern passage over night.

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Cameron Sullivan Trevally Cod Hole soft plastics

Check out this trevally Cameron Sullivan caught at the Cod Hole!

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2017-06-16

Offshore

Winds will be south to southeasterly at 15 to 20 knots, with 1-1.5m seas. Grass sweetlip, spotty mackerel and big cobia from Halls Reef. Mulloway and cod on Sunshine Reef. Tusk fish, grassy sweetlip and snapper at Caloundra 9 and 12 Mile. Snapper, pearl perch, tusk fish and moses perch from north reef.Coral trout, sweetlip and snapper from the gneerings. Tuskfish, snapper and pearl perch from the Mooloolaba 8 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead to 60cm from Munna Point. Trevally, tailor and queenfish in Woods Bays. Trevally on lure in Noosa Sound. Bream, big flathead, trevally and tailor at the Noosa river mouth. Bream, flathead and grunter bream along the Tewantin reach. Bream, flathead, estuary cod and Moses perch in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Tailor and flathead from the river mouth. Golden, cale cale and giant trevally, tailor, giant herring, jew and flathead in the middle river on lures from. Flathead from Bli Bli. Tailor, bream and flathead from Petrie Creek. A few solid mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle and lower river. Sand crabs in the southern channel.

Mooloolaba: Plenty of good gar fish been caught in the La Balsa Sand basin. Big bream and trevally around the boat moorings. Trevally, tailor, bream and cod along the rock walls. Blue swimmer crabs in the lower river and Minyama Island. Flathead and bream from McKenzies Bridge.

Caloundra: Snapper and tailor off the rocks at Moffat Head. Bream, flathead and trevally from the boardwalk. Flathead and bream from Military Jetty. Whiting and bream along golden beach. Big bream, trevally and tailor in Pelican Waters. Jew and tailor in the deeper holes of the northern passage over night.

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Finn Horton Stephens Bass Borumba Dam

Finn Horton-Stephens was fly fishing along a rocky ledge in Borumba Dam with his dad when caught and released several bass.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2017-06-15

Offshore

Winds will be southeasterly at 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times in the morning, with 1-2m seas. Grass sweetlip, spotty mackerel and big cobia from Halls Reef. Mulloway and cod on Sunshine Reef. Tusk fish, grassy sweetlip and snapper at Caloundra 9 and 12 Mile. Snapper, pearl perch, tusk fish and moses perch from north reef.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Trevally, tailor and queenfish in Woods Bays. Bream, big flathead, trevally and tailor at the Noosa river mouth. Bream, flathead and grunter bream along the Tewantin reach. Bream, flathead, estuary cod and Moses perch in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Tailor and flathead from the river mouth. Golden, cale cale and giant trevally, tailor, giant herring, jew and flathead in the middle river on lures from. Flathead from Bli Bli. Tailor, bream and flathead from Petrie Creek. A few solid mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle and lower river. Sand crabs in the southern channel.

Mooloolaba: Plenty of good gar fish been caught in the lower river as well as whiting and a few better quality bream on the incoming tide around the moorings, pontoons and bridges. Several catches of good trevally, flathead and bream along the rock walls at the river mouth. Still a few late season mud crabs throughout river and canals.

Caloundra: Bream, flathead and trevally from the boardwalk. Flathead and bream from Military Jetty. Whiting and bream along golden beach. Big bream, trevally and tailor in Pelican Waters. Jew and tailor in the deeper holes of the northern passage over night.

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Cameron Sullivan Trevally Cod Hole soft plastics

Cameron Sullivan and his mates have been having a ball in the cod hole lately with loads of trevally being released on soft plastics including this cale cale trevally.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2017-06-14

Offshore

Another gale warning today, so stay in port until the winds and seas ease. Grass sweetlip, spotty mackerel and big cobia from Halls Reef. Mulloway and cod on Sunshine Reef. Tusk fish, grassy sweetlip and snapper at Caloundra 9 and 12 Mile. Snapper, pearl perch, tusk fish and moses perch from north reef.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Trevally, tailor and queenfish in Woods Bays. Bream, big flathead, trevally and tailor at the Noosa river mouth. Bream, flathead and grunter bream along the Tewantin reach. Bream, flathead, estuary cod and Moses perch in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Jew and squire caught off the rocks near Coolum. Golden, cale cale and giant trevally, tailor, giant herring, jew and flathead in the middle river on lures from. Flathead, whiting and grunter between the creeks. A few solid mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle and lower river. Sand crabs in the southern channel.

Mooloolaba: Plenty of good gar fish been caught in the lower river as well as whiting and a few better quality bream on the incoming tide around the moorings, pontoons and bridges. Several catches of good trevally, flathead and bream along the rock walls at the river mouth. Still a few late season mud crabs throughout river and canals.

Caloundra: Bream ,flathead and trevally from the boardwalk. Flathead and bream from Military Jetty. Whiting and bream along golden beach. Big bream, trevally and tailor in Pelican Waters. Jew and tailor in the deeper holes of the northern passage over night.

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Marco 80cm Dusky Flathead

Marco hooked this 80cm dusky flathead on fresh mullet fillet from the Military Jetty in Caloundra over the weekend and the fish was release unharmed after a quick photo.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2017-06-13

Offshore

Wind will be strengthening to 15 to 20 knots south to southeasterly’s tending east to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots during the morning and reaching 20 to 30 knots in the afternoon and evening, with seas increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres during the morning. Grass sweetlip, spotty mackerel and big cobia from Halls Reef. Mulloway and cod on Sunshine Reef. Spanish mackerel and sweetlip from the Gneering. Tuskfish, red throat emperor, green jobfish and amberjack hussar, bigger snapper and coronation trout on the Barwon Banks. Tuskfish, grassy sweetlip and snapper at Caloundra 9 and 12 Mile. Snapper, pearl perch, tusk fish and moses perch from north reef.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: A few tailor, dart, whiting and bream in the gutters along Teewah Beach. Trevally, tailor and queenfish in Woods Bays. Bream, big flathead, trevally and tailor at the Noosa river mouth. Bream, flathead and grunter bream along the Tewantin reach. Bream, flathead, estuary cod and Moses perch in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Flathead, tailor and a few bream and whiting from north shore and off the sand bags. Jew and squire caught off the rocks near Coolum. Golden, cale cale and giant trevally, tailor, giant herring, jew and flathead in the middle river on lures from. Flathead, whiting and grunter between the creeks. Still getting a few mud crabs in upper reaches. Blue swimmer crabs in the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Tailor, bream and jew at night in the gutters along Kawana and Warana beaches. Plenty of good gar fish been caught in the lower river as well as whiting and a few better quality bream on the incoming tide around the moorings, pontoons and bridges. Several catches of good trevally, flathead and bream along the rock walls at the river mouth. Still a few late season mud crabs throughout river and canals.

Caloundra: Good bream and chopper tailor on the tip of Bribie. Plenty of bream few trevally and grunter and still flathead throughout the passage and in the creeks, around structures, jetties and in the canals. A few good trevally feeding and flathead in the canals around bridge pylons, pontoons and in the creeks.

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Remy Sol Robertson Diamond Trevally

Remy Sol Robertson and his Diamond trevally caught in Maroochy river on Sunday 4th on fresh prawn.

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