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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-12-31

Offshore

Good conditions forecast with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Tomorrow's conditions will be nice.with winds easterly to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots with less than 10 knots predawn. 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Try for sweetlip and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Mahi mahi and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum.Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile. Double Island Point has had a few good goldband snapper, cobia, venus tusk fish, pearl perch, moses perch, grass emperor and snapper.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Aim for flathead sand whiting and bream from the canal bridges and towards Noosa Sound. Whiting also from the Yacht Club and near the ferry stretch.

Maroochydore: Snodger whiting throughout the lower reaches - best weighing fish from Picnic Point and the Black Banks. Lots of average bream and flathead along the sand bank edges from the Maroochy Waters Canals and Chamber's Island, through to Godfrey's Rd. Worth targeting a few Mangrove Jack in the creeks and around jetties and structures in the lower river and Cod Hole. Mud Crabs potted througout the river.

Mooloolaba: Fish the beaches for whiting and dart. Jacks, flathead, trevally, whiting and a few cod in the Mooloolaba canals and the lower river rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead to 69cm from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod, mangrove jack and and muddies from the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Try for flathead, mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead throughout the Passage. Mud crabs will be feeding in all the creeks that feed into the Passage.

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Caelan Scriffignano with a prize jewfish caught a the “X spot “at Murphy’s Reef off Mooloolaba.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2018-12-29

Offshore

Today will have okay conditions early with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots, becoming choppy reaching up to 20 knots at times with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Tomorrows conditions will be workable with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. There's beeg a few sweetlip and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Mahi mahi and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum.Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile. Double Island Point has had a few good goldband snapper, cobia, venus tusk fish, pearl perch, moses perch, grass emperor and snapper.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Noosa River Fishing Safaris fished Woods Bays for some pretty big flathead sitting there as the tide slowed down. Plenty of bream and moses perch around most structures in the sound. We also caught some good whiting opposite the Yacht Club on live worms, with an 83cm flatty caught and released in the lower estuary. It went for a whole whitebait." www.fishingnoosa.com.au/riverfishingsafaris.htm

Maroochydore: Some good quality whiting and flathead throughout the lower river system. Worth targeting a few Mangrove Jack in the creeks and around jetties and structures in the lower river and Cod Hole. Mud Crabs potted througout the river.

Mooloolaba: Try the beaches for whiting and dart. Jacks, flathead, trevally, whiting and a few cod in the Mooloolaba canals and the lower river rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead to 69cm from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod, mangrove jack and and muddies from the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Try for flathead, mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead throughout the Passage. Mud crabs will be feeding in all the creeks that feed into the Passage.

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Mick Robbie and Trudy Adamson had a fantastic fish for mangrove Jack up in Petrie Creek on Thursday.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-12-27

Offshore

Today will have pretty good conditions with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore in the evening with seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Maroochydore by early evening. Tomorrows conditions will be choppy with winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots and seas 1 to 1.5 metres. So, get out and try for some dolphin fish, sweetlip and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Dolphin fish and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum.Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile. Double Island Point has had a few good goldband snapper, cobia, venus tusk fish, pearl perch, moses perch, grass emperor and snapper.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from the flats in the lower river. Trevally, mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. There have been several catches of quality Mangrove jack throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Some good quality whiting throughout the lower river system. Worth targeting a few Mangrove Jack in the creeks and around jetties and structures in the lower river and Cod Hole. Mud Crabs potted througout the river.

Mooloolaba: Try the beaches for whiting and dart. Jacks, flathead, trevally, whiting and a few cod in the Mooloolaba canals and the lower river rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod, jack and and muddies from the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Try for flathead, mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead throughout the Passage. Mud crabs will be feeding in all the creeks that feed into the Passage.

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Twins, Jack and Charlie all the way from England, were happy with their first whiting from the Cod hole

Local Fishing Report: Christmas Eve Monday 2018-12-24

Offshore

The crew at Swan Boat Hire would like to wish all our loyal readers, a safe and Merry Christmas and a great 2019 ahead. Still choppy to rough conditions today,with winds southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore north of Maroochydore during the morning with seas 1.5 to 2 metres. Christmas Day is looking better with winds southeasterly 10 to 15 knots and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Boxing Day should be pretty good as well so, get out and try for some quality dolphin fish, sweetlip and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Dolphin fish and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from the flats in the lower river. Trevally, mangrove jack and flathead between the lakes. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. There have been several catches of quality Mangrove jack throughout the river. The rains have flushed the crabs out, so try even in the lower river.

Maroochydore: There have been several solid buck Mud Crabs potted througout the river. Some good quality whiting throughout the lower river system. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Worth targeting a few Mangrove Jack in the creeks and around jetties and structures in the lower river and Cod Hole

Mooloolaba: When the wind eases try the beaches for whiting and dart. Jacks, flathead, trevally, whiting and a few cod in the Mooloolaba canals and the lower river rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod, jack and and muddies from the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Try for flathead, mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the protected north western side of Bribie Island. Mud crabs will be feeding in all the creeks that feed into the Passage.

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My good Maroochy High School mate John Innes, hasn't lost his touch taking quality Amberjack and Cobia in his new boat off Rainbow beach this week.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2018-12-21

Offshore

Strong Wind Warning for Sunshine Coast Waters! Rough conditions late today and into the evening with perhaps a window of opportunity this morning and midday with winds North to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots tending south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots south of Maroochydore in the middle of the day. Winds then becoming southerly 20 to 30 knots from the south with a strong southerly change in the late evening with seas workable for part of the day at 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday. Tomorrow rough as well so stay in sheltered waters with windy conditions southerly 25 to 30 knots turning southeasterly during the morning and huge seas at 2 to 3 metres. Christmas Day and Boxing Day should be okay so, you might be able to get out and try for some quality dolphin fish, sweetlip and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Dolphin fish and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: With tomorrows (Sundays) Full Moon there should be plenty of fish feeding activity from now and through to Christmas. Whiting from the flats in the lower river. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. The rains have flushed the crabs out, so try even in the lower river.

Maroochydore: The river water has a good run of dirty fresh water so the mud crabs are throughout the river system and there have already been several solid bucks potted. Some good quality whiting throughout the lower river system. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Flathead between Eudlo Creek and Bli Bli. Queenfish to 58cm in the lower river yesterday. Worth targeting a few Mangrove Jack in the creeks and around jetties and structures in the lower river and Cod Hole

Mooloolaba: When the wind eases try the beaches for whiting and dart. Jacks, flathead, trevally, whiting and a few cod in the Mooloolaba canals and the lower river rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod, jack and and muddies from the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Try for flathead, mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the protected north western side of Bribie Island. After the heavy rain the Mud crabs will be feeding in all the creeks that feed into the Passage.

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Daniel Theo with a feisty 58cm Queenfish (Minimum size limit is 50cm) taken in the lower Maroochy river on Thursday.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-12-20

Offshore

Conditions have improved and should be pretty good today with winds east to northeasterly about 10 knots tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day, with seas below 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Tomorrows conditions will be choppy with winds northerly 15 to 20 knots tending north to northwesterly during the day with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1 to 2 metres offshore south of Maroochydore. Before the recent crook weather there were quality dolphin fish, sweetlip and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Dolphin fish and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: With Sundays Full Moon there should be plenty of fish feeding activity from now and through to Christmas. Whiting from the flats in the lower river. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. The rain events have flushed the crabs out, so try even in the lower river.

Maroochydore: The river water has a good run of dirty fresh water so the mud crabs are throughout the river system and there have already been several solid bucks potted. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Flathead between Eudlo Creek and Bli Bli.

Mooloolaba: Try the beaches for whiting and dart. Jacks, flathead, trevally, whiting and a few cod in the Mooloolaba canals and the lower river rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod, jack and and muddies from the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Try for flathead, mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the protected north western side of Bribie Island. After the heavy rain the Mud crabs will be feeding in all the creeks that feed into the Passage.

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Xavier Chong with a hard fighting 46cm trevelly taken on herring in the Maroochy River.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-12-19

Offshore

Conditions slowly improving improved with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots turning northeasterly in the afternoon with seas 1 to 1.5 metres. Tomorrows conditions will be pretty good with winds north to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots during the day with seas round 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore south of Maroochydore during the evening. So be ready to go offshore as conditions hopefully are workable for the next few days. Before the recent crook weather there were quality dolphin fish, sweetlip and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Dolphin fish and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Try for whiting from the flats in the lower river under the cover of the dirty water. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. The downstream flow of dirty water has flushed the crabs out of the mangroves and creeks and into the middle and lower river, so put your pots out and see what you get.

Maroochydore: The river water has a good run of dirty fresh water so the mud crabs are throughout the river system and there have already been several solid bucks potted. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Flathead between Eudlo Creek and Bli Bli.

Mooloolaba: Try the beaches for whiting and dart. Jacks, flathead, trevally, whiting and a few cod in the Mooloolaba canals and the lower river rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod, jack and and muddies from the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Try for flathead, mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the protected north western side of Bribie Island. After the heavy rain the Mud crabs will be feeding in all the creeks that feed into the Passage.

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Jared Horton with a nice 46 cm dusky flathead caught and released in the Cod Hole yesterday

Fishing Report: Monday 2018-12-17

Offshore

Still very ordinary conditions with winds, east to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots. Winds tending easterly during the afternoon and evening and reaching up to 25 knots offshore with seas 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres around midday. Tomorrows conditions will be much better with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning. Before the recent crook weather conditions there were quality dolphin fish, sweetlip and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Dolphin fish and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile. Spotty mackerel, cobia, snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Try for whiting from the flats in the lower river under the cover of the dirty water. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. Jacks from Noosa Sound, Weyba Creek and the Marina. The wet conditions have stirred up the Mud crabs right through the river system, so put your pots out and see what you get.

Maroochydore: The river water has a good run of dirty fresh water so the mud crabs are throughout the river system and there have already been a few solid bucks potted. Jacks and school jew from the rock bars above Bli Bli. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Flathead between Eudlo Creek and Bli Bli.

Mooloolaba: When the weather calms down from Tuesday on try the beaches for whiting and dart. Jacks, flathead, trevally, whiting and a few cod in the Mooloolaba canals and the lower river rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod, jack and and muddies from the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Flathead,mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the protected north western side of Bribie Island. After the heavy rain the Mud crabs will be feeding in all the creeks that feed into the Passage.

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Jarvis Jack

Jarvis Henricks was stoked to catch this mangrove jack over night on the weekend and was happy to remind his Dad, Bruce that he had out fished him once again.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2018-12-14

Offshore

Winds will be blowing north to northeasterly at 15 to 20 knots, with 1 - 1.5m seas and below a meter of southerly swell. Dolphin fish, sweetlip and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Dolphin fish and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile. Spotty mackerel, cobia, snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from the flats in the lower river. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Flathead to 63cm, trevally and bream around the river mouth. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. Jacks from Noosa Sound, Weyba Creek and the Marina. Good flathead and a few big estuary cod also up that way. for more details

Maroochydore: Whiting from Chambers Island. Whiting and diamond trevally from Picnic Point. Jacks and school jew from the rock bars above Bli Bli. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Flathead between Eudlo Creek and Bli Bli on the banks. Flathead in Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river and canals.

Mooloolaba: Jacks, flathead, trevally and whiting in the Mooloolaba canals. Jack and bream in the Kawana Canals. Bream and cod from the rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod and jack from the rock bars in the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Flathead,mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the north western side of Bribie.

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Cameron Sutherland Golden Trevally Picnic Point

Cameron Sutherland paddled his kayak over to the sand bank opposite Picnic Point and caught this pan sized golden trevally on a recent trip.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2018-12-15

Offshore

Winds will be blowing north to northeasterly at 15 to 20 knots, with 1 - 1.5m seas and below a meter of southerly swell. Dolphin fish, sweetlip and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Dolphin fish and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile. Spotty mackerel, cobia, snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from the flats in the lower river. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Flathead to 63cm, trevally and bream around the river mouth. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. Jacks from Noosa Sound, Weyba Creek and the Marina. Good flathead and a few big estuary cod also up that way. for more details

Maroochydore: Whiting from Chambers Island. Whiting and diamond trevally from Picnic Point. Jacks and school jew from the rock bars above Bli Bli. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Flathead between Eudlo Creek and Bli Bli on the banks. Flathead in Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river and canals.

Mooloolaba: Jacks, flathead, trevally and whiting in the Mooloolaba canals. Jack and bream in the Kawana Canals. Bream and cod from the rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod and jack from the rock bars in the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Flathead,mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the north western side of Bribie.

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Cameron Sutherland Golden Trevally Picnic Point

Cameron Sutherland paddled his kayak over to the sand bank opposite Picnic Point and caught this pan sized golden trevally on a recent trip.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2018-12-13

Offshore

Head out early today before the 10 knot northerly winds increase in the middle of the day to 15-20 knots. Seas and swell are both under the 1m mark, with seas increasing to 1-1.5m in the afternoon. Snapper, sweetlip, pearl perch and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Dolphin fish and spanish mackerel from the Mooloolaba 8 mile. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile. Spotty mackerel, cobia, snapper, pearl perch and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from the flats in the lower river. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Flathead to 63cm, trevally and bream around the river mouth. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. Jacks from Noosa Sound, Weyba Creek and the Marina. Good flathead and a few big estuary cod also up that way. for more details

Maroochydore: Whiting from Chambers Island. Jacks and school jew from the rock bars above Bli Bli. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Flathead between Eudlo Creek and Bli Bli on the banks. Cod, jack and flathead in Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river and canals.

Mooloolaba: Jacks, flathead, trevally and whiting in the Mooloolaba canals. Jack and bream in the Kawana Canals. Bream and cod from the rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod and jack from the rock bars in the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Flathead,mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the north western side of Bribie.

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Deep End Snapper Mackerel

The Crew aboard Deep End Fishing Charters caught a few good spotty mackerel and pan sized snapper on their last trip to the banks.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-12-12

Offshore

Perfect conditions for offshore fishing today with winds blowing Easterly at 10 to 15 knots, with seas below a meter and 1- 1.5m of easterly swell. Snapper, sweetlip, pearl perch and spanish mackerel from Sunshine Reef. Cobia, mackerel, snapper and cod from North Reef. Snapper, sweetlip and few spotty mackerel from the Blinker. Cobia, snapper, venus tusk fish and spanish mackerel off Coolum. Grass sweetlip and moses perch from Old Women Island. Spanish mackerel and maori cod from Caloundra 12 mile.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from the flats in the lower river. Jacks and flathead between the lakes. Flathead to 63cm, trevally and bream around the river mouth. Queenies and trevally at dawn in Woods Bays. Jacks from Noosa Sound, Weyba Creek and the Marina. Good flathead and a few big estuary cod also up that way. for more details

Maroochydore: Whiting from Chambers Island. Jacks and school jew from the rock bars above Bli Bli. Trevally, bream and flathead Cod Hole area. Flathead between Eudlo Creek and Bli Bli on the banks. Cod, jack and flathead in Petrie Creek. Mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river and canals.

Mooloolaba: Jacks, flathead, trevally and whiting in the Mooloolaba canals. Jack and bream in the Kawana Canals. Bream and cod from the rock walls. Whiting, bream and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod and jack from the rock bars in the upper Mooloolah.

Caloundra: Flathead,mangrove jack and a few mud crabs in Coochin Creek. The Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Whiting and flathead from the north western side of Bribie.

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Travis Hamilton Dusky Flathead Picnic Point

Travis Hamilton caught and released this dusky flathead while flicking plastics near Picnic Point.

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