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Sunshine Coast Fishing Reports

The Weekly Fishing Feature will be updated by THURSDAY along with the top fish photos of the week.

The daily Fishing Report and Catch of the Day photo will be updated DAILY, this is the same information which features in the sports section of the Sunshine Coast Daily.

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Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2014-07-05

Offshore

Could be a bit choppy tomorrow mid morning with winds, southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the late evening with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre around midday, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres later in the evening. There has been plenty of big mulloway making their way along the coast at present. Also good tuna and Spanish mackerel on the close inshore reefs like Sunshine, Coolum and The Gneering. Also a few reasonable sweetlip, snapper and parrot locally.

Estuaries

Noosa: Reports of plenty of good mulloway feeding along the northern and southern beaches. Bream, whiting, flathead and tailor at the Noosa River mouth and Frying Pan. Trevally, tailor, bream and grunter bream in Woods Bay. Flathead and bream in Weyba Creek and bream, flathead, trevally and whiting along the Tewantin reach.

Maroochydore: Big mulloway up at the Bli Bli Bridge last night. Trevally on poppers in the Cod Hole and lower river. Good bream caught off the sand bags at the river mouth, in the south channel of the river, Picnic Point area and Cod Hole. Flathead and plenty of bream Chambers Island. A few 30cm bream in the Maroochy Waters Canal. Sand crabs throughout the lower river

Kawana; Big mulloway and bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright best at dawn and dusk. Bream and flathead around the moorings and wharf. Gar and flathead in La Balsa basin. Sand crabs also in the Minyama and Kawana canals. Tailor off the rock walls.

Caloundra: Mulloway and good bream feeding around the tip of Bribie and near the bar particularly at night. Bream and whiting at the entrance to Currimundi Lake, squid around the headland. Luderick and bream along the Boardwalk and sand whiting at the mouth of Bells Creek.

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amberjack 4kg banks saturday

The crews on Top Catch took home a few amberjack from the Barwon Banks.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2014-07-04

Offshore

Great conditions early with winds variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the morning then tending west to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots in the evening, seas below 1 metre and the swell will be South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Seem to be plenty of big mulloway making their way along the coast at present. Also good tuna and Spanish mackerel on the close inshore reefs like Sunshine, Coolum and The Gneering. Also a few reasonable sweetlip, snapper and parrot locally.

Estuaries

Noosa: Reports of plenty of good mulloway feeding along the northern and southern beaches. Bream and flathead from the river mouth. Good flathead and trevally in the lower river especially Woods bay. Bream and flathead in Weyba Creek. Flathead from Tewantin and Lake Cooroibah. Luderick at the river mouth car park rocks.

Maroochydore: Big mulloway up at the Bli Bli Bridge last night. Trevally in the Cod Hole and lower river. Good bream caught off the sand bags at the river mouth, in the south channel of the river, Picnic Point area and Cod Hole. Flathead to 90cm were released from Chambers Island yesterday. Sand crabs throughout the lower river

Kawana: Big mulloway and bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright best at dawn and dusk. Bream and flathead around the moorings and wharf. Gar and flathead in La Balsa basin. Sand crabs also in the Minyama and Kawana canals. Tailor off the rock walls.

Caloundra: Mulloway and good bream feeding around the tip of Bribie and near the bar particularly at night .Big bream in Blue Hole and all of the deeper channels throughout the passage. Trevally in Pelican waters. Luderick from the Boardwalk.

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Drew Merry full 28cm Chambers

Young Drew Merryfull has been having a good holiday catching plenty of bream through the day off Chambers Island every day.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2014-07-03

Offshore

Winds are east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly about 10 knots in the afternoon, seas below 1 metre and the swell will be South to southeasterly around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore. Seem to be plenty of big jew making their way along the coast at present. Also good tuna and Spanish mackerel on the close inshore reefs like Sunshine, Coolum and The Gneering. Also a few reasonable sweetlip, snapper and parrot locally.

Estuaries

Noosa: Reports of plenty of good jew feeding along the northern and southern beaches. Bream and flathead from the river mouth. Good flathead and trevally in the lower river especially Woods bay. Bream and flathead in Weyba Creek. Flathead from Tewantin and Lake Cooroibah. Luderick at the river mouth car park rocks.

Maroochydore: Big jew up at the Bli Bli Bridge last night. Trevally in the Cod Hole and lower river. Big bream caught off the sand bags at the river mouth, in the south channel of the river, Picnic Point area and Cod Hole. Flathead to 90cm were released from Chambers Island yesterday. Sand crabs throughout the lower river

Kawana; Big Jew and bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright best at dawn and dusk. Bream and flathead around the moorings and wharf. Gar and flathead in La Balsa basin. Sand crabs also in the Minyama and Kawana canals. Tailor off the rock walls.

Caloundra: Jew and good bream feeding around the tip of Bribie and near the bar particularly at night .Big bream in Blue Hole and all of the deeper channels throughout the passage. Trevally in Pelican waters. Luderick from the Boardwalk.

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spanish 5kg trevally 7kg banks saturday

The crews on Top Catch Charters did well out at the Barwon Banks for snapper, tusk fish and big trevally.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2014-07-02

Offshore

Winds are 10 to 15 knots S to SE coming E to SE about 10 knots in the afternoon, seas below 1 metre and the swell will be S/SE increasing from 1m to 1.5-2m. There’s been some good tuna and Spanish mackerel on the close inshore reefs like Sunshine, Coolum and The Gneering. Also a few reasonable sweetlip, snapper and parrot locally.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream and flathead from the river mouth. Good flathead and trevally in the lower river especially Woods bay. Bream and flathead in Weyba Creek. Flathead from Tewantin and Lake Cooroibah. Luderick at the river mouth car park rocks.

Maroochydore: Schools of baitfish moving around Chambers Island yesterday.Trevally in the Cod Hole and lower river. Big bream caught off the sand bags at the river mouth, in the south channel of the river, Picnic Point area and Cod Hole. Flathead to 90cm were released from Chambers Island yesterday. Sand crabs in the lower river. Tailor to 2kg on the making tide in the northern channel.

Kawana; Tailor and bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright best at dawn and dusk. Bream and flathead around the moorings and wharf. Gar and flathead in La Balsa basin. Sand crabs also in the Minyama and Kawana canals. Tailor off the rock walls.

Caloundra: Try for snapper and sweetlip off the rocks at kings Beach. Gar and squid off Moffat head and Shelly Beach. Big bream in Blue Hole and all of the deeper channels of the passage.Trevally in Pelican waters. Luderick from the Boardwalk.

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Mick Mills had a huge morning yesterday in the lower Maroochy for flathead and fat bream.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2014-07-01

Offshore

Looking excellent today with variable winds about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming south to southeasterly about 10 knots in the early afternoon and seas below 1 metre. There’s been some good tuna and Spanish mackerel on the close inshore reefs like Sunshine, Coolum and The Gneering. Also a few reasonable sweetlip, snapper and parrot locally.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream and flathead from the river mouth. Flathead and trevally in Woods bay. Bream and flathead in Weyba Creek. Flathead from Tewantin and Lake Cooroibah. Luderick at the river mouth car park rocks.

Maroochydore: Trevally in the Cod Hole and lower river. Big bream caught off the sand bags at the river mouth, in the south channel of the river, Picnic Point area and Cod Hole. Flathead to 90cm were released from Chambers Island yesterday. Sand crabs in the lower river. Tailor to 2kg on the making tide in the northern channel.

Kawana; Try for tailor and bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Bream and flathead around the moorings and wharf. Gar and flathead in La Balsa basin. Sand crabs also in the Minyama and Kawana canals. Tailor off the rock walls.

Caloundra: Try for snapper and sweetlip off the rocks at kings Beach. Gar and squid off Moffat head and Shelly Beach. Big bream in Blue Hole and all of the deeper channels of the passage.Trevally in Pelican waters. Luderick from the Boardwalk.

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maori cod 2kg murphys

The crews on Top Catch charter have been catching good mixed reefies including Maori Cod on Murphy's.

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