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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: Thursday 2014-10-30

Offshore

Winds are northwest to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon. Seas are increasing to 1-1.5m with and swell decreasing to 1m.

Estuaries

Noosa: Whiting on Main Beach and along teewah Beach. Flathead cale cale and golden trevally, whiting and small cobia at the Noosa River mouth. Flathead, whiting, tailor and trevally in Woods Bay. Jacks and trevally in Weyba Creek. School jew and jacks between the lakes. Bass from the everglades.

Maroochydore: Trevally, jacks and school jew over night from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole. Jacks and flathead in Petrie Creek. Whiting off Chambers Island, from Cotton Tree and Picnic Point. Flathead in Maroochy Waters. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Whiting and dart along Kawana and Warana Beaches. Big flathead released and a few trevally along La Balsa wall. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals. Jacks in lake Kawana. School jew and trevally around McKenzies Bridge. Plenty of bream from the moorings.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream along the Boardwalk. Whiting from the mouth of Bells Creek and along Golden Beach. Flathead at the mouth of Bells Creek. Mangrove jack and schools of trevally around Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead at the mouth of Pelican Waters.

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Ari Greig 34cm Whiting

Young Ari Greig was happy with his 34cm summer whiting taken in Maroochy Waters Canals.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2014-10-29

Offshore

Winds are east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots becoming northeasterly during the afternoon.  Seas are 1m with and increasing swell of 1-1.5m.

Estuaries

Noosa: Flathead cale cale and golden trevally, whiting and small cobia at the Noosa River mouth. Flathead, whiting, tailor and trevally in Woods Bay. Jacks and trevally in Weyba Creek. School jew and jacks between the lakes. Bass from the everglades.

Maroochydore: Trevally, jacks and school jew over night from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole. Jacks and flathead in Petrie Creek. Whiting off Chambers Island, from Cotton Tree and Picnic Point. Flathead in Maroochy Waters. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart, flathead and whiting along the beaches. Big flathead released and a few trevally along La Balsa wall. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals. Jacks in lake Kawana. School jew and trevally around McKenzies Bridge. Plenty of bream from the moorings.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream along the Boardwalk. Whiting in the northern passage. Flathead at the mouth of Bells Creek. Mangrove jack and schools of trevally around Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead at the mouth of Pelican Waters.

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Quinten Masters Maroochy River Jack

Quinten Masters with a nice size Maroochy River jack taken in a secret spot on live bait.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2014-10-28

Offshore

Looks like the conditions are dying down today with west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots before dawn then becoming southeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas are 1-1.5m with 1m of swell.

Estuaries

Noosa: Big flathead caught and released, trevally, whiting and small cobia at the Noosa River mouth. Flathead, tailor and trevally in Woods Bay. Jacks and trevally in Weyba Creek. School jew and jacks between the lakes. Bass from the everglades.

Maroochydore: Plenty of herring bait schooling up around Chambers Island. Trevally and school jew over night from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole. Jacks and flathead in Petrie Creek. Whiting off Chambers Island, from Cotton Tree and Picnic Point. Flathead in Maroochy Waters. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart, flathead and whiting along the beaches. Big flathead released and a few trevally along La Balsa wall. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals. Jacks in lake Kawana. School jew and trevally around McKenzies Bridge. Plenty of bream from the moorings.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream along the Boardwalk. Whiting in the northern passage. Flathead at the mouth of Bells Creek. Mangrove jack and schools of trevally around Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead at the mouth of Pelican Waters.

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Jed 34cm Summer Whiting

Young Jed caught this 34cm summer whiting on worm in the Maroochy Waters Canal.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2014-10-27

Offshore

Strong Wind Warning again for today in Sunshine Coast Waters with a northeast to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the morning. Seas 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. So still uncomfortable boating conditions today, better to stay in sheltered waters.

Estuaries

Noosa: Big flathead caught and released, trevally, and whiting at the Noosa River mouth. Flathead to 81cm, brim to 35cm, a few good tailor and trevally in Woods Bay. Jacks and trevally in Weyba Creek. School jew and jacks between the lakes. Bass from the everglades.

Maroochydore: Plenty of herring bait schooling up around Chambers Island. Trevally and school jew from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole. Jacks and flathead in Petrie Creek. Whiting off Chambers Island, from Cotton Tree and Picnic Point. Flathead in Maroochy Waters. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Big flathead released and a few trevally along La Balsa wall. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals. Jacks in lake Kawana. School jew and trevally around McKenzies Bridge. Plenty of bream from the moorings.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream along the Boardwalk. A few reasonable whiting in the northern end of the passage. Flathead at the mouth of Bells Creek. Mangrove jack and schools of trevally around Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead at the mouth of Pelican Waters.

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Jew Jarvis 2014-10-27

Young Gun, Jarvis Henricks at it again over the weekend catching and releasing school jew in the Maroochy River

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2014-10-26

Offshore

Strong northerly at 15 to 20 knots, reaching 25 knots offshore in the morning. Winds increasing to 20 to 25 knots throughout in the afternoon and evening. Along with 1.5 to 2 metres seas will make for uncomfortable boating conditions today.

Estuaries

Noosa: Big flathead caught and released, trevally, whiting and small cobia at the Noosa River mouth. Flathead, tailor and trevally in Woods Bay. Jacks and trevally in Weyba Creek. School jew and jacks between the lakes. Bass from the everglades.

Maroochydore: Plenty of herring bait schooling up around Chambers Island. Trevally and school jew over night from Bli Bli and the Cod Hole. Jacks and flathead in Petrie Creek. Whiting off Chambers Island, from Cotton Tree and Picnic Point. Flathead in Maroochy Waters. Mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Kawana: Dart, flathead and whiting along the beaches. Big flathead released and a few trevally along La Balsa wall. Flathead and mangrove jack in Kawana Canals. Jacks in lake Kawana. School jew and trevally around McKenzies Bridge. Plenty of bream from the moorings.

Caloundra: Flathead and bream along the Boardwalk. Whiting in the northern passage. Flathead at the mouth of Bells Creek. Mangrove jack and schools of trevally around Pelican Waters Bridge. Flathead at the mouth of Pelican Waters.

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Eli Nicholls Reeef Grandad

Eli Nicholls, caught his first fish while out on the reef with his Granddad.

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