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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 2015-07-11

Offshore

Looking like a chance to get out early with winds blowing north to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 25 knots in the middle of the day. Seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon. Cougar One fished Massoud's Reef yesterday for squire, venus tusk fish, gold spot cod, pearl perch and scarlet sea perch. A few good coral trout on Wild Thing 2 charter to Sunshine Reef. The rest of the catch was sweetlip, venus tusk fish, fusilier, moses perch and coral bream.There have been some quality snapper, tusk fish and pearlies out at the Barwon Banks earlier this week on Tuesday. Some good snapper taken out on the outer Gneerings. Some good snapper and nice sweetlip on the Gneerings out from Coolum and around the Blinker. Northern bluefin tuna and venus tusk fish on Sunshine Reef. North Reef for sweetlip, moses perch, venus tusk fish, a quality gold spot cod and plenty of pearl perch. Coral trout to 5kg and snapper from the Blinker.

Estuaries

Noosa: Dart, bream, tarwhine and a few tailor along Teewah. Luderick from the rock walls near the river mouth and bream from Dog Beach. Golden trevally, tailor, quality bream and flathead at the rock wall of the river mouth and in the Woods Bay. Some good flathead and bream in Weyba Creek. Quality flathead and bream along the Tewantin stretch. Worth putting the pots in for a few sand crabs.

Maroochydore: Good catches of luderick or blackfish off the rocks near the Cod Hole. Dart and big bream to 35cm in the gutters at northern Maroochy Beach. Big bream to 40cm, flathead to 60cm and trevally from Cotton Tree. Big estuary cod, flathead and bream in Maroochy Waters Canal. Jew, trevally, tailor and bream at the Cod Hole. Flathead and bream from the mouth of Eudlo Creek.

Kawana: Grass sweetlip the odd small snapper, and plenty of bream also it would be worth trying for jew at night off the rocks at Point Cartwright. A few bream and tarwhine in the gutters along Kawana and Wurtulla. Trevally and big bream around the moorings. Bream, tailor, few gar and flathead off the rock walls. Trevally, bream and moses perch around Minyama Island. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: Luderick, bream and flathead off the boardwalk. Tailor, bream and grass sweetlip off the headlands over night. Jew, flathead and tailor just inside the bar around the top of the tide. Good flathead and a few tailor off the NW tip of Bribie.

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JohnClarkMRSLFC

John Clark from the Maroochy RSL Fishing Club caught a 1/2 dozen keeper bream from around Eudlo Creek.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2015-07-10

Offshore

Looking like a good chance to get out early with winds blowing easterly at 10 to 15 knots, turning north to northeasterly during the afternoon and evening. Seas are around 1 metre, with 1 to 1.5 metres of Southeasterly swell, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres offshore during the day. There have been some quality snapper, tusk fish and pearlies out at the Barwon Banks earlier this week on Tuesday.Some good snapper taken out on the outer Gneerings. Some good snapper and nice sweetlip on the Gneerings out from Coolum and around the Blinker. Northern bluefin tuna and venus tusk fish on Sunshine Reef. North Reef for sweetlip, moses perch, venus tusk fish, a quality gold spot cod and plenty of pearl perch. Coral trout to 5kg and snapper from the Blinker.

Estuaries

Noosa: Dart, bream, tarwhine and a few tailor along Teewah. Luderick and bream from Dog Beach. Golden trevally, tailor to 40cm, quality bream and flathead at the rock wall of the river mouth and in the Woods Bay. Some good flathead and bream in Weyba Creek. Quality flathead and bream along the Tewantin stretch. Worth putting the pots in for a few sand crabs.

Maroochydore: Good catches of luderick or blackfish off the rocks near the Cod Hole. Dart and big bream to 35cm in the gutters at northern Maroochy Beach. Big bream to 40cm, flathead to 60cm and trevally from Cotton Tree. Big estuary cod, flathead and bream in Maroochy Waters Canal. Jew, trevally, tailor and bream at the Cod Hole. Flathead and bream from the mouth of Eudlo Creek.

Kawana: Grass sweetlip the odd small snapper, and plenty of bream also it would be worth trying for jew at night off the rocks at Point Cartwright. A few bream and tarwhine in the gutters along Kawana and Wurtulla. Trevally and big bream around the moorings. Bream, tailor, few gar and flathead off the rock walls. Trevally, bream and moses perch around Minyama Island. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: Luderick, bream and flathead off the boardwalk. Tailor, bream and grass sweetlip off the headlands over night. Jew, flathead and tailor just inside the bar around the top of the tide. Good flathead and a few tailor off the NW tip of Bribie.

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Cameron Morris Bream Cod Hole

Cameron Morris with pan sized bream caught from the cod hole.

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2015-07-09

Offshore

A bit choppy most of today with winds southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening. Seas are 1.5 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres around midday. Better conditions possibly tomorrow with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeasterly during the day then becoming variable about 10 knots during the evening. There have been some quality snapper, tusk fish and pearlies out at the Barwon Banks earlier this week on Tuesday.Some good snapper taken out on the outer Gneerings. Some good snapper and nice sweetlip on the Gneerings out from Coolum and around the Blinker. Northern bluefin tuna and venus tusk fish on Sunshine Reef. North Reef for sweetlip, moses perch, venus tusk fish, a quality gold spot cod and plenty of pearl perch. Coral trout to 5kg and snapper from the Blinker.

Estuaries

Noosa: It's worth fishing the gutters along Teewah Beach for a few dart through the day and bream and tailor particularly at dawn and dusk. Try for luderick at the river mouth over the next month or so. Golden trevally, tailor to 40cm, quality bream and flathead at the rock wall of the river mouth and in the Woods Bay. Some good flathead and bream in Weyba Creek. Quality flathead and bream along the Tewantin stretch. Worth putting the pots in for a few sand crabs.

Maroochydore: Good catches of luderick or blackfish off the rocks near the Cod Hole. Dart, and big bream to 35cm in the gutters at northern Maroochy Beach. Big bream to 40cm, flathead to 60cm and trevally from Cotton Tree. Big estuary cod, flathead and bream in Maroochy Waters Canal. Jew, trevally, tailor and bream at the Cod Hole. Flathead and bream from the mouth of Eudlo Creek.

Kawana: Grass sweetlip the odd small snapper, and plenty of bream also it would be worth trying for jew at night off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Try for luderick off the rock walls. A few bream and tarwhine in the gutters along Kawana and Wurtulla. Trevally and big bream around the moorings. Bream, tailor, few gar and flathead off the rock walls. Trevally, bream and moses perch around Minyama Island. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: Tailor, bream and grass sweetlip off the headlands over night. Plenty of good quality bream, a few flathead and sand crabs throughout the Pumicestone Passage. Good flathead and a few tailor off the NW tip of Bribie.

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LachlanReedy

Lachlan Reedy fished with his family along the rock walls near the Cod Hole for a dozen or so big blackfish or luderick over the weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2015-07-08

Offshore

South to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching 20 to 25 knots in the evening. Seas are 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening. Winds then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots from the south during the afternoon. Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Some good snapper taken out on the outer Gneerings. Some good snapper and nice sweetlip on the Gneerings out from Coolum and around the Blinker. Northern bluefin tuna and venus tusk fish on Sunshine Reef. North Reef for sweetlip, moses perch, venus tusk fish, a quality gold spot cod and plenty of pearl perch. Coral trout to 5kg and snapper from the Blinker.

Estuaries

Noosa: Bream and tailor at dawn and dusk along Teewah Beach. Some quality luderick are back on the bite at the river mouth for the winter period. Golden trevally, tailor to 40cm, quality bream and a flathead released to 90cm at the rock wall of the river mouth and in the Woods Bay. Some good flathead and bream in Weyba Creek. Quality flathead and bream along the Tewantin stretch. Worth putting the pots in for a few sand crabs.

Maroochydore: Good catches of luderick or blackfish off the rocks near the Cod Hole. Dart, and big bream to 35cm in the gutters at northern Maroochy Beach. Big bream to 40cm, flathead to 60cm and trevally from Cotton Tree. Big estuary cod, flathead and bream in Maroochy Waters Canal. Jew, trevally, tailor and bream at the Cod Hole. Flathead and bream from the mouth of Eudlo Creek.

Kawana: Grass sweetlip, and plenty of bream also it would be worth trying for jew at night off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Try for luderick off the rock walls. A few bream and tarwhine in the gutters along Kawana and Wurtulla. Trevally and big bream around the moorings. Bream, tailor and flathead off the rock walls. Trevally, bream and moses perch around Minyama Island. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: Tailor, bream and grass sweetlip off the headlands over night. Plenty of good quality bream and a few flathead throughout the Pumicestone Passage. Good flathead and a few tailor off the NW tip of Bribie.

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Tony Hoppo Hopkins Red Emperor

Tony "Hoppo" Hopkins with a legal red emperor taken from Murphy's recently.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2015-07-07

Offshore

Conditions today will become pretty choppy as the day progresses with winds west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots, tending southwesterly during the early morning and reaching up to 20 knots offshore. Winds then tending south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots from the south during the afternoon. Seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon, then increasing to 1.5 metres by early evening. Some good snapper taken out on the outer Gneerings. Some good snapper and nice sweetlip on the Gneerings out from Coolum and around the Blinker. Northern bluefin tuna and venus tusk fish on Sunshine Reef. North Reef for sweetlip, moses perch, venus tusk fish, a quality gold spot cod and plenty of pearl perch.

Estuaries

Noosa: Bream and tailor at dawn and dusk along Teewah Beach. Some quality luderick are back on the bite at the river mouth for the winter period. Golden trevally, tailor to 40cm, quality bream and a flathead released to 90cm at the rock wall of the river mouth and in the Woods Bay. Some good flathead and bream in Weyba Creek. Quality flathead and bream along the Tewantin stretch. Worth putting the pots in for a few sand crabs.

Maroochydore: Good catches of luderick or blackfish off the rocks near the Cod Hole. It's worth fishing the beach gutters from the river mouth up past Coolum for a few tailor dart and bream. Big bream to 40cm, flathead to 60cm and trevally from Cotton Tree. Big estuary cod, flathead and bream in Maroochy Waters Canal. Jew, trevally, tailor and bream at the Cod Hole. Flathead and bream from the mouth of Eudlo Creek.

Kawana: Grass sweetlip, and plenty of bream also it would be worth trying for jew at night off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Try for luderick off the rock walls. A few bream and tarwhine in the gutters along Kawana and Wurtulla. Trevally and big bream around the moorings. Bream, tailor and flathead off the rock walls. Trevally, bream and moses perch around Minyama Island. Flathead, bream and gar in the Basin.

Caloundra: Tailor, bream and grass sweetlip off the headlands over night. Plenty of good quality bream and a few flathead throughout the Pumicestone Passage. Good flathead and a few tailor off the NW tip of Bribie.

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Brendan Butler

Brendan Butler caught himself a feed of several good bream around the Cod Hole boat ramp.

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