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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 2014-02-20

Offshore

Strong Wind Warning for later Friday afternoon for Sunshine Coast Waters. Northwest to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots shifting southeasterly 15 to 25 knots in the early afternoon. Winds reaching up to 30 knots in the late evening. Seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening, then increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres later in the evening. There's been spanish mackerel on the gneerings, north reef, and in close off Caloundra. Spotty mackerel from Point Cartwright, old women island, Currimundi and the inner gneerings. Cobia, grass sweetlp, snapper and moses perch from North Reef. Snapper, grass sweetlip and tusk fish form Murphys. Yellow fin Tuna, mackerel and sweetlip form Sunshine Reef.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Flathead, golden and cale cale trevally, bream and school jew at the Noosa River mouth. Whiting from dog beach and in the frying pan. Jacks, threadfin, cod and flathead along the ski runs. Try for cod, moses perch, jack, flathead and bream in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: School jew and trevally in the deeper channels like the Cod Hole over night. Mangrove Jack and trevally in Twin Waters Canal. Jack in Petrie and Eudlo Creeks to 2.3kg and a few smaller fish form Bli Bli and the Islands. Sand crabs from the lower river. Mud crabs in the middle river and up the top of Petrie Creek.

Kawana: Bream, flathead and trevally to 2kg along the rock walls. Mangrove jacks around the bridges, in Mountain Creek and the canals. Sand crabs and whiting in the sand basin. Muddies in the canals and creeks.

Caloundra: Jew in the deeper holes and channels and off Currimundi Beach over night. Jacks in the Creek. Flathead in the bar entrance. Trevally, jack and cod around the pontoons and jetties in Pelican Waters. Bream off Military Jetty.

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weekend 10.2.14 008

Have a look at these champions who took good Spanish mackerel while out on an Top Catch Charter around Caloundra 9 and 12 Mile Reefs.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2014-02-19

Offshore

Northerly 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots inshore early in the morning. Seas are 1 to 1.5 metres. Spanish mackerel on the gneerings, north reef, and in close off Caloundra. Spotty mackerel from Point Cartwright, old women island, Currimundi and the inner gneerings. Cobia, grass sweetlp, snapper and moses perch from North Reef. Snapper, grass sweetlip and tusk fish form Murphys. Yellow fin Tuna, mackerel and sweetlip form Sunshine Reef.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Flathead to 70cm, golden and cale cale trevally, bream and school jew at the Noosa River mouth. Whiting from dog beach and in the frying pan. Jacks, threadfin, cod and flathead along the ski runs. Cod, moses perch, jacks, flathead and bream in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: School jew and trevally in the deeper channels over night. Mangrove Jack and trevally in Twin Waters Canal. Jacks in Petrie Creek to 2.3kg and a few smaller fish form Bli Bli and the Islands. Sand crabs from the lower river. Mud crabs in the middle river and up the top of Petrie Creek.

Kawana: Bream, flathead and trevally to 2kg along the rock walls. Mangrove jacks around the bridges, in Mountain Creek and the canals. Sand crabs and whiting in the sand basin. Muddies in the canals and creeks.

Caloundra: Jew in the deeper holes and channels and off Currimundi Beach over night. Jacks in the Creek. Flathead in the bar entrance. Trevally, jacks and cod in Pelican Waters. Bream off Military Jetty. Flathead off the NW tip of Bribie Island.

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Kyron Regan Davies Whiting

Kyron and Regan Davies went fishing with their dad Steve in the lower Maroochy River for several solid whiting over the weekend.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2014-02-18

Offshore

Northwest to northeasterly winds at 10 to 15 knots, tending northeasterly 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon then tending northerly in the evening. Seas are starting off below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon, increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres inshore by early evening. Big Spanish mackerel at the bank and Wahoo from the 12 mile. Spanish mackerel on the gneerings, north reef, and in close off Caloundra. Spotty mackerel from Point Cartwright, old women island, Currimundi and the inner gneerings. Cobia, grass sweetlp, snapper and moses perch from North Reef. Snapper, grass sweetlip and tusk fish form Murphys. Yellow fin Tuna, mackerel and sweetlip form Sunshine Reef.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Flathead to 70cm, golden and cale cale trevally, bream and school jew at the Noosa River mouth. Whiting from dog beach and in the frying pan. Jacks, threadfin, cod and flathead along the ski runs. Cod, moses perch, jacks, flathead and bream in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: School jew and trevally in the deeper channels over night. Mangrove Jack and trevally in Twin Waters Canal. Jacks in Petrie Creek to 2.3kg and a few smaller fish form Bli Bli and the Islands. Sand crabs from the lower river. Mud crabs in the middle river and up the top of Petrie Creek.

Kawana: Bream, flathead and trevally to 2kg along the rock walls. Mangrove jacks around the bridges, in Mountain Creek and the canals. Sand crabs and whiting in the sand basin. Muddies in the canals and creeks.

Caloundra: Jew in the deeper holes and channels and off Currimundi Beach over night. Jacks in the Creek. Flathead in the bar entrance. Trevally, jacks and cod in Pelican Waters. Bream off Military Jetty. Flathead off the NW tip of Bribie Island.

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leanne jew

Leanne Partridge was fishing over night in the middle river with live bait when she caught and released this 68cm school jew and a 3kg big eyed trevally.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2014-02-17

Offshore

It's looking good for offshore boating today, with North to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon and seas below 1m. Big Spanish mackerel at the bank and Wahoo from the 12 mile. Spanish mackerel on the gneerings, north reef, and in close off Caloundra. Spotty mackerel from Point Cartwright, old women island, Currimundi and the inner gneerings. Cobia, grass sweetlp, snapper and moses perch from North Reef. Snapper, grass sweetlip and tusk fish form Murphys. Yellow fin Tuna, mackerel and sweetlip form Sunshine Reef.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Flathead to 70cm, trevally, bream, school jew and jacks overnight at the Noosa River mouth. Trevally and jacks in Woods Bay. Jacks, threadfin and flathead along the ski runs. Cod, moses perch, the odd jack, flathead and bream in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Flathead and trevally from Cotton Tree and from the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Mangrove Jack around the entrance to Twin Waters Canal and up Petrie Creek. Flathead to 65cm and jacks along Bli Bli reach. Sand crabs from the lower river. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Kawana: Bream, flathead and trevally to 2kg along the rock walls. Mangrove jacks around the bridges, in Mountain Creek and the canals. Sand crabs and whiting in the sand basin. Muddies in the canals and creeks.

Caloundra: Jew in the deeper holes and channels and off Currimundi Beach over night. Jacks in the Creek. Flathead in the bar entrance. Trevally, jacks and cod in Pelican Waters. Bream off Military Jetty. Flathead off the NW tip of Bribie Island.

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Frank Peter Rusty Buck

Mud crabs are on the move in the Maroochy River, especially in the deeper holes and channels of middle river. Frank and Peter potted this 880g rusty buck in a secret hole upstream.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2014-02-16

Offshore

North to northwesterly 15 to 25 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the morning then tending north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day with seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. There's been spanish mackerel from the Sunshine Reef, Halls Reef, the Gneerings, Caloundra 5 mile reefs. Grass sweetlip, spotty mackerel and coral trout on Gneerings.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Flathead to 70cm, trevally, bream, small cobia and jacks overnight at the Noosa River mouth. Trevally and jacks in Woods Bay. Jacks, threadfin and flathead along the ski runs. Cod, flathead and bream in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Still plenty of herring bait fish in the lower river. Flathead and trevally from Cotton Tree and from the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Mangrove Jack around the entrance to Twin Waters Canal and up Petrie Creek. Flathead to 65cm and jacks along Bli Bli reach and Petrie Creek. Muddies and a few sand crabs from the middle reaches and the canals.

Kawana: Bream, flathead and trevally along the rock walls and around McKenzies Bridge. Also mangrove jack around the bridges and in the creeks. Sand crabs in the lower reaches and a few good muddies in the canals and creeks. Whiting and flathead at the entrance to the Mooloolaba canals.

Caloundra: School jew in the deeper holes and channels. Mud crabs and jacks in Bells Creek. Flathead in the bar entrance. Whiting along Golden Beach. Trevally off the boardwalk when the herring schools are coming thought. Bream and whiting off the NW tip of Bribie Island.

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Jim Fitzgerald 2kg Jack Petrie Creek

Check out Jim Fitzgerald with his 2kg jack taken in Petrie Creek yesterday morning!

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