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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: Friday 2014-05-23

Offshore

Really good offshore conditions today with winds west to northwesterly 10 knots and seas below 1 metre and a 1-1.5m easterly swell.

Estuaries

Noosa: Try for tailor and dart along Sunshine Beach and along Teewah. Bream, flathead, tailor and heaps of trevally at the Noosa River mouth and in Woods Bay and if you want to target Barra it could be worth a try. Good bream and sand crabs in Weyba Creek. Flathead, bream and trevally along the Tewantin reach, flathead to 70cm, trevally and tailor around Munna Point Bridge.

Maroochydore: Jew to 105cm in the deeper holes over night. Bigger bream to 38cm from the Cod Hole pontoon. Flathead opposite Chambers Island and Whiting off the island. Whiting from Twin Water boat ramp. Sand crabs opposite Chambers Island. Bream to 1kg from the river mouth.

Kawana: Dart, bream an whiting along Kawana Beach. Mud crabs in the upper reaches. Good catches of sand crabs opposite the wharf. Trevally under McKenzies Bridge. Bigger bream showing up around the moorings, rock walls and jetties of the lower river and canals.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor from the NE tip of Bribie and off Moffat head. Bream and whiting at the mouth of Currimundi Lake. Bream and jew in the Blue Hole. Trevally and queenfish in Pelican Waters.

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Jake 105cm jew

Jake was fishing with live silver biddy in the cod hole on Thursday night when he caught this 105cm jew fish.

 

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2014-05-22

Offshore

Really good offshore conditions today with winds variable about 10 knots and seas around 1 metre. The good conditions should continue into the weekend, so get out and chase mackerel and tuna along the coast.

Estuaries

Noosa: Try for tailor and dart along Sunshine Beach and along Teewah. Bream, flathead, tailor and heaps of trevally at the Noosa River mouth and in Woods Bay and if you want to target Barra it could be worth a try. Good bream and sand crabs in Weyba Creek. Flathead, bream and trevally along the Tewantin reach, flathead to 70cm, trevally and tailor around Munna Point Bridge.

Maroochydore: Jew in the deeper holes in the upper reaches over night. Bigger bream to 38cmfrom the Cod Hole pontoon. Flathead opposite Chambers Island and Whiting off the island. Whiting from Twin Water boat ramp. Still a few mud crabs around.

Kawana: School jew, flathead and bream along Kawana Beach. Good catches of sand crabs opposite the wharf. Trevally under McKenzies Bridge. Bigger bream showing up around the moorings, rock walls and jetties of the lower river and canals.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor from the NE tip of Bribie and off Moffat head. Bream and whiting at the mouth of Currimundi Lake. Bream and jew in the Blue Hole. Trevally and queenfish in Pelican Waters.

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George BuryHugeBreamBuddinaCanal

Have a look at George Bury's big fat bream taken in the Buddina Canal system!!

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2014-05-21

Offshore

More reasonable offshore conditions with easterly 10 to 15 knots with seas around 1 metre with an increasing swell to 1-1.5m during the morning. Tomorrow will be even better with winds variable about 10 knots.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor and dart along Sunshine Beach and along Teewah. Bream, flathead, tailor and heaps of trevally at the Noosa River mouth and in Woods Bay. Good bream and sand crabs in Weyba Creek. Flathead, bream and trevally along the Tewantin reach, flathead to 70cm, trevally and tailor around Munna Point Bridge.

Maroochydore: Jew to 15kg in the deeper holes in the upper reaches over night. Bigger bream from the Cod Hole pontoon. Trevally, tailor, jew and flathead in the Cod Hole. Flathead opposite Chambers Island and Whiting off the island. Whiting from Twin Water boat ramp. Still a few mud crabs around.

Kawana: School jew, flathead and bream along Kawana Beach. Good catches of sand crabs opposite the wharf. Trevally under McKenzies Bridge. Gar and flathead in the sand basin. Bigger bream showing up around the moorings, rock walls and jetties of the lower river and canals.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor from the NE tip of Bribie and off Moffat head. Bream and whiting at the mouth of Currimundi Lake. Bream and jew in the Blue Hole. Trevally, flathead and queenfish in Pelican Waters.

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Rob Plevey Jem Stone River Mouth

Rob Plevey and Jem Stone were fishing around the river mouth Monday afternoon were they caught and released several school flathead and keeping this fish and a crab caught on the line!

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2014-05-20

Offshore

More ideal offshore conditions with east to southeasterly winds at 10 to 15 knots, seas around 1 metre with an easing 1-1.5m easterly swell.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor and dart along Sunshine Beach and north of Teewah. Bream, flathead, tailor and heaps of trevally at the Noosa River mouth and in Woods Bay. Good bream and good sand crabs in Weyba Creek. Flathead, bream and trevally along the Tewantin reach, trevally and tailor around Munna Point Bridge.

Maroochydore: Jew to 15kg in the deeper holes over night. Bigger bream from the cod hole pontoon. Trevally, tailor, jew and flathead in the Cod Hole. Flathead opposite Chambers Island and Whiting off the island. Whiting from Twin Water boat ramp.

Kawana: School jew, flathead and bream along Kawana Beach. Good catches of sand crabs opposite the wharf. Mud crabs in Tuckers Creek. Trevally under McKenzies Bridge. Gar and flathead in the sand basin. Bream from the moorings, rock walls and jetties of the lower river.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor from the NE tip of Bribie and off Moffat head. Bream and whiting at the mouth of Currimundi Lake. Bream and jew in the Blue Hole. Trevally, flathead and queenfish in Pelican Waters.

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Laura Vincent

Laura Vincent was fishing along Bradman Avenue with prawn last week, when she caught her very first fish, a pan sized dusky flathead.

 

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2014-05-19

Offshore

Could be okay conditions today with winds east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots decreasing to about 10 knots in the middle of the day and seas around 1 metre. Good opportunity to chase a few mackerel along the coast.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor and dart along Sunshine Beach and north of Teewah. Bream, flathead, tailor and heaps of trevally at the Noosa River mouth and in Woods Bay. Good bream and good sand crabs in Weyba Creek. Flathead, bream and trevally along the Tewantin reach, trevally and tailor around Munna Point Bridge.

Maroochydore: Chopper tailor off the Pincushion and the sand bags around the river mouth. Bigger bream and jew to 15kg feeding in the river overnight. Trevally, tailor, jew and flathead in the Cod Hole. Bream and flathead off Chambers Island. Sand crabs in the lower river.

Kawana: School jew, flathead and bream along Kawana Beach. Good catches of sand crabs in the lower Mooloolah. Trevally along the La Balsa Park reach, Minyama Island and McKenzies Bridge. Gar and flathead in the sand basin. Bream from the moorings, rock walls and coast guard jetty.

Caloundra: Chopper tailor from the NE tip of Bribie and off Moffat head. Bream and whiting at the mouth of Currimundi Lake. Bream and jew in the Blue Hole. Trevally, flathead and queenfish in Pelican Waters.

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Gordon LundFatBream

Gordon Lund landed a few fat bream in the lower Maroochy River.

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