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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: Tuesday 2014-07-29

Offshore

Winds west to northwesterly about 10 knots increasing to 10 to 15 knots early in the morning then turning northerly in the early afternoon.  Seas around 1 metre and a 1 metre SE swell.  There have been some good catches of snapper on local reefs over the past couple of days. Jew taken on Chardons reef. Also been reasonable catches of snapper, tusk fish, cobia, yellow fin tuna, yellow tail king and gold band snapper on North, Sunshine and the Banks.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, bream and jew at night cruising the gutters along North Shore and up Teewah Beach. Bream and trevally on top of the tide at the Noosa River mouth and in Woods Bay. Big flathead in the sound. Trevally near the entrance to Lake Cooroibah. A few luderick at the car park rocks near the river mouth.

Maroochydore: Bream throughout the river in good numbers with the bigger fish at night on high tide. Some good catches of whiting along Mudjimba Beach. A few good flathead around Bli Bli and Cotton Tree and still the odd sand crab. Trevally in the Cod Hole to 1kg and in Petrie Creek. Bream to 36cm from the mouth of Eudlo creek. Try for trevally, jacks and cod at the weir.

Kawana: Bream, dart and flathead along the beaches. A few bream and tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Big bream overnight off the rock walls and around the moorings, a few whiting and flathead in the lower Mooloolah River.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks at Shelly Beach particularly at dawn, dusk and overnight. Bream along the beaches, squid off the rocks at Kings and Moffat Beaches. Bream and luderick along the Boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting in Currimundi Lake. Still a few quality mud crabs in Coochin Creek and sand ies in the top end of the Passage.

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EricTuskies

Eric Frei took some decent tuskies, larger one went 59cm out on the Gneerings

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2014-07-28

Offshore

Winds west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly in the afternoon. Seas around 1 metre and a 1 metre SE swell. There have been some good catches of snapper on local reefs over the past couple of days. Jew taken on Chardons reef. Also been reasonable catches of snapper, tusk fish, cobia, yellow fin tuna, yellow tail king and gold band snapper on North, Sunshine and the Banks.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, bream, dart and jew at night cruising the gutters along North Shore and up Teewah Beach. Bream and trevally on top of the tide at the Noosa River mouth and in Woods Bay and flathead and try for treadfin Salmon along the Tewantin reach. Big flathead in the sound. Trevally near the entrance to Lake Cooroibah. A few luderick at the car park rocks near the river mouth.

Maroochydore: Bream throughout the river in good numbers with the bigger fish at night on high tide. Jew to 77cm in the Maroochy Waters Canals. A few good flathead around Bli Bli and Cotton Tree and still the odd sand crab. Trevally in the Cod Hole to 1kg and in Petrie Creek. Bream to 36cm from the mouth of Eudlo creek. Try for trevally, jacks and cod at the weir.

Kawana: Bream, dart and flathead along the beaches. A few bream and tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Big bream overnight off the rock walls and around the moorings, a few whiting and flathead in the lower Mooloolah River.

Caloundra: Bream off the rocks at Shelly Beach particularly at dawn, dusk and overnight. Bream along the beaches, squid off the rocks at Kings and Moffat Beaches. Bream and luderick along the Boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting in Currimundi Lake. Still a few quality mud crabs in Coochin Creek and sand ies in the top end of the Passage.

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Tarran RichardsCaughttrolling a hardbody 77cm and put up a hell of a fight

Tarran Richards caught his first river jew while trolling a hardbody lure in the canal system. It went 77cm and put up a hell of a fight!

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2014-07-25

Offshore

Look at these ideal conditions particularly offshore today with winds variable about 10 knots becoming northerly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then tending northwesterly in the late evening. seas below 1 metre and a 1 metre SE swell. With this weekend's New Moon there will be quality snapper, plenty of tusk fish and a few mackerel on the bite on local reefs. A 10kg Jew taken on Chardons reef yesterday.Also been reasonable catches of cobia yellow fin tuna, yellow tail king and gold band snapper on North, Sunshine and the Banks.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, bream and dart along North Shore. Tailor at Sunshine Beach and off the rocks in the NP. Bream at the Noosa River mouth, bream and trevally on top of the tide in Woods Bay and flathead and a few good treadfin Salmon along the Tewantin reach and between the lakes. Big flathead to 70cm in the sound. Trevally near the entrance to Lake Cooroibah and flathead on the drift near the car ferry at Tewantin. A few luderick at the car park Rocks near the river mouth. rocks.

Maroochydore: With this weekend New Moon the bream and snapper will be on the bite. There are quality bream around the river mouth and along the beaches on dusk and overnight. Some good whiting in the canals up to 36cm. A few good flathead in the 60 to 70cm range around Bli Bli and Cotton Tree and still the odd sand crab. Trevally in the Cod Hole around Chambers Is. Bream to 33cm and flathead in Petrie Creek.

Kawana: School jew in the lower river system and a few good estuary cod between the bridges. Bream, whiting, tarwhine and flathead along the beaches. A few bream and tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright and bream, chopper tailor, whiting and sand crabs in the Mooloolah River.

Caloundra: Reasonable bream off Bribie Island and off the rocks at Shelly Beach particularly at dawn, dusk and overnight. Also small snapper near the coffee rock at the NE end of Bribie Island, bream and whiting along the beaches, squid off the rocks at Kings and Moffat Beaches. Bream and luderick along the Boardwalk, bream, squid at Moffat Beach. Bream, flathead and whiting in Currimundi Lake. A few quality mud crabs in Coochin Creek.

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gold spot morwong 4kg  and tusk 2kg

The Crews on Top Catch Charters have been taking plenty of tusk fish and the odd gold spot morwong on Caloundra 9 Mile.

 

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2014-07-24

Offshore

Ideal offshore conditions today with winds north to northeasterly about 10 knots, seas below 1 metre and a 1 metre SE swell. A few quality snapper, plenty of tusk fish and a few mackerel on local reefs. Also been reasonable catches of cobia yellow fin tuna, yellow tail king and gold band snapper on North, Sunshine and the Banks.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, bream and dart along North Shore. Tailor at Sunshine Beach and off the rocks in the NP. Bream at the Noosa River mouth, bream and trevally on top of the tide in Woods Bay and flathead and a few good treadfin Salmon along the Tewantin reach and between the lakes. Big flathead to 70cm in the sound. A few luderick at the car park Rocks near the river mouth. rocks.

Maroochydore: There are bream around the river mouth and along the beaches on dusk and overnight. Some good whiting in the canals up to 36cm. A few good flathead around Bli Bli and Cotton Tree. Trevally and a few grunter in the Cod Hole around Chambers Is. Bream to 33cm and flathead in Petrie Creek.

Kawana: School jew in the lower river system and a few good estuary cod between the bridges. Bream, whiting, tarwhine and flathead along the beaches. A few bream and tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright and bream, chopper tailor, whiting and sand crabs in the Mooloolah River.

Caloundra: A few tailor feeding near the bar, reasonable bream off Bribie Island and off the rocks at Shelly Beach particularly at dawn, dusk and overnight. Bream and luderick along the Boardwalk, bream, squid at Moffat Beach. Bream, flathead and whiting in Currimundi Lake. A few quality mud crabs in Coochin Creek.

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school mackerel 3kg caloundra 9nm

The Crews on Top Catch Charters have been taking a few school mackerel on Caloundra 9 Mile.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2014-07-23

Offshore

Ideal offshore conditions today with 10 knot E to NE Winds, seas below 1 metre and a 1 metre SE swell. A few quality snapper and plenty of tusk fish on local reefs. Also been reasonable catches of cobia yellow fin tuna, yellow tail king and gold band snapper on North, Sunshine and the Banks.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, bream and dart along North Shore. Tailor at Sunshine Beach and off the rocks in the NP. Bream at the Noosa River mouth, bream and trevally on top of the tide in Woods Bay and flathead and a few good treadfin Salmon along the Tewantin reach and between the lakes. A few luderick at the car park Rocks near the river mouth. rocks.

Maroochydore: There are bream around the river mouth and along the beaches on dusk and overnight. Some good whiting in the canals up to 36cm. A few good flathead around Bli Bli and Cotton Tree. Trevally and a few grunter in the Cod Hole around Chambers Is. Bream to 33cm and flathead in Petrie Creek.

Kawana: School jew in the lower river system and a few good estuary cod between the bridges. Bream, whiting, tarwhine and flathead along the beaches. A few bream and tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright and bream, chopper tailor, whiting and sand crabs in the Mooloolah River.

Caloundra: A few tailor feeding near the bar, reasonable bream off Bribie Isand and off the rocks at Shelly Beach particularly at dawn, dusk and overnight. Bream and luderick along the Boardwalk, bream, squid at Moffat Beach. Bream, flathead and whiting in Currimundi Lake. A few quality mud crabs in Coochin Creek.

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Ashley Temple Dad Wayne

There are still a few yellow fin bream in the Maroochy with Ashley and her dad Wayne Temple catching a feed.

 

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