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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 2014-08-30

Offshore

Southerly winds at 10 to 15 knots, reaching up to 20 knots offshore early in the morning. Becoming variable about 10 knots in the middle of the day with northeasterly sea breezes inshore. Seas are 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing below 1 metre during the morning. Southeasterly swell is 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres offshore.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor, trevally, bream and flathead from the river mouth. Whiting between the mouth and Munna Point. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Grunter, school jew and flathead from the Tewantin stretch.

Maroochydore: Bream and whiting in the lower river. Flathead from Eudlo & Petrie Creek mouths and Picnic Point. Whiting in the canals. Mud crabs from Bli Bli and Twin Waters canals.

Kawana: Bream to 1.3kg around the mooring on the ebb tide over night. Bream and a few tailor around the high tide from the rock wall. Whiting and flathead in sand basin. Mud crabs in the canals and around Kawana Way.

Caloundra: Bream and whiting on the banks opposite Golden Beach. Whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Flathead from the NW tip of Bribie Island and are taking lures on most of the banks throughout the northern end of the passage. Grunter bream at the mouth of Coochin Creek.

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Nic Culverhouse Nice Rock Cod 12 mile

Nic Culverhouse was at it again with a nice rock cod from the 12 mile.

Local Fishing Report: Friday 2014-08-29

Offshore

Beautiful conditions at last, after a stretch of crook weather offshore, with winds southerly 10 to 15 knots tending southwesterly in the morning then becoming variable about 10 knots in the late afternoon and seas around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the afternoon. Looks like a good weekend ahead.

Estuaries

Noosa: Will be excellent conditions for fishing in the creeks and estuaries over the weekend. The odd big tailor and trevally from the river mouth. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Big bream to 40cm from the Marina and the river mouth. A few mud crabs throughout Noosa Waters canals, in Weyba Creek and between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Quality bream and elbow slapper whiting in the lower river. Flathead from Eudlo & Petrie Creeks and Picnic Point. Whiting in the canals. Mud crabs from Bli Bli, Twin Waters canals and Petrie Creek.

Kawana: Bream to 1.3kg around the mooring on the ebb tide over night. Bream and a few tailor around the high tide from the rock wall. Whiting and flathead in sand basin. Mud crabs in the canals and around Kawana Way.

Caloundra: Bream, grunter, flathead and whiting on the banks opposite Golden Beach. Whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Flathead from the NW tip of Bribie Island, Military Jetty and Coochin Creek.

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More Matthew Flathead shad

Matt Planck with a nice dusky flathead from Bli Bli taken on a Rapala Extreme Shad

Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2014-08-28

Offshore

Southerly winds reach 30knot in the morning, but decreasing to 10-15 knots by the evening. Seas decreasing to 1-2m by midday, but the swell is still p to 3m. Will be worth a look over the weekend.

Estuaries

Noosa: The odd big tailor and trevally from the river mouth. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Big bream to 40cm from the Marina and the river mouth. A few mud crabs throughout Noosa Waters canals, in Weyba Creek and between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Quality bream and elbow slapper whiting in the lower river. Flathead from Eudlo & Petrie Creeks and Picnic Point. Whiting in the canals. Mud crabs from Bli Bli, Twin Waters canals and Petrie Creek.

Kawana: Bream to 1.3kg around the mooring on the ebb tide over night. Bream and a few tailor around the high tide from the rock wall. Whiting and flathead in sand basin. Mud crabs in the canals and around Kawana Way.

Caloundra: Bream, grunter, flathead and whiting on the banks opposite Golden Beach. Whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Flathead from the NW tip of Bribie Island, Military Jetty and Coochin Creek.

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Caloundra Powerboat Take a kid fishing day

Rory & Sasha Williams caught these quality whiting during the recent Caloundra Powerboat Club Take-A-Kid-Fishing day held on Sunday 10 August 2014 in the Pumicestone Passage.

Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2014-08-27

Offshore

Strong winds, big seas and swell have made offshore waters unsafe for boating

Estuaries

Noosa: The odd big tailor and trevally from the river mouth. Trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. Big bream to 40cm from the Marina and the river mouth. A few mud crabs throughout Noosa Waters canals, in Weyba Creek and between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Quality bream up to 1kg and elbow slapper whiting in the lower river. Flathead relased to 80cm form Eudlo Creek and good catches of 40-50cm from Picnic Point. Whiting and flathead around Picnic Pt and in the canals. Mud crabs on the ebb tide from Bli Bli and Petrie Creek.

Kawana: Bream to 1.3kg around the mooring on the ebb tide over night. Bream and a few tailor around the high tide from the rock wall. Whiting and flathead in sand basin. Mud crabs in the canals and around Kawana Way.

Caloundra: Bream, grunter, flathead and whiting on the banks opposite Golden Beach. Whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Flathead from the NW tip of Bribie Island, Military Jetty and Coochin Creek.

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Nic Culverhouse 1m Estuary Cod Caloundra mile

Nic Culverhouse is at it again with a solid 1m estuary cod from Caloundra mile reef on a recent trip.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2014-08-26

Offshore

Winds are S/SW 10-20knots, increasing up to 30knotsin the afternoon. Seas will be 1m increasing in the afternoon and the swell is still 2-3m in open waters.

Estuaries

Noosa: The odd big tailor and trevally from the river mouth. Golden trevally to 71cm on Saturday and flathead in Woods Bays. Big bream to 40cm from the Marina. Bream and flathead along Tewantin ski run. Bream and a few mud crabs throughout Noosa Waters canals and in Weyba Creek.

Maroochydore: Quality bream up to 1kg yesterday feeding under the cover of the dirty water, off the Northern side of Chambers Island. Flathead from the creek mouths. Whiting and flathead around Picnic Pt and in the canals. Mud crabs on the ebb tide from Bli Bli and Petrie Creek.

Kawana: Bream and tailor at night off the rocks walls and the moorings. Whiting, sand crabs and flathead in sand basin. Giant trevally around the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canals.

Caloundra: Bream, trevally in Pelican waters Canal. Whiting in Currimundi Lake and south of Bells Creek. Flathead from the NW tip of Bribie Island, Military Jetty and Coochin Creek.

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Big Bream Nic

Nic Culverhouse caught a good feed of yellow fin bream on the dirt water line over night from the lower river. 

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