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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: 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. 

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2014-08-25

Offshore

Conditions beginning to settle a little, but still fairly unstable for small craft, with winds southerly 15 to 20 knots today and seas 1 to 2 metres.

Estuaries

Noosa: With todays New Moon phase, and a run of fresh water in the systems it will be better to fish the lower reaches particularly where the dirty water meets the incoming sea water. The odd big tailor and trevally from the river mouth. Golden trevally to 71cm and flathead in Woods Bays. Big bream around the Marina. Bream and a few mud crabs throughout Noosa River system

Maroochydore: Quality bream up to 1kg 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. Try for mud crabs in the creeks running into the Passage.

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SharkyLake McDBass

Sharky (Tony) Schembri targeting Australian Bass in Lake Mc Donald recently. The closure still applies to tidal waters only, until Monday, 1 September 2014. Fishers can continue to target and keep Australian bass caught in non-tidal waters. 

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2014-08-24

Offshore

Still to unsafe for offshore boating today with a Strong Wind Warning for today for Sunshine Coast Waters, winds southerly 20 to 30 knots.

Estuaries

Noosa: The rain has dirtied up the water, so the fish will be on the bite throughout the lower reaches. 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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Lachlan Joe Bartosek Kilo Bream Nth ChambersIs

Joe and Lachlan Bartosek did well for a dozen big bream up to 1kg yesterday morning, off the northern side of Chambers Island.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2014-08-23

Offshore

Still to unsafe for offshore boating today.

Estuaries

Noosa: The rain has dirtied up the water, so the fish will be on the bite in the lower reaches. Big bream, plenty of flathead and the odd jew fish to 80cm from the river mouth. Trevally to 2kg 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: Trevally and jew to 83cm in the Cod Hole. Flathead from the creek mouths. Whiting, flathead, chopper tailor and school jew 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. Whiting, sand crabs and flathead in sand basin. Giant and cale cale trevally, jew and jack around the twin bridges. Mud crabs in the canals.

Caloundra: Bream, trevally, school jew and jacks 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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4kg school mackerel

School mackerel are feeding I good numbers on the close in reefs of Caloundra with Top Catch charter clients bagging a few last week.

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