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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 2014-07-02

Offshore

Winds are 10 to 15 knots S to SE coming E to SE about 10 knots in the afternoon, seas below 1 metre and the swell will be S/SE increasing from 1m to 1.5-2m. There’s been some good tuna and Spanish mackerel on the close inshore reefs like Sunshine, Coolum and The Gneering. Also a few reasonable sweetlip, snapper and parrot locally.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream and flathead from the river mouth. Good flathead and trevally in the lower river especially Woods bay. Bream and flathead in Weyba Creek. Flathead from Tewantin and Lake Cooroibah. Luderick at the river mouth car park rocks.

Maroochydore: Schools of baitfish moving around Chambers Island yesterday.Trevally in the Cod Hole and lower river. Big bream caught off the sand bags at the river mouth, in the south channel of the river, Picnic Point area and Cod Hole. Flathead to 90cm were released from Chambers Island yesterday. Sand crabs in the lower river. Tailor to 2kg on the making tide in the northern channel.

Kawana; Tailor and bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright best at dawn and dusk. Bream and flathead around the moorings and wharf. Gar and flathead in La Balsa basin. Sand crabs also in the Minyama and Kawana canals. Tailor off the rock walls.

Caloundra: Try for snapper and sweetlip off the rocks at kings Beach. Gar and squid off Moffat head and Shelly Beach. Big bream in Blue Hole and all of the deeper channels of the passage.Trevally in Pelican waters. Luderick from the Boardwalk.

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Mick Mills had a huge morning yesterday in the lower Maroochy for flathead and fat bream.

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2014-07-01

Offshore

Looking excellent today with variable winds about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming south to southeasterly about 10 knots in the early afternoon and seas below 1 metre. There’s been some good tuna and Spanish mackerel on the close inshore reefs like Sunshine, Coolum and The Gneering. Also a few reasonable sweetlip, snapper and parrot locally.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream and flathead from the river mouth. Flathead and trevally in Woods bay. Bream and flathead in Weyba Creek. Flathead from Tewantin and Lake Cooroibah. Luderick at the river mouth car park rocks.

Maroochydore: Trevally in the Cod Hole and lower river. Big bream caught off the sand bags at the river mouth, in the south channel of the river, Picnic Point area and Cod Hole. Flathead to 90cm were released from Chambers Island yesterday. Sand crabs in the lower river. Tailor to 2kg on the making tide in the northern channel.

Kawana; Try for tailor and bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Bream and flathead around the moorings and wharf. Gar and flathead in La Balsa basin. Sand crabs also in the Minyama and Kawana canals. Tailor off the rock walls.

Caloundra: Try for snapper and sweetlip off the rocks at kings Beach. Gar and squid off Moffat head and Shelly Beach. Big bream in Blue Hole and all of the deeper channels of the passage.Trevally in Pelican waters. Luderick from the Boardwalk.

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maori cod 2kg murphys

The crews on Top Catch charter have been catching good mixed reefies including Maori Cod on Murphy's.

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2014-06-30

Offshore

Pretty blowy early particularly out wide with south to southwesterly 20 to 25 knots tending south to southeasterly below 10 knots during the afternoon and evening with seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday. Looking excellent tomorrow with variable about 10 knots becoming south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the middle of the day then becoming south to southeasterly about 10 knots in the early afternoon. There’s been some good tuna and Spanish mackerel on the close inshore reefs like Sunshine, Coolum and The Gneering. Also a few reasonable sweetlip, snapper and parrot locally.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream and flathead from the river mouth. Flathead and trevally in Woods bay. Bream and flathead in Weyba Creek. Flathead from Tewantin and Lake Cooroibah. Luderick at the river mouth car park rocks.

Maroochydore: Trevally in the Cod Hole and lower river. Big bream caught off the sand bags at the river mouth, in the south channel of the river, Picnic Point area and Cod Hole. Flathead to 90cm were released from Chambers Island yesterday. Sand crabs in the lower river. Tailor to 2kg on the making tide in the northern channel.

Kawana; Try for tailor and bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Bream and flathead around the moorings and wharf. Gar and flathead in La Balsa basin. Sand crabs also in the Minyama and Kawana canals. Tailor off the rock walls.

Caloundra: Try for snapper and sweetlip off the rocks at kings Beach. Gar and squid off Moffat head and Shelly Beach. Big bream in Blue Hole and all of the deeper channels of the passage.Trevally in Pelican waters. Luderick from the Boardwalk.

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Peter Greenhalgh Dusky Eudlo Creek

Check out Peter Greenhalgh visiting all the way from Blackall with a nice dusky flathead caught near Eudlo Creek on Sunday.

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 2014-06-29

Offshore

Only worth while fishing in close with southwesterly 15 to 25 knots and seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing below 1.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to 1.5 to 2 metres by early evening. There’s been some good tuna and Spanish mackerel on the close inshore reefs like Sunshine, Coolum and The Gneering. Also a few reasonable sweetlip, snapper and parrot locally.

Estuaries

Noosa: Tailor and bream along Teewah Beach. Bream and flathead from the river mouth. Flathead and trevally in Woods bay. Bream, flathead and cod in Weyba Creek. Flathead from Tewantin and Lake Cooroibah. Try for luderick at the river mouth car park rocks.

Maroochydore: Golden trevally to 2.5kg and giant trevally 1kg in the Cod Hole and lower river. Big bream caught off the sand bags at the river mouth, in the south channel of the river, Picnic Point area and Cod Hole. Flathead to 90cm were released from Chambers Island yesterday. Sand crabs in the lower river. Tailor to 2kg on the making tide in the northern channel.

Kawana: Chopper tailor and bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Bream and tarwhine in the wash south of Kawana. Bream and flathead around the moorings and wharf. Gar and flathead in La Balsa basin. Sand crabs also in the Minyama and Kawana canals. Tailor off the rock walls.

Caloundra: Snapper and sweetlip off the rocks at kings Beach. Gar and squid off Moffat head and Shelly Beach. Big bream in Blue Hole and all of the deeper channels of the passage.Trevally in Pelican waters. Luderick from the Boardwalk.

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Joan Quinton 15Kg Mahi Mahi

Check out Joan Quinton's 15 kg Mahi Mahi (Dolphin Fish) aboard Steve and Debbie Dahl's boat taken as part of her Bucket List after successfully completing her Chemo therapy a few weeks back.

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2014-06-28

Offshore

Only worth while fishing in close with large seas and westerly winds today.

Estuaries

Noosa: Jew, tailor, bream and tarwhine along Teewah Beach and the Noosa North Shore. Bream and flathead from the river mouth. Flathead, school jew, tailor and trevally in Woods bay. Bream, flathead and cod in Weyba Creek. Flathead from Tewantin and Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Golden trevally to 2.5kg and giant trevally 1kg in the Cod Hole and lower river. Jew from the Motorway bridge, deeper holes in the upper river and off the northern beaches. Big bream caught off the sand bags at the river mouth, Picnic Point area and Cod Hole. Flathead to 90cm were released from Chambers Island yesterday. Sand crabs in the lower river. Tailor to 2kg on the making tide in the northern channel.

Kawana: Chopper tailor, bream and estuary cod off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Bream and tarwhine in the wash south of Kawana. Bream and flathead around the moorings and wharf. Gar and flathead in La Balsa basin. Sand crabs also in the Minyama and Kawana canals. Tailor off the rock walls.

Caloundra: Snapper and sweetlip off the rocks at kings Beach. Gar and squid off Moffat head and Shelly Beach. Big bream in Blue Hole and all of the deeper channels of the passage. Flathead from Military Jetty. Trevally in Pelican waters. Luderick from the Boardwalk.

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RobStokesDoug Balantine

Rob Stokes and Doug Balantine fished in the cod hole with soft plastics for a feed of 1kg sized giant trevally.

 

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