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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2013-11-18

Offshore

West to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning north to northeasterly in the late morning and early afternoon then becoming variable about 10 knots in the evening. so conditions look good for today. Mackerel, pearl perch and sweetlip from Caloundra 9 mile. Spotty and spanish mackerel from Coolum, currimundi and the 5 and 9 mile. Sweetlip, red throat and trout from Sunshine.

Estuary's:

Noosa: Whiting, flathead and school jew from the river mouth. Flathead throughout the Noosa River and in Weyba Creek. Jacks and the odd threadfin between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Trevally and bream in the cod hole. Whiting in the canals and off Chambers Island. Mangrove jack at dawn and dusk in the in both canal systems and around the rock bars and bridges throughout the river. Flathead and school jew along the Bli Bli reach.

Kawana: Trevally, jacks and cod around McKenzies Bridge area. Jack in the canals and mud crabs in the deep holes in the upper reaches. Whiting in Mountain Creek reach. Bream and trevally form the moorings.

Caloundra: Queenfish out from the boardwalk and the mouth of Coochin Creek. Sand crabs in the channels. Flathead on the drop offs in the northern end of the passage. Whiting off the sand banks in the top end of the passage. Jack in Coochin Creek.

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5kg 70cm Mangrove Jack Mooloolah

This Monster 5kg, 70cm Mangrove Jack was caught in the Mooloolah River Sunday night by my nephew Deklan Riley and son Jake Penny. The biggest Mangrove Jack we have seen and caught and were so very impressed that I thought I had to send this one in.

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