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Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2013-11-02

Offshore

North to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the afternoon and to 20 to 25 knots in the evening. The Swell will be increasing during the afternoon, so get out early for your last chance, before the weather blows up. Nice snapper to 7kg and pearl perch to 3.5kg from the Barwon Banks. Sweetlip, small snapper and parrot from the gneerings. School and spotty mackerel and a few long tail tuna from the close in reefs off Mooloolaba and Caloundra. Trout, cod and sweetlip from Sunshine Reef.

Estuary's

Noosa: Bream, flathead and whiting around the Noosa River mouth. Flathead, bream and whiting in Weyba Creek. Good flathead along the Tewantin reach. School jew, jacks and threadfin Salmon between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Plenty of mangrove jack taken in the middle-upper river and creeks. Some good whiting up to 35cm around the Bli Bli Islands, with smaller fish coming from the lower river. Flathead from Bli Bli and the creek mouths.

Kawana: Bream in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River. Trevally feed along the rock walls in the lower river and from McKenzies Bridge. Jack in the canals and mud crabs in the deep holes in the upper reaches. Whiting from the yabbie banks in middle river.

Caloundra: Flathead on live bait and a few bream at night along the Boardwalk. Plenty of flathead in the northern end of the passage. Some good whiting on popper from the mouth of Bells. Jacks in Bells and Coochin Creek and Pelican Waters.

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Snapper Fish n Crab Murphys

The Crew onboard Fish n Crab Charters caught plenty of pan sized snapper from Murphy's Reef on a recent 7 hr trip.

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