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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2014-10-01

Offshore

Strong Wind Warning for today for Sunshine Coast Waters. Winds will be Southeasterly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots early in the morning. Winds turning easterly 10 to 15 knots in the evening.  Seas 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre by early evening. Looks like great conditions for Friday abnd Saturday. There’s been sweetlip, snapper, tuskies and big estuary cod on the Gneerings and off Caloundra. Coral trout and snapper from The Coffee’s out from Noosa. Big cobia, sweetlip and a the odd pearl perch on sunshine reef.

Estuaries

Noosa: Bream, whiting and trevally at the Noosa River mouth. Whiting, bream, flathead and trevally along the Noosaville reach and in Woods Bay, in the Frying Pan and off Munna Point. Jack and flathead in between the lakes. Flathead and bream along the Tewantin reach and a few bream, flathead, estuary cod and moses perch in Weyba Creek. Few mud crabs in the creeks and upper river.

Maroochydore: A few herring baitfish in the lower river yesterday. Still reasonable catches of dusky flathead in the lower Maroochy and around Bli Bli at present. Trevally to 2kg yesterday in the Cod Hole and downstream to Chambers Island. Flathead and jacks and a few chopper tailor showing up in Petrie Creek. Whiting around Goat and Channel Island over night. Flathead at twin waters weir. Mud crabs in the middle and upper river

Kawana: Some good trevally feeding around the twin bridge and Minyama Island. Still getting big bream still around the moorings. Flathead to 76cm released, trevally and bream 26 to 30cm from McKenzie's bridge area. Whiting and flathead in sand basin and in Mountain Creek.

Caloundra: Whiting some up to 39kg throughout the Passage, grunter bream along Roys reach, flathead at Bells Creek mouth and entrance to Pelican Waters Canals and mangrove jack around Pelican Waters Bridge. Whiting on the middle bank out from Military Jetty and northern tip of Bribie.

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RobertWhiting Trevally Chambers

Robert Whiting visiting from the UK is getting into some good trevally each day up near the Cod Hole.

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