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Local Fishing Report: Friday 2015-10-16


Great offshore conditions with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas are around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres inshore during the morning.  Trekka 2 fished North Reef yesterday for pearl perch, striped sea perch, moses perch, venus tusk fish, sea bream, grass sweetlip and squire. Spanish mackerel at the Mooloolaba Blinker. Coral trout, snapper, moses perch and grassy sweetlip at Currimundi Reef, at Caloundra 12 and 8 Mile. Snapper, tusk fish, pig fish and sweetlip on Murphy's Reef. Snapper from Coolum reef.


Noosa: An 86cm greenback tailor was taken off Marcus Beach on Wednesday night. A few quality whiting showing up in the lower river. Plenty of flathead good trevally to 60cm in Woods Bay. A few big flathead, plenty of bream, whiting, cod and moses perch in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack in the deep holes in Noosa Sound and Woods Bay. A few sand crabs in the lower river and mud crabs in the Lakes.

Maroochydore: There's dart, tarwine and the odd tailor along Maroochy North Shore. An 80cm+ hairtail was caught in the Cod Hole Yesterday. The herring baitfish are schooling up around Chambers Island and the Cod hole. There's trevally to 2.9kg yesterday and school jew the day before in the Cod Hole. Flathead throughout the river at present. Cod, trevally and tailor in Maroochy Waters. Whiting early morning from Picnic Point and Black banks. Mangrove jack in Petrie creek. Sand crabs in the lower river.

Kawana: Try for school mackerel along the rock walls at the Mooloolah River mouth. Good trevally from the boat mooring and bright water stretch. Flathead and whiting in the sand basin. Mangrove jack in the middle river around the snaggy banks. Good catches of quality sand crabs in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River.

Caloundra: Tarwhine and whiting in the gutters from Currimundi to Wurtulla and worth a try for jew on top of the tide on the tip Bribie. Quality flathead on the drop offs and sand banks in the top end of the Passage. Queenfish, trevally a few mangrove jack in the canals and creeks and bream along The Boardwalk. A few good whiting starting to feed in the passage. Catches of sand crabs in the passage and muddies in the creeks.

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Rob Whiting 4th big trevally

Robert Whiting from England landed another feisty 3kg trevally from the Cod Hole on Wednesday and an 80cm hairtail yesterday.

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