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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2015-10-26

Offshore

Winds will be northerly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas are around 1 metre, increasing to 1-1.5m in the afternoon.   There have been good snapper feeding close inshore and off the rocky headlands at night between Mooloolaba and Noosa this week.  In the shelter of Laguna Bay and Hall's Reef there's been quality red emperor, squire and grass sweetlip, while North Reef's had snapper, pearl perch, moses perch and jew.

Estuaries

Noosa: A few good tailor along Teewah and the southern beaches. Whiting in the frying pan area. A big flathead and a nice big eye trevally caught and released at the river mouth on whitebait. A few big flathead, plenty of bream, whiting, cod and moses perch in Weyba Creek. Good mangrove jack feeding 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: Trevally, chopper tailor, flathead, jacks and school jew in the Cod Hole. School jew, flathead and trevally from Bli Bli reach. Plenty of average flathead in the lower river. Cod, trevally and tailor in Maroochy Waters. Whiting to 38cm taken in the lower reaches. Mangrove jack, flathead and trevally in Petrie creek.

Kawana: Good trevally up to 2kg and bream from the boat mooring and in the Kawana canals. Flathead and whiting 32cm in the sand basin. Diamond and golden trevally around Minyama Island. Trevally and flathead from Mountain Creek and Bright water stretch. Mangrove jack in the middle river around the snaggy banks. Good catches of quality sand crabs in the lower reaches.

Caloundra: Tarwhine and whiting in the gutters from Currimundi to Wurtulla. Good flathead and trevally from Military jetty area. Trevally a few mangrove jack showing up 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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Bev Clark Yellow Fin Bream

Bev Clark from the Maroochy RSL Fishing Club weight in several yellow fin bream over the weekend.

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