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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2015-11-23

Offshore

Winds will be northeasterly 10 to 15 knots turning northerly before dawn and increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning. Winds reaching up to 25 knots inshore in the evening. Seas around 1 metre, increasing to . Wild Thing 2 spent the day at the Barwon Banks on Friday and came back with snapper, moses perch, jewfish, cobia, venus tusk fish, mowong, spangled emperor, hussar and mahi mahi. Dave Hirst trolled his trolled Halco Laser Pro lure, off Sunshine Reef last  Wednesday for a 11kg wahoo. A few quality mahi mahi North Reef and Sunshine Reef. North Reef's had pearl perch and sweetlip and Chardons Reef has had good catches of jew. The crews on Top Catch Charters have taken good cobia and sweetlip and the odd red emperor from the 9 Mile and Murphies reef's as well as a 65cm sweetlip from Currimundi. The Barwon Banks which has been producing amberjack to 26kg, pearl perch, hussar, sea bream, moses perch, venus tusk fish and mowong.

Estuaries

Noosa: Worth fishing for quality flathead and mangrove jack in the Woods Bay. There's been plenty of good flathead, bream, whiting and trevally at the Noosa River mouth and along the Noosaville reach. In Weyba Creek there a few quality sand crabs, bream and a few quality whiting. Mangrove jack and threadfin salmon in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Still plenty of herring bait fish throughout the lower river. Whiting and bream around Chambers Island. A few good flathead, mangrove jack and jew at night in the Cod Hole. Mangrove jack in Petrie creek, Bli Bli and Dunethin Rock. Flathead and bream from the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Whiting and bream from Picnic Point. Mud crab in Eudlo creek, Bli Bli reach and the upper river and a few reasonable sand crabs in the lower reaches

Kawana: Flathead, bream, dart and whiting along the beaches, trevally along the rock walls at the Mooloolah River mouth. Trevally, bream to 35cm and gar from the boat mooring and in the Kawana canals. Flathead and whiting in the sand basin and trevally around Minyama Island. Trevally and flathead from Mountain Creek. Mangrove jack in the middle river around the snaggy banks.

Caloundra: Flathead and mulloway inside Caloundra Bar. Try for queenfish and trevally on live bait around Military Jetty and the Boardwalk. Good flathead with some over the maximum size released and trevally from Military jetty area. Trevally and mangrove jack around the rock bars, bridge pylons and pontoons. showing up in the canals and creeks that feed into the passage. Catches of sand crabs in the passage and muddies in the creeks.

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PB Jack 50cm

Shanan Nicholls caught and released this horse of a Jack up Petrie Creek on an Atomic mid diver lure, it measured in at 50 cm and put up a good fight on light tackle.

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