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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2015-10-15

Offshore

Great offshore conditions with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots. Seas are below 1m.  North Reef's had snapper, gold spot cod, pearl perch, moses perch, teraglin jewfish and cobia. 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.

Estuaries

Noosa: 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. 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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Kaian Thompson Tuna Kingfish

Have a look at keen young angler Kaian Thompson who fished with his family off Mooloolaba last Sunday for yellow finned tuna and a kingfish. They also caught a Mac tuna, another two kingfish and a Spanish mackerel!

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