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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2015-11-25

Offshore

Conditions will chop up in the afternoon, with winds north to northeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon. Trekka 2 charter to North Reef yesterday came up with cobia , good snapper and gold spot cod. Barwon Banks has had snapper, moses perch, jewfish, cobia, venus tusk fish, mowong, spangled emperor, hussar and mahi mahi. 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 mangrove jack, a 59cm fish was caught and released in the lower estuary onSunday morning. There's been plenty of good flathead, bream, whiting and trevally at the Noosa River mouth and along the Noosaville reach. In Weyba Creek a 72cm flathead was caught and released and as well a few quality sand crabs, bream and a few quality whiting have been taken. 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. MSeveral good catches of 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: 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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jew fish 90cm murphys - Copy

The Crews on Top Catch Charters have been catching a few jew to 90cm like this one caught on Murphy's Reef.

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