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Local Fishing Report: Friday 2016-10-07

Offshore

Near perfect conditions today particularly in the morning and early afternoon, with winds variable about 10 knots becoming northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon then tending northerly in the late evening. Seas  below 1 metre, increasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon. Conditions reasonable tomorrow close in and for larger boats but with a choppy northerly with a north to northwesterly 15 to 20 knots and around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the afternoon or evening.The crews on Wild Thing 2 fished D.I. on Tuesday for moses perch, snapper, venus tusk fish, grass sweetlip, brown hussar, pearl perch and slate bream. There have been snapper and grassy sweetlip at Murphys and Currimundi Reefs and yellowtail king at the Inner Gneerings and Mooloolaba Blinker. Snapper, tusk fish, pearl perch and cobia from the Hards. On Sunshine Reef, there’s coral trout, squire, grass sweetlip and pearl perch. Mackerel. Coral trout, sweetlip and mac tuna from Coolum Reef.

Estuaries

Noosa: Dart, whiting and bream along Teewah Beach. The crews on Noosa River Fishing Safari caught and released an 85cm flathead in the lower estuary on Tuesday and there have been several good flathead caught throughout the river. Whiting and bream in the frying pan area. Flathead and golden trevally in the lower river. Flathead, moses perch and Jacks in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and mud crabs along the Tewantin stretch.

Maroochydore: A few good whiting and flathead in Maroochy Waters Canal and in the Cod Hole. A few big bream overnight off Chambers Island. Quality mangrove jack in the canals and around the Northern bank near Twin Waters boat ramp. Flathead, bream and trevally in Petrie Creek. Whiting from Bli Bli, the mouth of Eudlo Creek and the lower river. Mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river.

Kawana: Dart and whiting along the Warana stretch. Jacks and Cod in Parrearra Channel and under the twin bridge. Bream, Gar and trevally around the boat moorings and rock walls. Flathead and whiting in the Basin.

Caloundra: Flathead in the Blue Hole and at the entrance to Coochin Creek. Whiting opposite Bells Creek and along Golden Beach. Bream and flathead from the boardwalk. Jew, mangrove jack showing up in the creeks and bigger bream at night in the deeper hole of the northern passage. Mud crabs in Coochin Creek and up the canals.

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Thomas Kratz Bream

Thomas Kratz caught a nice bream in the Cod Hole yesterday.

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