Swan Boat Hire -

Local Fishing Report: Monday 2016-10-17


Conditions will be choppy to rough again with a Strong Wind Warning for Sunshine Coast Waters today particularly in the afternoon with winds northerly 15 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots in the evening with seas 1 to 1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5 to 2.5 metres around midday. Conditions again easing back tomorrow with northwest to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending northeast to southeasterly during the morning then tending northerly during the evening. Chardon's for pearl perch, tuskies, moses, trag, lippers, Maoris, goldspot cod and an estimated 10kg scarlet sea perch. 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.


Noosa: There a few good whiting feeding in the lower river. A 2kg grunter bream in the Woods Bay, trevally and mulloway on top of the tide at the Noosa River mouth. Bream in the deep holes around the Frying Pan and Tewantin Marina, Flathead, moses perch and Jacks in Weyba Creek. Jack and mud crabs between Tewantin and Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: Heaps of herring baitfish in the lower river. Flathead in Petrie and Eudlo Creeks and a 3.5kg giant trevally at the Cod Hole as well as a golden trevally to 59cm from around Chambers Island. Jack in the upper reaches and a few 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 Kawana Beach, trevally at dawn and dusk along the rock walls at the Mooloolah River. Jack, flathead and Cod in Parrearra Channel and around the twin bridge. Bream, Gar and trevally around the boat moorings. Bream and flathead in the Basin and mud crabs in the deep holes in the canals

Caloundra: Flathead in the Blue Hole and at the entrance to Coochin Creek. Whiting opposite Bells Creek and along Golden Beach. 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.

If you would like to see your photo in the paper, please email details and photo as a Jpeg attachment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Robert Whiting 3.5Kg Trevally

A nice 3.5kg trevally taken in the Cod Hole last Friday by Robert Whiting,

Swan Boat Hire