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Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2016-09-24


Great conditions predicted for close inshore with variable winds about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon. Swell will be southerly around 1 metre offshore. Trekka 2 fished The Banks earlier in the week for snapper, pearlies, gold band snapper, moses perch and tuskies.  On The Hards there are snapper, pearlies, amberjack and trag jew.  At Big Hall's reef where there’s  been snapper in the to 2.5kg range and a 17kg cobia taken. On Sunshine Reef, there’s coral trout, snapper, tusk fish, pearl perch and grass sweetlip. Between Coolum and Currimundi Reefs there have been Pearl perch, snapper and grassy sweetlip.


Noosa: Fishing Teewah Beach for tailor, tarwhine, bream and dart. There is good quality flathead, a few trevally, the odd tailor at night and bream at the Noosa River mouth and flathead, trevally and a surprise of a 130cm barracuda in the Woods Bays Flathead and bream in Weyba Creek and bream and mangrove jack and mud crabs along the Tewantin and upper reaches.

Maroochydore: A few good whiting and bream around Goat and Channel Islands and GT’s to and jew feeding around the Cod Hole. Plenty of good flathead throughout the river systemQuality mangrove jack and school jew in the middle and upper river Flathead and whiting from Bli Bli and from the mouth of Petrie Creek. Muddies are on the move throughout all the river systems.

Kawana: Great conditions for fishing along the beaches for whiting and dart. Try for trevally, bream and tailor off Pt Cartwright, along the rock walls at the Mooloolah River mouth. A few golden trevally and a few GT’s in the Kawana Canals. Bream, gar and trevally around the boat moorings and rock walls, also plenty of quality flathead in the Basin and bream around the trawler moorings.

Caloundra: Plenty of bream a few whiting and good quality flathead to be had throughout the Passage. It is worth a try in the creeks for mangrove jack. Trevally and still a few tailor in Pelican Waters Canal. Jew and bigger bream at night in the deeper hole of the northern passage Whiting and a few good mud crabs feeding in the creeks.

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Chrissy Bell with a glistening diamond trevally from Noosa river on her kayak!

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