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Local Fishing Report: Thursday 2016-10-06

Offshore

Near perfect conditions in the morning with winds variable about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then becoming northwest to northeasterly about 10 knots in the evening. Seas around 1 metre. Conditions also pretty good tomorrow as well with variable about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day. 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. 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. Flathead and bream in the cod hole. Quality mangrove jack in the canals and around the Northern bank near Twin Waters.. 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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Sam Sun Snapper

Check out Sam Sun with a pan sized snapper taken out at Murphy’s Reef.

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