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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2016-10-04


Choppy conditions out wide early today then abating with wind south to southwesterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore early in the morning. Winds decreasing to 10 to 15 knots during the morning before shifting north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon before tending northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late evening with seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre around midday. 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: Dart, whiting and bream along Teewah Beach. Whiting in the frying pan area. Flathead and golden trevally on live baits and plastics in the lower river with bream and trevally at the river mouth. Flathead, Moses Perch and Jacks in Weyba Creek. Mangrove jack and mud crabs along the Tewantin stretch.

Maroochydore: A few good whiting and flathead averaging 55cm in Maroochy Waters Canal. Flathead from Chambers Island and Picnic Point. Flathead and trevally in Petrie Creek. Whiting from Muller park, as well chambers Island and picnic point early in the morning. Mud crabs in the deeper holes of the middle river with a few sand crabs being caught towards Cotton Tree.

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 on the banks between Bullock Beach and Bells Creek. Bream, flathead and trevally from near Gemini Towers. Jew 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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Kooper Milligan 27cm Whiting

The Swan Boat Hire, Silstar junior rod purchased on Saturday morning returned my 4 year old grandson, Kooper Milligan with a 27cm and 31 cm whiting. And two toad fish that he really didn't like much.

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