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Local Fishing Report: Friday 2018-10-12


Strong Wind Warning for today in Sunshine Coast Waters. Very rough conditions today with winds Southeasterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots at times during the day and seas 2 to 2.5 metres. Tomorrow not much better with winds East to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots and seas  1.5 to 2 metres. When conditions improve by say Monday, try North Reef where they have venus tusk fish, maori cod, cobia, snapper and big pearl perch. Sweetlip, school mackerel and  tusk fish from the Gneerings. Snapper, pearl perch, tusk fish and cobia from the Hards. Double Island Point has had good snapper, red emperor, cod, a few trout, pearl perch, moses perch,and tusk fish.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from North Shore and in the Frying Pan. Flathead and trevally along Gympie Terrace. Bream, flathead and a few golden and giant trevally around Woods Bay area. A few good catches of Jacks in between the lakes. A few muddies showing up in the upper reaches.

Maroochydore: Big flathead and shovel nose ray from the motorway bridge area. Flathead and bream along Oyster Bank Road. Mangrove jack in the Creeks and rocky areas of the middle river. Whiting and flathead from the lower river. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Mooloolaba: Bream, cod and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Mangrove jack and bream from the Twin Bridges. Trevally, cod and jack from the canals. Mud crabs in the Mooloolah Canals.

Caloundra: Whiting off the beach at Currimundi. Jacks and cod in Currimundi Creek. Whiting to 39.8 cm bream, tailor, golden trevally and flathead from Golden Beach. Flathead on trolled hard bodied lures and plastics between Bells and Coochin Creeks. Cod and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

laura 40cm Noosa

Laura, caught this elbow slapper whiting measuring 40 cm in the lower Noosa River.on Wednesday

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