Winds will be southerly at 10 to 15 knots inshore , tending southeasterly in the afternoon. Winds reaching up to 20 knots at times. In offshore waters winds will be southeasterly at 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the morning. Seas and swell will be 1 - 1.5m. Still a few quality spanish mackerel trolled up, snapper and trout on the bottom at Sunshine Reef. Snapper, trout, sweetlip and cobia on North Reef. Snapper and grass sweetlip form Bray's Rock. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.
Estuaries and Beaches
Noosa: Luderick or blackfish taken in Sandy Cove and at the car park rocks at the river mouth and lower river. Flathead around Munna Pt and quality golden trevally around the sand bags. Big golden in woods bays and the canals. Chopper tailor and a few good whiting caught over the weekend as well as quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and still good mud crabs in between the lakes with a few sand crabs in the lower river.
Maroochydore: Remember, 'The Cod Hole Fishing Comp Winter Classic' is on from the 5 - 8th July. A few good bream to 36cm feeding in the lower river around the coffee rock. Small jew and a few painted morwong from Mudjimba. School jew in Maroochy Waters and the Bli Bli stretch. Tailor and golden trevally in the Cod Hole. Flathead and big whiting from Goat Island. A few sand crabs in the lower river and in Eudlo Creek.
Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. Big jack and quality bream around McKenzies Bridge area this week. Average size grass sweetlip and big bream off the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the lower river. Quality bream feeding around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and giant trevally in the middle river and canals. Its worth trying for some sand crabs around the high tide.
Caloundra: Big bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. Bream and flathead off the boardwalk. Tailor and bream for the NE tip of Bribie. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. A few nice jew in the deeper holes throughout the passage. Some good catches of sand crabs throughout the Pumicestone Passage.
Bruce and his son Jarvis had a cold start to the day with bream and grunter caught and released on soft plastics in the Maroochy River.