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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-09-03

Offshore

Winds will be South to southeasterly at 15 to 20 knots, with 1 to 1.5 metres seas and 1 to 1.5m of offshore swell. North Reef for some pearl perch, moses perch, pearl perch, mulloway and trag jew. Snapper, long tail tuna, cobia, pearl perch, tusk fish from the Gneerings and Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper, pearl perch, cobia, mulloway and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, grass sweetlp, moses perch and parrot from Murphy's. Snapper and good sweetlip close in off Coolum around Old Women Island. Snapper and Sweetlip around Brays Rock. Double Island Point reefs producing good quality snapper, some nice red emperor, pearl perch, moses perch, tusk fish and a number of quality cobia.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: A few tailor, bream and dart to be taken along Teewah Beach. Big golden trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. There has been plenty of whiting in the lower river. Flathead up to 70cm just outside Lake Doonella. Flathead, treavally, cod, bream and jack from Tewantin ski run and in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Tailor and mulloway from the river mouth.Golden trevally to 60cm in the middle river. Flathead in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack and trevally in petrie Creek. Quality whiting in the lower river. Mud crabs in the middle and upper river.

Mooloolaba: Trevally and bream around Minyama Island. Bream, the odd tailor and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting from the flats above McKenzies Bridge. Bream and mangrove jack at night around McKenzies Bridge. Bream, grass sweetlip and tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright.

Caloundra: Whiting and flathead from Currimundi Creek. Flathead and whiting along Golden Beach. Bream, tailor and grass sweetlip from the rocky headland between Moffat and Shelly Beaches. Flathead from the skids.

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Ben Forgan Snapper

Ben Forgan with a snapper caught on soft out from Mooloolaba over the weekend.

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