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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-09-10


Today its the New Moon so fish will be on the bite for the next few days. Today will have good conditions early in the day with choppy to rough conditions later with winds southwest to southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the middle of the day. Winds reaching up to 25 knots at times south of Mooloolaba in the evening with seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres during the afternoon.Tomorrow conditions will be choppy early but be workable in the afternoon for most of the day with winds south to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots tending east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the day with seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon or evening. North Reef's had pearl perch, moses perch, snapper, teraglin jewfish and mulloway. Snapper, long tail tuna, cobia, pearl perch, tusk fish from the Gneerings. 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.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Good flathead and bream around the river mouth and some nice diamond and golden trevally at the Woods Bays. Noosaville has had good whiting and flathead with the bream around the structures. Tewantin and Cooroibah had plenty of fish on the bite.

Maroochydore: Try for tailor bream, golden trevally and jew at night from the river mouth the and at the Cod Hole and upstream to Bli Bli. Quality flathead around the Bli Bli area and in the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack showing up and trevally in Petrie Creek. Quality whiting in the lower 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, tailor and jew at night off the rocks at Point Cartwright.

Caloundra: Whiting , bream and still a few tailor in the gutters along the beaches from the rocky headland and tip of Bribie. Whiting and flathead from Currimundi Creek. Flathead from the skids. Jacks are showing up so its worth trying the snaggy or structured areas for mangrove jack throughout the creeks and Passage.

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Jack Peters 40cm tailor caught at Maroochy River mouth

Jack Peters had a good time chasing tailor 40 cm+ in the lower Maroochy River.

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