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Local Fishing Report: Monday 2018-10-22


Today's looking good with with winds North to northwesterly about 10 knots tending southeasterly 10 to 15 knots early in the morning, with seas around 1 metre, decreasing below 0.5 metres during the morning, then increasing to below 1 metre around midday.Tomorrow, conditions will be excellent with winds south to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly during the afternoon with seas below 1 metre. Cougar One charter to North Reef where the crews caught pearl perch, venus tusk fish, grass sweetlip, Maori cod, gold spot cod and small snapper."  Snapper, yellow tail kingfish, long tail tuna, tusk fish from the Gneerings. Snapper, pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Double Island Point has consistently had good catches of snapper, red emperor, cod, a few trout, pearl perch, moses perch and tusk fish.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Try for flathead, trevally and bream around the mouth. Flathead and trevally around Woods Bay area. A couple of flathead 60cm and 52cm caught and released just before Lake Cooroibah , caught on pilchard baits" Mud crabs pretty well throughout all the systems and in Noosa Waters Canal.

Maroochydore: A few elbow slapper whiting feeding under cover of the ditty water in the lower river. Flathead to 68 cm on Thursday and heaps of bream throughout the river. Whiting, bream, grunter bream and flathead throughout the river. Plenty of mud crabs throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Bream and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod, whiting and grunter from the Twin Bridges. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river.

Caloundra: Mud crabs in Currimundi Lake. Whiting, grunter bream and bream still feeding throughout and mud crabs in the creeks and flushing out into the Passage. Bream, flathead and crabs in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Xander Whiting

Keen young angler Xander Melnacis, with an elbow slapped Whiting taken off Chambers Islands. Well done Xander!

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