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Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2018-06-09


After the very ordinary conditions the last few days it looks like fantastic conditions for today with winds east to southeasterly about 10 knots, tending southerly inshore during the morning. Winds becoming southerly throughout from around midday and seas below 1 metre. While tomorrow conditions will be real good as well so be ready to go with winds variable below 10 knots becoming south to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the morning. and seas below 1 metre. Try Sunshine and North Reef where they have had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip and also a few cobia. Snapper, pearl perch, nice tusk fish and cod from Caloundra 12 Mile. Snapper and sweetlip from Caloundra 5 mile. Jew and sweetlip from Currimundi. has had good snapper and cobia showing up. Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and big tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.  Trekka 2 did a nine hour trip to Double Island Point last week where the crews caught tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold band snapper, moses perch, nannygai and trevally."  Also Cougar One fished Double Island Point where they caught scarlet sea perch, pearl perch, gold band snapper and bagged out the boat on snapper for the first time this   There have been good catches of snapper, pearlies, sweetlip, nannygai, moses perch, cod and still a few mackerel around the 10nm and 18nm reefs off the Wide Bay Bar.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Try for chopper tailor, whiting a few quality bream and trevally from the River mouth. Tailor, trevally and bream inWoods Bays. School jew and a jew went 91cm, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Get ready for a few good bream feeding around next Thursdays New Moon phase. School jew in the middle river with a few big fish taken in the Cod Hole. Big flathead caught and released in the lower reaches over the weekend. Dart and bream from Mudjimba Beach. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Mooloolaba: Dart in the gutter between Kawana and Wurtulla. 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: Bream off the rocks outcrops and headland between Dicky and Shelly Beaches. 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.

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Alexander Weier was having a good time catching a few fat bream last Sunday at Bells Creek in the Pumicestone Passage

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