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Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2018-08-25


With Sundays Full Moon Phase there will be some great fish feeding activity to be had over the next few days. Good condition with a bit of northerly chop with winds east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots with seas around 1 metre.Tomorrow will have fairly choppy conditions hopfully mainly in the morning, with winds north to northeasterly 15 to 20 knots shifting south to southwesterly during the afternoon then becoming west to southwesterly about 10 knots during the evening with seas 1 to 2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the evening.  Double Island Point theirs been pearl perch, moses perch, tusk fish and a number of quality cobia. There's been grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. The crews on Deep End Charters out of Mooloolaba have been getting some quality snapper, long tail tuna, cobia, pearl perch, tusk fish from the Gneerings and Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper, grass sweetlp, moses perch and parrot from Murphy's. Big grass sweetlip and nice keeper snapper close in off Coolum around Old Women Island. Snapper and Sweetlip around Brays Rock.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Jew, tailor, bream and dart to be taken along Teewah Beach.There has been plenty of whiting opposite the Yacht Club and some really good flathead up to 70cm just outside Lake Doonella on the run out tide. Decent golden trevally to 60 cm and queenfish around the ski run area, and also up into Lake Cooroibah Luderick in the lower river. Bream around the bridges and rocky areas of the lower river.

Maroochydore: Try for jew off Coolum Beach and tailor at the river mouth and along the beaches try at dawn and dusk or over night. Several Big queenfish up to 75 cm all caught and released except one over past two days, chopper tailor, bream and a few trevally with better catches over night from the motorway bridge pylons and along Oyster bank road. Good fathead caught through out the river and quality bream from around Goat and Channel Islands.

Mooloolaba: A few good tailor and solid golden trevally in the lower river. Bream and a few luderick around McKenzies Bridge, the rock walls and the Kawana Boat Ramp. Big bream and tailoroff the rocks at Point Cartwright. Gar in the La Balsa sand basin.

Caloundra: Be worth targeting he jew over night along the beaches with the Full Moon on Saturday Night. The beaches have bream, tailor and jew at dawn and dusk. Luderick, bream, the odd tailor and flathead off the boardwalk. Bream, flathead and whiting along Golden beach. Trevally, cod, the odd tailor and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Chrissy Bell 60cm Dusky

Chrissy Bell from The Maroochy RSL Fishing Club did well on her kayak for this 60 cm dusky flathead off Chambers island yesterday.

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