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Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2018-09-01

Offshore

Strong Wind Warning today for Sunshine Coast Waters. Conditions will have some pretty rough conditions this morning with winds northwesterly 20 to 25 knots, reaching up to 30 knots offshore during the morning. Winds tending westerly 15 to 20 knots during the morning then tending north to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots in the late afternoon with seas 2 to 3 metres, decreasing to 1 to 1.5 metres during the morning, then decreasing below 1 metre during the afternoon.Tomorrow will have much better conditions with winds southwesterly 10 to 15 knots turning southeasterly during the day. and seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore during the afternoon or evening  So when conditions improve and are right go to North Reef for some pearl perch, moses perch hussar, venus tusk fish and some solid grass sweetlip. There's been 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. Keeper 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. There's been grass sweetlip, cobia, cod, quality snapper and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

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. Golden trevally and queenfish around the ski run area, and also up into Lake Cooroibah.

Maroochydore: A few tailor, bream and a few trevally throughout the lower and middle reaches. Flathead in Eudlo Creek. Fathead and bream from around Goat and Channel Islands. Whiting to 43cm in the lower river on yabbie and worm on the run out tide.

Mooloolaba: Good hard fighting trevally around Minyama Island. Bream and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Bream and mangrove jack at night around McKenzies Bridge and the rock walls the Kawana Boat Ramp. Bream and tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright.

Caloundra: Flathead and whiting along Golden Beach. Bream, tailor and grass sweetlip from the rocky headland between Moffat and Shelly Beaches. Luderick, bream, the odd tailor and flathead off the boardwalk. Some good size whiting feeding off the flats throughout the Passage.

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Jack WitekCodhole96cm

Jack Witek with a nice jew caught at the Cod Hole recently.

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