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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-04-10


Lighter winds early with increasing winds and seas in the afternoon with southeasterly about 10 knots increasing to 15 to 20 knots in the early afternoon and reaching 20 to 25 knots at times offshore, with seas starting below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 2 metres by early evening. Tomorrow winds will be southeasterly 15 to 20 knots turning easterly during the afternoon with seas 1 to 2 metres. With good conditions early today it's worth heading out to the inshore reefs to chase the schooling long tail tuna and mixed bag of reef fish.

Local Dams and Rivers

In the Dams quality bass, saratoga and yellowbelly feeding at present. Borumba Dam has bass and saratoga still hitting lures and fly particularly. Check out Southern Queensland Fishing facebook page, for more Dam Information.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting throughout the lower system. Flathead, bream and trevally from the River mouth. A few queenfish, trevally in Woods bays. Mangrove jack, cod and bream from Munna Point. Good grunter bream around Goat Island. Mud crabs throughout river.

Maroochydore: Jew, bream and trevally in the Cod Hole. Bream, whiting and flathead along the Black Banks and Goat Island stretch. Bream to 40cm and golden trevally at Cotton Tree. Still big mud crabs throughout the river particularly in the creeks.

Mooloolaba: Trevally around the rocks walls, pontoons and Jetties between the Mouth. Good fighting golden trevally around Minyama Island. Cod, trevally and flathead from La Balsa Basin and mangrove jack around the structures and rock walls. Mud crabs in the creeks, canals and throughout the river.

Caloundra: Trevally, mangrove jack and cod in Pelican Waters Canal. Whiting, bream, grunter and flathead on the flats between the bar and Golden Beach and in the creek mouths. Trevally and bream off the Muddies in the creeks and mangrove areas throughout the passage.

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Six year old Olive Parsey was very happy with her quality flathead taken on second cast of prawn bait, off Chambers Island .

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