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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-05-22


Conditions will be excellent with winds south to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots becoming variable about 10 knots in the early afternoon and seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow will have more good conditions with winds southeast to southwesterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly during the morning and seas below 0.5 metres, increasing to around 1 metre during the morning. Trekka 2 crew fished Double Island Point on Sunday where they caught, tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold spot cod, moses perch, red emperor, trevally and Maori cod.  Sunshine and North Reef have had coral trout to 6.0kg over the weekend,also had good Spanish mackerel and yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip also a few cobia, quality Spanish mackerel,off Mooloolaba, Coolum and Caloundra. Trout, Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Chopper tailor, whiting a few good bream and trevally from the River mouth and lower river. A few trevally to 61cm and tailor in and around Woods Bay. Plenty of bream starting to feed throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Trevally and jew to 76cm on Saturday night in the Cod Hole. Flathead around Chambers Island and Picnic Point. Bream and nice golden trevally from the river mouth. Jew taken off the rocks and dart along the beachesat Yaroomba. Still getting good mud crabs throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Good size bream around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Trevally and flathead from La Balsa Basin. Mud crabs and some quality flathead in the creeks and canals.

Caloundra: Bream and the odd chopper tailor feeding around the bar and throughout the passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. Muddies in the creeks.

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Keen angler Nick Kurtz from the Maroochy RSL Fishing Club with a 45cm Dusky flathead taken on a club outing in the Maroochy River on Sunday

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