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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-05-29


Wednesdays Full Moon Phase and the cold weather will have the fish feeding and on the bite. Excellent offshore conditions with winds easterly 10 to 15 knots tending southeasterly before dawn. Winds tending south to southwesterly inshore during the early morning with seas below 1 metre. More great conditions tomorrow with winds variable about 10 knots becoming west to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots during the evening and seas below 0.5 metres. Sunshine has had quality coral trout, sweetlip, moses perch and spanish mackerel. North Reef had coral trout, Spanish mackerel, yellowtail kingfish and snapper.  Grass sweetlip,  cobia, quality Spanish mackerel off Mooloolaba. Caloundra 12 Mile has had good snapper and cobia showing up. 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 quality bream and trevally from the River mouth and lower river. Trevally, tailor and bream in Woods Bay. School jew, threadfin salmon and good mud crabs in between the lakes.

Maroochydore: Plenty of school jew in the middle river with a few good keeper in the deeper holes. Quality giant trevally and goldens around the Cod Hole stretch. Dart, bigger bream to 40cm, tailor and jew from both sides of the river mouth. Flathead around Chambers Island and Picnic Point. Still getting some good late season mud crabs throughout the river. Sand crabs form the lower river.

Mooloolaba: Good schools of 3 X 2 gar in the lower river. Quality bream around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Golden and diamond trevally in the middle river and canals. Mud crabs in the canals.

Caloundra: 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. Trevally, bream and cod in Pelican waters. Still muddies in the creeks.

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LachlanGreen 78cmjew

Lachlan Green with a 76cm jew caught in the Cod Hole last week.

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