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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-09-04


Today, it's probably best to stay in port with ordinary to rough conditions with winds, southeasterly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots at times offshore with seas 1 to 2 metres. Tomorrow will be still choppy with winds east to southeasterly 15 to 20 knots and seas 1 to 1.5 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. When you can get out again there have been catches on North Reef of pearl perch, moses perch, pearl perch, mulloway and trag jew. Trekka 2 fished North Reef on Saturday where we caught pearl perch, moses perch, snapper, teraglin jewfish and mulloway." . Snapper, long tail tuna, cobia, pearl perch, tusk fish from the Gneerings and Caloundra 12 mile. Snapper, pearl perch, cobia, mulloway and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Snapper, grass sweetlp, moses perch and parrot from Murphy's. Snapper and good sweetlip close in off Coolum around Old Women Island. Snapper and Sweetlip around Brays Rock.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: A few tailor, bream and dart to be taken along Teewah Beach. Over the weekend the upper Noosa River produced nice GT, fllathead, cod, bream and this nice jack that measured in the low 40's."Big golden trevally and flathead in Woods Bays. There has been plenty of whiting in the lower river.

Maroochydore: Try for tailor and mulloway from the river mouth.the odd golden trevally to 60cm in the middle river. Flathead in Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack and trevally in Petrie Creek. Quality whiting in the lower river. Mud crabs in the middle and upper river.

Mooloolaba: Trevally and bream around Minyama Island. Bream, the odd tailor and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting from the flats above McKenzies Bridge. Bream and mangrove jack at night around McKenzies Bridge. Bream, grass sweetlip and tailor off the rocks at Point Cartwright.

Caloundra: Whiting and flathead from Currimundi Creek. Flathead and whiting along Golden Beach. Bream and the odd tailor from the rocky headland between Moffat and Shelly Beaches. Flathead from the skids. Worth trying the snaggy areas for mangrove jack throughout the Passage.

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Jasom Milne Spangled emperor

Jason Milne fishing on his Viking Kayak taking a quality spangled emperor just out from Mooloolaba.

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