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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-10-09


Good conditions in the morning with winds variable below 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon then tending northerly in the evening with seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow will be okay in the morning but turning choppy to rough in the afternoon with winds North to northwesterly 10 to 15 knots shifting south to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots during the afternoon. North Reef had venus tusk fish, maori cod, cobia, snapper and big pearl perch. There have been some good coronation trout, snapper, tuskfish and pearl perch for those who ventured as far as Sandy Cape. Cougar One fished Sunshine Reef where they caught snapper, pearl perch, grass sweetlip and coral trout. Sweetlip, school mackerel and  tusk fish from the Gneerings. Snapper, pearl perch, tusk fish and cobia from the Hards. Double Island Point has had good snapper, red emperor, large cod, a few trout, pearl perch, moses perch,and tusk fish. Snapper, Maori cod, moses perch, cobia, scarlet sea perch from Double Island.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Whiting from Dog Beach and in the frying pan. Flathead and trevally along Gympie Terrace. Bream, flathead and a few goldens at the woods. A few good catches of Jacks in between the lakes. Worth putting the Crab pots in.

Maroochydore: Bream, trevally, flathead and the odd tailor between Chambers Island and the mouth of Eudlo Creek. Mangrove jack in the Creeks and middle river. Quality whiting and few bream in the lower river. Mud crabs in the middle river.

Mooloolaba: Bream and dart in the wash at Kawana Beach. Bream from the boat moorings. Whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Mangrove jack from the Twin Bridges. Trevally, cod and jack from the canals. Tailor and bream off the rock walls.

Caloundra: Whiting off the beach at Currimundi. Jacks in Currimundi Creek. Whiting to 39.8 cm bream, tailor, golden trevally and flathead from Golden Beach. Flathead on trolled hard bodied lures and plastics between Bells and Coochin Creeks. Cod and bream in Pelican Waters Canal.

Caloundra Powerboat Fishing Club - Take A Kid Fishing Day - Sunday 7 October.

TAKF Gemma Sarah Kleis

Gemma Kleis with a 42.5cm Tailor and sister Sarah Kleis with a 57cm Golden Trevally. These are some of the results of our annual Take A Kid Fishing day which was held yesterday. All the fish were caught in the Pumicestone Passage at Golden Beach.

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