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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-10-23


Today's conditions are looking good particularly early in the day, with with winds South to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots in the early afternoon,with seas below 1 metre.Tomorrow, conditions will be excellent with winds variable about 10 knots, with seas below 1 metre. North Reef's had pearl perch, venus tusk fish, grass sweetlip, Maori cod, gold spot cod and small snapper. Snapper, yellow tail kingfish, long tail tuna, tusk fish from the Gneerings. Snapper, pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks. Cougar One did trip to Double Island Point on Sunday where the crews caught snapper, pearl perch, venus tusk fish and scarlet sea perch. 

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Try for flathead, trevally and bream around the mouth. Flathead and trevally around Woods Bay area. A couple of flathead 60cm and 52cm caught and released just before Lake Cooroibah , caught on pilchard baits. Mud crabs pretty well throughout all the systems and in Noosa Waters Canal.

Maroochydore: Bill Conn caught 2, 50 cm + golden trevally yesterday near the Cod Hole. A few elbow slapper whiting feeding under cover of the ditty water in the lower river. Flathead to 68 cm on Thursday and heaps of bream throughout the river. Whiting, bream, grunter bream and flathead throughout the river. Plenty of mud crabs throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Bream and good golden trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod, whiting and grunter from the Twin Bridges. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river.

Caloundra: Mud crabs in Currimundi Lake. Whiting, grunter bream and bream still feeding throughout and mud crabs in the creeks and flushing out into the Passage. Bream, flathead and crabs in Pelican Waters Canal.

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Eddie Hoskins with a solid 27 cm bream off Chambers Island on Sunday.

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