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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-10-30


Better conditions today with winds easing back to east to southeasterly 10 to 15 knots tending east to northeasterly in the evening and seas around 1 metre. Tomorrow looking workable with winds northeasterly 10 to 15 knots and seas below 1 metre. Snapper, cobia, yellow tail kingfish, long tail tuna, tusk fish from the Gneerings and Caloundra Wide. Snapper, pearl perch, cobia, jew and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.  Double Island Point has consistently had good catches, there's been trout, red emperor, snapper, pearl perch, hussar, tuskfish, big cod and sweetlip.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Good catches of bream, queenfish and trevally in Woods Bays. Flathead, bream, grunter and a few small jewies in the ski runs. Flathead, still a few nice tailor, trevally and bream around the mouth. Mud crabs pretty well throughout all the systems and in Noosa Waters Canal.

Maroochydore: Flathead to 71cm, bream and tarwhine near the Cod Hole. Whiting feeding in the middle and lower river. Flathead to 58cm and bream from picnic point. Bream and dart from the sand bags. A couple of good buck mud crabs caught around Bli Bli over the weekend.

Mooloolaba: Bream to 32cm and good golden trevally from the boat moorings. Bream and grass sweetlip from the Kawana Rock wall. 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: The Whiting are in good number south of Bells Creek. Flathead, whiting, grunter bream and bream from Golden Beach. Trevally and mangrove jack in Pelican Waters. Mud crabs in Coochin Creek.

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James and Rebecca Ebert52cm 36cmtarwhine

James and Rebecca Ebert with a 52 cm dusky flathead and a 36 cm tarwhine caught in the Maroochy River.

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