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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2018-11-06


Choppy to rough conditions look like sticking around till Thursday morning, in time for a blustery southerly change, so be prepared to stay in sheltered waters with winds today northerly 15 to 20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots offshore in the afternoon and evening, with seas 1.5 to 2 metres. Tomorrow more of the same with winds northerly 20 to 25 knots and seas 1.5 to 2 metres. When conditions improve certainly by the weekend be ready to go for some snapper, cobia, yellow tail kingfish, long tail tuna, tusk fish from the Gneerings and Caloundra Wide. Snapper, coral trout, moses perch and maori cod from Sunshine Reef. Fishing offshore Noosa fished Double Island Point on Saturday for snapper, grass emperor, pearl perch, tusk fish, cobia, gold band snapper and moses perch." www.fishingnoosa.com.au/fishingoffshorenoosa.html 

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Good flathead and bream from the river mouth. Flathead, bream, grunter and a few jew in the ski runs. Flathead, trevally, jacks and whiting in Woods Bays. Mud crabs pretty well throughout all the systems and in Noosa Waters Canal.

Maroochydore: Trevally and school jew up to 65cm released around the motorway bridge pylons. Good flathead throughout the river. Mangrove jack and trevally in Petrie Creek. Whiting feeding in the middle and lower river. It's worth putting the crab pots and try your luck for a few keeper mud crabs.

Mooloolaba: Bream and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Whiting and flathead from La Balsa Sand basin. Cod, flathead and bream from the Twin Bridges. Whiting from the entrance to Mountain Creek. Mud crabs in the canals and middle river.

Caloundra: Flathead, whiting and bream from Golden Beach. Trevally and mangrove jack in Pelican Waters and in the creeks that flow into the Passage. Mud crabs in Coochin Creek.

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Check out an excited Matt Hinks, with a nice eating 55 cm dusky Flathead taken in the Middle reaches of the Maroochy River. Well done Matt!

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