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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-05-23


Conditions will be okay early and then becoming choppy with winds south to southeasterly about 10 knots reaching up to 20 knots from late morning. Winds tending south to southwesterly inshore during the morning and seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres around midday. Tomorrow will have choppy conditions with winds southeasterly 10 to 15 knots and seas around 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres offshore north of Maroochydore.  Wild Thing 2 crews fished Chardons Reef on Monday where they caught moses perch, grass sweetlip, Maori cod, venus tusk fish, snapper, gold spot estuary cod and pearl perch."  Double Island Point there's been tusk fish, pearl perch, snapper, gold spot cod, moses perch, red emperor, trevally and Maori cod.  Sunshine and North Reef have had coral trout to 6.0kg over the weekend,also had good Spanish mackerel and yellow tail kingfish, snapper and grass sweetlip also a few cobia, quality Spanish mackerel,off Mooloolaba, Coolum and Caloundra. Trout, Spanish mackerel, cod, grass sweetlip, cobia and tusk fish from the Barwon Banks.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead around Munna Pt and good golden trevally around the sand bags. Chopper tailor, whiting a few good bream and trevally from the River mouth and lower river. A few trevally to 61cm and tailor in and around Woods Bay. Plenty of bream starting to feed throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Trevally and jew to 80cm on Sunday in the Cod Hole. Flathead around Chambers Island and Picnic Point. Bream and nice golden trevally from the river mouth. Jew taken off the rocks and dart along the beachesat Yaroomba. Still getting good mud crabs throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Try for jew, bream and a few tailor off Point Cartwright at dawn and dusk or overnight. Good size bream around the rocks walls and Jetties in the lower river. Trevally and flathead from La Balsa Basin. Mud crabs and some quality flathead in the creeks and canals.

Caloundra: Bream and the odd chopper tailor feeding around the bar and throughout the passage. Whiting, bream and flathead along the golden beach stretch. Muddies in the creeks.

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Cameron (Camo) Sullivan with one of his jew that he caught and released on Sunday at the Cod Hole.

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