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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2018-10-24


The Full Moon on Thursday will have the fish on the bite. Today's conditions are looking excellent, with with winds variable about 10 knots and seas below 1 metre. Tomorrow, conditions will be excellent as well with windsEast to southeasterly about 10 knots becoming north to northeasterly during the evening with seas below 1 metre. The offshore close in shore is clearing up and with the great conditions , out you go. North Reef's had pearl perch, venus tusk fish, grass sweetlip, Maori cod, gold spot cod and small snapper. 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. 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: With Thursdays Full Moon Phase the fish will be ready to feed, so be ready to go! There was a 65cm flathead off the Sand Bags near the Noosa Dog Beach on Monday.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 two 50 cm + golden trevally on Mondaynear 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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My good Scottish mate Bill Conn with a nice tailor, from near Yinny Street

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