Swan Boat Hire -

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 2020-02-15

Offshore: Except for a solid swell the wind and sea conditions are okay with winds east to northeasterly about 10 knots, increasing to 10 to 15 knots inshore during the afternoon. Winds inshore variable about 10 knots during the early morning seas below 1 metre and swells southeasterly 2 to 2.5 metres, tending easterly 1.5 to 2 metres during the morning. Looking similar tomorrow with swells easing back with winds east to southeasterly about 10 knots tending east to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots during the afternoon, then decreasing to about 10 knots during the evening., seas below 1 metre and swells easterly 1 to 1.5 metres. As conditions improve it will be worth fishing along the the dirty water line from the estuaries water meets the clean ocean waters, where the fish could be feeding. Spanish mackerel, yellowfin tuna, sweetlip and maori cod from Sunshine Reef. Hall's Reefs have been producing spotty and spanish mackerel. Spanish mackerel from Currimundi Reef. Spotty and spanish mackerel from Coolum. A few good reef fish including the odd coral trout, snapper and sweetlip along with spotty and Spanish mackerel from the Gneerings, Caloundra 5 and 12 mile. Small snapper and grass sweetlip around Brays Rock.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Trevally, flathead and mangrove jack in Woods Bays. A few good jacks and grunter bream from between the lakes and upper river system. Whiting throughout the lower river. Mud crabs on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: The mud crabs on the move throughout the coasts rivers, creeks and canals. Trevally, bream and a few good whiting feeding in the lower river around Chambers Island and Twin Waters. Try for mangrove jack in the structured/snaggy areas throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Whiting and grunter bream in Mountain creek and Kawana Canals. Try for mangrove jack around the bridges and jetties of the lower river. Bream from the moorings and rock wall. Mud crabs in the canals and moving .

Caloundra: Bream and trevally in Pelican Waters. Flathead form the mouth of Bells Creek. Mud crabs throughout the passage. Quality whiting on the banks out from Golden Beach.

Jimmy Free 

Jimmy Free, Noosa River Fishing Safaris... "Brian from Sydney caught this 65cm flathead in the lower estuary on Tuesday's charter. It went for a live prawn." www.fishingnoosa.com.au/riverfishingsafaris.htm 

Swan Boat Hire