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Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 2020-03-17

Offshore: No fishing report for offshore waters due to strong winds, big seas and swells. Today winds will be south to southeasterly 20 to 25 knots with seas 1.5 to 2.5 metres. Tomorrows conditions will slightly improve but still keep you in sheltered waters, with winds south to southeasterly 15 to 25 knots and seas 1.5 to 2 metres.So best to stay at home or fish in the protected rivers or Pumicestone Passage.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Flathead, bream, giant trevally and whiting in the lower river with a few grunter and flathead along Tewantin stretch. Mangrove jack and trevally in Noosa Sound and in Woods Bay area. Mud crabs throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Flathead and heaps of average size bream from around and the Cod Hole and Chambers Island. Whiting and bream in the lower river. Mangrove jack, cod and trevally in the creeks and around structures in the system. Mud crabs throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Big flathead and a few grunter around the Twin Bridges. Whiting and bream from the La Balsa sand basin. Mangrove jack from the bridges and snaggy areas of the river. Mud crabs in the canals and lower river.

Caloundra: Worth a try fishing in the beautifully sheltered waters of the Pumicestone Passage. Whiting and bream in Currimundi Lake. Flathead, bream and whiting along Golden Beach. Cod and trevally in Pelican waters. Mud crabs throughout the passage and in the creeks.

mudcrab Lachie Reedy 

Have a look at keen and dedicated angler and crabber, Lachlan Reedy who has been potting some great buck crabs up near at Hervey Bay.

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