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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2020-02-19

Offshore: Today's conditions will have the winds picking up a bit in the afternoon making conditions choppy with winds north to northeasterly 10 to 15 knots, increasing to 15 to 20 knots during the afternoon. Winds turning a hot north to northwesterly in the evening and seas below 1 metre, increasing to 1 to 1.5 metres by early evening. Tomorrow will be similar with annoying choppy conditions out wide with winds northwesterly 15 to 20 knots shifting southeasterly during the late morning and afternoon and seas 1 to 1.5 metres. Recently the mackerel have been feeding on local reefs as well as sweetlip and snapper. Hall's Reefs have been producing spanish mackerel and small snapper. Spanish mackerel from Currimundi Reef. Spotty and spanish mackerel from Coolum. Caloundra 5 mile reef has had a few solid spanish mackerel.

Estuaries and Beaches

Noosa: Trevally, and a flathead released, went 86cm on a trolled diver and a few mangrove jack to 48cm in Woods Bays. Quality elbow slapper whiting with fish in the 40cm to 42cm range and a few grunter throughout the lower river. Mud crabs on the move throughout the river.

Maroochydore: Plenty of bream and a few trevally on the making tide in the lower river. Whiting throughout the lower river. Mangrove jack from the Cod Hole and Twin Waters Canal. Flathead from the mouth of Eudlo Creek.Mud crabs throughout the river.

Mooloolaba: Whiting and grunter bream in Mountain creek and Kawana Canals. Estuary cod and bream from the Twin Bridges. Bream and golden trevally from the boat moorings. Mud crabs in the canals and lower river.

Caloundra: Trevally, bream and tarwhine between the bar and Coast guard Jetty. Flathead in Bells Creek. Mud crabs throughout the passage. Quality whiting on the banks out from Golden Beach.

Rainbow escape Fishing charters Off Rainbow 

Have a look at some of the crew on a Rainbow Escape Charter off Rainbow Beach, with a nice catch of Pearl Perch taken recently.

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