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Local Fishing Report: Wednesday 2/2/2011

LOCAL FISHING REPORT Wednesday February 2, 2011

 

Noosa: Trevally on the high tide in Woods Bay along with the occasional mangrove jack. Large numbers of flathead and a few whiting from the mouth. Dart and Tarwhine along North shore. Mud crabs from the Tewantin stretch and in Weyba creek.

Maroochydore: Plenty of Herring on the top of the tide which are being smashed by trevally, bream and flathead. Mangrove jack up to 2kg in Petrie Creek, the Cod Hole and above Bli Bli bridge. Flathead up to 75cm have been caught and released from the mouth. Mud crabs in good numbers above Bli Bli bridge.

Kawana: Trevally and a few grass sweetlip from the rock walls at dawn. Trevally, bream and whiting from La Balsa park. Flathead and a few bream from McKenzie bridge. Mangrove jacks and trevally in Lake Kawana and throughout the back ends of the canals.

Caloundra: Estuary cod and grunter bream from Military jetty. Mangrove Jacks from Coochin creek on live herring . A few whiting and flathead from the mouth of Bells creek. Trevally and bream in the canals on soft plastics along with a few jacks. Mud crabs throughout the passage.

 

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Michael Philips caught and released this 75cm+ dusky flathead while fishing from Cotton Tree.


 

Local Fishing Report: Tuesday 1/2/2011

LOCAL FISHING REPORT Tuesday February 1, 2011

 

Noosa: Trevally on the high tide in Woods Bay. A few whiting from the Frying Pan. Large numbers of flathead from the mouth. Dart and Tarwhine along North shore. Mud crabs from the Tewantin stretch and in Weyba creek.

Maroochydore: Plenty of Herring on the top of the tide which are being smashed by trevally, bream and flathead. Mangrove jack up to 2kg in Petrie Creek, the cod hole and above Bli Bli bridge. Big flathead on the banks upstream from Petrie Creek.  Bream, tarwhine and flathead on the high tide in the cod hole. Mud crabs in good numbers above Bli Bli bridge.

Kawana: Trevally and a few average grass sweetlip from the rock walls. Whiting in the Basin. Golden and silver trevally from La Balsa park. Flathead and a few bream from McKenzie bridge. Mud crabs in the canals. Mangrove jacks and trevally in Lake Kawana.

Caloundra: Estuary cod and grunter bream from Military jetty. Mangrove Jacks from Coochin creek. Whiting and a few flathead from Currimundi lake. Trevally and bream in the canals. Mud crabs throughout the passage.

 

Local Fishing Report: Monday 31/1/2011

LOCAL FISHING REPORT Monday January 31, 2011

 

Noosa: Big blue fin and yellow fin tuna in the bay. Mangrove jack and thread fin salmon up to 5kg from Woods bay and the back of the sound. Large numbers of flathead from the mouth. Dart and Tarwhine along North shore. Good numbers of bass in lake McDonald.

Maroochydore: Mangrove jack up to 2kg in Petrie Creek, the cod hole and above Bli Bli bridge. Big flathead on the banks upstream from Petrie Creek.  Bream, tarwhine and flathead on the high tide in the cod hole. Mud crabs in good number above Bli Bli bridge.

Kawana: Quality dart, trevally and tarwhine from Kawana Beach. Golden and silver trevally from La Balsa park. Flathead and a few bream from McKenzie bridge. Mud crabs in the canals. Mangrove jacks in Kawana Waters.

Caloundra: Dart, whiting and tarwhine along Currimundi beach. Whiting and a few flathead from Currimundi lake. Trevally and bream in the canals. Mud crabs throughout the passage.

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Dave was fishing with squid and prawns in the Maroochy River over night when he hooked several clean yellow fin bream up to 800g in weight.

 

 

Local Fishing Report: Sunday 30/1/2011

LOCAL FISHING REPORT Sunday January 30, 2011

 

 

Noosa: Spanish mackerel, snapper, cobia and mahi mahi from Sunshine reef. Big blue fin and yellow fin tuna in the bay. Mangrove jack and thread fin salmon up to 5kg from Woods bay and the back of the sound. Large numbers of flathead from the mouth. Large numbers of dart from North shore. Good numbers of bass up to 42cm from lake McDonald.

Maroochydore: Spotty mackerel, squire and  sweetlip from Old Woman island. Large Mangrove jack up to 2kg in the cod hole and up the creeks. Plenty of large flathead, bream and trevally around Goat and Channel island on bait and soft plastics.  Whiting around Cotton Tree.

Kawana: Amberjack, snapper, Spanish mackerel and sweetlip from the banks. Golden and silver trevally from La Balsa park. Quality dart, trevally and tarwhine from Kawana Beach. Flathead and a few bream from McKenzie bridge. Mud crabs in the canals.

Caloundra: Grass sweetlip, snapper and Spanish mackerel from Brays Rock.  Dart, whiting and tarwhine along Currimundi beach. Whiting and a few flathead from Currimundi lake. Trevally and bream in the canals. Mud crabs throughout the passage.

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Josh Tarrant was fishing from a pontoon cruiser in the lower Maroochy River when he caught this 62cm dusky flathead.

 

Local Fishing Report: Saturday 29/1/2011

LOCAL FISHING REPORT Saturday January 29, 2011

 

Noosa: Spanish mackerel, snapper, cobia and mahi mahi from Sunshine reef. Big blue fin and yellow fin tuna in the bay. Mangrove jack and thread fin salmon up to 5kg from Woods bay and the back of the sound. Large numbers of flathead from the mouth. Large numbers of dart from North shore. Good numbers of bass up to 42cm from lake McDonald.

Maroochydore: Spotty mackerel, squire and  sweetlip from Old Woman island. Large schools of herring have been returning to the river resulting in some good catches of mangrove jack up to 2kg. Plenty of large flathead, bream and trevally around Goat and Channel island on bait and soft plastics.

Kawana: Amberjack, snapper, Spanish mackerel and sweetlip from the banks. Golden and silver trevally from La Balsa park. Quality dart, trevally and tarwhine from Kawana Beach. Flathead and a few bream from McKenzie bridge. Mud crabs in the canals.

Caloundra: Grass sweetlip, snapper and Spanish mackerel from Brays Rock.  Dart, whiting and tarwhine along Currimundi beach. Whiting and a few flathead from Currimundi lake. Trevally and bream in the canals. Mud crabs throughout the passage.

 

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Troy hooked up to this solid Spanish mackerel while fishing out at the Barwon banks.

 

 

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