SE QLD Fishing Report
Hervey Bay to Evans Head and SE Queensland Dams
These reports are the latest information available from bait and tackle shops, charter boats and guides in south-east Queensland and are updated every Friday afternoon. If you want more specific information on locations, bait availability, boat hire and boat ramps, please contact the report source.
Fraser Island
Dart, whiting and a few tailor along the eastern beaches. Travelling on the low tide is recommended.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:32 PM
Hervey Bay
Coral trout, sweetlip, tuskfish, red emperor and cod in the Gutters, small black marlin wide of Sandy Cape, snapper at the 25 fathom hole, diver whiting in Sandy Straits, off Point Vernon and Gatakers Bay and sand whiting on the making tide along the beaches from Burrum Heads to Urangan.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:32 PM
Rainbow Beach
Red emperor, pearl perch, tuskfish, snapper, maori wrasse, hussar, sweetlip and cobia about 20nm NE of Wide Bay Bar.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:32 PM
Noosa
Golden trevally and bream near the dog beach at the Noosa River mouth, flathead, queenfish, mulloway, bream and whiting along the Tewantin reach and in Lake Cooroibah and flathead at the Frying Pan.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:32 PM
Bream throughout the Noosa River, flathead along the drop offs in the lower reaches and trevally on top of the tide in Woods Bay and Noosa Sound.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:32 PM
Pearl perch, tuskfish, grassy sweetlip, snapper, mulloway, moses perch and school mackerel on North Reef.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:33 PM
Maroochydore
Good bream in Maroochy south channel and near Fishermans Road bridge, queenfish, mulloway, tailor and trevally around the Cod Hole and herring bait fish on the incoming tide in the lower reaches of the Maroochy River.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:33 PM
Mooloolaba
Snapper and cobia on the inner and outer reefs, dart and tarwhine along the beaches, bream at night near the trawlers in the Mooloolah River, mangrove jack in the canals and garfish in the basin.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:33 PM
Tuskfish and snapper at the Hards and Caloundra wide.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:34 PM
Snapper, tuskfish and moses perch at Caloundra 12 Mile and pearl perch, snapper and trag jew at Caloundra wide.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:33 PM
Snapper, grassy sweetlip and tuskfish at Caloundra 12 Mile and snapper and grassy sweetlip at Murphys Reef.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:33 PM
Caloundra
Snapper, amberjack and mulloway at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper on the close reefs, a few tailor along the beaches, bream, flathead and sand crabs in Pumicestone Passage, luderick along the Boardwalk and trevally on top of the tide in the canals.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:34 PM
Donnybrook
Sand whiting at Mission Point, flathead and small snapper at 112, bream around Little Goat Island, chopper tailor and sand crabs in the main channel and mud crabs in the creeks.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:34 PM
Bribie Island
Diver whiting on the Cockle Banks and near the special marker off South Point, bream and sweetlip off the Bongaree Jetty, opposite IGA and the Fishing Museum, bream at dusk in Pacific Harbour canals and under the Bribie Bridge, small snapper around Cooks Rock and mangrove jack near Bribie Gardens lock.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:34 PM
Northern Moreton Bay
Diver whiting on the Cockle Banks, snapper at dawn and dusk around Mud Island, Scarborough and Redcliffe reefs and flathead at the mouth of the Pine and Caboolture Rivers.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:34 PM
Moreton Bay Offshore
Snapper and pearl perch at Deep Tempest and amberjack at Square Patch.
Updated: Jun 15, 2019 12:52 PM
Redcliffe Peninsula
Diver whiting on the drift in Bramble Bay, bream, whiting, flathead and chopper tailor in the Pine River, flathead, whiting and sand crabs in Hays Inlet and bream and flathead on the making tide along Clontarf foreshores.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 4:37 PM
Sandgate
Diver whiting in Bramble Bay, flathead, bream and whiting in the Pine River and off Ted Smout fishing platform, bream, tailor and flathead off the Shorncliffe Jetty, tailor around the Hornibrook fishing platform, flathead at the mouth of Cabbage Tree Creek and bream near the trawler moorings.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:35 PM
Wynnum Manly
Diver whiting in the Rous Channel and Fishermans Gutter, school mackerel around Peel Island, sand whiting at Tingalpa Creek mouth, bream, tailor and flathead along Manly Harbour rock walls and sand crabs in Waterloo Bay.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:35 PM
Wellington Point
Diver whiting on the Chain Banks and bream and small snapper around the southern bay islands.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:35 PM
North Stradbroke Island
Fish all beaches for dart, whiting and a few tailor.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:35 PM
Redland Bay
Bream and small snapper around Coochiemudlo Island and school mackerel just north of there.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:36 PM
Flathead between the Logan River mouth and Cabbage Tree Point, bream at the northern end of Macleay Island and squid in Deanbilla Bay.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:36 PM
Diver whiting in Fishermans Gutter, school mackerel in the Rainbow Channel, snapper at West Peel and Harry Atkinson Artificial Reefs, tailor at dawn and dusk at Cleveland Point and bream in Raby Bay canals.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:35 PM
Jumpinpin
Snapper and mulloway east of the Pin Bar, sand whiting in Tipplers Passage and the Pimpama River and bream in Jacobs Well Channel.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:37 PM
Tailor along the beaches and inside the Pin Bar, flathead in Whalleys Gutter, north of Cabbage Tree Point, around Dinner Island and Kalinga Bank, sand whiting near Slipping Sands, Marks Rocks and the pigsties and bream along Kalinga Bank and at Rocky Point.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:36 PM
Southport
Cobia and mulloway on the bait grounds, snapper on the 24s and 36s, sand whiting in the low tide gutters along the beaches and along the Carrara reach of the Nerang River and sand crabs throughout Southport Broadwater.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:37 PM
Blue marlin, mahi mahi and yellowfin tuna at the Wide Sea Mounts, pearl perch, tuskfish and snapper on the 24s and 36s, black marlin on Cotton and Sullies Reefs wide of the Pin Bar, silver jew on the 12s and 18s, tailor, dart, whiting and tarwhine along the beaches, tailor off the Sand Pumping Jetty, mangrove jack and school jew on live bait in Southport Seaway, garfish around Parrot Rock, Crab and Wave Break Islands and flathead, squid and sand crabs throughout Southport Broadwater.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:37 PM
Pearl perch on the 50s NE of Southport and flathead inside the Pin Bar.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:37 PM
Currumbin
Snapper, sweetlip and spangled emperor on the inshore reefs east of the Tweed, tailor along the beaches, flathead, bream and whiting in the lower reaches of Currumbin and Tallebudgera Creeks and luderick around the weed banks and bridge pylons.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:38 PM
Tweed Coast
Flathead, trevally and bream throughout the Tweed River.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:38 PM
Snapper and tuskfish at Tweed 9 Mile.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:38 PM
Pottsville
Snapper and tuskfish on the inshore reefs, tailor on bait in the surf gutters and on slugs and spinners off the headlands, flathead, bream, whiting and mud crabs in the upper reaches of the creeks and luderick around the rocky points and bridge pylons in the lower reaches.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:39 PM
Evans Head
Snapper, trag jew and spanish mackerel on North Ground and Kahors Reef, bream, flathead, whiting and tailor along Main and Airforce Beaches, bream, tailor and luderick along the rock walls at the Evans River mouth, bream, whiting and flathead in the lower reaches and mud crabs in the upper reaches.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:39 PM
Boondooma Dam
Bass and golden perch on blades, ice jigs and spoons along Leisegangs Ledge and along both sides leading up to the Junction and golden perch on live bait at the start of the timber in the Boyne River.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:40 PM
Bjelke Petersen Dam
Dam levels are low; however a few bass and golden perch have been caught on ice jigs, blades and live bait towards the dam wall.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:40 PM
Somerset Dam
Bass and golden perch on blades in about 3 to 4 metres off the points and near the timber in the upper reaches.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:42 PM
Bass on ice jigs on Kirkleagh flats and towards Queen Street and golden perch on bait and cast spinner baits around the timber.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:39 PM
Moogerah Dam
Bass and golden perch on paddle tail plastics with light weight jig heads in about 3 – 4 metres along the drop offs of the old river bed in the upper reaches.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:43 PM
Hinze Dam
Bass on surface lures around the sunken timber in the western arm and saratoga on fly in the eastern arm.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:41 PM
Maroon Dam
Bass on jerk baits along the weed edges and on surface lures around the dam edges.
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 3:43 PM