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.
Hervey Bay
Diver whiting off Point Vernon and the southern end of Big Woody Island, trevally and grassy sweetlip on the shallow reefs, snapper in Platypus Bay and flathead and sand crabs in Sandy Straits.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:04 PM
Diver whiting off Gatakers Bay, Point Vernon and Dundowran, snapper and trevally on the inshore reefs, bream and mulloway off the Urangan Jetty and bream, mulloway and cod off River Heads.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:03 PM
Rainbow Beach
Red emperor, pearl perch, snapper, tuskfish and moses perch about 20nm NE of Wide Bay Bar earlier in the week.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:04 PM
Fraser Island
Tailor on top of the tide between the Maheno wreck and Cathedrals, mulloway at Indian Head and sand whiting in the low tide gutters. Exposed coffee rock north of Poyungan Rocks may limit vehicle travel along the eastern beach. Driving on the dunes is not permitted. Alternative access is via Cornwells Road, Northern Road and Postans/Poyungan Valley Road. To view the map go to: https://www.npsr.qld.gov.au/park-alerts/15970.html
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:04 PM
Noosa
Bream and trevally at the Noosa River mouth, flathead in the shallows around Goat and Sheep Islands and trevally in Noosa Sound.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:05 PM
Bream, whiting and luderick at the Noosa River mouth, flathead and trevally in Woods Bay, bream, flathead and estuary cod along the Tewantin reach and flathead along Gympie Terrace.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:05 PM
Maroochydore
Dart, bream and mulloway along Mudjimba and Marcoola Beaches, bream, flathead, whiting and sand crabs in the lower reaches of the Maroochy River and tailor and trevally in the Cod Hole.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:05 PM
Mooloolaba
Snapper and mackerel at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper on Murphys Reef, bream and dart along the beaches, bream along the rock walls at the Mooloolah River mouth, flathead in the lower reaches and garfish in the Basin.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:06 PM
Snapper and tuskfish on the Barwon Banks, tuskfish on the Gneering Shoals and snapper on the close Caloundra reefs earlier in the week.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:06 PM
Red throat emperor, snapper and yellowtail king on the Barwon Banks and tuskfish, cod and cobia at Caloundra 12 Mile earlier in the week.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:06 PM
Caloundra
Snapper and spanish mackerel at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper on the Gneering Shoals, Murphys and Currimundi Reefs, tailor along the beaches, mulloway off the rocks and bream, flathead, whiting and sand crabs in Pumicestone Passage.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:06 PM
Donnybrook
Diver whiting between Donnybrook and Toorbul, tailor on top of the tide at 112, flathead along the drop offs and sand crabs in the main channel.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:07 PM
Bribie Island
Tailor at the NE end of Bribie Island, diver whiting on the Cockle Banks, chopper tailor at Skirmish Point, bream off the Bongaree Jetty, along the drop off at Banksia Beach and near Buckleys Hole and flathead along the drop offs.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:07 PM
Northern Moreton Bay
School mackerel around the southern bay islands, snapper on the reefs and rocky foreshores at Scarborough and Redcliffe, squid at night off the jetties, flathead in Hays Inlet and at the Pine River mouth, tailor at dawn and dusk at Skirmish Point and longtail tuna just wide of there.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:07 PM
Redcliffe Peninsula
Snapper and mulloway on Scarborough Reef, tailor on Shield Street Reef and flathead, bream and whiting along Clontarf foreshores, in Hays Inlet and the Pine River.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:07 PM
Sandgate
Diver whiting in Bramble Bay, flathead, bream and whiting off the Shorncliffe Jetty and Ted Smout fishing platform, flathead at Cabbage Tree Creek mouth and bream around the trawler moorings.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:08 PM
Moreton Bay Offshore
Pearl perch and tuskfish on the 29s east of Moreton Island and snapper at Deep Tempest earlier in the week.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:08 PM
Wynnum Manly
Snapper around Mud Island, school mackerel and diver whiting in the Rous Channel, diver whiting in Fishermans Gutter and on Lota flats and school mackerel, chopper tailor and flathead around the boat ramps and entrance to the canals at Raby Bay.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:08 PM
Wellington Point
Snapper and tailor off Cleveland Point, school mackerel along the edge of Hope Banks and bream and whiting on the making tide along Wellington Point foreshores.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:08 PM
North Stradbroke Island
Fish all beaches for bream, tailor, dart and whiting.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:09 PM
Redland Bay
Bream, whiting, flathead and chopper tailor around Coochiemudlo Island.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:09 PM
Flathead in Canaipa Passage and at the Logan River mouth and bream around the southern bay islands.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:09 PM
Snapper and mulloway at West Peel and Harry Atkinson Artificial Reefs, school mackerel in the Rous Channel and tailor on top of the tide around Cleveland Point and the rock groynes at Raby Bay.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:09 PM
Jumpinpin
Good bream on the making tide in Jacobs Well Channel.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:10 PM
Tailor inside the Pin Bar and in Canaipa Passage, flathead near Slipping Sands, along Crusoe Island and the southern end of North Straddie and Kangaroo Islands.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:10 PM
Southport
Snapper on the 18s and 24s east of Southport, school mackerel on the bait reef, tailor and bream along the beaches, bream, trevally and yellowtail king in Southport Seaway and flathead, bream and whiting throughout Southport Broadwater.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:10 PM
Snapper on the 50s east of Southport, snapper, cobia and mulloway on the 18s and 24s, bream, tailor, trevally and mulloway in Southport Seaway, tailor and trevally off the Sand Pumping Jetty and flathead, bream and trevally throughout Southport Broadwater.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:10 PM
Snapper on the 50s east of the Pin Bar earlier in the week.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:11 PM
Currumbin
Snapper on the 36s east of Currumbin, cobia on the bait reef east of Southport, dart and tailor along the beaches, tailor and luderick along the rock walls at the Tweed River mouth, bream and whiting in the deep holes in the lower reaches of Currumbin and Tallebudgera Creeks.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:11 PM
Tweed Coast
Flathead and mulloway on lures in the upper reaches of the Tweed River.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:11 PM
Snapper on the 36s east of the Tweed, snapper and spangled emperor wide of Fidos Reef, tailor and bream along the beaches, mulloway along the rock walls at the Tweed River mouth and flathead in the upper reaches.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:12 PM
Tuskfish, pearl perch, snapper and maori cod on the 30s east of the Tweed earlier in the week.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:12 PM
Pottsville
Tuskfish, snapper and spotty mackerel on the local reefs, tailor and bream along the beaches, flathead, whiting and bream in the upper reaches and luderick around the bridge pylons and rock walls in the lower reaches of the creeks.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:12 PM
Ballina
Snapper on the 32s east of Ballina, bream and chopper tailor along the beaches, mulloway at night along the rock walls at the Richmond River mouth, flathead between Burns Point Ferry and Broadwater and luderick around the rock walls and bridge pylons.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:13 PM
Evans Head
Chopper tailor, bream and mulloway along the beaches, bream and trevally along the rock walls at the Evans River mouth and bream, flathead and whiting in the lower reaches.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:13 PM
Boondooma Dam
Bass on ice jigs and blades worked close to the bottom near the Junction and golden perch on bait around the submerged trees at the start of the timber in the Boyne River.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:13 PM
Bjelke Petersen Dam
Bass and golden perch located with sounder on blades, live bait and ice jigs worked close to the bottom towards the Quarry.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:13 PM
Borumba Dam
The cooler weather should start to see the bass schooling up in the deeper holes. Use a sounder to locate the schools and work ice jigs close to the bottom.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:14 PM
Somerset Dam
Bass on trolled deep divers in the deep water off the points near Queen Street; a sounder a necessary to locate the schools.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:16 PM
Lake Samsonvale
Bass off the bank at Forgan Cove, Bullocky Rest and MacGavin View. The Wasabi spoon and Gangbanger Gen 2 were the most productive lures.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:15 PM
Cressbrook Dam
Bass on blades and heavily weighted soft plastics in the deep water off the points and on trolled deep divers along the deeper drop offs.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:15 PM
Hinze Dam
Bass and saratoga early morning on spinner baits around the edges and bass during the day on vibes in the deeper parts. The western arm has been the most productive.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:15 PM
Maroon Dam
Golden and spangled perch on worms, shrimp and soft plastics around the timber and bass on jackalls and small jerk baits worked close to the lily pads and weed beds.
Updated: Jun 22, 2018 4:17 PM