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
Tailor, bream, whiting, tarwhine and mulloway in the surf gutters. Caution is required for all beach travel past Poyungan and Yidney Rocks due to sand erosion and beach access is only possible on low tide.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:34 PM
Hervey Bay
Flathead at the mouth of the creeks along the western side of Fraser Island, sand whiting on the making tide along the beaches from Urangan to Burrum Heads and bream, mulloway and squid at River Heads.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:33 PM
Noosa
Bream and trevally at the Noosa River mouth, trevally, queenfish, flathead and mulloway along the Tewantin reach and flathead at the Frying Pan.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:34 PM
Sand whiting near the Noosa River mouth, Goat Island and in Lake Cooroibah, bream around Noosa marina and the Sheraton bridge, flathead between the marina and cable ferry and golden trevally on top of the tide in Woods Bay.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:34 PM
Snapper, sweetlip and pearl perch at Sunshine Reef earlier in the week.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:34 PM
Maroochydore
Tailor, bream, and whiting along the beaches, bream at the Maroochy River mouth, flathead in the middle reaches, sand whiting at Eudlo Creek mouth, tailor and trevally at the Cod Hole and a few mud crabs throughout the river.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:35 PM
Mooloolaba
Snapper at Caloundra wide and the Barwon Banks, dart, bream and a few tailor along the beaches and bream and trevally around the moorings and bridge pylons in the Mooloolah River.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:35 PM
Snapper, pearl perch, tuskfish and hussar at the Hards and snapper and squid on the Caloundra inshore reefs earlier in the week.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:35 PM
Snapper, pearl perch and cobia at Caloundra 12 Mile earlier in the week.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:35 PM
Quality snapper at Caloundra wide on Tuesday.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:35 PM
Caloundra
Bream in the deep holes and sand whiting on the banks in Pumicestone Passage, bream and trevally in Pelican Waters canals, bream and flathead in Coochin Creek and luderick along the Boardwalk.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:35 PM
Donnybrook
Flathead along the drop offs, tailor between Little Goat Island and Mission Point, bream in Glasshouse Creek, sand whiting at Lime Pocket and small snapper at 112.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:36 PM
Bribie Island
Diver whiting on the Cockle Banks, tailor and flathead on hard bodies off Pebble Beach, tailor at the NE end of the island and sweetlip and small snapper along the drop off at White Patch.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:36 PM
Northern Moreton Bay
Yellowfin tuna off Cape Moreton, snapper at Harry Atkinson Artificial Reef, spanish mackerel at Hutchison Shoal and flathead and mulloway in the Pine and Caboolture Rivers.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:36 PM
Moreton Bay Offshore
Amberjack, tuskfish and snapper at Shallow Tempest and snapper and jobfish at Deep Tempest earlier in the week.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 4:07 PM
Redcliffe Peninsula
Bream, tailor and small snapper on the inshore reefs and around the rocky points, sand whiting along Margate Beach and flathead in Hays Inlet.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:36 PM
Sandgate
Diver whiting in Bramble Bay, flathead, bream and whiting off the Shorncliffe Jetty and Ted Smout fishing platform, flathead at the mouth of Cabbage Tree Creek and bream around the trawler moorings.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:37 PM
Wynnum Manly
Tailor in the surf at North Straddie, diver whiting and squid in the Rous Channel and Small Ships Gutter and flathead along Manly Harbour rock walls.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:37 PM
Wellington Point
Small snapper around King Island, sand whiting near the mouth of the creeks and bream on the making tide along Manly foreshores.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:37 PM
North Stradbroke Island
Fish all beaches for tailor, bream and dart.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:37 PM
Redland Bay
Snapper, bream, flathead and tailor around Coochiemudlo Island.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:38 PM
Flathead along Kalinga Bank, off Cabbage Tree Point and the NE tip of Crusoe Island.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:38 PM
Mulloway at Harry Atkinson and West Peel Artificial Reefs, tailor in the surf at North Straddie, diver whiting in the Rous Channel, flathead on the banks in the southern bay and bream in Raby Bay Canals.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:37 PM
Jumpinpin
Snapper and pearl perch wide of the Pin Bar, flathead at the NW end of South Straddie, sand whiting near the Powerlines and bream around Jacobs Well Jetty.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:38 PM
Tailor along the beaches, flathead around Dinner Island, on Pandanus Banks, in Whalleys Gutter and Tipplers Passage and bream in Cobby Passage, at the Five Ways, Stockyards and Rocky Point.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:38 PM
Southport
Flathead, bream, whiting, flounder, squid and school mackerel in Southport Broadwater.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:39 PM
Bream, flathead, snapper and mulloway in Southport Seaway, tailor, trevally and squid at night near the Sundale Bridge, flathead on the banks at the northern end of Southport Broadwater, trevally and tarpon around Sovereign Islands and squid along the western side of Wave Break Island.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:39 PM
Pearl perch, snapper and tuskfish on the 36s east of Southport earlier in the week.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:39 PM
Currumbin
Tailor along the beaches and flathead on the ebb tide in the lower reaches of Currumbin and Tallebudgera Creeks.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:39 PM
Tweed Coast
Flathead, bream, whiting, flounder and squid in the middle reaches of the Tweed River.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:40 PM
Snapper on the 30s east of the Tweed Bar earlier in the week.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:40 PM
Pottsville
Chopper tailor, bream, flathead and school jew along the beaches, flathead, bream, trevally and mud crabs in the mid to upper reaches of the creeks and luderick around the bridge pylons and rocky points.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:40 PM
Evans Head
Bream and a few tailor along Airforce Beach, bream, tailor and luderick along the rock walls at the Evans River mouth, bream, flathead and whiting in the lower reaches and mud crabs in the upper reaches.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:40 PM
Boondooma Dam
Bass on plastics, blades and trolled hard bodies in about 40 feet in the middle reaches and golden perch on bait near the timber.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:40 PM
Bjelke Petersen Dam
The dam levels are low; however a few golden perch have been caught on live bait towards the dam wall.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:41 PM
Somerset Dam
Bass on spoons, blades and plastics in about 40 to 50 feet at the top end of Bay 13 and on trolled dark coloured deep divers at the Spit and around the islands in front of the Kirkleagh boat ramp.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:40 PM
Wivenhoe Dam
Bass on slow blatt spoons and jackall TN60s slow rolled between Billys Bay and Platypus Cliffs.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:42 PM
Lake Samsonvale
Kayakers are getting bass on spoons and ice jigs around Forgan Cove.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:41 PM
Bass located with sounder on plastics and spoons slow rolled along the bottom between Forgan Cove and the powerlines.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:43 PM
Moogerah Dam
Bass and golden perch on deep diving crank baits around the timber and bass on soft plastics, spoons and ice jigs off the picnic area.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:43 PM
Hinze Dam
Bass located with sounder on vibes and large soft plastics in the deeper parts throughout the dam.
Updated: Aug 23, 2019 3:42 PM