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
A few tailor on top of the tide and dart and whiting in the low tide gutters along the eastern beaches. Travelling slowly on the low tide is recommended.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:01 PM
Hervey Bay
Longtail tuna in Platypus Bay, queenfish, trevally and mackerel on live bait off the Urangan Jetty and flathead and barramundi in the lower reaches of the Burrum River.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:02 PM
Noosa
Flathead at the Frying Pan and the entrance to Lake Cooroibah, trevally at the entrance to Tewantin marina, in Woods Bay and Weyba Creek and sand crabs in the lower reaches.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:02 PM
Flathead, bream and mangrove jack at the Noosa River mouth, flathead and whiting along Gympie Terrace reach, flathead, bream, mulloway and grunter bream along the Tewantin reach, flathead and trevally in Woods Bay and sand whiting at the Frying Pan.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:03 PM
Pearl perch, large mouth nannygai, grassy sweetlip and moses perch on North Reef and pearl perch, snapper, cobia and mulloway off Double Island Point earlier in the week.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:03 PM
Rainbow Beach
Coral trout, red emperor, tuskfish, pearl perch, rosy jobfish, sweetlip and moses perch about 20nm SE of Wide Bay Bar earlier in the week.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:02 PM
Maroochydore
Flathead and whiting in the lower reaches of the Maroochy River, flathead and trevally around the Motorway Bridge, flathead and bream along Oyster Bank Road, mangrove jack in the middle reaches and creeks and mud crabs throughout the river.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:03 PM
Mooloolaba
Bream and trevally around the boat moorings in the Mooloolah River, flathead and whiting in La Balsa sand basin, mangrove jack and bream around the bridges and trevally, estuary cod, mangrove jack and mud crabs in the canals.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:03 PM
Snapper, pearl perch and tuskfish on the Hards earlier in the week.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:04 PM
Tuskfish, pearl perch and red throat emperor on the Barwon Banks earlier in the week.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:04 PM
Caloundra
Dart and whiting along Currimundi Beach, flathead on trolled lures between the mouth of Bells and Coochin Creeks, bream, whiting, trevally, flathead and tailor off Golden Beach and bream and estuary cod in the canals.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:04 PM
Donnybrook
Sand whiting at Lime Pocket and Elimbah Creek mouth and grunter bream around Little Goat Island.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:05 PM
Bribie Island
Sand whiting along the southern beaches, flathead at Ningi Creek mouth and flathead and chopper tailor at the Caboolture River mouth.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:05 PM
Northern Moreton Bay
Sand whiting along the Deep Water Bend reach of the Pine River and at the mouth of the creeks that run into Pumicestone Passage and it would be worth setting a few pots for mud crabs.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:05 PM
Redcliffe Peninsula
Snapper early morning on Shield Street and Scarborough Reefs, bream, flathead and whiting in the Pine River and Hays Inlet and bream and whiting along Margate and Clontarf foreshoresabs offshore from Margate Beach.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:05 PM
Moreton Bay Offshore
Snapper and pearl perch on the southern 35s and tuskfish at the One Mile earlier in the week.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:06 PM
Wynnum Manly
School mackerel near the Lazaret Gutter and diver whiting at the entrance to the Rous Channel earlier in the week.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:06 PM
Wellington Point
School mackerel and sand crabs off Wellington Point and sand whiting on the making tide along Wellington Point foreshores.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:06 PM
North Stradbroke Island
The swell and strong SE winds have made the ocean beach hard to fish. Try for dart, whiting and chopper tailor on the northern side of Point Lookout and along Flinders Beach.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:06 PM
Redland Bay
Bream and small snapper around Coochiemudlo Island earlier in the week, since then strong southeasters have kept things quiet.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:07 PM
Conditions have been unfavourable for fishing the bay; will fish again once the conditions settle.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:07 PM
Tailor in the surf at North Straddie, sand whiting at Amity Point and before the wind came up; diver whiting on the Chain Banks and spotty mackerel on the Hope Banks.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:07 PM
Jumpinpin
Sand whiting at the mouth of the Pimpama River, mulloway inside the Pin Bar and sand crabs in Jacobs Well Channel and Tipplers Passage.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:08 PM
Bream and whiting near Slipping Sands and flathead in Cobby Passage and at the NW end of South Straddie.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:08 PM
Flathead in Jacobs Well Channel and sand whiting near Flat Rock.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:08 PM
Southport
Flathead, whiting, bream and flounder at the southern end of Southport Broadwater and in the Nerang River.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:10 PM
Dart and a few tailor along the beaches, mulloway and yellowtail king in Southport Seaway, flathead, tailor and mulloway inside the Pin Bar, bream, whiting and flathead throughout Southport Broadwater and mangrove jack in the rivers and canals.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:08 PM
Queenfish, trevally and yellowtail king in Southport Seaway, flathead throughout Southport Broadwater, sand whiting along the Bundall and Carrara reaches of the Nerang River, squid on top of the tide on the weed banks near Wave Break Island, mangrove jack around bridge pylons, rock walls and snaggy banks and mud crabs in the deeper parts of the Broadwater.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:09 PM
Flathead on lures inside the Pin Bar.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:09 PM
Currumbin
Flathead, bream and whiting along the beaches, flathead and whiting in the lower reaches of the creeks and mangrove jack around the rock walls and bridge pylons.
Updated: Oct 5, 2018 4:09 PM
Tweed Coast
Flathead, bream and whiting on lures in the middle reaches of the Tweed River.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:10 PM
Tailor off the headlands and along the beaches, flathead at Chinderah, behind Seagulls and along the Golf Course reach and sand whiting along the Tumbulgum reach.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:10 PM
Snapper, pearl perch, tuskfish, trag jew and flathead on the 30s NE of the Tweed Bar earlier in the week.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 7:06 PM
Pottsville
Bream, whiting, flathead, chopper tailor and mulloway along the beaches and bream, whiting and flathead in the middle reaches of the creeks.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:11 PM
Ballina
Flathead, whiting and bream in the lower reaches of the Richmond River, mulloway along the town reach and near Wardell Bridge and mud crabs in the middle reaches and creeks.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:11 PM
Evans Head
Bream and mulloway along Airforce Beach, bream and luderick along the rock walls at the Evans River mouth and bream, flathead and whiting in the lower reaches.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:11 PM
Lake Monduran
Barramundi on suspended hard bodies around the weed beds.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:12 PM
Boondooma Dam
No report due to strong winds and heavy rain.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:11 PM
Bjelke Petersen Dam
No report due to strong winds and heavy rain.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:12 PM
Borumba Dam
Bass on shallow diving lures around the snaggy banks and saratoga on the surface on fly.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:12 PM
Somerset Dam
Bass in the deep on spoons near Pelican Point and Bay 13 and saratoga on surface lures around the timber in the upper reaches.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:14 PM
Wivenhoe Dam
Bass on Halco twisties and chatterbaits along the old river bed and deeper flats and golden perch on trolled deep divers along the drop offs at the northern end of the dam.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:14 PM
Lake Kurwongbah
Bass at dawn and dusk on spinner baits and soft plastics around the dam edges.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:13 PM
Lake Samsonvale
Bass on lures at Bullocky Rest, Forgan Cove and MacGavin View.
Updated: Oct 5, 2018 4:12 PM
Hinze Dam
Bass on spinner baits, soft plastics and crank baits in the bays in the western arm.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:13 PM
Maroon Dam
Bass early morning on surface lures along the weed beds.
Updated: Oct 12, 2018 4:15 PM