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
Spotty mackerel in the central bay, golden trevally and queenfish off Arch Cliffs and in Platypus Bay, squid on the Roy Rufus Artificial Reef, along Moon Ledge and in the shipping channel, grunter bream and threadfin salmon in the Mary and Susan Rivers and mangrove jack and threadfin salmon in the Burrum River.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:38 PM
Rainbow Beach
Tuskfish, pearl perch, red emperor, hussar, gold spotted wrasse and snapper about 30nm east of Wide Bay Bar.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:38 PM
Noosa
Flathead, queenfish and trevally along the Tewantin reach of the Noosa River, flathead, bream and queenfish in Woods Bay and flathead, trevally and grunter bream in Lake Cooroibah.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:39 PM
Bream throughout the Noosa River, flathead and trevally along the Tewantin reach, trevally in Woods Bay and grunter bream near the entrance to Lake Cooroibah.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:39 PM
Spanish mackerel, cobia, snapper and grassy sweetlip on North Reef and spanish mackerel, mahi mahi, cobia and large mouth nannygai off Double Island Point.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:39 PM
Maroochydore
Sand whiting in the lower reaches of the Maroochy River, bream and trevally around Chambers Island, flathead at the mouth of Petrie Creek, mangrove jack in the mid to upper reaches and mangrove jack and mud crabs in the creeks.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:39 PM
Mooloolaba
Spotty mackerel around Old Woman Island and off Point Cartwright, dart and whiting along Kawana Beach, flathead and whiting in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River, bream at night near the trawler moorings and mangrove jack on live bait around the bridge pylons, rock walls and snaggy banks.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:40 PM
Tuskfish on the Barwon Banks and mackerel, yellowfin and mack tuna on the Gneering Shoals.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:40 PM
Snapper, pearl perch and coral trout at Caloundra 9 Mile.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 6:11 PM
Spotty mackerel on trolled pillies around Arkwright Shoal and Old Woman Island.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:40 PM
Caloundra
Sweetlip, snapper, spanish and spotty mackerel on the inshore reefs, flathead, whiting, grunter bream and sand crabs in Pumicestone Passage, mangrove jack, trevally and queenfish in the canals and mangrove jack and mud crabs in the creeks.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:41 PM
Donnybrook
Grunter bream and mangrove jack in Elimbah Creek, trevally, bream and estuary cod at the mouth of Glasshouse Creek, school mackerel downstream from Little Goat Island, small snapper at 112 and garfish in Dunlops Gutter.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:41 PM
Bribie Island
Spanish mackerel and wahoo early morning in NW Channel, diver whiting on the Cockle Banks, flathead and whiting off Pebble Beach, estuary cod and squid under the Bribie Bridge and mangrove jack near the lock in Bribie Gardens Canals, along the drop off at Banksia Beach and in the creeks.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:41 PM
Redcliffe Peninsula
School mackerel, queenfish and trevally in Bramble Bay and under the Hornibrook Bride, sweetlip, snapper and bream on the inshore reefs and around the rocky points and mangrove jack in Newport Waterways canals.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:41 PM
Northern Moreton Bay
Spanish mackerel, wahoo and small black marlin on trolled lures between Hutchison Shoal and The Trench, school mackerel and mack tuna in the northern bay and mangrove jack around the bridge pylons, rock walls and snaggy banks in the rivers and creeks.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:41 PM
Wynnum Manly
Threadfin salmon in the lower reaches of the Brisbane River.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:42 PM
Wellington Point
Bream on the making tide along Wellington Point foreshores, sand crabs between Fisherman Island and Darling Point and mud crabs in the creeks.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:42 PM
North Stradbroke Island
Fish all beaches for dart, whiting, flathead and chopper tailor.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:42 PM
Redland Bay
Snapper, sweetlip and bream around Coochiemudlo Island.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:43 PM
Snapper and school jew around the southern bay islands and flathead in Canaipa Passage.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:43 PM
Spanish mackerel at the Group, sweetlip around the southern bay islands, spotty mackerel in the northern bay, diver whiting in the Rous Channel and mangrove jack early morning in the canals.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:42 PM
Jumpinpin
Snapper on the 36s east of the Pin Bar, dart in the surf at South Straddie, tailor inside the Pin Bar and flathead and whiting on the banks between Crusoe and Never Fail Islands.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 4:44 PM
Dart and tailor in the surf opposite the Bedroom, tailor inside the Pin Bar, bream along Kalinga Bank and near the rocks in Cobby Passage, sand whiting at the Pig Sties and entrance to Couran Cove and sand crabs upstream from the Powerlines.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:43 PM
Southport
Squid, whiting, snapper, grassy sweetlip, flounder and tailor in Southport Broadwater and mangrove jack and mulloway in Southport Seaway, off Currigee and in the deeper parts of the Nerang River.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:45 PM
Black marlin and wahoo at Spot x, mahi mahi near the FADs, spanish mackerel on the bait grounds, snapper and tuskfish on the 36s, mulloway on the artificial reef north of Southport, mangrove jack and school jew at the eastern entrance to Southport Seaway, flathead throughout Southport Broadwater and mangrove jack and trevally at night in the rivers and creeks.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:44 PM
Black marlin, mahi mahi and wahoo on the 36s and 50s east of Southport.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:44 PM
Currumbin
Spanish mackerel at Tweed 9 Mile, spotty mackerel on Palm Beach Reef, sand whiting on the making tide in the lower reaches of the creeks and mangrove jack around the bridge pylons, rock walls and snaggy banks.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:45 PM
Tweed Coast
Bream, whiting and barracuda on surface lures on the flats and golden trevally in the deeper channels in the middle reaches of the Tweed River.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:45 PM
Tuskfish and flathead on the 24s east of the Tweed and mack tuna on trolled lures at Tweed 9 Mile.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 5:10 PM
Pottsville
Spanish mackerel and snapper on the close reefs, dart, chopper tailor and school jew at dusk along the beaches, flathead, whiting, bream and mud crabs in the mid to upper reaches of the creeks, mangrove jack and trevally around the snaggy banks and bridge pylons and luderick near the rocky points in the lower reaches.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:45 PM
Evans Head
Bream and school jew along Main and Airforce Beaches, bream 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: Jan 16, 2020 3:46 PM
Lake Monduran
Barramundi on mid to deep diving hard bodies in the deeper parts.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:46 PM
Lenthalls Dam
Bass and barramundi at dawn and dusk on surface lures around the dam edges.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:47 PM
Boondooma Dam
Bass and golden perch on hard bodies, spinner baits and jackalls in the main basin, around the Barbers Pole, Junction and points in the Narrows.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:46 PM
Somerset Dam
Bass on slow rolled chatter baits and jackall masks at Queen Street and golden perch on divers trolled to 8 metres near the bank at the Spit and towards the Hump.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:49 PM
Bass on bladed jigs at the southern end of Bay 13 and along the northern bank at Pelican Point and golden perch on bait and trolled hard bodies around the timber.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:46 PM
Lake Samsonvale
Bass located with sounder on live worms and jigs.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:47 PM
Hinze Dam
Good bass on metal jigs in the deeper parts.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:47 PM
Maroon Dam
Bass on live worms, soft plastics, spinner and chatter baits around the dam edges.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:49 PM
Rivers
Kayakers are getting bass and a few golden perch at dawn and dusk on soft shell cicadas and small poppers close to the edges in the upper reaches of the Brisbane River.
Updated: Jan 16, 2020 3:50 PM