SE QLD Fishing Report

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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 Thursday 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 Gatakers Bay, snapper on the Roys Rufus artificial reef, flathead on soft plastics in Sandy Straits, school mackerel and longtail tuna early morning off the Urangan jetty and blue salmon in the Mary and Susan Rivers.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:54 PM
Noosa
Trevally, flathead and school jew along the Tewantin reach of the Noosa River and flathead in Lake Cooroibah.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:55 PM
Bream, flathead and whiting from the Noosa River mouth to Woods Bay and bream along the Tewantin reach.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:55 PM
Maroochydore
Flathead and a few chopper tailor at the Maroochy River mouth, flathead, trevally, queenfish and school jew in the middle reaches, bream, whiting and grunter bream in Eudlo Creek and mud crabs in the upper reaches.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:56 PM
Mooloolaba
Spanish mackerel off Coolum and Caloundra, tuskfish, sweetlip and a few snapper on the inshore reefs, a few tailor along the beaches, bream and flathead in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River and it would be worth setting a few pots for mud crabs.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:56 PM
Caloundra
Snapper, sweetlip and mackerel on the Caloundra reefs, dart, tailor and a few mulloway along the beaches and bream, chopper tailor, flathead, whiting, trevally and sand crabs in Pumicestone Passage.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:56 PM
Donnybrook
Snapper and grassy sweetlip at 112 and Mission Point, snapper at the mouth of Glasshouse Creek and Little Goat Island, estuary cod at the mouth of Elimbah Creek and sand whiting at the mouth of Bullock Creek.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:57 PM
Bribie Island
Longtail tuna and mackerel in the NW channel, diver whiting on the Cockle Banks, flathead and school mackerel along the drop off at White Patch, bream and flathead off Pebble Beach and small snapper near Cooks Rock.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:57 PM
Redcliffe Peninsula
Snapper on the inshore reefs, bream and small snapper around the rocky points, diver whiting in Bramble and Deception Bays, flathead in Hays Inlet and along Clontarf foreshores and sand whiting along Margate Beach.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:57 PM
Northern Moreton Bay
Grassy sweetlip near Mud Island, diver whiting off Redcliffe, bream and small snapper around the rocky points at Scarborough and Woody Point and squid at night close to the jetties and rocky points.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:57 PM
Wynnum Manly
School mackerel on trolled lures off Ormiston and the Huybers beacon, diver whiting on the Maroon and Amity Banks, threadfin salmon and mulloway in the lower reaches of the Brisbane River and bream and chopper tailor on top of the tide along Manly harbour rock walls.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:58 PM
Wellington Point
School mackerel and yellowtail king off the NE side of Peel Island, school mackerel at the One Mile off Dunwich and near Amity jetty and sand crabs in Waterloo Bay.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:58 PM
North Stradbroke Island
Dart, bream and whiting along Main Beach and bream, whiting and flathead around Amity jetty.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:58 PM
Redland Bay
Snapper, chopper tailor, bream and whiting around Coochiemudlo Island.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:59 PM
Snapper around the southern bay islands and flathead near the mouth of the Logan River.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:58 PM
Snapper at Harry Atkinson and West Peel artificial reefs, diver whiting in the Rous Channel, bream and squid at night along the rock walls and mud crabs in the creeks.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:58 PM
Jumpinpin
Tailor inside the Pin Bar and flathead on the banks around Pandanus Island.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:59 PM
Tailor, dart and whiting in the surf at South Straddie, tailor inside the Pin Bar, flathead along the eastern side of Tabby Tabby Island and in Cobby Passage and sand whiting on Gold Bank and in the shallows around Squire Island.
Updated: May 22, 2020 11:39 AM
Southport
Flathead, whiting, flounder and squid at the northern end of Southport Broadwater and flathead, trevally, bream and mulloway on soft vibes and blades in the Nerang River.
Updated: May 22, 2020 11:40 AM
Snapper, pearl perch and trag jew on the 24s and 36s, cobia and silver jew on live bait on the 18s and 24s, chopper tailor, dart and whiting along the beaches, sand whiting near the Council Chambers and Ross Street bridges in the Nerang River and a few flathead and sand crabs in Southport Broadwater.
Updated: May 21, 2020 3:59 PM
Blue marlin, yellowfin tuna and mahi mahi on the Continental Shelf and flathead and whiting in Southport Broadwater.
Updated: May 21, 2020 4:00 PM
Currumbin
Bream and chopper tailor along the beaches, flathead and whiting in the lower reaches of Tallebudgera and Currumbin Creeks and it would be worth setting a few pots for mud crabs.
Updated: May 21, 2020 4:00 PM
Tweed Coast
Trevally, bream, flathead and mulloway in the deep holes in the lower reaches of the Tweed River.
Updated: May 21, 2020 4:00 PM
Lenthalls Dam
Barramundi on hard bodies and soft plastics and bass on small vibes around the dam edges.
Updated: May 21, 2020 4:01 PM
Boondooma Dam
Bass on fire blades and ice jigs in about 12 to 30 feet in the mid to upper reaches and golden perch on bait near the Boyne River timber.
Updated: May 21, 2020 4:01 PM
Bjelke Petersen Dam
Bass on jackalls and spinner baits around the banks and golden perch on ice jigs in about 30 feet towards the dam wall.
Updated: May 21, 2020 4:01 PM
Somerset Dam
Bass and golden perch on trolled golden childs and fire blades along the edge of the creek bed at Queen Street and golden perch on bait near the timber.
Updated: May 21, 2020 4:01 PM
Wivenhoe Dam
Bass on lures trolled to 7 metres on the flats north of Billies Bay and bass and golden perch on freshwater worms and shrimp off the deeper points in Billies Bay.
Updated: May 21, 2020 4:04 PM
Lake Samsonvale
Bass on trolled deep divers and jigs in the deeper parts.
Updated: May 21, 2020 4:02 PM
Moogerah Dam
Bass at dawn and dusk on jerk baits, live worms and shrimp close to the edges near the timber and during the day on blades or spoons in the deeper parts.
Updated: May 21, 2020 4:05 PM
Wyaralong Dam
Bass on lures trolled to 4 metres close to the points around the main island and at the entrance to the shallow bays. Plenty of tilapia and carp on freshwater worms or prawns near the road access points. Remember tilapia and carp are a noxious pest fish and should not be returned to the water. Please dispose of in the bin provided.
Updated: May 21, 2020 4:03 PM
Hinze Dam
Bass located with sounder on metal jigs in the deeper parts of the western arm.
Updated: May 21, 2020 4:02 PM