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 Thursday afternoon. If you want more specific information on locations, bait availability, boat hire and boat ramps, please contact the report source.

Hervey Bay
Trevally in Platypus Bay, snapper in the central bay, school mackerel on the inshore bait grounds and around the channel markers, school mackerel, queenfish, longtail tuna and bonito on live bait and metal lures off the Urangan Jetty, grunter bream, blue salmon and cod in the Mary and Susan Rivers and sand whiting on the making tide along the beaches from Burrum Heads to Urangan.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:21 PM
Rainbow Beach
Snapper, pearl perch, tuskfish, sweetlip, hussar, spangled emperor, moses perch and cod about 15nm NE of Wide Bay Bar.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:21 PM
Noosa
Flathead at the Noosa River mouth, bream and trevally along the Tewantin reach and flathead and trevally in Woods Bay.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:22 PM
Bream and sand whiting in the lower reaches of the Noosa River.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:21 PM
Snapper, tuskfish, jobfish and reef jack off Double Island Point, pearl perch at Sunshine Reef and mahi mahi near Massouds Reef.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:22 PM
Maroochydore
Flathead and average bream throughout the Maroochy River, sand whiting on the making tide in the lower reaches, mulloway at the Cod Hole, trevally around the Motorway Bridge pylons and mud crabs in the mid to upper reaches.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:22 PM
Mooloolaba
Snapper and sweetlip on Murphys Reef and the Outer Gneerings, dart and whiting along Kawana Beach and flathead and mulloway in the Mooloolah River canals.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:23 PM
Amberjack and yellowtail king on the Barwon Banks and snapper at the Hards.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:23 PM
Tuskfish, cod and trag jew at Caloundra 12 Mile.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:23 PM
Snapper, sweetlip and cobia at Caloundra 9 and 12 Mile.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:23 PM
Caloundra
Flathead, bream, whiting and sand crabs in Pumicestone Passage, trevally, mangrove jack and estuary cod in the canals, flathead and whiting in Currimundi Reef and a few tailor along the beaches.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:23 PM
Bribie Island
Sand whiting at Red Beach and Skirmish Point, tailor early morning at Woorim, flathead on soft plastics along the drop offs in the passage and mulloway on soft plastics around Bongaree jetty.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:24 PM
Redcliffe Peninsula
Snapper around the inshore reefs and rocky points, school mackerel off Clontarf and Woody Point, flathead and whiting in Hays Inlet and along Margate Beach and sand whiting in the Pine River and along Scarborough Spit.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:24 PM
Northern Moreton Bay
Snapper off Cape Moreton and on Scarborough Reef, sand whiting at the mouth of the Caboolture River and the creeks that run off Pumicestone Passage and mangrove jack in the rivers and creeks.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:24 PM
Moreton Bay Offshore
Pearl perch, snapper and mahi mahi at Deep Tempest and amberjack and trag jew at Square Patch.
Updated: Sep 18, 2020 7:24 AM
Wynnum Manly
Snapper at Harry Atkinson artificial reef, diver whiting in the Rous Channel and Small Ships Gutter and school mackerel on trolled lures on the Amity Banks.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:24 PM
Wellington Point
Diver whiting in the Rous Channel, school mackerel between Green and King Islands and mud crabs off Ormiston and Cleveland.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:25 PM
North Stradbroke Island
A few tailor, dart, whiting and bream along the beaches.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:25 PM
Redland Bay
Bream, flathead and small snapper around Coochiemudlo Island.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:26 PM
School mackerel between Green and King Islands, diver whiting off the Sandhills, tailor in the surf at the southern end of North Straddie, flathead on the banks in Redland Bay and sand whiting in the lower reaches of the creeks.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:25 PM
Jumpinpin
Snapper on the inshore reefs, tailor and mulloway inside the Pin Bar, tailor off the NE tip of Crusoe Island, bream and flathead around Jacobs Well jetty and sand crabs in Tipplers Passage.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:35 PM
Flathead in the deep water inside the Pin Bar, around Tabby Tabby and Crusoe Islands, sand whiting in Tipplers Passage and McKenzies Channel and school jew near the mouth of the Logan River.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:27 PM
Southport
Flathead, flounder, tuskfish and whiting in Runaway Bay and school mackerel and squid off Southport.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:28 PM
Blue marlin on the Continental Shelf, yellowfin tuna and albacore near Micks Mountain, mahi mahi and yellowtail king around the FADs, snapper on the 42s, tuskfish and trag jew on the 24s and 36s, dart, whiting and chopper tailor along the beaches, flathead throughout Southport Broadwater and bream, flathead and chopper tailor in the Nerang, Coomera and Pimpama Rivers.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:27 PM
Snapper, pearl perch and tuskfish on the 36s and 50s east of Southport and flathead on soft plastics and hard bodies inside the Pin Bar.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:28 PM
Currumbin
Dart, whiting and a few chopper tailor along the beaches, flathead and whiting in the lower reaches of Currumbin and Tallebudgera Creeks and mangrove jack around the snaggy banks, bridge pylons and rock walls.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:29 PM
Tweed Coast
Flathead, bream, tuskfish, flounder and school mackerel at the southern end of Southport Broadwater.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:29 PM
Snapper, pearl perch, tuskfish and flathead at the Mud Hole.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:29 PM
Lake Monduran
Barramundi on suspending hard bodies and soft plastics in the bays.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:31 PM
Boondooma Dam
Bass on plastics, spoons and trolled hard bodies in about 25 to 35 feet near Pelican Point, the Barbers Pole and towards the dam wall.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:31 PM
Bjelke Petersen Dam
Bass on trolled lures around the creek bed between the two boat ramps and a few fish on blades in the shallows in the upper reaches.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:31 PM
Borumba Dam
Bass on spinner baits and saratoga on surface lures in the upper reaches.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:31 PM
Somerset Dam
Bass on spoons, soft plastics and fly just south of the Spit boat ramp; better quality fish on Kirkleagh flats.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:33 PM
Bass on plastics and spoons on the flats at Kirkleagh, the bottom end of Red Rock and upstream from Queen Street, golden perch on bait near the timber and red claw crayfish downstream from the timber.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:30 PM
Lake Manchester
Bass on trolled stump jumpers and crank baits along the eastern side of the dam and on jerk baits cast to the dam edges.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:33 PM
Lake Samsonvale
Bass on spinner baits around the dam edges.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:32 PM
Moogerah Dam
Bass and golden perch on soft plastics and ice jigs in the Gorge and on lures trolled to 5 metres around the timber.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:35 PM
Hinze Dam
Bass and golden perch on live shrimp rigged under a float around the timber.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:32 PM
Maroon Dam
Bass at dawn and dusk on cicada surface lures around the dam edges and during the day on soft plastics on the weed beds.
Updated: Sep 17, 2020 3:35 PM