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
Trevally, queenfish, flathead and school mackerel around the Urangan Jetty, sand whiting on the making tide along the beaches from Burrum Heads to Urangan, mangrove jack, grunter bream and whiting in Sandy Straits and the Burrum River and threadfin salmon and grunter bream in the Mary River.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:56 PM
Rainbow Beach
Pearl perch, sweetlip, snapper, tuskfish, moses perch and trag jew about 12nm east of Wide Bay Bar.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:57 PM
Noosa
Flathead, bream and trevally at the Noosa River mouth, tailor, flathead and bream in Woods Bay and flathead, trevally and school jew along the Tewantin reach.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:57 PM
Trevally at the Noosa River mouth and in Woods Bay, a few sand whiting in the lower reaches and grunter bream and flathead in Lake Cooroibah.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:57 PM
Spanish mackerel, pearl perch and snapper at Sunshine Reef and pearl perch, tuskfish and scarlet sea perch off Double Island Point.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:57 PM
Maroochydore
Flathead, bream and whiting around Chambers Island, trevally and bream in the Cod Hole, bream and whiting at Cotton Tree, flathead and mangrove jack in Petrie Creek and mud crabs in the creeks.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:57 PM
Mooloolaba
Mangrove jack in the Mooloolah River canals and trevally around the trawler moorings.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:58 PM
Blue marlin, yellowfin tuna and mahi mahi off Noosa Canyons and Cape Moreton and tuskfish on the Barwon Banks.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:58 PM
Wahoo and mahi mahi on the Barwon Banks and spanish mackerel on Murphys Reef.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:58 PM
Caloundra
Spotty mackerel and mack tuna at Caloundra 3 and 5 Mile, sweetlip at Currimundi Reef and Raper Shoal, flathead, whiting and sand crabs in Pumicestone Passage, trevally and queenfish in the canals and mangrove jack in the creeks.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:58 PM
Donnybrook
Flathead along the drop offs, sand whiting at the mouth of Glasshouse and Bullock Creeks, mangrove jack along the drop off at Mission Point, bream in Glasshouse Creek and a few mud crabs in the upper reaches of the creeks.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:59 PM
Bribie Island
Spotty mackerel in NW Channel and near the yellow special marker off South Point, diver whiting on the Cockle Banks, flathead off Pebble Beach and in front of the Fishing Museum, squid at night around the Bribie Bridge and Bongaree Jetty and sand crabs in the main channel.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:59 PM
Redcliffe Peninsula
Grunter bream, whiting, flathead, mangrove jack and sand crabs in the Pine River, flathead, whiting and grunter bream in Hays Inlet, threadfin salmon, whiting and sand crabs in Bramble Bay, whiting and garfish along Clontarf foreshores, sand whiting along Margate Beach, diver whiting in Deception Bay and mangrove jack and bream in the canals.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:59 PM
Sandgate
Flathead, bream and whiting off the Shorncliffe Jetty and in the Pine River, sand whiting along Nudgee and Brighton foreshores, flathead at the mouth of Cabbage Tree Creek and bream near the trawler moorings.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:59 PM
Northern Moreton Bay
Blue marlin offshore from Cape Moreton, school mackerel and mack tuna north of Peel Island, flathead and whiting at the mouth of the Caboolture River, sand whiting at the mouth of the creeks that run off Pumicestone Passage and mangrove jack around the snaggy banks in the creeks.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:59 PM
Moreton Bay Offshore
Pearl perch, snapper and mahi mahi at the Cathedrals.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 3:59 PM
Wynnum Manly
Sweetlip and small snapper around Green Island, diver whiting on the Chain Banks and sweetlip and sand crabs along the drop off at Wellington Point.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:00 PM
Wellington Point
School mackerel between Wellington Point leads and Green Island, sweetlip on the shallow reefs around Green and Peel Islands, mud crabs along Waterloo Bay foreshores and sand crabs off Point Halloran.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:00 PM
North Stradbroke Island
Fish all beaches for dart, whiting, flathead and chopper tailor.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:00 PM
Redland Bay
Bream, flathead and small snapper around Coochiemudlo Island.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:01 PM
Trevally, bream, snapper and mulloway around the southern bay islands.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:00 PM
Spotty mackerel around the beacons in the northern bay, tailor in the surf at North Straddie, sand whiting in Tingalpa Creek and mangrove jack and queenfish in Raby Bay canals.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:00 PM
Jumpinpin
Mahi mahi wide of the Pin Bar, tailor inside the Pin Bar, sand whiting in the lower reaches of the Logan and Pimpama Rivers and mangrove jack on live bait around the snaggy banks at the southern end of Kangaroo Island.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:01 PM
Flathead opposite Rocky Point, in Cobby Passage and along the southern end of Kangaroo Island, bream at Rocky Point and Kalinga Bank and sand crabs in Canaipa Passage and between the Powerlines and Karragarra Island.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:01 PM
Southport
Bream, whiting, squid and small snapper in Southport Broadwater, sand whiting between the Council Chambers and Isle of Capri and trevally and school jew in the deep holes in the upper reaches of the Nerang River.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:02 PM
Blue marlin, wahoo and mahi mahi in about 300 metres, amberjack, samson fish and yellowtail king on live bait on the 32s, small black marlin on the 36s, school mackerel and silver jew on the 12s and 18s, dart and whiting along the beaches, trevally, flathead and school jew in Southport Seaway, mangrove jack around jetties, bridge pylons and rock walls and sand crabs throughout Southport Broadwater.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:02 PM
Tweed Coast
Flathead, bream, whiting and trevally on surface lures in the middle reaches of the Tweed River.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:02 PM
Snapper, tuskfish and flathead on the 30s east of the Tweed.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:03 PM
Pottsville
Snapper and tuskfish on the close reefs, dart and whiting along the beaches, bream, flathead, whiting and mud crabs in the mid to upper reaches of Mooball, Cudgen and Cudgera Creeks and mangrove jack around the snaggy banks and bridge pylons.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:03 PM
Evans Head
Snapper and trag jew on Kahors Reef and North Ground and bream, flathead, whiting and mud crabs in the Evans River. Heaps of cornflake weed along the surf beaches making it impossible to fish.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:03 PM
Lake Monduran
Barramundi and bass on suspended hard bodies and soft plastics.
Updated: Nov 29, 2019 4:15 PM
Lenthalls Dam
Barramundi on trolled lures along the gullies and old creek beds shaded by trees.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:04 PM
Boondooma Dam
Bass and golden perch at dusk on trolled hard bodies in about 20 feet in the main basin, off the points near the Narrows and around The Islands.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:03 PM
Bjelke Petersen Dam
Bass and golden perch at dawn and dusk on trolled shallow divers towards the dam wall.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:04 PM
Lake Manchester
Bass on small soft plastics, chatter baits and diving lures on the weed beds.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:05 PM
Lake Samsonvale
Bass, golden perch and saratoga at dawn and dusk around the dam edges.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:04 PM
Hinze Dam
Bass and saratoga early morning on surface lures around the dam edges and bass during the day on metal jigs in the deeper parts.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:04 PM
Maroon Dam
Bass on dark coloured chatter baits trolled along the eastern bank and golden perch on worms and TN60s near the timber in the upper reaches.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:07 PM
Rivers
Threadfin salmon on prawns and shallow diving jerk baits between Colleges Crossing and Jindalee in the Brisbane River.
Updated: Dec 6, 2019 4:07 PM