Fishing Reports

Fishing Reports

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30 June 2022

Hervey Bay

Snapper, grassy sweetlip and nannygai on Roy Rufus artificial reef, Moon Ledge and the Outer Banks, longtail and mack tuna in Platypus Bay, school mackerel and trevally around the bait schools, diver whiting and school mackerel off Gatakers Bay, grunter bream, flathead, bream, whiting and blue salmon in Sandy Straits, sand whiting and flathead along the beaches from Burrum Heads to Urangan and bream and mulloway at night off the Urangan Jetty.

Fishos Tackleworld Ph (07) 4128 1022

Rainbow Beach Offshore

Red emperor, coral trout, hussar, snapper, sweetlip, cod, amberjack, mulloway and mackerel about 20nm east of Wide Bay Bar.

Rainbow Beach Reef Fishing Charters Ph (07) 5486 8666


Bream throughout the Noosa River, flathead along the Tewantin reach and trevally in Woods Bay.

O Boat Hire & Bait Supply Ph (07) 5449 7513

Trevally, flathead, bream and queenfish along the Tewantin reach of the Noosa River and bream, flathead and school mackerel in Woods Bay.

Noosa River Fishing Safaris Ph 0429 030 823

Pearl perch, maori cod and moses perch on Chardons Reef and snapper off Double Island Point.

Noosa Bluewater Charters Ph (07) 5449 9355

Snapper, pearl perch and northern bluefin tuna at North Reef and snapper, tuskfish and sweetlip at Sunshine Reef.

Deep Sea Fishing Co Noosa Ph 0411 222 749  


Bream throughout the Maroochy River, trevally around Yinni Street, Chambers Island and the Motorway Bridge pylons, trevally and queenfish in the Cod Hole, flathead downstream from Bli Bli and mud crabs in the middle reaches.

Swan Boat Hire Ph (07) 5443 7225  


Pearl perch and snapper at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper at Murphys Reef, dart and a few tailor at night along the beaches and bream and trevally around the rock walls, bridge pylons and trawler moorings in the Mooloolah River.

Tackleworld Kawana Ph (07) 5444 0714  

Snapper, pearl perch and tuskfish on the Hards and amberjack and cobia on the Barwon Banks.

Smithys Fishing Charters Ph 0407 574 868


Snapper, sweetlip and pearl perch at Caloundra 12 Mile, dart and a few tailor along the beaches, bream, flathead, school jew and mud crabs in Pumicestone Passage and trevally in the canals.

Caloundra Fishing World Ph (07) 5491 4566  


Flathead along the drop offs, bream at the mouth of Elimbah and Glasshouse Creeks, chopper tailor at the southern end of Little Goat Island and sand whiting at Mission Point.

Donnybrook Takeaway, Bait & Tackle Ph (07) 5498 8247  

Bribie Island

Diver whiting on the Cockle Banks, tailor and spotty mackerel off Sandstone Point, tailor and flathead along the eastern beach, mulloway around the Bribie Bridge and Bongaree Jetty, flathead at White Patch, Banksia Beach and Turners Camp Road and sand whiting on the flats at Sandstone Point.

Island Fishing Supplies Ph 0493 103 027  

Northern Moreton Bay

Snapper early morning on the shallow reefs, tailor and school jew at the mouth of the Pine and Caboolture Rivers and flathead in the lower reaches of the rivers.

Tackleworld Lawnton Ph (07) 3205 7475  

Redcliffe Peninsula

Bream, tailor and small snapper on the inshore reefs and around the rocky outcrops, diver whiting off Scarborough, in Deception and Bramble Bays, tailor off the jetties and flathead in the Pine River and Hays Inlet.

Hornibrook Bait & Tackle Ph (07) 2104 2659

Moreton Bay Offshore

Pearl perch, snapper, tuskfish and cod at the One Mile and snapper on the 33s and 35s.

Frenzy Charters Ph (07) 3209 4576  

Brisbane River – Northern Moreton Bay

Snapper at Curtin and Harry Atkinson artificial reefs, Green and Mud Islands and bream and flathead around the creek mouths and rock walls in the lower reaches of the Brisbane River.

Mr Bait Ph 0431 222 721

Wynnum Manly

Snapper at Harry Atkinson artificial reef and Mud Island, sweetlip and small snapper around Green Island, diver whiting on the Maroon and Amity banks and school mackerel in the Rainbow Channel.

Water Tower Bait & Tackle Ph (07) 3396 1833  

Wellington Pt

Snapper around the southern bay islands, bream and whiting along Wellington Point foreshores and sand crabs off Wellington Point.

Wellington Point Marine Ph (07) 3207 2235  

Nth Stradbroke Island

Fish all beaches for bream, tailor, flathead, dart and whiting.

Point Lookout Bait & Fresh Fish Ph (07) 3409 8724  

Redland Bay

Snapper around Bulwer ledge, Harry Atkinson and West Peel artificial reefs, flathead on plastics on the banks in the southern bay, bream in Raby Bay canals and a few tailor at dawn and dusk at Cleveland Point.

Mossops Tackle Store Cleveland Ph (07) 3821 1240  

Flathead and bream around the southern bay islands and in the channels that lead to the Pin Bar.

Seano’s Inshore Fishing Charters and Tuition Ph  0432 386 307  


Chopper tailor inside the Pin Bar, flathead throughout Jumpinpin and mud crabs in the creeks.

Gem Bait & Tackle Ph (07) 3287 3868

Tailor inside the Pin Bar, flathead in the channels that lead to the Pin Bar, sand crabs in Southport Channel and mud crabs in the feeder creeks.

Jacobs Well Boat Hire Ph (07) 5546 2608


Snapper and cobia on the 24s east of Southport, bream and school jew in Southport Seaway, tailor and bream along the beaches, bream and flathead at the northern end of Southport Broadwater, bream and mangrove jack in the rivers and canals and luderick in Tiger Mullet Channel.

Gold Coast Fishing Tackle Ph (07) 5679 0840  

Snapper and pearl perch on the 36s and 50s east of Southport and flathead on soft plastics in Southport Broadwater.

Ross McCubbin Fishing Charters Ph 0428 729 393  


Dart, whiting, flathead and a few tailor along the beaches and flathead in the lower reaches of the creeks.

The Boatshed Bait, Tackle & Boat Hire Ph (07) 5525 0338  

Tweed Coast

Flathead, bream, whiting, mangrove jack and school jew in the mid to upper reaches.

Brad Smith Fishing Guide Ph 0419 028 704  

Snapper, pearl perch and tuskfish on the 30s east of the Tweed and yellowtail king at Tweed 9 Mile.

Cushy Fishing Charters Ph 0418 631 076  


Snapper on the close reefs, spanish and spotty mackerel along the clean water line, bream, dart and tailor along the beaches, flathead, bream and whiting in the mid to upper reaches of the creeks, luderick around the bridge pylons and rock walls in the lower reaches and mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Pottsville Bait & Tackle Ph (02) 6676 0588  

Evans Head

Snapper and trag jew on Kahors Reef, bream, whiting, tailor and mulloway along Airforce Beach, bream, luderick and flathead along the rock walls at the Evans River mouth, flathead, bream and whiting in the lower reaches and mud crabs in the upper reaches.

Evans Head Sports & Marine Ph (02) 6682 4536  


Boondooma Dam

Bass on trolled deep divers near the Junction and on surface lures around the dam edges.

Bjelke Petersen Dam

Bass on ice jigs in the deep water near Bass Point and on jerk baits and jackalls along the banks.

Matthew Motts Sportfishing Charters Ph 0428 682 594  

Borumba Dam

Bass during the day on vibes in the deeper parts.

Tackleworld Kawana Ph (07) 5444 0714

Maroon Dam

Bass and golden perch on jerk baits on the weed beds near the camping ground and Nursery and bass on plastics around the timbered edges.


Bass and golden perch on soft plastics, jerk and spinner baits downstream from the dam wall in the upper reaches of the Brisbane River.

Charltons Fishing  Ph (07) 3818 1677  

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