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
Blue marlin on the Continental Shelf east of Breaksea Spit, sailfish and small black marlin on the 13 mile, spanish and school mackerel at the Burrum 8 Mile, on the Outer Banks and in Platypus Bay, snapper at Moon Ledge and Roy Rufus artificial reef, sand whiting at the creek mouths on the western side of Fraser Island, grunter bream and flathead in Sandy Straits, threadfin salmon in the Mary River and mangrove jack in the Burrum River.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:46 PM
Noosa
Sand whiting in the lower reaches of the Noosa River, flathead at Munna Point, along the Tewantin reach and near the car ferry and bream throughout the river.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 4:40 PM
Maroochydore
Flathead throughout the Maroochy River, sand whiting and grunter bream at the creek mouths, sand whiting in the lower reaches, trevally, school jew and chopper tailor around the Motorway Bridge pylons, school jew in the deep holes in the mid to upper reaches and sand crabs in the middle reaches.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:48 PM
Mooloolaba
Snapper, pearl perch and tuskfish on the Barwon Banks, spanish mackerel on the inshore reefs, flathead and whiting in the low tide gutters along the beaches, flathead, bream and whiting in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River and mangrove jack around the bridge pylons, rock walls and snaggy banks.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:48 PM
Snapper, pearl perch, tuskfish and yellowtail king at the Hards and cobia and amberjack on the Barwon Banks.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 4:42 PM
Pearl perch, tuskfish and cobia at Caloundra 12 Mile.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:48 PM
Caloundra
Snapper on the close reefs, sweetlip off the rocks at Shelly and Kings beaches, sand whiting in the low tide gutters along the beaches, flathead and whiting at the mouth of the creeks that run off Pumicestone Passage, sand whiting in Currimundi Lake and mangrove jack in the creeks and canals.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:49 PM
Donnybrook
Small snapper at 112 and Mission Point, sand whiting on the making tide at the mouth of the creeks, trevally in the deep channels and sand crabs on the banks.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:50 PM
Bribie Island
Bream along Woorim Beach, sand whiting at Red Beach, school mackerel at Skirmish Point, sweetlip at the Ripples, estuary cod off the Bongaree Jetty and mangrove jack in the creeks and canals.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:50 PM
Redcliffe Peninsula
Small snapper and school mackerel on the inshore reefs, school mackerel off Woody Point, flathead and whiting in Hays Inlet and the Pine River, sand whiting along Margate, Scarborough and Newport foreshores, mangrove jack in the canals and sand crabs off Redcliffe, in Deception and Bramble Bays.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:50 PM
Northern Moreton Bay
School mackerel and longtail tuna in the northern bay, flathead at the mouth of the Pine and Caboolture Rivers and sand crabs in Bramble and Deception Bays.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:50 PM
Moreton Bay Offshore
Snapper, pearl perch and mahi mahi at Deep Tempest.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:51 PM
Wynnum Manly
Sweetlip and school mackerel at Harry Atkinson artificial reef, school mackerel in the Rous Channel, diver whiting in the Small Ships gutter, small snapper around Green Island and sand whiting on Lota flats.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:51 PM
Wellington Point
Diver whiting in the Small Ships gutter, threadfin salmon and mulloway in the lower reaches of the Brisbane River and flathead on the making tide around the creek mouths and along the foreshores.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:51 PM
North Stradbroke Island
Fish all beaches for dart, whiting, bream, flathead and chopper tailor.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:51 PM
Redland Bay
Grassy sweetlip, bream, flathead and small snapper around Coochiemudlo Island.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:52 PM
Snapper on the northern end of Coochiemudlo and Macleay Islands and flathead in Canaipa Passage.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:51 PM
School mackerel in the Rainbow Channel, flathead and whiting at the mouth of the creeks, mangrove jack in Raby Bay canals and sand crabs around the southern bay islands.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:51 PM
Jumpinpin
Flathead inside the Pin Bar, sand whiting around the Powerlines and mulloway in Jacobs Well channel.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:52 PM
Southport
Flathead, whiting and squid at the southern end of Southport Broadwater and sand whiting around Wave Break Island.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:53 PM
Yellowfin tuna, mahi mahi, blue and striped marlin in 2000 metres, striped marlin, yellowtail king, amberjack, samson fish and a few snapper on the 50s, mahi mahi around the FADS on the 36s and 42s, tuskfish, silver and trag jew on the 24s, flathead and whiting in the low tide gutters along the beaches, chopper tailor in front of the Seaway tower, flathead, trevally and school jew in Southport Seaway, flathead, whiting and school mackerel throughout Southport Broadwater and mangrove jack in the rivers, creeks and canals.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:52 PM
Flathead and whiting inside the Pin Bar.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:53 PM
Currumbin
Dart and a few chopper tailor along the beaches, flathead and whiting in the lower reaches of Currumbin and Tallebudgera Creeks, mangrove jack around the bridge pylons, rock walls and snaggy banks and it would be worth setting a few pots for mud crabs.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:53 PM
Tweed Coast
Bream, whiting and flathead on surface poppers in the lower reaches of the Tweed River and flathead and trevally jigging the deeper holes.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:54 PM
Tuskfish, pearl perch and trag jew on the 30s east of the Tweed.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 4:00 PM
Pottsville
Dart, bream and whiting along the beaches, bream, flathead and whiting in the mid to upper reaches of the creeks and mud crabs in the upper reaches.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:54 PM
Evans Head
Snapper and trag jew on Kahors Reef and North Ground, mahi mahi around the FADs, bream, a few tailor and Australian salmon along Airforce and Main Beaches, bream and luderick along the rock walls at the Evans River mouth, bream, whiting and flathead in the lower reaches and mud crabs in the upper reaches.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:54 PM
Lenthalls Dam
Bass on spinner baits and trolled hard bodies off the points and along the deeper banks and barramundi on suspended hard bodies around the lily pads and submerged timber.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:55 PM
Boondooma Dam
Bass and golden perch on trolled lures at the Junction, start of the Boyne River and towards the dam wall and golden perch on bait around the timber in the Boyne River. The Golden Lure trolling championship is being held at the dam this weekend; so there will be more anglers than usual.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:55 PM
Bjelke Petersen Dam
Bass and golden perch on hard bodies and spinner baits trolled to 12 to 16 feet along the edge of the creek bed in front of the two boat ramps.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:55 PM
Somerset Dam
Bass and golden perch on lures trolled to about 30 feet around Queen Street and Bay 15. Plastics and spoons are also working.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:54 PM
Lake Kurwongbah
Bass on plastics and spinner baits around the points.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:56 PM
Moogerah Dam
Bass on small blades along the edge of the creek bed in front of the boat ramp and on jigged ice jigs around the Gorge.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:58 PM
Wyaralong Dam
Bass on noisy spinner baits and rattling TN60s towards the Vineyards and carp on worms and fly around the dam edges. Remember carp are a noxious pest fish and should not be returned to the water; please dispose of in the bins provided. A fishing competition is being held at the dam this weekend; so there will be more anglers than usual.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:56 PM
Hinze Dam
Bass early morning on surface lures in the shallows close to the timber and during the day on metal jigs in the deeper parts.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:56 PM
Maroon Dam
Bass and golden perch on dark coloured chatter baits in Ski Ramp bay, bass on soft plastics off Ski Ramp point and tilapia on worms around the timber. Remember tilapia are a noxious pest fish and should not be returned to the water; please dispose of in the bins provided.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:58 PM
Rivers
Threadfin salmon on live and jerk baits along the river bank downstream from the River Link bridge in the Bremer River.
Updated: Oct 15, 2020 3:58 PM