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
Coral trout, snapper, tuskfish, nannygai and cod in the Southern Gutters, red emperor, snapper, pearl perch and scarlet sea perch off Breaksea Spit, snapper and trevally in Platypus Bay, snapper and school mackerel on the inshore reefs, flathead, grunter bream, sand crabs and squid in Sandy Straits, blue salmon, bream and cod in the deep holes in the Mary and Susan Rivers and bream and school mackerel off the Urangan jetty.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:43 PM
Rainbow Beach
Pearl perch, tuskfish, red emperor, snapper, sweetlip, maori cod, hussar, gold spotted wrasse and cobia about 20nm east of Wide Bay Bar.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 4:49 PM
Noosa
Bream and flathead at the Noosa River mouth, trevally and queenfish in Woods Bay, sand whiting near the yacht club and sweetlip near the dog beach at the river mouth.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:44 PM
Bream in the lower reaches of the Noosa River, flathead between Makepeace Island and the cable ferry and golden trevally along the Tewantin reach.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:44 PM
Snapper, pearl perch, coral trout and cobia off Double Island Point, on North and Sunshine Reefs.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:44 PM
Maroochydore
Bream throughout the Maroochy River, flathead and whiting at the northern end of Goat and Channel Islands, flathead at Picnic Point and Eudlo Creek mouth, trevally and school jew between Chambers Island and the Cod Hole and sand crabs in the lower reaches.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:45 PM
Mooloolaba
Snapper, grassy sweetlip, tuskfish and yellowtail king at Caloundra 12 Mile, Murphys, Sunshine and Coolum Reefs, dart, bream and a few tailor at dusk along Kawana, Warana and Currimundi Beaches and bream at night around the bridge pylons, trawler moorings and pontoons in the Mooloolah River.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:45 PM
Snapper on the Barwon Banks and yellowtail king at Caloundra wide.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:45 PM
Snapper, tuskfish and yellowtail king at Caloundra 12 Mile, snapper and grassy sweetlip at Currimundi Reef and pearl perch and snapper at Caloundra wide.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:45 PM
Caloundra
Snapper, sweetlip and spangled emperor on the inshore reefs, chopper tailor and dart along the beaches, bream off the rocks at Kings Beach, flathead, whiting, bream and sand crabs in Pumicestone Passage, luderick along the Boardwalk, trevally around the bridge pylons in the canals and mud crabs in the creeks.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:45 PM
Donnybrook
Flathead along the drop offs and mulloway in the deep holes in Pumicestone Passage, sand whiting at Mission Point, bream at Glasshouse Creek mouth and southern end of Little goat Island and a few mud crabs in the creeks.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:46 PM
Bribie Island
Trevally, tailor and longtail tuna at Woorim Beach, diver whiting on the Cockle Banks, flathead along Sylvan Beach, small snapper at White Patch and sand crabs off Cooks Rock.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:46 PM
Redcliffe Peninsula
Diver whiting on the Cockle Banks, in Deception and Bramble Bays, snapper and bream on the inshore reefs, bream, tailor and squid around the rocky points and jetties and flathead in Hays Inlet and along Scarborough foreshores.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:46 PM
Northern Moreton Bay
Diver whiting on the Cockle Banks, chopper tailor on top of the tide at the southern end of Bribie Island and along Brighton foreshores, flathead in the lower reaches of the Caboolture and Pine Rivers and squid around the jetties and rock walls.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:46 PM
Moreton Bay Offshore
Snapper at Deep Tempest and mahi mahi near the FAD.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:47 PM
Wynnum Manly
Diver whiting near D’Arcy Light, in the Blue Hole and between St Helena Island and the Boat Passage, snapper around Green Island and along the drop off at Wellington Point and mulloway in the lower reaches of the Brisbane River.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:47 PM
Wellington Point
Snapper north of Harry Atkinson artificial reef, squid on the drift off Wellington Point, flathead along King Island and Wellington Point foreshores and bream at the mouth of the creeks.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:47 PM
North Stradbroke Island
Fish all beaches for bream, chopper tailor, dart, whiting and flathead.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:47 PM
Redland Bay
Bream, flathead, whiting, tailor and small snapper around Coochiemudlo Island.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:48 PM
Snapper at Harry Atkinson and Curtin artificial reefs, school mackerel in the Rainbow Channel, flathead along the drop offs in the southern bay and bream at night and early morning in Raby Bay canals.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:47 PM
Jumpinpin
Snapper on the inshore reefs, tailor in the surf at South Straddie and inside the Pin Bar, bream in Jacobs Well Channel and flathead on Gold Bank.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:48 PM
Tailor in the surf at South Straddie, tailor and flathead inside the Pin Bar, flathead near Rocky Point and mulloway in the lower reaches of the Logan River.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:48 PM
Southport
Tarwhine, whiting, tuskfish, flounder and squid at the northern end of Southport Broadwater.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:49 PM
Wahoo, blue and striped marlin in 250 to 400 metres east of Southport, snapper and pearl perch on the 50s, yellowtail king and samson fish on the 42s and 50s, cobia, pigfish and tuskfish on the 36s, snapper and silver jew on the 24s, school mackerel on the inshore reefs, chopper tailor and flathead along the beaches, flathead, queenfish and trevally in the Seaway, mulloway near the Pipeline and inside the Pin Bar, bream, whiting, flathead, tuskfish and squid throughout Southport Broadwater and bream and trevally at night on the ebb tide in front of TSS in the Nerang River.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:48 PM
Snapper and pearl perch on the 50s east of Southport and flathead, tailor and flounder on soft plastics and hard bodies inside the Pin Bar.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:49 PM
Currumbin
Tuskfish, snapper and mulloway on the 36s east of Currumbin, a few cobia and mackerel on Palm Beach Reef, cobia off the desal plant at Tugun, flathead and a few chopper tailor along the beaches and flathead, whiting and chopper tailor in the lower reaches of Currumbin Creek.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:49 PM
Tweed Coast
Flathead, bream, whiting and trevally in the middle reaches of the Tweed River.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:50 PM
Snapper, tuskfish, pearl perch, trag jew, flathead and moses perch on the 30s east of the Tweed.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:50 PM
Pottsville
Tailor and bream along the beaches, bream, whiting and flathead in the middle reaches of Cudgen, Cudgera and Mooball Creeks, luderick around the rocky points in the lower reaches and a few mud crabs in the upper reaches.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:50 PM
Evans Head
Snapper, trag jew, spanish and spotty mackerel on Kahors Reef and North Ground, flathead, tailor and mulloway along Airforce Beach, bream, tailor and luderick along the rock walls at the Evans River mouth, bream, flathead and whiting in the lower reaches and mud crabs in the upper reaches.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:50 PM
Lenthalls Dam
Kayakers are getting bass on plastics, blades and spinner baits in the Duckinwilla arm.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:51 PM
Boondooma Dam
Bass and golden perch located with sounder on ice jigs, blades and spoons; the fish are sitting at about 35 to 50 feet.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:51 PM
Somerset Dam
A few bass on plastics in the upper reaches, no particular spot, as the fish are widespread and a sounder is necessary to locate them.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:50 PM
Lake Samsonvale
Bass on spoons in the deep holes.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:51 PM
Wyaralong Dam
Bass on lures trolled to 5 metres around the points in the main basin and plenty of carp on worms and prawns throughout the dam. Remember carp a noxious pest fish and should not be returned to the water; please dispose of in the bins provided.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:52 PM
Hinze Dam
Bass on shrimp and metal jigs in the deep holes in the western arm.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:52 PM
Rivers
Threadfin salmon on live bait and flathead and bream on pillies and soft plastics close to the river edge in the middle reaches of the Brisbane River.
Updated: Jul 9, 2020 3:54 PM