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
Grassy sweetlip on the inshore reefs and grunter bream, flathead and threadfin salmon in Sandy Straits.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:03 PM
Rainbow Beach
Tuskfish, pearl perch, red emperor, hussar and snapper about 20nm east of Wide Bay Bar.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:03 PM
Noosa
Flathead and mangrove jack near the rock wall at the Noosa River mouth, flathead, golden trevally and queenfish along the Tewantin reach, flathead, trevally and moses perch in Lake Cooroibah, golden trevally in Woods Bay and sand crabs in Weyba Creek.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:03 PM
Flathead and trevally at the Noosa River mouth and along the Tewantin reach and bream throughout the river.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:03 PM
Spanish and spotty mackerel at North Reef, grassy sweetlip and cobia at Sunshine Reef and mahi mahi at Chardons Reef.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:04 PM
Maroochydore
Flathead and whiting in the lower reaches of the Maroochy River, mangrove jack around the snaggy banks, trevally at the Cod Hole and mud crabs throughout the river.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:04 PM
Mooloolaba
Spanish mackerel at Coolum Reef, Caloundra 9 and 12 Mile, spotty mackerel in the bay at Mooloolaba, flathead and whiting in the lower reaches of the Mooloolah River and mangrove jack at night around the rock walls, jetties, bridge pylons and snaggy banks.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:04 PM
Tuskfish on the Barwon Banks and spanish mackerel on the Caloundra reefs.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:05 PM
Snapper, spanish and spotty mackerel at Caloundra 12 Mile.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:05 PM
Spotty mackerel at Raper Shoal and spotty mackerel and cobia around Old Woman Island.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:04 PM
Caloundra
Flathead, whiting, grunter bream, trevally, queenfish and sand crabs in Pumicestone Passage, trevally and queenfish in the canals and mangrove jack and mud crabs in the creeks.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:05 PM
Donnybrook
Flathead along the drop offs, grunter bream, bream and mangrove jack in Elimbah Creek, mangrove jack and estuary cod in Glasshouse Creek, trevally at Mission Point and mud crabs at the mouth of the creeks.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:06 PM
Bribie Island
Flathead and mangrove jack along the drop off at Banksia Beach, mangrove jack near the lock in Bribie Gardens and mud crabs in the creeks and canals.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:06 PM
Redcliffe Peninsula
Threadfin salmon and mangrove jack in Bramble Bay, bream around the inshore reefs, rocky points and jetties, mangrove jack and estuary cod in Newport Waterways canals and sand whiting on the making tide along Clontarf and Scarborough foreshores.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:06 PM
Northern Moreton Bay
School mackerel, longtail and mack tuna in the northern bay, flathead and bream on the making tide at the mouth of the Pine River, sand crabs in Deception and Bramble Bays and mud crabs in the creeks.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:06 PM
Wynnum Manly
Diver whiting on the Amity Banks and in the Small Ships Gutter, snapper and sweetlip around Green Island, threadfin salmon in the lower reaches of the Brisbane River and bream on the making tide along Lota foreshores.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:07 PM
Wellington Point
After recent heavy rain the creeks are very fresh. Have a go for whiting, bream and mud crabs in the lower reaches.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:07 PM
North Stradbroke Island
Fish all beaches for dart, whiting and bream.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:07 PM
Redland Bay
Bream and small snapper around Coochiemudlo Island.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:08 PM
Bream, flathead and small snapper around the southern bay islands.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:07 PM
Small snapper around Peel Island, sand crabs in the southern bay and mud crabs out from the creek mouths.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:07 PM
Jumpinpin
Tailor in the surf at South Straddie, sand whiting on the banks in Jacobs Well Channel and bream near Jacobs Well Jetty.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:08 PM
Sand whiting near Slipping Sands and the pigsties, flathead around Kalinga Bank, Pandanus and Dinner Islands, bream at the Five Ways and stockyards, threadfin salmon in the upper reaches of the Logan River and small snapper at the northern end of Macleay Island.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:08 PM
Southport
Flathead, whiting, grassy sweetlip, squid and small snapper at the southern end of Southport Broadwater.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:10 PM
Black marlin, wahoo and mahi mahi on the 42s NE of Southport, small black marlin on the 36s from the Pin to the Tweed, spotty mackerel on the bait reefs east of Southport and Palm Beach Reef, spanish mackerel at Tweed 9 Mile, cobia and mulloway off the desal plant at Tugun, mulloway on the artificial reef north of Southport, trevally, tailor and school jew in Southport Seaway, snapper and flathead on the eastern side of Wave Break Island, sand whiting on the banks in Southport Broadwater and mud crabs at the mouth of the rivers and creeks.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:09 PM
Black marlin and cobia in 100 metres east of Southport.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:10 PM
Currumbin
Flathead and whiting on the making tide 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: Jan 23, 2020 4:11 PM
Tweed Coast
Flathead, bream and whiting on the making tide near the Tweed River mouth.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:11 PM
Pottsville
Spanish mackerel and snapper on the close reefs, dart and whiting along the beaches, bream, flathead, whiting and mud crabs in the middle reaches of Mooball, Cudgen and Cudgera Creeks and luderick around the rocky points in the lower reaches.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:11 PM
Evans Head
Snapper and trag jew on North Ground and Kahors Reef, bream, tailor, whiting and mulloway along Main and Airforce Beaches, flathead, bream and whiting in the lower reaches of the Evans River and mud crabs in the upper reaches.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:11 PM
Lenthalls Dam
Barramundi on weedless soft plastics and surface lures.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:12 PM
Boondooma Dam
In the past week the dam has risen from 24.5% to 28% capacity. Good bass on spinner baits and jackalls along the newly flooded banks in the middle reaches.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:12 PM
Bjelke Petersen Dam
The dam has had a rise in water level and is now at 7.5% capacity. Bass and golden perch on live worms, jackalls and spinner baits along the newly flooded banks.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:12 PM
Borumba Dam
Bass during the day in the deeper parts and saratoga at dawn and dusk on surface lures around the dam edges.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:13 PM
Somerset Dam
Bass and golden perch on chatter baits and deep vibes at Bay 13, Queen Street and Pelican Point and golden perch on live shrimp and worms around the timber and along the steep banks.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:15 PM
Bass on trolled vibration jigs at the southern end of Queen Street, Bay 13 and at Pelican Point and golden perch on trolled lures and bait around the timber.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:12 PM
Wivenhoe Dam
Bass and golden perch on lures trolled to 8 metres across the flats, golden perch on trolled lures along the steeper banks and bass on chatter baits and deep diving crank baits at Billys Bay and the Cliffs. Please note due to the low dam level, launching has been restricted to Logan Inlet.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:15 PM
Lake Kurwongbah
Saratoga on surface lures and spinner baits around the lily pads.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:13 PM
Lake Samsonvale
Bass on chatter baits and spoons around the dam edges.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:14 PM
Wyaralong Dam
Bass at dusk on blades, soft plastics and live shrimp around the points in the main basin and on lures trolled to 3 metres around the islands.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:14 PM
Hinze Dam
Bass on surface lures and fly along the newly flooded grassy banks.
Updated: Jan 23, 2020 4:14 PM