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, red throat emperor, jobfish, sweetlip, hussar and cod on the wide grounds east of Breaksea Spit, the northern and southern gutters, spanish mackerel on the bait balls off Rooney Point, coral bream, cod, coral trout and pencil squid on the inshore reefs, flathead, mackerel, trevally and pencil squid off the Urangan jetty, threadfin salmon, grunter bream and flathead in the Mary and Susan Rivers and mangrove jack and whiting in the Burrum River.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:34 PM
Rainbow Beach
Red emperor, coral trout, jobfish, hussar, tuskfish, sweetlip, spangled emperor, cobia and mahi mahi about 15nm east of Wide Bay Bar.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:34 PM
Noosa
Flathead, trevally and mangrove jack at the Noosa River mouth, trevally, flathead, bream and grunter bream in Woods Bay, bream and estuary cod along the Tewantin reach and flathead, mangrove jack and school jew in Lake Cooroibah.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:35 PM
Bream throughout the Noosa River, flathead along the Tewantin reach and sand whiting in Lake Cooroibah.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:34 PM
Snapper and tuskfish at Sunshine Reef and spanish mackerel at Little Halls Reef.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:35 PM
Maroochydore
Sand whiting on the making tide in the lower reaches of the Maroochy River, flathead, bream and school jew at the Cod Hole and mouth of Eudlo Creek and mud crabs in the upper reaches.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:35 PM
Mooloolaba
Trevally along the rock walls at the Mooloolah River mouth and mangrove jack at night around the trawler moorings and bridge pylons.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:35 PM
Amberjack and tuskfish on the Barwon Banks.
Updated: Jan 15, 2021 8:35 AM
Grassy sweetlip and pearl perch at Caloundra 9 Mile.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:36 PM
Grassy sweetlip and school mackerel around the NW Fairway Buoy and Raper Shoal.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:36 PM
Caloundra
School mackerel and grassy sweetlip on the inshore reefs, flathead, whiting and school jew along the beaches, flathead, bream and grunter bream in Pumicestone Passage, trevally and mangrove jack in the canals and mangrove jack and mud crabs in the creeks.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:36 PM
Donnybrook
Bream at the mouth of Bullock Creek, estuary cod at Mission Point, mangrove jack in Glasshouse Creek and mud crabs close to the mangroves.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:36 PM
Bribie Island
Spotty mackerel in NW Channel, diver whiting on the Cockle Banks, sand whiting at Buckleys Hole and White Patch and mangrove jack and mud crabs in the creeks and canals.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:36 PM
Redcliffe Peninsula
Snapper, grassy sweetlip and school mackerel around the inshore reefs and rocky points, queenfish and trevally in Bramble Bay, bream, flathead and mangrove jack in the Pine River, flathead and whiting along Scarborough Spit, mangrove jack in the canals and sand crabs in Deception Bay.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:37 PM
Northern Moreton Bay
School mackerel around the birds working in NW channel, snapper on floated pillies on Scarborough Reef and sand whiting on the making tide along Golden Beach.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:37 PM
Moreton Bay Offshore
Pearl perch, snapper and mahi mahi at Deep Tempest.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:37 PM
Wynnum Manly
School mackerel on the Hope Banks, snapper and sweetlip around Green and King Islands and tiger squid on the Chain Banks.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:37 PM
Wellington Point
Flathead and whiting along Wellington Point foreshores.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:38 PM
North Stradbroke Island
Fish all beaches for dart, whiting, bream, chopper tailor and flathead.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:38 PM
Redland Bay
Small snapper off the NE side of Coochiemudlo and Peel Islands and flathead and sand crabs in Canaipa Passage.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:38 PM
Spotty and school mackerel in the northern bay, diver whiting in the Rous Channel, threadfin salmon in the lower reaches of the Brisbane River, sweetlip around the southern bay islands and sand crabs in the southern bay.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:38 PM
Jumpinpin
Flathead inside the Pin Bar, sand whiting near Slipping Sands, in the Logan and Pimpama Rivers, bream in Jacobs Well Channel, mangrove jack and mud crabs in the rivers and creeks and sand crabs in Canaipa Passage and Southport Channel.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:39 PM
Spotty mackerel wide of the Pin Bar, sand whiting near Slipping Sands, Never Fail Island and Ageston Sands in the Logan River, flathead around Oak, Dinner and Tabby Tabby Islands, tailor between Slipping Sands and the NE tip of Crusoe Island and bream near Rocky Point and Marks rock.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:39 PM
Southport
Sand whiting on the banks near Southport Seaway, flathead in the upper reaches and mangrove jack in the middle reaches of the Nerang River.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:40 PM
Wahoo and small black marlin at Spot X, spotty mackerel on Palm Beach Reef, mahi mahi around the FADs, mangrove jack and flathead in Southport Seaway, dart and whiting in the low tide gutters along the beaches, flathead, whiting and bream in Southport Broadwater and mangrove jack around the rock walls, bridge pylons and snaggy banks in the rivers, creeks and canals.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:39 PM
Small black marlin in 60 to 80 metres east of the Seaway and sand whiting on worms inside the Pin Bar.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:39 PM
Currumbin
Spotty mackerel on Palm Beach and Mermaid Reefs, flathead and whiting in the low tide gutters along the beaches and flathead, bream, whiting, mangrove jack and mud crabs in Currumbin and Tallebudgera creeks.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:40 PM
Tweed Coast
Flathead, bream, trevally, mangrove jack and mulloway in the lower reaches of the Tweed River.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:40 PM
Snapper, tuskfish and flathead on the 30s, spanish mackerel at Tweed 9 Mile and Fidos Reef and mahi mahi around the FADs.
Updated: Jan 15, 2021 8:33 AM
Pottsville
Snapper, tuskfish, spanish and spotty mackerel on the inshore reefs, tailor, flathead and bream along the beaches, flathead, bream, whiting and mud crabs in the mid to lower reaches of the creeks, luderick close to the rock walls and bridge pylons in the lower reaches and mangrove jack on top of the tide around the snaggy banks.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:40 PM
Evans Head
Snapper, pearl perch and trag jew on North Ground and Kahors Reef, bream and a few school jew along Main and Airforce 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: Jan 14, 2021 3:41 PM
Lake Monduran
Barramundi on hard bodies and soft plastics close to the trees adjacent to the points and bays.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:42 PM
Boondooma Dam
Bass and golden perch on trolled spinner baits and hard bodies in about 20 feet of water in the middle reaches.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:41 PM
Bjelke Petersen Dam
Bass and golden perch on trolled lures towards the dam wall; land based anglers are getting bass on bait cast to the banks.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:41 PM
Borumba Dam
Recent rain will have bass moving up into the shallows to feed where the water is running.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:42 PM
Somerset Dam
Bass on natural coloured skirted jigs at Queen Street and golden perch on hard bodies trolled slowly along the drop offs.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:44 PM
Bass on trolled hard bodies and spinner baits at Bay 13, Pelican Point and Queen Street. Casting spoons and chatter baits has also produced a few.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:41 PM
Lake Kurwongbah
Bass early morning on spinner baits around the dam edges.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:42 PM
Lake Samsonvale
Bass early morning on spinner baits around the dam edges.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:42 PM
Moogerah Dam
Bass on small plastics, skirted jigs and chatter baits along the dam edges towards the dam wall.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:44 PM
Hinze Dam
Bass on surface lures and spinner baits around the points.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:43 PM
Maroon Dam
Bass on skirted jigs and chatter baits around the dam edges and on small plastics slow rolled along the weed edges.
Updated: Jan 14, 2021 3:45 PM