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Where to go fishing, Queensland

Fraser Island

A completely sand island famous for its Tailor fishing, Fraser Island fishing during the season has some of the best beach fishing...
Fraser Island
4.7 (93.33%) 3 votes
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Tin Can Bay, Double Island Point, Inskip

Double Island PointAccess to fish here is via four wheel drive only. Double Island Point is a great refuge for bait fish...
Tin Can Bay, Double Island Point, Inskip
3.8 (75%) 4 votes
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Burleigh Heads

Fishing at Burleigh heads is mostly limited to the Tallebudgera Creek. It is a fairly shallow creek with very clear water and...
Burleigh Heads
3.2 (64%) 5 votes
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Nerang River

Nerang River is home to a maze of canals with thousands of jetties and rock walls to throw lures at. Chasing Mangrove...
Nerang River
3.3 (66.67%) 3 votes
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Moreton Bay

Moreton bay fishing offers great fishing for boaters, kayakers and even some great land based fishing spots. The bay is fairly shallow,...
Moreton Bay
3.3 (66%) 10 votes
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Brisbane

Brisbane fishing is very diverse. From freshwater native bass, to Pink Snapper in Moreton Bay there is enough fishing too keep keen...
Brisbane
3 (60%) 6 votes
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Pumicestone Passage

The Pumicestone Passage extends from Caloundra in the north right down to the start of Brisbane. It separates the mainland from Bribie...
Pumicestone Passage
4 (80%) 2 votes
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Brisbane Land Based

Brisbane Fishing Spots Land Based Fishing around Brisbane anglers can travel inland for native freshwater Bass, soak a live bait in the...
Brisbane Land Based
4 (80%) 11 votes
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Coomera River

Coomera is a blend of man made structure like jetties, pylons and bridges, and natural structure like mangrove and mud flats. Despite...
Coomera River
4 (80%) 5 votes
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Gold Coast

Gold Coast is famous for long sandy beaches, metropolitan skyscrapers and it’s elaborate maze of busy canals and waterways. Despite the hectic...
Gold Coast
3.8 (75%) 8 votes
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Kauri Creek

Located off the Great Sandy Straight separating Fraser Island and the main land, Kauri Creek has fantastic camping and fun fishing. Log...
Kauri Creek
3 (60%) 3 votes
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Caloundra

Caloundra has some of the best fishing on the Sunshine Coast. The Pumicestone passage is home to good populations of Dusky Flathead,...
Caloundra
3.8 (75.79%) 19 votes
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Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba is a heavily built up area with a large population. Mooloolaba fishing spots are centred around the Mooloolah River and Point...
Mooloolaba
2.5 (50%) 10 votes
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Noosa

Noosa is located approximately 130km north of Brisbane. It is a good place to escape the crowds. It is relatively easily to...
Noosa
2.9 (57.14%) 7 votes
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Maroochydore

Maroochydore fishing spots are mainly focused around the Maroochy River. There are also some great beach fishing spots both north and south...
Maroochydore
3.2 (63.33%) 12 votes
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Noosa River

The Noosa River is a river situated in South East Queensland and extends 40km from the township of Noosa way into the...
Noosa River
3.2 (63.81%) 21 votes
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Weipa

Weipa is a fisherman’s dream, known as the Barramundi capital of Queensland this small oasis town offers anglers some of the most...
Weipa
4.5 (90%) 6 votes
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Haughton River

The Haughton River is a large river system and The Haughton floodplain contains one of the greatest concentrations of wetland habitat in...
Haughton River
3 (60%) 2 votes
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Crocodile Creek

Crocodile Creek is probably more productive than Alligator Creek, which is located just north. Crocodile Creek has some deeper holes, good structure...
Crocodile Creek
3 (60%) 2 votes
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Alligator Creek Fishing

Alligator Creek is just south of Townsville and holds Barramundi, Grunter, Bream, Mangrove Jack and Flathead. There is a deep rock bar...
Alligator Creek Fishing
2.5 (50%) 4 votes
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Ross River

In the heart of Townsville fishing the Ross River can be great fun with access for land based and boating fisherman easy....
Ross River
3 (60%) 10 votes
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Bohle River

Bohle River is a medium sized estuary system just north of Townsville. It’s close proximity to Townsville means it is fished heavily,...
Bohle River
3.8 (75%) 8 votes
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Black River

Black River is a medium sized estuary system just north of Townsville. It’s close proximity to Townsville means it is fished heavily,...
Black River
3 (60%) 1 vote
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Palm Creek

Palm Creek is another small estuary system between Ingham and Townsville. It is rather isolated and from our research has little fishing...
Palm Creek
3.7 (73.33%) 3 votes
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Cattle Creek

Cattle Creek is probably the largest estuary system between Ingham and Townsville and the most productive. Due to its isolation from the...
Cattle Creek
3.2 (64%) 5 votes
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Lake Mary Kathleen

Lake Mary Kathleen
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Mooloolah River

The Mooloolah River is a small healthy estuary system with many options for land based and boat based fishing. The estuary system...
Mooloolah River
2.9 (57.5%) 8 votes
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Cawarral Creek

Cawarral Creek is a baron waste land when it comes to fishing, the local often joke naming it the marine desert, however...
Cawarral Creek
3 (60%) 4 votes
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Corio Bay

The Corio Bay estuary system is very large, the mouth of the river is almost 3km wide and when the tide is...
Corio Bay
4 (80%) 2 votes
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Port Douglas

The Dickson Inlet is home to some of best fishing charters in Australia for reef fishing. The Dickson Inlet is a moderately...
Port Douglas
2.7 (53.33%) 3 votes
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Mossman River

Mossman River is a small estuary system with fresh water upstream and home to several large crocodiles – which makes for a very...
Mossman River
3 (60%) 1 vote
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Saltwater Creek

Fishing Saltwater Creek is similar to Mossman River, it can fish really well at times and your highly likely to catch a...
Saltwater Creek
4.5 (90%) 4 votes
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Thomatis Creek

Thomatis Creek is a tributary system to the Barron River, Thomatis has deep holes, lots of structure and the banks are lined...
Thomatis Creek
2.5 (50%) 4 votes
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Barron River

The Barron River is a medium sized estuary system and is home to the beautiful Barrons Falls which is located approximately 18km...
Barron River
4 (80%) 6 votes
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Trinity Inlet

Trinity Inlet is the main estuary system of Cairns, it is around 9km in length and lined with mangroves, lots of structure,...
Trinity Inlet
3.8 (76.25%) 16 votes
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Russell and Mulgrave River

The Mutchero Inlet is a beautiful place to fish, surrounded by thick mangoves and lush rainforest the scenery is as good as...
Russell and Mulgrave River
4 (80%) 1 vote
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Moresby River

There isn’t a lot of information around regarding fishing the Moresby River. Located just south of Innisfail the Moresby River is small...
Moresby River
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Hull River

Hull River, Tully River and Murray River, these 3 river systems are quite similar in length and structure features, mangrove lined banks,...
Hull River
2 (40%) 1 vote
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Tully River

Hull River, Tully River and Murray River, these 3 river systems are quite similar in length and structure features, mangrove lined banks,...
Tully River
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Murray River

Hull River, Tully River and Murray River, these 3 river systems are quite similar in length and structure features, mangrove lined banks,...
Murray River
4 (80%) 1 vote
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Hinchinbrook Channel

Hinchinbrook is one of the most scenic places to fish, surrounded by rainforest covered mountains and pristine estuaries – each year hundreds...
Hinchinbrook Channel
4 (80%) 19 votes
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Victoria Creek

Victoria Creek is a small estuary system all the features of a larger system, sand flats, mangrove lined banks, deep holes and...
Victoria Creek
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Johnstone River

The Johnstone River runs through Innisfail is approximately 90km south of Cairns. It is a great place target Barramundi and the River...
Johnstone River
4.3 (85%) 4 votes
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Recommended Lures for Queensland Fishing

Jewie 150

Good for: Barramundi, Jewfish - Black, Jewfish / Mulloway

Skippy Surface Lure

Good for: Yellowfin Bream, Yellowfin Whiting

Squidgies Slick Rig 130mm

Good for: Barramundi

Squidgies Pro Lobby

Good for: Bream, Whiting, Yellowfin Bream

Squidgies Pro Critter 55mm

Good for: Bream, Whiting, Yellowfin Bream

Squidgies Pro Flickbait 110mm

Good for: Giant Trevally, Golden Trevally, Spangled Emperor

Squidgies Pro Wriggler – 140mm

Good for: Golden Snapper / Fingermark

Squidgies Pro Wriggler – 100mm

Good for: Australian Bass, Spangled Emperor

Squidgies Pro Wriggler – 80mm

Good for: Yellowfin Bream
Storm Fishing Jig for Snapper

GOMOKU SLIM JIG

Good for: Pink Snapper
Storm Gomoku Fishing Jig

GOMOKU SLOW ROCKER Micro Jig

Good for: Pink Snapper

Lucky Craft Sammy 65

Good for: Australian Bass, Bream