Recreational fishing

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Fishing rules at your fingertips – download the free Qld Fishing 2.0 app via the App Store or Google Play.

For a printed copy of the Queensland recreational fishing guide, contact your local Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol office or call 13 25 23. For a box of fishing guides, order online.

East coast black jewfish fishery CLOSED

The annual catch limit for the east coast has been reached. Black jewfish is a no-take species on the east coast for all fishers for the rest of the 2022 calendar year.

Spanish mackerel

Get information on the east coast Spanish mackerel seasonal closures.