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.
Get information on the east coast Spanish mackerel seasonal closures.
Recreational fishing rules
Check the rules before fishing in Queensland.
Fishing in stocked impoundments
Buy a SIPS permit to fish in stocked dams and weirs.
Fish aggregating devices
Devices anchored offshore to attract fish – where they are and how to use them safely.
Cressbrook Dam fish attractors
Fish attracting structures improve fish habitat and recreational fishing.
Small community fishing grants
Supports small projects that enhance recreational and traditional fishing experiences in Queensland.
Large community fishing grants
Supports large projects that enhance recreational and traditional fishing experiences in Queensland.
Fishing infrastructure grants
Supports recreational fishing, boating and camping infrastructure projects.
Women in recreational fishing network
Encouraging women to participate in recreational fishing.