Recreational fishing rules and regulations for Queensland

Changes to Queensland’s fisheries legislation commenced 1 September 2019.

We are working through changes to this website to ensure information is up to date. The recreational fishing app and recreational fishing guide are also being updated to reflect the new rules. Read more about why some recreational fishing rules have changed (PDF, 1.5MB).

Further information


The summarised information on this website should not be relied on as a complete or accurate representation of the legislative requirements. Users can access the relevant fisheries legislation and should seek their own legal advice. Fisheries Queensland disclaims all liability for all claims, loss, damages, cost or expense of whatever nature, howsoever occurring as a result of reliance upon the information contained on this website.