Recreational fishing

Restrictions have been imposed on the Logan and Albert rivers following the detection of white spot in prawns. Find out more information and report anything unusual to Biosecurity Queensland on 13 25 23.

The Charter Fishing Action Plan 2017–2020 is now open for public feedback. Feedback will help set the future direction for charter fishing in Queensland. Find out more.

Queenslanders are keen anglers. Each year, more than 700,000 fish for recreation, with anglers taking home around 8500 tonnes of fin fish, crabs and prawns. Queensland's fisheries resources are also important for tourism, attracting anglers from around Australia and the world.

Last updated 03 October 2012