Recreational fishing

The Queensland Government has released the Green Paper on Fisheries Management Reform in Queensland.

Read the green paper now and have your say on the Get Involved website, by post or email your submission to

The public comment period has been extended for two weeks and will now close on Friday 14 October 2016.

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