Report illegal fishing activities to 1800 017 116
Report noxious fish sightings to the Customer Service Centre
Report capture of tagged fish to 1800 077 001
Report out-of-place shark safety equipment to 1800 806 891
Contacts for Queensland Boating & Fisheries Patrol
Frequently asked questions about recreational fishing
Common questions asked by recreational fishers including bait, licensing, stocking, size catch limits, restrictions, fish safe for consumption, and fishing gear
How to release fish for survival
Tips for handling fish for release to ensure survival.
Frequently asked questions about barotrauma
Questions and answers relating to barotrama in fish.
Shark fishing - safety first
Protected shark species, safety advice for anglers and handling techniques for shark fishing.
Shark tagging for sustainability
A research project is tagging and releasing 3000 sharks along the Queensland coast to identify catch levels and ensure long-term sustainability of populations. Report your tagged shark catches.
Code of practice
National Code of Practice for Recreational and Sport Fishing
Pet fish care
Native species, how to set up a tank, maintaining water quality, feeding, caring for sick fish, giving away unwanted fish.
Fishing clubs and organisations
Getting in touch with fishing clubs or associations in your area