Catch news

The latest news on recreational and commercial fishing, and aquaculture in Queensland.

April 2024

  • We've launched Fish 'n $IPS 2.0
  • We've earmarked three more dams to be stocked
  • Have your say on black jewfish

March 2024

  • Feedback wanted on proposed recreational fishing changes
  • Check out our newest FADs
  • A tale of sustainable, premium reef fishing

February 2024

  • Sustainable seafood on the menu
  • Spanish mackerel southern closures
  • Celebrate Lunar New Year with fresh Queensland seafood

January 2024

  • We have another Fish ‘n’ $IP$ winner!
  • Monitoring Spanish mackerel and coral trout in the Torres Strait
  • Apply for a First Nations fishing grant

December 2023

  • $800k in grants on the line for Queensland fishers to hook into
  • We have another Fish ‘n’ $IP$ winner!
  • Spanner make their return just in time for Christmas

November 2023

  • Measures build sustainable future for fishing industry and protect Great Barrier Reef
  • Fish ‘n’ $IP$ is the gift that keeps on giving
  • What you need to know about the next fin fish closure

October 2023

  • Queensland fishery operator receives major recognition for sustainability
  • Fish ‘n’ $IP$ boosts record grants to community stocking groups
  • Spanish mackerel and coral reef fin fish closures begin in northern Queensland

September 2023

  • Top tips for fishing this school holidays
  • Check out our latest Qld Fishing 2.0 updates
  • Catching up with an icon of the commercial industry

August 2023

  • Murray cod closure in place
  • Help protect Mary River cod during breeding season
  • Helping to ensure sustainable fisheries in Cape York

July 2023

  • New Spanish mackerel rules in place
  • ‘Majestic piece of God’s creation’ caught by Fish 'n $IPS winner
  • For QBFP skipper Lynda, it’s all about making a difference