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Bribie Island Fishing

Bribie Island Fishing

Bribie Island is one of three islands at the northern part of Moreton Bay, Queensland. It is 21 miles long and 8 miles wide. Cyclone Seth caused a wider passage to form at the northern tip of the island on January 2, 2022. People call this passage Morty's Passage, named after the person who was filming there at the time of the storm. The island is also known for having one side with calm water and the other side with surf waters, allowing people to enjoy the best of both worlds without traveling far.

For thousands of years, people have enjoyed fishing at this island, and it continues to be a great fishing destination. The Joondaburri trained dolphins to herd fish into nets and spears. In 1799, Captain Matthew Flinders mistakenly landed on the island thinking it was the mainland and had a conflict with one of the aboriginals. The person had attempted to take his hat off, then threw a spear at him and his crew as they were leaving the shore. Flinders shot back in retaliation and dubbed the area Point Skirmish because of the minor conflict. Today, the area where the conflict occurred is called South Point while another area of the island is Skirmish Point.

Common catches throughout the year from Bribie Island fishing include bream, cod, flathead, parrot, mulloway, juvenile snapper and Moses perch. From June to August, tailor is a frequent catch. In the winter, Bribie Island fishing often delivers sailfish, barramundi, whiting, bluefish and greater amberjack. The island is great for shore fishing and surf fishing, and it has a jetty and canals in addition to the sea waters bordering the island. The canals tend to be full of juvenile snapper, bream, trevally and mangrove jack. A wide variety of fish are available at the jetty, including juvenile snapper, bream, flathead and mulloway.



Bribie Island Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Bribie Island, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Sand Tiger

  2. Sand Tiger

    There is a 34.07% catch rate for Sand Tiger, based on 31 Sand Tiger counted.

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    Sand

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  3. Bluefish

  4. Bluefish

    There is a 10.99% catch rate for Bluefish, based on 10 Bluefish counted.

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    Bluefish

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  5. Great White Shark

  6. Great White Shark

    There is a 9.89% catch rate for Great White Shark, based on 9 Great White Shark counted.

    Bribie Island Great White Shark Counts Chart
    Great

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  7. Sandbar Shark

  8. Sandbar Shark

    There is a 6.59% catch rate for Sandbar Shark, based on 6 Sandbar Shark counted.

    Bribie Island Sandbar Shark Counts Chart
    Sandbar

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  9. Bull Shark

  10. Bull Shark

    There is a 4.4% catch rate for Bull Shark, based on 4 Bull Shark counted.

    Bribie Island Bull Shark Counts Chart
    Bull

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  11. Nannygai

  12. Nannygai

    There is a 4.4% catch rate for Nannygai, based on 4 Nannygai counted.

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    Nannygai

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  13. Yellowfin Bream

  14. Yellowfin Bream

    There is a 4.4% catch rate for Yellowfin Bream, based on 4 Yellowfin Bream counted.

    Bribie Island Yellowfin Bream Counts Chart
    Yellowfin

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  15. Almaco Jack

  16. Almaco Jack

    There is a 3.3% catch rate for Almaco Jack, based on 3 Almaco Jack counted.

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  17. Orange-spotted Grouper

  18. Orange-spotted Grouper

    There is a 3.3% catch rate for Orange-spotted Grouper, based on 3 Orange-spotted Grouper counted.

    Bribie Island Orange-spotted Grouper Counts Chart
    Orange-spotted

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  19. Two Spot Red Snapper

  20. Two Spot Red Snapper

    There is a 3.3% catch rate for Two Spot Red Snapper, based on 3 Two Spot Red Snapper counted.

    Bribie Island Two Spot Red Snapper Counts Chart
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Recommendations above based on 20 species of fish and 91 fish counted for December around Bribie Island.

To date, there are 72 species of fish and a total of 1703 fish counted for Bribie Island and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1880 (143 years).

Last Update: 12/1/2023 9:45:14 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Bribie Island are the following:

  1. Dana Marea
    The Dana Marea was built at Morgan Creek, Broome, by Arthur Raston for Alfred Chambers Morgan. Official number: 140237 (Fremantle Register No. 2/1954) Pearling No. B35


  2. Captain Neilsen
    Captain Neilsen


  3. North Moreton Trench
    Marlin, Sailfish.


  4. Cockle Banks West


  5. Hinemoa
    Hinemoa


  6. Unidentified Bribie Island 2
    Unidentified Bribie Island 2


  7. Koopa


  8. Tiwi Pearl
    Queensland Notices to Mariners 226 (Permanent) of 2010 Brisbane pilotage area Locality: Harry Atkinson Reef, Moreton Bay Activity: vessel scuttled for reef extension Refer to


  9. Bard's Legacy
    Bard's Legacy


  10. Mount Elliot


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Top Bribie Island Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Tackle Land
    Our Tackle Technicians are service focused, excited about what they do and encourage and support all customers to embrace and enjoy the passion of fishing.

  2. Wellsys Tackle
    Australia's Game and Sport Fishing Tackle specialists since 1993

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  4. Tie 'n' Fly Outfitters
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Top Bribie Island Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Bribie Island Boat Charters
    The original and the best BBQ Boat hire and fishing boat hire for Bribie Island and the Pumicestone Passage. Hiring boats since 1984!

  2. Swan Boat Hire
    Swan Boat Hire is a small business which has been run by the Planck family for over 24 years. We have over 20 boats in our fleet including BBQ Party Boats plus an extensive knowledge of all things boating and fishing-wise on the Sunshine Coast, QLD.

  3. Odyssey Charters
    The Sunshine Coast is blessed with an amazing reef structure. Odyssey operate a fishing charter out of Mooloolaba. In the winter the snapper and pearl perch come alive whilst the summer brings pelagic species like cobia, mackerel and tuna into Mooloo

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  5. Tie 'n' Fly Outfitters
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  6. Moreton Island Fishing Charters


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Top Bribie Island Marinas

  1. Spinnaker Sound Marina
    Spinnaker Sound Marina is the gateway to the beautiful Pumicestone Passage and the fishing grounds of Queensland's Moreton Bay. We are a full-service marina, offering marina berths up to 20 meters, dry-stack, hardstand and trailer boat storage, r

  2. Scarborough Marina
    Enjoy our Premier 200+ berth Marina, Drystack and Hardstand based in Scarborough on the Redcliffe Peninsula. Servicing the North side of Brisbane, QLD.

  3. Newport Marina


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