Hervey Bay Fishing



Top Hervey Bay Fishing Spots

  1. Juliet
    5/16/2014 11:27:34 PM - Juliet


  2. Moonboom
    6/28/2017 8:30:16 PM - Moonboom


  3. Beagle
    5/16/2014 11:26:37 PM - Beagle


  4. FI-24
    6/28/2017 7:02:19 PM - FI-24


  5. FI-22
    6/28/2017 6:47:23 PM - FI-22


  6. Snapper Ground
    4/22/2011 11:41:50 PM - Drop off to 25-30m, broken coral and sand. Snapper, Squire, Blackall, Mackerel, Trevally.


  7. Shoulder Point
    6/28/2017 6:59:43 PM - Shoulder Point


  8. South Point
    6/28/2017 6:54:52 PM - South Point


  9. The 3 Ships
    4/22/2011 11:41:51 PM - The 3 Ships


  10. White Cliffs
    6/28/2017 8:28:07 PM - White Cliffs



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Hervey Bay Fishing Prediction

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Hervey Bay, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. White Grunt

  2. White Grunt

    There is a 20% catch rate for White Grunt, based on 5 White Grunt counted.


  3. Coral Trout

  4. Coral Trout

    There is a 12% catch rate for Coral Trout, based on 3 Coral Trout counted.


  5. Cobia

  6. Cobia

    There is a 8% catch rate for Cobia, based on 2 Cobia counted.


  7. Fingermark Bream

  8. Fingermark Bream

    There is a 8% catch rate for Fingermark Bream, based on 2 Fingermark Bream counted.


  9. Mahi-mahi

  10. Mahi-mahi

    There is a 8% catch rate for Mahi-mahi, based on 2 Mahi-mahi counted.


  11. Queenfish

  12. Queenfish

    There is a 8% catch rate for Queenfish, based on 2 Queenfish counted.


  13. Red Emperor

  14. Red Emperor

    There is a 8% catch rate for Red Emperor, based on 2 Red Emperor counted.


  15. Spanish Mackerel

  16. Spanish Mackerel

    There is a 8% catch rate for Spanish Mackerel, based on 2 Spanish Mackerel counted.


  17. Whiting

  18. Whiting

    There is a 8% catch rate for Whiting, based on 2 Whiting counted.


  19. Golden Trevally

  20. Golden Trevally

    There is a 4% catch rate for Golden Trevally, based on 1 Golden Trevally counted.


Recommedations above based on 12 species of fish and 25 fish counted for August around Hervey Bay.

To date, there are 31 species of fish and a total of 273 fish counted for Hervey Bay and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1885 (137 years).

Last Update: 8/19/2022 4:00:07 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 1853.

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Latest Hervey Bay Fishing Reports

  • 18 August 2022
    8/18/2022 2:59:58 AM - Hervey Bay Red emperor green jobfish snapper pearl perch tuskfish cod spanish mackerel black marlin and mahi mahi off Breaksea Spit snapper coral trout red emperor trevally a


  • 11 August 2022
    8/11/2022 3:49:05 AM - Hervey Bay Red emperor green jobfish tuskfish coronation trout spanish mackerel cobia and mahi mahi offshore from Breaksea Spit trevally and cobia in Platypus Bay golden trev


  • 4 August 2022
    8/4/2022 2:43:14 AM - Hervey Bay Coral trout red emperor sweetlip moses perch hussar and tuskfish in the Gutters trevally scarlet sea perch grunter bream and cobia off Rooney Point and in Platypus


  • 28 July 2022
    7/28/2022 2:49:27 AM - Hervey Bay Bream and queenfish around the bay islands diver whiting off Gatakers Bay and Toogoom blue salmon and whiting in Sandy Straits bream and flathead off the Urangan J


  • 21 July 2022
    7/21/2022 3:50:06 AM - Hervey Bay With strong SE winds forecast for the next couple of days it’ll be rough in open waters so fish for sand whiting flathead and grunter bream along the foreshores fr


  • 14 July 2022
    7/14/2022 1:24:48 AM - A reminder that snapper and pearl perch will be no-take species in Queensland waters from midnight 15 July to midnight 15 August 2022. Hervey Bay Red emperor coral trout swee


  • 7 July 2022
    7/7/2022 2:56:55 AM - Hervey Bay Snapper and grunter bream on the rubble and inshore reefs bream trevally dart tarwhine and a few tailor in the surf at Fraser Island diver whiting off Gatakers Bay


  • 30 June 2022
    6/30/2022 2:11:38 AM - Hervey Bay Snapper grassy sweetlip and nannygai on Roy Rufus artificial reef Moon Ledge and the Outer Banks longtail and mack tuna in Platypus Bay school mackerel and trevall


  • 23 June 2022
    6/23/2022 3:37:14 AM - Hervey Bay Red emperor coral trout snapper trevally spanish mackerel and cobia in the Southern and Northern Gutters snapper a few coral trout and cod on the change of the tid


  • 16 June 2022
    6/16/2022 4:15:47 AM - Hervey Bay Red emperor coral trout snapper cobia and mackerel off Rooney Point and in the Gutters snapper trevally longtail tuna and school mackerel on the inshore reefs span


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Top Hervey Bay Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Fish Smart Wholesalers


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Top Hervey Bay Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Hervey Bay Fishing Charters
    Come and enjoy a great day on the water being professionally guided around our beautiful waters of Hervey Bay. Being a born and bred local and living in Hervey Bay his whole life, let Andrew show you some of the best fishing, wildlife and scenery tha

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Top Hervey Bay Marinas

  1. The Boat Club Marina
    Hervey Bay Boat Club Incorporated is a unique group of facilities comprised of Hervey Bay Boat Club, The Sporties Club (page link), The Boat Club Fuel Stop and Great Sandy Strait Service Stations and Hervey Bay Boat Club Marina (page link), Yacht Bro

  2. Fishermans Wharf Marina Hervey Bay


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