Townsville Fishing

Top Townsville Fishing Spots

  1. Florence Elliot
    5/16/2014 11:25:50 PM - Florence Elliot

  2. Beals Bomber
    4/22/2011 11:42:39 PM - Cobia, Reef species. Water dept 24m.

  3. Acheron Shoals
    4/22/2011 11:42:39 PM - Reef species. Reef and rubble bottom.

  4. Paluma Shoals
    12/5/2018 2:27:42 PM -

  5. Burdekin Rock
    12/5/2018 2:27:42 PM -

  6. Maggie L Weston
    5/16/2014 11:27:51 PM - Maggie L Weston

  7. Trawler Wreck
    1/9/2013 8:47:44 PM -

  8. Rialto
    5/16/2014 11:28:16 PM - Rialto

  9. Townsville Wide
    4/22/2011 11:40:44 PM - Spanish Mackerel, Red Emperor, Nannygai. Rubble bottom.

  10. Mackeral Patch
    1/9/2013 8:47:44 PM -

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Townsville Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Townsville, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Barramundi

  2. Barramundi

    There is a 63.61% catch rate for Barramundi, based on 2882 Barramundi counted.

  3. Blacktip Shark

  4. Blacktip Shark

    There is a 15.47% catch rate for Blacktip Shark, based on 701 Blacktip Shark counted.

  5. Greater Hammerhead

  6. Greater Hammerhead

    There is a 12.67% catch rate for Greater Hammerhead, based on 574 Greater Hammerhead counted.

  7. Mangrove Red Snapper

  8. Mangrove Red Snapper

    There is a 5.05% catch rate for Mangrove Red Snapper, based on 229 Mangrove Red Snapper counted.

  9. Fourfinger Threadfin

  10. Fourfinger Threadfin

    There is a 1.37% catch rate for Fourfinger Threadfin, based on 62 Fourfinger Threadfin counted.

  11. Golden Trevally

  12. Golden Trevally

    There is a 1.02% catch rate for Golden Trevally, based on 46 Golden Trevally counted.

  13. Tiger Shark

  14. Tiger Shark

    There is a 0.4% catch rate for Tiger Shark, based on 18 Tiger Shark counted.

  15. Bull Shark

  16. Bull Shark

    There is a 0.15% catch rate for Bull Shark, based on 7 Bull Shark counted.

  17. Longfin Grouper

  18. Longfin Grouper

    There is a 0.13% catch rate for Longfin Grouper, based on 6 Longfin Grouper counted.

  19. Orange-spotted Grouper

  20. Orange-spotted Grouper

    There is a 0.07% catch rate for Orange-spotted Grouper, based on 3 Orange-spotted Grouper counted.

Recommedations above based on 13 species of fish and 4531 fish counted for September around Townsville.

To date, there are 33 species of fish and a total of 61289 fish counted for Townsville and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1877 (145 years).

Last Update: 9/23/2022 6:46:19 AM

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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Top Townsville Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Tackle World Townsville
    Tackle World Townsville is a local family owned and operated tackle shop. We have been open in the Townsville region for over 20 years specialising in all things fishing and spearfishing. We are fishing mad and fishing tackle is our passion. Ph: 07 4

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Top Townsville Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Affordable Charters
    Affordable Charters is Townsville’s premier vessel charter company.

  2. Aussie Barra Charters
    Andrew Mead's Aussie Barra Charters (Est.1992) is known as one of the best fishing guides in North Queensland. From Barramundi, estuarine, pelagic & reef species our Fishing Charter Packages cover Townsville, Hinchinbrook, Magnetic Island, th

  3. Fish City Charters
    Experienced Townsville fishing charter operation catering for all levels of angler experience. From barramundi to Spanish mackerel and marlin, we do it all. Full and Half day charters available.

  4. Northern Conquest Charters
    Townsville's best-known​ fishing charter - Nth QLD - Great Barrier Reef

  5. Utopia Charters
    Fish on board Utopia, a 50 foot Riviera sports fisher, in the pristine Great Barrier Reef waters off Townsville and Magnetic Island Australia

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Top Townsville Marinas

  1. Breakwater Marina
    We welcome Long Term or Short Stays, for any size boats from under 8m up to 45m. Our 24-Hour Fuel Wharf sells Unleaded, Diesel, and has Ice and Gas Refills. See Scott, Kerry, Mary-Anne & Bree in the office with Bryce on the fuel wharf for assista

  2. Townsville Yacht Club Marina
    The Townsville Yacht Club has been serving the boating community in North Queensland for 67 years. Our new marina has reinvented the meaning of top of the line amenities and infrastructure. The marina has165 berths (including regatta berths) and is a

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