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Townsville, a city on the Queensland coast, features access to the Great Barrier Reef and beautiful beaches. Several aboriginal peoples used to inhabit the land that is now Townsville, including Wulgurukaba, Bindal, Nawagi and Warakamai. Captain Phillip Parker King and botanist Alan Cunningham rediscovered the land in 1819. James Morrill was on a shipwreck near the area in 1846 and lived with Bindals for 17 years before returning to English society. Townsville was founded in 1864 as a port to serve the grazing and mining industries in North Queensland.
Fishing has been an important part of the history and culture of Townsville, Queensland, Australia. The city is located near the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's richest marine environments, and has long been a popular destination for recreational and commercial fishing. In the 19th century, local fisherman caught and processed seafood for the growing population, and the industry continued to grow in the 20th century with the development of modern fishing techniques and the expansion of the city's port facilities. Today, fishing remains an important part of the local economy, with a thriving commercial and sport fishing industry that supports both local families and visitors to the area.
While inshore Townsville fishing, you could catch Barramundi, Bream, Dusky Flathead, Fourfinger Threadfin (Bluenose Salmon), Mangrove Red Snapper, and Whiting. There are several species of Trevally as well, with Giant Trevally and Golden Trevally being the most common. Nearshore and offshore fishing Townsville can produce many different species of Emperor, Grouper and Snapper on bottom. Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Narrow-barred Spanish Mackerel, and Yellowfin Tuna are common catches.
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There is a 65.98% catch rate for Barramundi, based on 4805 Barramundi counted.
ENLARGE TOWNSVILLE BARRAMUNDI COUNTS CHART
There is a 13.68% catch rate for Greater Hammerhead, based on 996 Greater Hammerhead counted.
ENLARGE TOWNSVILLE GREATER HAMMERHEAD COUNTS CHART
There is a 12.47% catch rate for Blacktip Shark, based on 908 Blacktip Shark counted.
ENLARGE TOWNSVILLE BLACKTIP SHARK COUNTS CHART
There is a 3.43% catch rate for Mangrove Red Snapper, based on 250 Mangrove Red Snapper counted.
ENLARGE TOWNSVILLE MANGROVE RED SNAPPER COUNTS CHART
There is a 2.9% catch rate for Fourfinger Threadfin, based on 211 Fourfinger Threadfin counted.
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There is a 0.99% catch rate for Bull Shark, based on 72 Bull Shark counted.
ENLARGE TOWNSVILLE BULL SHARK COUNTS CHART
There is a 0.12% catch rate for Lionfish, based on 9 Lionfish counted.
ENLARGE TOWNSVILLE LIONFISH COUNTS CHART
There is a 0.1% catch rate for Longfin Grouper, based on 7 Longfin Grouper counted.
ENLARGE TOWNSVILLE LONGFIN GROUPER COUNTS CHART
There is a 0.07% catch rate for Fingermark Bream, based on 5 Fingermark Bream counted.
ENLARGE TOWNSVILLE FINGERMARK BREAM COUNTS CHART
There is a 0.07% catch rate for Orange-spotted Grouper, based on 5 Orange-spotted Grouper counted.
ENLARGE TOWNSVILLE ORANGE-SPOTTED GROUPER COUNTS CHART
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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 Townsville are the following:
Cobia, Reef species. Water dept 24m.
Reef species. Reef and rubble bottom.
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Spanish Mackerel, Red Emperor, Nannygai. Rubble bottom.
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