Recreational fishing in queensland rules and regulations permits for dam fishing tips and responsibilities and community. A set fishing line must not be used as a cross line.
We are working through changes to this website to ensure information is up to date.
Recreational fishing qld. Read more about why some recreational fishing rules have changed pdf 1 5mb. Queensland s fisheries resources are shared among recreational fishers commercial fishers charter operators and people practising traditional fishing. You can t be more than 50m away from any of your fishing lines.
Have instant access to queensland s fishing rules anytime and anywhere. Recreational fishing is an important industry in queensland and these grants will help to support the jobs that rely on it mr furner said the grants would support fishing and community groups to run clinics conduct research promote recreational fishing or improve fish habitats. Recreational boating and fishing are considered to be non essential activities states seem to have different views about what recreational fishing means queensland has said people can go boating.
A set fishing line must not be used. Queenslanders are keen anglers. Find information on the net free fishing zones in queensland including maps of the boundaries.
Fishing is an integral part of the queensland lifestyle and is also important for tourism attracting anglers. Call 1800 017 116. The queensland recreational fishing grants program supports activities and projects that enhance the recreational and aboriginal and torres strait islander people s fishing experience in queensland.
Find out about rules for both commercial and recreational fishing applying for permits boat licences and safety tips for jet ski riders. You do not require a licence to fish recreationally in queensland except if fishing in some stocked impoundments where a stocked impoundment permit is required. The queensland recreational fishing app provides up to date information on recreational fishing rules and regulations in queensland including size and possession limits species identification closed seasons closed water and stocked impoundment maps angler diary and access to tide and weather information.
East coast black jewfish fishery closed. Information on closed seasons and closed waters freshwater and tidal. Recreational fishing rules and regulations.
Closed seasons and waters. No more than six fishing lines should be used alone or combined. Changes to queensland s fisheries legislation commenced 1 september 2019.
Understanding the catch and effort and participation rate of recreational fishers is an important part of sustainably managing queensland s fisheries. Statewide recreational fishing surveys. Only one hook artificial fly bait jig or lure can be attached to a line.
The recreational fishing app and recreational fishing guide are also being updated to reflect the new rules.