Recreational fishing rules

Queenslanders love their fishing!

To make sure there are plenty of fish for everyone, we have sensible limits in place. Most of us follow the rules, and if we keep doing the right thing we can all keep fishing.

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Recreational fishing rules

In this guide:

  1. Fishing gear
  2. Closed seasons and waters
  3. Size and possession limits - tidal waters
  4. Size and possession limits - fresh waters

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