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Information - Hot Spot, Tides, Links etc

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Australia - Fishing Information

National Weather and Warnings Information

Australian weather forecasts, weather observations, flood warnings and high sea forecasts - Bureau of Meteorology

Weather & Warnings

Forecasts, predictions, conditions - state by state

South Australia
New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory
Southeast Queensland Water
Northern Territory
Western Australia

Weather Charts - National and International

Weather charts and forecasts - national/international

Find a Fish

Australian Museum fish factsheets - compiled by Mark McGrouther

"There are approximately 25,000 described species of fishes in the world, with over 4,200 occurring in Australia..."

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Forum on crabs, tips, reports, catches, problems answered

Fishing Forums

Various forums from Australia:
FishSA Forum
Western Angler
Australian Fishing Chatboards
General Sydney Fishing Forum
Central QLD Forum

Western Australian Fishing Info
Surf Casting & Angling Club - WA

WA fishing website links:
eg. Western Angler, Fishing WA, Australian Angler Magazine, Fisheries WA, Recreational Fishing, Marine Parks, Recfishwest, Australian Anglers Association (WA Division) Inc., Mandurah Offshore Fishing and Sailing Club, Wind graphs, Bureau of Meteorology etc...

PIRSA Fisheries

General information:
Rod and Handline Fishing
Using Devices other than Rods and Handlines
How to Measure your Catch
Permitted Devices
How to Mark Devices
Aquatic Reserves / Closed Area ....and much more

Hot Bite - WAs finest online fishing directory

Tips for Fishing in WA and in general

North QLD - info

Fishing Cairns - local environments, where to fish, when to fish, and what to use. - weather and tides, fishing reports...

Port Douglas QLD

Fishing the north is a popular recreational activity. There are some great fishing spots around Cairns and Port Douglas.

FishOnline - your guide to fishing in Tasmania

  • Trout Fishing In Tasmania
  • Inland Fisheries Definitions
  • Recreational Sea Fishing
  • Lake levels
  • Angling Clubs
  • Bream Fishing

Information in Other Languages - Arabic, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean

Recreational Fishing Information in other languages


Recreational fishing info
Freshwater info
Saltwater info
Angler Report
Threatened Species!!

Worldwide Fishing links

over 100 links - Regional fishing information brought to you by Yahoo! Directory AU & NZ

Sunfish QLD

Hervey Bay Seasonal Fishing forecasts

Marine Fish - South Australia

Species, Fishing Information, South Australian lengths and limits.

  • Bream
  • Flathead
  • Garfish
  • Yellowtail Kingfish
  • Leatherjacket
  • Mullet
  • Mulloway
  • Salmon
  • Snapper
  • Snook
  • Squid
  • Sweep
  • Tailor
  • Tommy Ruffs
  • Trevally
  • Bluefin Tuna
  • King George Whiting
  • Yellowfin Whiting

Fish Species - Top End
Northern Territory, Australia

Creek Species:
Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Blue Nose Salmon, Threadfin Salmon, Pikey Bream, Golden Snapper, Tarpon, Slatey Bream, Saratoga and Estuary Cod. All these species can be caught casting to structure or up on the Mangrove mud flats.

Ocean/Reef Species:
Jew Fish, Golden Snapper, Tricky Snapper, Giant Trevally, Turrum, Spanish Mackerel, Mouri Sea Perch, Cobia, Queenfish, Coral Trout, Barracuda, Macktuna and Queensland Groper just to name a few.

The Cairns Fishing Guide
Cairns QLD

The Best of Australian Light Tackle Sportfishing and Game Fishing. Cairns, The Great Barrier Reef


  • Black marlin
  • Sailfish
  • Tuna
  • Mackerel
  • Mahi Mahi

Day charters, overnight and extended, and island packages.

Fish Species - Western Australia
courtesy of

(WA's finest online fishing directory)

* Salmon, Australian
* Samson Fish
* Shark, Gummy
* Snapper, Pink
* Trevally, Silver
* Bream, Black
* Dory, John
* Flathead, Bartail
* Groper, Baldchin
* Herring
* Crab, Blue Swimmer
* Dart, Swallowtail
* Dhufish
* Mackeral, Spanish
* Mulloway



Fishwatch - Report Illegal Fishing Activities

FishWatch - SA (PIRSA)

Report illegal fishing actrivities

The SA community should no longer accept people taking fish illegally in South Australian waters.
Report any suspected fishing offences to FISHWATCH

SA FishWatch hotline
ph 1800 065 522

Fishwatch - (VIC)
ph: 13-FISH

Report illegal fishing actrivities in VIC

"Get Tough on Fisheries Offences"

If you spot illegal fishing activities in your area, inform the Department of Fisheries on their 13FISH number.

ph: 133 474

FishWatch - WA

Report illegal fishing actrivities in WA

Did you know that it is illegal for recreational anglers to sell their catch in WA?

If you observe illegal fishing or fish sales within WA, inform the Department of Fisheries on their 24-hour FISHWATCH number
ph 1800-815-507 or
Contact WA Department of Fisheries

FishWatch - QLD

Report illegal fishing actrivities in QLD

Fishwatch outlines what to do if you see any fishing activities that you suspect are illegal

To report illegal fishing in Queensland
please call the 24 hour Fishwatch Hotline
ph: 1800 017 116

FishWatch - TAS

Report illegal fishing actrivities in Tasmania

Don't let others ruin your fishing experience – call fishwatch and report offences!

To report illegal fishing in Tassie
please call 0427 655 557 or
ph 1800 005 555

FishWatch - NSW

NSW - Fishermans Watch 1800 043 536

FishWatch - Northern Territory

Dept. of Primary Industry & Fisheries



Fishwatch - Filing a report

What you need to know:






• Location of incident (preferably latitude and longitude)

• Nature of fishing violation and when the incident occurred

• Your name and contact details and of the person who reported the incident (optional)

• Identity and description of people and registration numbers of cars or boats involved

• Any other details which may be relevant


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