queensland boating and fisheries patrol

Drones used to crack down on illegal fishing

premium_icon Drones used to crack down on illegal fishing

Experts say drones are a waste of time and money

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

Fisheries officers snag nearly 150 bits of derelict, unmarked gear

Australian bass back for another season

Australian bass back for another season

Recreational anglers will be hitting the water this weekend.

Fishy dealings at sea as black market spreads in region

Fishy dealings at sea as black market spreads in region

Commercial operator says the black market is rife in the region

Whopper fines issued for spearfishing

Whopper fines issued for spearfishing

Spearfishing in the Noosa River could cost you a $110,00 fine

Recreational fisher fined $4000 for exceeding limit

Recreational fisher fined $4000 for exceeding limit

Number of fish fillets found in unmarked sealed bags in the freezer

Annual sea mullet run is on

Annual sea mullet run is on

Annual sea mullet run is on

Brush up on rules before casting your prawn net

Brush up on rules before casting your prawn net

Recreational fishers reminded that possession limits apply

Angler’s not fine with groper catch penalty

Angler’s not fine with groper catch penalty

Fisher does not agree with fine for catch and release groper

Fishers urged to help protect endangered Mary River Cod

Fishers urged to help protect endangered Mary River Cod

Fish caught regularly have reduced ability to breed and grow

Barramundi coastal fishing ban in place from noon today

Barramundi coastal fishing ban in place from noon today

No taking barramundi home if you catch in ocean from noon today

Fisheries fine crab thieves $1100

Fisheries fine crab thieves $1100

Fisheries urge people to report suspect illegal crabbing