You won’t have any need for tall tales after casting a line into Fraser Coast’s abundant waters. From stunning sheltered coastline to freshwater rivers and lakes, you can uncover some of the best fishing in Australia and get to know the locals of the amiable seaside villages while you’re at it.
With an ambiance of fish in the waters, you're guaranteed to catch one (or three) at these popular spots.
Follow the Bass to Barra fishing trail to Lake Lenthall, one of the most consistent bass fisheries in the country. If you’re chasing popular species like trevally and queen fish, stick to the flats of the Sandy Straits.
It’s not only Humpback Whales that flock to the coast of Hervey Bay, these waters are brimming with big fish sure to keep even the most experienced anglers on top of their game. The coast of Fraser Island is also known for its shallow shoals and numerous shipwrecks, which will serve you with an artificial reef.