When We Fish

Australian Fishing Seasons & Species

Tourism Australia has provided an excellent overview of seasonal fishing across Australia.  You will find all information here.

Fish Species in Australia

 

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Barramundi Fishing Seasons

The best months for Barramundu are March, April, May, June and October, November and December. However, each state in Australia has a close out season to allow fish stocks to replenish.

The annual barramundi closed season along Queensland’s east coast starts from midday on 1 November 2018, effective through to midday on 1 February 2019.

Barramundi Packages

 

Fishing Charters

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Marlin Fishing Seasons

The best months for Marlin areJanuary, February and March and August through to December. However each state in Australia has a close out season to allow fish stocks to replenish.

September 1 to November 30 is the prime time to target marlin and sailfish when they gather in waters of the Northern Territory in huge numbers.

Marlin Packages

 

Fishing Charters

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Murray Cod Season

The Murray Cod is one of Australia’s largest freshwater fish and an iconic part of our waterways. It is Australia's largest freshwater fish with the biggest recorded at 1.8m long and weighed 113kg! In NSW, the Murray Cod season is open from 1 December to 31 October each year following the annual three-month breeding closure.

 

New South Wales Package

 

Fishing Charters

Fishing In Australia

The diversity of Australia’s fishing experiences is as vast as the country itself. Check out the Great Fishing Adventures website for more info.