Chinchilla Weir is located on the Condamine River approximately 8km south east of Chinchilla. The weir is suitable for all vessels types and is a popular destination for watersports and fishing.
Where can I fish the Condamine River?
Warra Weir Access Road, Warra Located on the Condamine River 6.5km south of Warra, Warra Weir is a great fishing spot with golden perch, silver perch and Murray cod all native to the Condamine River.
Are there Yabbies in the Condamine River?
There were plenty of legal-sized golden perch landed on shrimps and saltwater yabbies in the main basin. One local angler managed to land seven quality golden perch on TN50 Jackalls. There were also reports of a few smaller Murray cod landed.
Do I need a fishing permit in Qld?
You do not require a licence to fish recreationally in Queensland, except if fishing in some stocked impoundments where a stocked impoundment permit is required. You should make sure you are fully aware of the rules that apply to the area you are intending to fish.
Can you fish in Myall Creek Dalby?
Fishing in Dalby Dalby is home to Myall Creek, the perfect spot for an afternoon of fishing or to just take a short break on your travels. Enjoy a spot of freshwater fishing followed by picnicking, camping, and … well, more fishing.
How do I get a fishing license in Queensland?
- over the counter at Queensland and selected NSW Australia Post outlets.
- via phone on 1300 575 359 (permit purchases only, for general SIPS enquiries phone 13 25 23).
How many rods can you fish with in Qld?
No more than six fishing lines should be used alone or combined. A set fishing line must not be used. A set fishing line must not be used as a cross-line. Only one hook, artificial fly, bait jig or lure can be attached to a line.
Do pensioners need a fishing licence in Australia?
Certain concession cardholders need not purchase a recreational fishing licence. If you have one of the following concession cards, you do not have to buy a recreational fishing licence: Pensioner Concession Card (marked DSP, DSP Blind, AGE, AGE Blind, or CAR only)
Can you catch Murray cod in Qld?
A closed season applies to Murray cod from 1 August to 31 October each year in all Queensland waters contained in the Murray Darling Drainage Division. An exception to this closed season applies to Beardmore Dam, Beehive Dam, Connolly Dam, Cooby Dam, Coolmunda Dam, Glenlyon Dam, Leslie Dam and Storm King Dam.
When was Chinchilla Weir built?
Chinchilla Weir, 8 km south of Chinchilla on the Condamine River, was built in 1973 to address a shortage of urban water supply for the town of Chinchilla.
What fish are in Myall Creek Dalby?
Increased native fish numbers including golden perch by 1000%, carp gudgeon by 600%, dewfish by 300% and bony bream by 200%. Native fish species in Myall Creek at Dalby increased from four to eight.
What fish are in the Myall River?
Go fish. Fishing is a popular activity in Myall Lakes, with catches likely to include bream, whiting, Australian salmon, flathead and mullet.
Are there crabs in Myall Lakes?
There were plenty of fish in it when I went there as a kid. Great for flatties, whiting, bream but best of all was the prawning and blue swimmer crabs.
Do you need a licence to catch red claw in Qld?
A fishing permit is required and can be obtained from the Emerald Post Office or online here. Red Claw, a freshwater crayfish, is abundant and is best caught in opera house traps.
What fish are in season now QLD?
- Amberjack: April to November.
- Cobia: April to October.
- Cod: April to October.
- Dolphin fish (Mahi mahi): December to April.
- Flathead: All year round.
- Kingfish: April to November.
- Mackerel (Spanish and Spotties): December to May.
- Marlin: December to February.
Are Dilly pots legal in QLD?
Crab pots and dillies In tidal waters, when fishing for blue swimmer crabs, mud crabs and spanner crabs, no more than four crab pots or dillies (or a combination of pots and dillies) may be used per person. Also a person must not possess more than four crab apparatus per person, on a boat on the water.
How many hooks can you have on a line?
Line fishing A maximum of three hooks or three gangs of hooks can be attached per line. A gang of hooks should have no more than five hooks. One line may have six single hooks with a lure attached to be used by the method of hand jigging only. A maximum of three treble hooks can be attached to a lure.
Are bait traps legal in QLD?
Bait traps are illegal for fishing in Queensland tidal waters. Recreational fishers cannot use canister traps, funnel traps or round traps in tidal waters and bait traps fall under this fisheries regulation.
Do aboriginals need a NSW fishing licence?
This change means that Aboriginal people in NSW do not need to apply for a licence or pay a fee – regardless of whether fishers are fishing from freshwater or saltwater – if they are fishing within the provisions of an Aboriginal cultural fisher under the Act and its Regulations.
Do I need a fishing licence in Victoria if I am over 60?
Fisher cards If you’re 70 years and over, you can apply for the senior fisher card. If you’re between 18 to 70 years, you’ll need to buy a fishing licence for recreational fishing in Victorian waters.
Do you need a fishing licence in NSW if you are over 65?
Senior citizens need a Fishing Licence in NSW. However, some exceptions include if you have a Pensioners Concession Card, a DVA Gold Card and if you get Disability Compensation Payment or Special Rate Disability Pension.
How long do you leave yabby nets in for?
When these nets are checked, the sides come up, trapping the yabbies in the net, making these ideal for shorter checks. I usually leave my drop nets in for around 15-30 minutes depending on the waterway in which I am yabbying.
What is the best bait for red claw?
Fun fact – Redclaw are primarily vegetarian, so the best bait to use is overripe fruits such as rockmelon, kiwifruit and watermelon. You can also use pumpkin, potatoes and peas. When it comes to catching redclaw, put the bait in the pot, close it up and throw it in the water, followed up the float.
Can you use cray pots in Qld?
Painted Crayfish (Ornate lobster) Size limit is 11.5 cm tail & 9 cm carapace length & applies to all Qld waters.
Are Murray cod good eating?
It’s a good thing, because the Murray cod is arguably our greatest eating fish. The big barrel-shaped fish has a huge mouth and small eyes set well forward on its head. It has a creamy yellow-to-white belly and olive-to-blue and even yellow/ green skin on top.