Fishing with the Hervey Bay Game Fishing Club

Hervey Bay is situated on the Fraser Coast, just 3 hours drive north of Brisbane and a short flight direct from Sydney.
It is one of Queensland’s best kept game fishing secrets.

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Membership & Renewals
HBGFC 2019 Tournament & Required Boat Information
HBGFC Mothership Form
HBGFC Member’s Boat Information Form
Miss Marlin 2019

Miss Marlin 2019 – Cancelled
Ladies only billfish tournament, hosted by Hervey Bay Game Fishing Club – fund raising for the Breast Cancer Foundation
2020 TBA



The Hervey Bay Garmin Fishing Classic
14th, to 17th November 2019.

More information for the 2019 Tournament please contact Brad on 0431 611 196

Tournament Rules

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Heavy Tackle Tournament
Dates: 2020 TBA

Our Main sponsors for the Hervey Bay Garmin Fishing Classic for 2019 are:

Australia Pakula

What are we catching?

Small black marlin and sailfish are caught all along the spit which runs for 20 nautical miles to the north of Fraser Island producing some of the best light tackle game fishing in Australia and the world. And when you go further out … from 100m in depth and beyond … you have the opportunity to catch large blue black and striped marlin.

Some of the other species that you might encounter on the eastern side of Fraser Island include:

  • Wahoo
  • Mahi Mahi (Dolphin Fish)
  • All species of Tuna
  • Sailfish
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Shark Mackerel
  • Grey Mackerel
  • Amber Jack
  • Trevally
  • Cobia
  • Yellowtail King Fish
  • And many more

Most of these species are also available on the western side of Fraser Island, creating some great light tackle sports fishing in still water.

There is no other place in the world that you can catch sailfish and black marlin while trolling in a foot of water.

fishing game fishing waters around Hervey Bay

The hot spots for this are around Roonies Point, Station Hill and any other reefs and places that hold bait. It’s very interesting to see the marlin feeding at night at Roonies Point and they are very easily caught on live bait at night.

Some of the other species that you might encounter on the eastern side of Fraser Island include:

at the Boat Harbour
Game Fishing - Pakula Lures
Fishing Marlin