Coffs Harbour to Nambucca recreational fishing guide


Coffs Harbour is situated approximately half-way between Sydney and Brisbane.

Waters surrounding the Coffs Harbour area have some of the most outstanding and productive aquatic environments in NSW.

From Coffs Harbour in the north to the productive Nambucca River in the south, most fish species are on offer for the recreational fisher, including bream, sand whiting, dusky flathead, luderick, tarwhine and mud crabs.

Inshore and offshore species include Spanish mackerel, mulloway, Samson fish, kingfish, tailor, pearl perch, snapper, and rock lobster.

The contents of this publication include information on the following:

  • Recreational fishing fee
  • Fish aggregating devices (FADs)
  • Recreational fishing haven
  • Fishing rules (including maps of fishing areas)
  • Fishing safety
  • Responsible fishing
  • Contact information


Published: May 2016