Tweed Recreational Fishing Guide


Fishing is a fun, outdoor activity for the whole family. Fishing rules help ensure healthy and sustainable fisheries for future generations.

The Tweed district waterways provide excellent beach, rock, and boat fishing opportunities. This guide provides essential information on fishing, including any closures and restrictions, which apply along from the NSW/Queensland border south to Byron Bay.

The Brunswick River is a popular recreational fishing area within the Tweed region and is the northern boundary of the Cape Bay Marine Park.

This publication provides valuable information on fishing in Tweed region including:

  • closures
  • maps
  • fishing rules
  • spearfishing & diving
  • catch & release
  • recreational fishing havens
  • fish aggregating devices (FADs)


Published: May 2016