Fishing Baffle Creek

Despite its name, Baffle Creek is actually a huge estuary system, perfect for both first timers and the seasoned fishing enthusiast. This unpolluted system is renowned for having the highest concentration of mangrove jack in any Queensland waterway. Along with excellent fishing there is also a huge variety of wildlife and plantlife to marvel at. A fishing trip to Baffle Creek won’t easily be forgotten.

Fish Species at Baffle Creek

The protected waterways of the Broadwater are perfect for fishing either by boat, canoe or kayak. However, a boat with a sounder and GPS tracking is advised for Baffle Creek. There are a number of rock bars and sand pits that seem to appear out of nowhere.

Just some of the species you can expect to catch include:

  • Bream
  • Whiting
  • Flathead
  • Jew
  • Mulloway
  • Javelin
  • Threadfin
  • Mangrove Jack
  • Accessing Baffle Creek


There are a number of access point for Baffle Creek. There are boat ramps on either side of the Ferry Crossing as well as a small ramp on Deepwater Road. If you are lucky enough to be staying at Broadwater Haven you can access the Creek almost direct from your door!

Baffle Creek Accommodation

Have we sold you on fishing Baffle Creek yet? If so, you’ll be needing accommodation in Baffle Creek. Luckily, Broadwater Haven is one of the top rated rated, eco-friendly resorts in Deepwater. We have 10 well appointed cabins featuring everything you need for a relaxing self catering holiday. Pets are welcome, and you won’t ever be bored with a host of fun activities on site and nearby towns to explore on a daytrip.