Bush 'n Beach Fishing mag

Bêche-de-mer in the Torres Strait

Qld Fisheries

Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol (QBFP) Officers from Cairns assisted the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) with compliance during the opening of the black teatfish fishery in the Torres Strait. Bêche-de-mer This commercial fishery is managed by the Australian Government and is only able to be fished by traditional inhabitants of the Torres Strait Islands.     Fishing for this …

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DAF stocking groups message

As you may be aware both the stocked impoundment permit and freshwater working groups occurred in mid-May, with a number of discussion topics. Fisheries Queensland Communiques will have been released for your information. Fisheries Queensland is also on the lookout for opportunities to promote fishing and stocking around Queensland. You may have noticed more of our articles appearing in fishing …

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Hooked on Miles Fishing Classic 2022 wrap up

What a weekend! Hooked on Miles The Miles District Fishing and Recreation Club would like to thank our sponsors, visitors, competitors and volunteers for making the Hooked on Miles Fishing Classic a great success. We had 115 people register to compete in our fishing event, held at Karingal Reserve in Miles over the Labour Day long weekend. Competitors fished throughout …

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Ironman 4×4 Folding Fire Pit

With more camping areas and caravan parks requiring visitors to maintain their campfires in a purpose-built fire pit, it is worth considering having a collapsible fire pit in your collection of camping gear. The Ironman 4×4 new collapsible fire pit has been designed with practicality and functionality, front of mind.     Size always matters The two sizes that matter …

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New dusky flathead and lobster rules

NSW introduces new dusky flathead and lobster recreational fishing rules – effective 1 August 2022. From 1 August 2022 there are new recreational fishing rules for dusky flathead and lobster in NSW. This follows a comprehensive community consultation process which showed strong community support for the proposed changes. The new changes for recreational fishers (line fishers and spear fishers) are: …

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Fish aggregating devices (FADs)


Check out this impressive mahi mahi caught by Bo around fish aggregating device (FAD) 1, just off the Gold Coast. Mahi mahi are one of the most common fish found near these devices, along with other pelagic fish such as cobia. They are also one of the fastest growing fish in the sea making them a resilient fish species. The …

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Gold Coast Coomera – weekly report

Gold Coast Coomera

Hi everyone, hope you are all having a nice week, June has certainly produced some of the best weather we have seen all year and the good news is at the time of writing my report the weekend was looking great for both inshore and offshore fishing off the Gold and Tweed Coasts. I always recommend having the most up …

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Bundaberg – weekly report

Bundaberg weekly fishing report

BUNDABERG OFFSHORE AND INSHORE Bundaberg weekly fishing report The inshore fishing has been all about the snapper, mulloway and grunter, 20g soft vibes slowly lifted off the bottom has been getting plenty of the action. If you’re more into bait fishing you can’t beat using whole squid or mullet fillets. There’s also been plenty of school mackerel on the chew …

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Noosa – weekly fishing report

Noosa fishing

Offshore and sunny – With the continuation of good weather right through, it feels like we are truly blessed to live here. The lack of swell held off with a mid-week SE pulse seeing a few small sets on the bar. With a bit of patience an easy crossing was still achievable for all. Noosa fishing The consistent winds from …

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New Daiwa models

Daiwa 21 Lexa TW A reel that’s synonymous with strength, power and value, the Lexa line-up welcomes a new arrival with the 21 Lexa TW. A step forward in design and performance, the new Lexa features many of the technologies that have made Daiwa baitcaster reels industry leading, with CRBB bearings, EVA knob, UTD drag, and now the T-Wing system …

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