Mark Templeton

Fishing Moreton Bay after floods

The year is passing by so unexpectedly quickly! Fishing Moreton Bay after floods So much has happened in such a short amount of time – particularly weather we’ve not seen in a few lifetimes. Fishing Moreton Bay after floods And with it, the destruction, emotions, disbelief and then the appearance of people standing beside you asking, “What can I do …

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Teaching our youth to fish

Teaching youth fishing

We try to focus on children and families, both in these articles and in the shop particularly. Teaching youth fishing There is a very good reason for this… ‘teach a child to fish and…’ Teaching youth fishing There are so many endings to this sentence and not many the same. Kids learn so much from us at a very young …

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Fantastic February fishing

Fantastic February fishing

It is February already! I hope that this isn’t a sign of how fast this year is going to go by. I want to jump back to December 2021 and share with you a story and act of kindness from one of our customers. Fantastic February fishing Robert, a regular customer whom we know very well, had a fairly crappy …

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Holiday exploring in Moreton Bay

Holiday Moreton Bay

What am I going to do today? Where can I take the kids that is not going to blow the Christmas budget? Well, if you commit between 30-60 minutes of your day, there are so many places you can reach, spend the day and be home before dark! From the Gold Coast to the Sunshine Coast, our region will spoil …

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Christmas options for Moreton Bay anglers

Christmas Moreton Bay

What a huge month we have ahead… the arrival of the jolly man in the red suit, the children at home on school holidays and everyone getting ready for the big day of heat, presents and the traditional food coma! But come Christmas, we look forward to getting the crab pots out and scoring our fill of sand and mud …

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Family friendly fishing spots on Brisbane’s northside

Heaps of families and people new to the area visit the Sandgate Tackle Land shop asking about places they can take the kids fishing – where they won’t get too bored if the fish aren’t biting. Brisbane City and Moreton Shire councils have invested a lot of resources into areas that are family friendly and with wheelchair-accessible facilities to make …

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Moreton Bay dishing up diversity

EVERY time you look around Moreton Bay you find something you never noticed before. Either a new bit of rubble, a fresh piece of reef or a different snag in one of the numerous creeks, which may hold your next personal best. So much ground out in the bay hasn’t been thoroughly explored. Moreton Bay diversity And many of us …

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Mid-year mixed bag in July

WINTER days are certainly bringing out the very best in Moreton Bay. With the colder days and nights, we are seeing flathead caught in both good numbers and sizes. It has been a mixed bag, with people getting a feed by using bait, soft plastics and even trolling or casting shallow and deep divers. ZMan Curl TailZ, Squidgies Wriggler 120mm …

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A fishy May in Moreton Bay

APRIL 2021 is done and dusted! Between COVID lockdowns and buckets of rain, I’d say a whole lot of the fish in the Moreton Bay region were safe. What is May 2021 going to produce? Well, for certain we know there’s going to be a fair bit of uncertainty. fishy May Moreton We need to play each day as it …

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Moreton Bay for the kids

WHERE are you going to fish during the holidays? Moreton Bay has many locations for you and the family to explore and enjoy this holiday season. There are heaps of places in the Moreton Bay area to spend a day or even a few hours of quality time with family or the kids. Pumicestone Passage, Red Beach, Skirmish Point and …

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