Mark Templeton

Tackle Moreton Bay in November


This would have to be one of the best times of the year, with such a variety of species being available to both on and offshore fishos. In saying that, if you are new to the Moreton Bay area or if you are only starting to venture out into the bay, be very mindful of the weather. Moreton Bay is …

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Trying to tackle new bait

The only way I could start this article was with a cracking smile from one of our great clients ‘Dan the destroyer’, with a couple of local Moreton Bay snapper captured before the closure! bait I sometimes think Dan and Jack spend more time fishing the local area than they do at work. But they certainly know how to find …

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Safety must always come first


This time last year we were predicting that Moreton Bay would be producing some cracker fish. Well… we were right! With some great boating weather being probable over the next few months, get everything ready now and not later.   Check your trailer, get your motor serviced and, most importantly, check your safety kit. Flares run out of date and …

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Easter fishing tips


Easter is a time to overindulge in chocolate, to have a great time outside with family and friends, and to lose tackle… that’s right, go fishing! Our waterways have seen some incredible changes over the past 12 months. After the flooding last year, we had so much debris wash into the creeks and rivers, it fed the system with much …

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Kids with cracking catches


Seriously, it’s March already! Where have the past 12 months gone? I was reading a few articles that I’d written a while back, and I came across this little snippet – glad to say that things have not changed and our focus remains looking forward! We try to focus on kids and family, both in these write ups and particularly …

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Flathead, sharks and stonker squid


Well, February has arrived again and so far, it’s looking better than the February we had in 2022! Last year, we did a ‘random act of kindness’ on behalf of Robert from RWM Cleaning and Maintenance. This year, Robert has done it again. Fifty packets of prawns were randomly given out to unsuspecting customers – the packets were received by …

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family fishing fun


Sick of the kids being at home already, with nothing to do and always saying ‘I’m bored’? There are so many awesome places you can take them or even drop them off for a few hours to give yourself a break! You can spend a couple of hundred of your hard earned going to theme parks and other attractions, where …

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Tips for Moreton Bay kingfish and snapper


Over the past few months, the weather wasn’t able to make up its mind about what it wanted to do. This makes things a little frustrating when all you want to do is go fishing for kingfish and snapper! I was always told, never waste a good day to hit the water and never waste a bad day, get ready …

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Moreton Bay Fishing Classic is back

Moreton Bay Fishing Classic

THE Moreton Bay Fishing Classic is back for 2022, thanks to the Green Beacon Brewing Co and Wynnum Marine. With seven days of family fishing fun, Moreton Bay’s favourite event will cast off from August 21 to 28. A lucky winner will walk away with a super cool Stacer boat, Yamaha motor and trailer package – with a few awesome …

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Moreton Bay fishing magic

Moreton Bay

IT didn’t matter what report you looked at, snapper catches were prolific in June and July this year, prior to the closure. Moreton Bay And it didn’t matter if you were land-based, on a kayak or kicking back in style – quality snapper were being landed left, right and centre! Guy nailed a very nice 57cm snapper when fishing in …

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