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How to win fishing battles

The weather is cooling fast and we might get to experience a real winter this year. Win fishing battles Though the weather is still rough, with wind and rain wreaking havoc on tours and my aging body. My friends tell me snapper are starting to move and that in close a few squire are lurking ready to smash you on …

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School mackerel tips

School mackerel tips

I hope everyone is doing the best they can after the inclement weather. School mackerel tips It has been a rough start to the year for southeast Queensland and parts of NSW. School mackerel tips Good to see people banding together to get things done in times of need. School mackerel tips I hope Mother Nature has sorted herself out …

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Golden trevally a real treat

Golden trevally treat

And it’s still windy up here! It should be called Howling Bay not Hervey Bay. Golden trevally treat However, the fishing has improved post Ex-Tropical Cyclone Seth and the Mary River flood. Golden trevally treat Plenty of nutrients are in the system now to attract bait. Golden trevally treat Not that I saw a lack of bait prior, only a …

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Fishing prayers answered

Fishing prayers answered

We are into another year, and my prayers were answered – if only for a short spell – they were still answered. Fishing prayers answered Just before Christmas, there was a lovely run of weather but that of course didn’t last long. Fishing prayers answered The remnants of ExTropical Cyclone Seth have me sitting at home again – lucky for …

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Fish to ability not expectation

Fish ability expectation

Holy cow, another year is done and dusted. I hope everyone had a great holiday period with friends and family. Fish ability expectation After a tough spring, I am looking forward to summer settling in. Fish ability expectation A massive shout out to all my supporters – sometimes a kind word from a reader makes you smile. Fish ability expectation But …

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When will the wind wane?

wind wane

And it’s windy again! I was actually wondering if I would get this article in on time – having a fairly busy schedule according to my diary, it’s often difficult to submit promptly. But it seems Mother Nature values what I scribe over what I catch. wind wane Wind strength is often not the only issue. So, if you’re coming …

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Tips for targeting tuna

targeting tuna

The windy weather continues here on the Fraser coast. But we now have a northerly wind in the mix too – which is regular at this time of year as the temperature climbs to summer levels. The fishing however has not built to match. targeting tuna Usually I would encounter many schools of hungry surface-feeding mack and a few longtail …

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Tuna down deep – flathead fire

More horrible weather, lockdowns and tough bites to report, but thankfully the nibbles weren’t as hard as last month. Surprisingly, tuna have been the saviours on a few trips – winter fish tend to school deep – pushing light tackle rods to their limits, especially when they’re around that 15kg mark. Even sub-10kg longtail tuna will make life difficult on …

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Dealing with windy weather

IT has been incredibly tough weather so far this winter. I cannot remember such a windy year and a few of us commented about it via Messenger one woeful day. From the Sunshine Coast to Bundaberg – yuck, just yuck. As if COVID lockdowns didn’t make it hard enough already, and just before our school holidays. woeful wind Throw into …

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Chilling out in Hervey Bay

THE colder weather is here. Eventually flat seas arrived, and cooler water temperatures that ease the metabolism of the prowling sharks means much more relaxed fishing. We’re still losing a few fish to sharks, but it has well and truly dropped off. Surface feeding has dropped off too, so we turn our eyes deeper. With the use of modern electronics, …

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