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School mackerel tactics

School mackerel tactics

Autumn is an interesting time of year for anglers fishing the coastal waters of Queensland and northern NSW. School mackerel tactics Common targets include bream, luderick, tailor, blue salmon and mulloway – depending on your location and inclination. School mackerel tactics A personal favourite – which is also popular with many state-wide – is the sprightly school mackerel. School mackerel …

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Finesse fishing the flats

Finesse fishing the flats

Hi everyone, May is when big numbers of arrow squid start to show up in the Gold Coast Broadwater as the waters cools and clears. Finesse fishing the flats These tasty critters are usually caught on vibes and squid jigs and are found in sandy channels that have drop-offs. Finesse fishing the flats This month however, I’ll talk about fishing …

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Strategies for winter species

It will soon be the start of May and that means cooler mornings and warm days. Strategies for winter species The sea will begin to flatten out, the days will get shorter and the winter species will move into closer grounds. Strategies for winter species The heavy rains we had earlier in the year made the water dirty, so this …

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Mercury Marine announces Avator electric outboard concept

Mercury Marine has announced its Avator electric outboard concept, representing Mercury’s next step in marine innovation, advanced technology and engineering. The electric outboard concept will be on display for the first time during the 2022 Miami International Boat Show and is progressing the company toward the formal release of electric outboard products later in 2022 and 2023. Avator creates a …

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New features for Yamaha’s Helm Master EX joystick boat control system

Yamaha’s Helm Master EX joystick boat control system

Yamaha has announced the release of additional features on their game-changing Helm Master EX joystick boat control system – further enhancing the capabilities of this industry-leading technology across single, twin, triple and quad outboard engine applications. Helm Master EX offers boaters a completely integrated boat control system that makes getting to your fishing spot easier and unprecedented control over your …

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Lowrance HDS-9 Live overview

Lowrance HDS-9 Live

Selecting the appropriate electronics package is very important when starting out in a new boat. Lowrance HDS-9 Live Having a unit that can do all that you want and all that you need it to do is key to your success. Lowrance HDS-9 Live I’ve been asked on many occasions why I chose the Lowrance HDS-9 Live unit in my …

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New Ghost 360 sonar Lowrance software

New Ghost 360 sonar Lowrance software

A world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957, Lowrance released a software update recently, including the new Ghost 360 feature and new compatibility for NAC-2 and NAC-3 autopilots. The latest software update unlocks the exciting new feature of Ghost 360 for users of the Ghost Trolling Motor with Active Imaging 3-in-1 nosecone, which offers anglers a high resolution 360-degree detailed image …

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Lowrance unveils new companion app

Lowrance companion app

A world leader in fishing electronics since 1957, Lowrance officially unveiled its app recently, including a set of new premium features, advanced functionality and seamless synchronisation with the full range of Lowrance fishfinders and chartplotters. The Lowrance app is free to download and offers a rich experience that includes free up to date and detailed nautical charts from C-MAP, creation …

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New Mercury DTS now available for multi-engine configurations

Mercury

The perfect addition to your Mercury powered multi-engine boat arrived in November – with the next generation dual-handle digital throttle and shift system. Mercury DTS multi-engine With integrated, intuitive and intelligent technology the next generation of Mercury DTS controls, rigging your boat has never been easier. Mercury DTS multi-engine This DTS system represents a major step in the product’s evolution, …

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Quintrex leads the fleet for driving new boaties to market

Quintrex new boaties

Thousands of Australians are stepping away from dry land and shifting their ventures to their local waterways in an effort to sidestep the cabin fever of closed borders and redefine the meaning of a holiday from home. Quintrex new boaties As the country sees an all-time spike in spending locally and the investment in local leisure products, the marine industry …

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