Fishing

Lake Monduran Barra Back on the Bite

One of the things every angler needs is the drive of positive thought. Most anglers I know who constantly catch quality fish always go out with the best attitude. To find out about all the hot fishing spots on Lake Monduran, make sure you pop in on the way through and see us at Foxies Barra Havoc, on the highway at Gin Gin. In …

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Wilson Tackle Back Pack

THE Wilson Tackle Back Pack contains two large tackle trays that can have up to 24 compartments per tray measuring 35.5cm x 22cm x 5cm. The back pack itself is loaded with features to make this back pack a great accessory for anglers walking the banks while fishing. Apart from the tackle tray, the pack has padded shoulder straps for comfort …

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New Research Reveals Tailor Spawning Areas

RESEARCH by NSW Department of Primary Industries Fisheries is revealing some very interesting insights into the life cycle of tailor, a hugely popular saltwater sportfish common along the NSW coast. Up until now, it’s been assumed that Queensland’s Fraser Island is the east coast tailor spawning area. However, studies by scientists from the DPI’s Research Angler Program suggest that tailor …

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Rainbow Beach Fishing Trip

On Wednesday it was still blowing, so they decided to try something different – chase squid at the mouth of Carlo Creek. Not saying it was breezy or anything, but the parachute had to be deployed just to slow the drift enough for the poor squid to get a look at the jigs. Just when the anglers thought it couldn’t get any …

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Illegal Net Threatens Two Endangered Mary River Species

A 50m-long fishing net set illegally in the Mary River at Tiaro posed a serious threat to the river’s endangered fish and turtle species. Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol district manager Greg Bowness said the net was set across a freshwater section of the Mary River. “The net had the potential to impact on the critical habitat of the river’s …

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Barramundi Will be Hooked on Revitalised Fishways

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SOMETHING fishy is happening at the Gooseponds in North Mackay. Council is about to commence work on a project aimed at improving fish passage between the Gooseponds and the region’s estuaries. Cr Fran Fordham said two fishways at the Gooseponds would be the focus of remediation works. “Council will be undertaking significant rehabilitation works to the vertical slot fishway upstream of …

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Samaki Torpedo V2 Spinner

THE all-new Samaki Torpedo V2 Spinner has serious attitude. Now ranging from 10g to 85g, these spinners hit the bullseye with each cast. Throw them into a school of baitfish and you’ll be attacked by every predator, or alternatively re-rig them with an assist hook and drop them to the depths to attract aggressive bottom dwellers. The elongated bullet design …

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Evans Head Fishing Classic on 8-15 July 2016

THE Evans Head Fishing Classic is at the innovative front of tournament fishing and has been held annually for the past 20 years. This year the Classic will be held from July 8 to 15. Evans Head in the NSW Northern Rivers is an idyllic fishing destination and superb seaside town, and the Evans Head Fishing Classic draws people from all age groups, …

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Techniques for How to Catch Fingermark in Queensland

As the squid come in towards the light you can use the squid net to scoop them up quickly.  The dimmer switch comes into play if the squid are staying out of reach of the net.  Once you have attracted the squid to the light, slowly dim the light and the squid will come closer until you can reach them. …

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Plenty of Trevally in the Noosa River

The Noosa River over the last week has been the place to be if you love chasing trevally, good sized giant trevally have been coming from around the Coast Guard boats near Munna Point as well as Inner Woods Bay. Surface presentations have been the way to go with smaller surface walkers like the River2sea Scum Dogs and Surface poppers …

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