Fishing

February flavours in Bundaberg

WITH good falls of rain together with new and full moon tides, mangrove jack and mud crabs have been a feature in the Bundaberg area over the past month. To say the rain was welcome would be an understatement, and we need more for the benefit of both the land and the waterways. Bundaberg February Prawns should also become a …

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Start your jewfish journey

I HOPE you all had a safe prosperous Christmas and new year and were able to catch a few fish. In this month’s article I hope to give you a few tips on how to target one of the most sought-after and often elusive species found in our rivers, the mighty mulloway, which are often known as jewfish. Let’s start …

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Murray cod fishery boosted by massive stocking effort!

THE NSW Government’s annual Murray cod stocking season has just concluded, with more than 500,000 juvenile cod released into rivers and dams. This massive stocking effort is great news for the legions of keen anglers who target these iconic native sportfish. The juvenile cod were bred at the DPI Fisheries Centre at Narrandera and were released into selected waterways over …

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Simple snapper starters

SNAPPER have been a target species for me recently, with a few showing up in local rivers and estuaries. In winter our focus is deeper structure, with 4” plastics such as the Z-Man 4” StreakZ Curly TailZ or 4” Scented Jerk ShadZ fished on 3/8 or 1/2oz 3/0 or 4/0 jig heads getting the bites and fish landed to around …

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CQ action in Harbour and rivers

CQ fingermark

OK, so December and January have come and gone, the festive season is over and most of us are back into the grind called work. Many of us are not fishing as often as we’d prefer, juggling work, kids and house duties and when we do get out, it’s for possibly rushed trips with bad tides and difficult conditions. CQ …

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Harry Fisher joins Exploring Eden Media

FROM the pindan red beaches of the Kimberley’s west coast, Harry Fisher has been steadily cementing his reputation with a pair of tongs around the campfire. Combining his passion for the Australian bush and great food, he’s made it his mission to prove that camp cooking doesn’t have to be dull cooking. Harry’s campfire cooking and distinct approach to recipe …

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Methane-busting seaweed farms on track for 2021 production

Construction of the first farm and processing plant to turn red seaweed into a feed supplement for cows to reduce their methane production by 90 per cent is expected to begin mid next year in South Australia. Sustainable agriculture company CH4 plans to build its first two facilities in South Australia with further ‘eco-parks’ planned in the state and in …

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Snapper Boost for South Australia

The South Australian Government has announced 300,000 snapper fingerlings will be released in Spencer Gulf and Gulf St Vincent this year. The restock follows a 2020 government snapper fishery assessment, which found that snapper stock in the state’s Spencer Gulf and Gulf St Vincent were “depleted”. Approximately 150,000 fingerlings will begin to be released in northern Gulf St Vincent over …

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Egilicious 2.0 and 2.5 squid jigs from Fish Inc

THE popular Egilicious range of squid jigs from Fish Inc. has expanded to include new 2.0 and 2.5 sizes, which are ideal for fishing slack tide, tough bites and when fishing land based, particularly in shallow water. The jigs are constructed from high quality materials, expertly designed and rigorously tested, with a buoyant ‘tail up’ design that increases the hook-up …

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Clip in your gear to Rhino-Racks new Stow It utility holder

WHETHER you’re heading on a fishing or camping trip, a utility holder is crucial to carry all the essentials, while maximising space inside your vehicle for much needed legroom. As such, leading creators of world class durable easy-to-use roof racks, Rhino-Rack are pleased to announce the release of their brand-new carrying solution, the ‘Stow It’ – making packing, lugging and …

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