Fishing

Pro-Tech Pop 50 Berkley

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The Pro-Tech Pop 50 is designed to make maximum noise with minimum bulk where it counts. Sitting tail down at rest, its slender rear design ensures maximum hook exposure for the subtlest of bites. It’s super easy to fish, casting like a bullet and able to be worked slow or fast depending on the target species. The Pop 50 has …

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Bundaberg – weekly fishing report

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Inshore/Offshore fishing If you like catching pelagic’s you are going to absolutely love this time of year! Team member Josh got out over the weekend and saw heaps of tuna busting up everywhere. These fish were feeding on tiny bait around the 5cm size so a small metal slug and 20 to 30lb leader got the bites.   Throwing some larger lures …

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Sunshine Coast – weekly fishing report

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Happy Easter! The Easter long weekend is looking perfect, with fine sunny conditions expected after some possible storms on Friday. With an influx of visitors expected over the break, no doubt popular fishing spots will be crowded, so we recommend getting out early or heading offshore to escape the crowds. There are plenty of good areas away from the more …

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Illegal marron fishers busted in the Moore River WA

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Last month Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development compliance officers conducted a joint operation with Lancelin Police to apprehend people fishing for marron in the Moore River. The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) said the bust on February 26 came three weeks after the 2023 marron season had closed. A DPIRD spokesman said officers were continuing …

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Do you know what the name jewfish refers to?

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Did you know that the name jewfish refers to its large otoliths (ear bones) which are prized as jewels by some fishers? This year saw the inclusion of black jewfish in our biological monitoring program. The aim is to collect age, length, and sex data from areas of high catch for black jewfish in waters off the east coast of …

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Dredging to commence on Coomera River

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A significant dredging campaign that will improve navigation in the Coomera River will soon get underway. The Coomera River is the primary access way for a wide variety of commercial, industrial, residential and recreational waterway users. The $2.5 million project is scheduled to commence in April and will deepen the Coomera River channel. The Coomera River channel dredging project will …

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Seapower and Tanacom Z and X

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Daiwa’s growing stable of electric reels welcomes a selection of new rods for 2023, with the Dendoh rod line-up expanding on the arrival of the 22 Seapower, 22 Tanacom Z and 22 Tanacom X. The 22 Seapower is the premium offering of the three new releases and features a Glatech/X45X blank, Fuji silicon carbide guides, heavy duty Alps swivel tip …

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Nomad Squidtrex 95mm

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The Squidtrex uses patent-pending technology to combine a soft vibration lure into a squid-shaped body to produce a unique action designed to trigger bites. It can be jigged vertically, cast or even trolled. The soft TPE construction allows strength and durability matched with realistic movement of the tentacles, which waft and wiggle in the water to entice bites when sinking …

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Easter fishing tips

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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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Fishing Lake Wivenhoe

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Following a year’s absence from my local fishing hole Lake Wivenhoe, a day off work thanks to a public holiday prompted a day on the water in the boat, mainly to give the neglected vessel a run. Great friend and regular hunting companion Michael Sunner accepted the invitation for an early start to run a few lures around to see …

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