Fishing

Fisher nets big fine

A call to the Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol has led to a fisher being fined $12,000 in the Townsville Magistrates Court for a range of fishing offences. QBFP monitored the fisher’s activities in Blacksoil Creek south of Townsville through active surveillance, including the use of drones, to assist with the prosecution. The fisher pleaded guilty to possessing: 2 fishing …

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2022 Daiwa Luggage

The new Daiwa Luggage for 2022 bridges the gap between fishing and everyday lifestyle, bringing you a fresh range of luggage that looks great on and off the water. 2022 Daiwa Luggage Combining both function and style, the new Guide series introduces three items designed to standalone or be combined as part of our bag-on-bag system. 2022 Daiwa Luggage The …

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Techniques for targeting mackerel

G’day fellow fishos, I hope all have been well and are recovering from the past few weather events we’ve encountered and endured – which have also played a big role in fishing our waterways. Targeting mackerel For offshore fishing, before our last downpour of rain, people were starting to do well on spanish mackerel on various types of techniques – …

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Fishing Moreton Bay after floods

The year is passing by so unexpectedly quickly! Fishing Moreton Bay after floods So much has happened in such a short amount of time – particularly weather we’ve not seen in a few lifetimes. Fishing Moreton Bay after floods And with it, the destruction, emotions, disbelief and then the appearance of people standing beside you asking, “What can I do …

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Heavy topwater tackle 101

There is no denying the rise in popularity of topwater lure fishing in recent years, with many social media influencers showcasing how exciting and productive this style of fishing can be. Heavy topwater tackle 101 Topwater is all about the strike. Heavy topwater tackle 101 When a spanish mackerel suddenly launches on a lure, sometimes up to 10m high, or …

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Time to target tuskfish

G’day everyone! Well, it seems to have been blowing southeasterly after southeasterly. Time to target tuskfish Throw in water clarity resembling a chocolate milkshake and the conditions have certainly made fishing a little tricky. Time to target tuskfish In saying that though, if you can manage to get out and fish the right areas with cleaner water, some good fish …

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Shallow water shines deep water doldrums

After spending his month in Tassie and watching the rain pour down back home, Rob Schomberg knew he hadn’t missed any fishing opportunities while away. Shallow water shines Salty had been sitting for months and he had only just finished giving the boat a wash and run of the motor when he got a call from Helaine Wilesmith. Shallow water …

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Transition time for Moreton Bay

With winter knocking on the door, Moreton Bay goes through a few minor changes. Transition Moreton Bay Spotted mackerel have left on their migration north and the majority of longtail tuna have departed, leaving only the resident population, however there are still plenty of doggy mackerel around as well as a few schools of mack tuna. Transition Moreton Bay Snapper …

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Zerek Flat Shad X Weedless

Zerek Flat Shad X Weedless

Revolution rarely comes twice in the one lure, but the Zerek Flat Shad X revolutionises the revolutionary Flat Shad. At the heart of the weedless Flat Shad X is the patented belly slits that allow the plastic to easily compress in any direction, exposing the hook to ensure solid hook-ups. But the X takes the revolution to another level. The …

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Z-Man New Colours

Tackle Tactics are always pumped to announce the release of new Z-Man colour additions, and this batch is sure to contain a few future favourites. Z-Man is known for its super-soft, flexible and ten times tougher ElaZtech construction, with natural buoyancy, proven actions and some truly unique colours and names. Joining the line-up – in the popular Z-Man 3” MinnowZ …

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