Fishing

Bundaberg – weekly fishing report

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Inshore reef fishing This week has seen some cooler mornings due to a south westerly change and this has brought the spanish mackerel in close and they have been on the chew! Finding the bait has been key, most of our inshore marks are holding great amounts of bait and with that has been plenty of school mackerel and some …

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Local flathead and snapper action

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The water around the southern bay islands is getting clearer, but is still rather dirty, especially when we start going south of Macleay Island. So over the past month we’ve tried to concentrate on areas north of that, looking for cleaner water. To achieve this, I’ve only been fishing incoming tides, staying away from the outgoing tides. This means we …

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Tackling ghost gear in Aussie waters

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Fisheries in northern Australia are experiencing the negative impact of abandoned, lost and discarded crab pots. In collaboration with OceanEarth Foundation, through its Ghostnets Australia program, OzFish has launched the ‘Great Aussie Crab Pot Recovery’, to recover these ghost pots and find a preventative solution. Ghost gear Crab pots used incorrectly or left in the water when not being used …

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Join Redland Bay Amateur Fishing Club

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The Redland Bay Amateur Fishing Club caters to fishos of all skill levels. Founded 30 years ago by a few enthusiasts at the Redland Bay pub, the club has grown into a community of like-minded individuals who share a passion for the outdoors and fishing. The clubhouse for the RBAFC, located at 247-257 Esplanade Redland Bay, boasts a two-storey viewing …

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Bundaberg – weekly fishing report

Inshore reef fishing This week we have finally had a break in the weather and this has meant plenty of boats have headed offshore in chase of some tasty reefies. We have seen great success coming from those who have been bottom fishing the northern and southern gutters with some cracking trout, sweetlip, venus tuskfish and even the odd snapper. …

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Sunshine Coast – weekly fishing report

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Welcome to this week’s Sunshine Coast Fishing Report. The weather gods have finally smiled upon the Sunshine Coast, delivering some awesome weather over the Easter long weekend. Perfect conditions offshore have allowed many boaties to venture out after an extended spell of unfavorable weather. These good offshore conditions are expected to continue until mid-next week. We are however, expecting the …

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Capricorn Coast Shimano King of Kings

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As promised last month, we are looking into everything that happened back in early February at the Shimano King of Kings Capricorn competition. First, a big congratulations to all of the organisers, who put together an awesome event again. This year saw record-breaking numbers, with plenty of new teams registering to be part of the fun. One hundred team nominations …

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Fishing in Tin Can Bay

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G’day crew, where is this year going? I hope you are all well and have been able to wet a line over the past few weeks in between the crazy heat and rainy days we’ve had. Despite the town seeming to be a little quiet recently, it was all systems go in the shop, even with the weather not really …

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Maximising mackerel mayhem

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Hi everyone, sorry I missed an article last month. Right on crunch time, when it was due, I had my appendix removed. A very common procedure I know, yet it had me out of action for a couple of weeks, on doctor’s orders. I’m still on light duties, though the doc did say I could go fishing… if I had …

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Broadwater Easter fishing trips

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After a rainy week the sun has come out finally, and the forecast looks ok for the Easter weekend. Nerang river has got quite dirty again but the fishing will still be good for whiting, bream, grunter, and flathead using yabbies, beach worms, and flashy colour lures. At Tweed river Brad reports that it was a bit tricky to work …

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