Fishing Tips

Goondiwindi Fish Restockers

Goondiwindi Fish Restockers

On the second Sunday in February, the Goondiwindi Fish Restockers took delivery of 40,000 yellowbelly fingerlings. This took the total for 2022 to 160,000 all up. The club wishes to thank those who supplied boats, manned buckets, the Hanwood Fish Hatchery, the Granite Belt Fish Hatchery as well as Braddy and the staff from the Railway Hotel, and to all …

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Habitat enhancement for impoundments

So much has happened since the last update on research into habitat enhancement for impoundments, with several projects completed and a new guideline for installing fish attractors in Australia released. Fish attractors have great potential to improve recreational fishing in Australian impoundments. While current management relies primarily on stocking and harvest control, there is convincing evidence from the US that …

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Topwater redemption trip

Topwater redemption trip

While much of the country has experienced a lot of rain recently, the far north has so far managed to avoid the usual number of significant rain events. Topwater redemption trip To this end, having the right conditions to take a trip into the headwater of our local rivers have been too infrequent. Topwater redemption trip But a nice fall …

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Boyne Tannum HookUp – bring it on

If you fancy a fish in a beautiful part of the world that is centrally located in Queensland and has several prizes on offer, then you don’t want to miss out on the Boyne Tannum HookUp held over the May Day long weekend on Friday and Saturday April 29 and 30 and Sunday May 1, 2022. The Boyne Tannum HookUp …

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New logo for two Tackle Tactics brands

Tackle Tactics Pty Ltd is an Australian-owned manufacturer and distributor of quality fishing products and has recently released a new logo for two of its major brands – TT Lures and TT Rods. The new TT logo will replace the current logos and bring all Tackle Tactics products together under the one unified TT brand – TT Fishing. The new …

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School mackerel tips

School mackerel tips

I hope everyone is doing the best they can after the inclement weather. School mackerel tips It has been a rough start to the year for southeast Queensland and parts of NSW. School mackerel tips Good to see people banding together to get things done in times of need. School mackerel tips I hope Mother Nature has sorted herself out …

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Moreton Bay threadies and jew

Moreton Bay threadies

I hope everyone got through the floods okay. There’s still some debris coming down the river, so it pays to keep an eye out for it, particularly at night. Moreton Bay threadies Fishing has slowed due to the colour of the water, making it a little harder to find fish. Threadfin salmon have occupied the river for quite a while. …

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Brisbane River Bonanza

Brisbane River Bonanza

April is generally an excellent month for a wide variety of fish species and crustaceans. Brisbane River Bonanza At the time of writing, the rivers and creeks were still very dirty and mostly fresh around Brisbane. Brisbane River Bonanza As long as we don’t receive more rain, the fishing during April should be really good. Brisbane River Bonanza The bait …

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Water extraction project to keep more fish in our rivers

Water extraction project

The Australian Government is providing $6.6 million to the Queensland Government to deliver a program of work that could see more young native fish survive in the northern Murray-Darling Basin rivers. The Fish Friendly Water Extraction Project in the Condamine–Balonne and Border Rivers regions will see funds allocated to install pump screens at river off-takes, to help protect small and …

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Never become complacent about pests in Australia

complacent pests Australia

Greetings fishos and I hope 2022 is not the year we see tilapia spread further. At least, let’s all aim for that. complacent pests Australia Well done and thank you to Freshwater Fishing and Stocking Association of Queensland for continuing to push the message that pest fish of all kinds are bad for our native fish and ecosystems. complacent pests …

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