Freshwater

Land-Based Fishing Around Brisbane

I don’t mind fishing this location with the kids because often they’ll be preoccupied with building sand castles anyway. It’s also great because I don’t have to worry about dingoes or four-wheel-drives on the beach. When land-based fishing you sometimes really have to put in the hard yards and try several areas, but it’s a great way to while away the …

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Aggression in Fish Depends on Environmental Conditions

THE intensity of aggressive interactions between one of the nation’s most popular angling fish, Australian bass, and the invasive eastern mosquitofish, are dependent on the interplay between water temperature and salinity, a study by University of Wollongong PhD student Laura Lopez has revealed. Her findings provide valuable new insights towards efforts to preserve estuarine ecology, and the enjoyment of recreational anglers, …

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Travelling Stock Reserves Locking Fishers Out

LOOKING back over 25 years of what I would class as the better part of my life as an angler who throws bits of coloured wood into freshwater streams, I have had a ball. We all need to let the authorities know how we still require access to these locations throughout NSW. Make sure you have your say by December …

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Holy Barambah

Lake Barambah Lake Barambah has been the pick of the two dams, with bass coming up from the deeper flats and creek beds to feed heavily on the edges. Most anglers have reported 20 to 50-fish sessions and some cracking bass and yellowbelly among the catch. The fish aren’t afraid to hit anything that resembles a baitfish. The consistent warm weather can …

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Fishing the Fresh Water can be Rewarding

Live worms or yabbies will see you in with a good chance, run a fairly long leader as this allows the bait to move around a bit more and entice a bite. Surface poppers and stickbaits are probably the most effective lure presentation for these fish and put up a good fight on the silly string. Some nice flatties being …

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End of October Tin Can Bay Fishing Report

Don’t forget that come midday on Sunday the closed season for Barramundi will commence running through until midday on the 1st of February. If you do manage to land a Barra during this time make sure you grab a quick photo and send the fish on it’s way as soon as possible to ensure they live to see another day. …

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River and Dam Fishing around Bundaberg

On the fishing side of things, the Burnett is still alive with fish.  There have been good reports of three-tooth jew up to 50cm, big flathead, blue salmon and mangrove jack, and fingermark have also showed up during the week. For the guys keen to catch a few bass, Lake Gregory is fishing really well.  Most sessions have started with …

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Lake Macdonald and Borumba dams now spilling

According to Seqwater information, due to rainfall in the catchment, Lake Macdonald and Borumba dams are now spilling. For the latest dam level information, please visit www.seqwater.com.au/water-supply/dam-levels l l l l l l l l l ll l l l l l l  ll l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l …

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