Fishing

Sat 12 Oct 2019

IN PHOTOS: Where to snag a ripper catch this weekend

premium_icon IN PHOTOS: Where to snag a ripper catch this weekend

Reports coming in from around Double Island Reefs is there is still plenty of snapper on offer.

Wed 9 Oct 2019

Seqwater about to end Borumba fishing after 8 year fight

premium_icon Seqwater about to end Borumba fishing after 8 year fight

LETTER: As a result of the current situation and the uncertainty created by Seqwater, more than 50 per cent of the members did not renew their membership

Fri 4 Oct 2019

Where the storms have the jacks biting in the Gympie region

premium_icon Where the storms have the jacks biting in the Gympie region

With the storms coming through last weekend the mangrove jack really started to wake up.

Fri 27 Sep 2019

Where the fish are tipped to be biting this weekend

premium_icon Where the fish are tipped to be biting this weekend

WITH a bit of northerly breezes last week and some sloppy conditions, anglers were happy to hang around the closer reefs and inside Fraser Island.

Fri 20 Sep 2019

The pelagic species enticing anglers in the Gympie region

premium_icon The pelagic species enticing anglers in the Gympie region

The offshore crew finally had a window last weekend to head out and take advantage of some pristine conditions.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

Where the fish are biting this spring in the Gympie region

premium_icon Where the fish are biting this spring in the Gympie region

With spring upon us and the days and nights starting to warm up, our fishing will become outstanding.

Sun 1 Sep 2019

Major new fishing bans put in place

premium_icon Major new fishing bans put in place

In one of the biggest shake-ups for commercial and recreational fishers in a decade, the Palaszczuk Government is set to bring in major changes from today.

Tue 27 Aug 2019

WOAH: Is this fish a record catch?

premium_icon WOAH: Is this fish a record catch?

This Queensland man may have just reeled in a new state record with his first ever striped marlin.

Mon 19 Aug 2019

WATCH: 4m shark does '10 laps' of fisherman's tinny

premium_icon WATCH: 4m shark does '10 laps' of fisherman's tinny

NSW Fishermen have captured amazing footage of their close encounter with a great white shark.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Fisherman faced $1.4M in fines for log book blunder

premium_icon Fisherman faced $1.4M in fines for log book blunder

Fisherman faces slew of charges after log book blunder. 'I thought you had to be in the boat to be fishing'.

Sun 11 Aug 2019

TOXIC FISH: Your health questions answered

premium_icon TOXIC FISH: Your health questions answered

FEARS of chemical contaminant led health professionals to call for overall limits of fish caught in Mackay

Fri 9 Aug 2019

FISHING: Where to nab a sweet catch around Gympie this week

premium_icon FISHING: Where to nab a sweet catch around Gympie this week

THERE have been plenty of snapper go on the chew, find out where.

'Gympie, you're the greatest,' says top chef and angler

premium_icon 'Gympie, you're the greatest,' says top chef and angler

Restaurant 'royal' takes in the serenity - and Borumba dam fishing

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Fishers targeted from the air as four pulled before court

premium_icon Fishers targeted from the air as four pulled before court

RECREATIONAL and commercial fishermen face more than $6000 in fines as illegal activities are targeted in Reef green zones.

Mystery of barramundi wanderlust in spotlight

premium_icon Mystery of barramundi wanderlust in spotlight

Why does the majority of Central Queensland barramundi head south?

Mon 5 Aug 2019

No need for 4WD — sea no match for mighty Camry

premium_icon No need for 4WD — sea no match for mighty Camry

It was low tide, with the water a good 50m out, so the Camry driver did what any good Aussie would do, reversed flat stick to launch his boat. WATCH the video

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Queensland teens invent ‘game changing’ crab pot

premium_icon Queensland teens invent ‘game changing’ crab pot

A GENIUS reinvention of the humble crab pot that aims to stop thieves and only accept male mudcrabs has thrown it into a new age of fishing, thanks to three...

Fri 2 Aug 2019

The reason there are no fish at Tin Can and how we stop it

premium_icon The reason there are no fish at Tin Can and how we stop it

Coastcare is contacting the government, council and private individuals who are responsible for destructive moorings in Tin Can Bay

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Regulated waters around Fraser Island closed as of today

premium_icon Regulated waters around Fraser Island closed as of today

The closed season applies from midday, August 1, to midday September 30

We celebrate the best sportsmen and women in Gympie region

We celebrate the best sportsmen and women in Gympie region

It's Ashes time baby. The thrilling finish to the World Cup and we have a second stanza of the battle between Australia and England.

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