Fishing

Tue 16 Apr 2019

Top spots around SEQ to drop a line over Easter

Top spots around SEQ to drop a line over Easter

If you want to catch your own feast of seafood for Easter, fishing guru, Dave “Nugget” Downie suggests you head to one of these 13 locations

Fri 12 Apr 2019

Where the big GTs are biting

premium_icon Where the big GTs are biting

Plenty of GTs on the incoming tide.

Fri 5 Apr 2019

Best spots for fresh water anglers

premium_icon Best spots for fresh water anglers

Flathead numbers are also good and the same principles apply as with the jacks.

Fri 29 Mar 2019

The reef that has anglers rejoicing

premium_icon The reef that has anglers rejoicing

The offshore crew has been having a blast over the last week with plenty on offer and pelagics has been high on the agenda for most anglers.

Tue 26 Mar 2019

CATCH OF THE WEEK: Brothers see double with massive catches

premium_icon CATCH OF THE WEEK: Brothers see double with massive catches

Find out how they managed to achieve their fishing feat

Mon 25 Mar 2019

Fisherman loses finger out at sea off Central Qld coast

premium_icon Fisherman loses finger out at sea off Central Qld coast

Coast guard and QAS respond to calls for help

Thu 21 Mar 2019

PHOTOS: Double Is angler nabs super rare monster fish

premium_icon PHOTOS: Double Is angler nabs super rare monster fish

'This is the biggest one I and everyone I know has ever seen caught.'

Tue 19 Mar 2019

Spike in ‘black market’ activity triggers ban

premium_icon Spike in ‘black market’ activity triggers ban

A SPIKE in ‘black market’ activity has sparked a Moreton Bay-wide ban on the collection of certain shellfish - and harsher penalties.

Fri 8 Mar 2019

Wind and swell set to drop, where the fish will be biting

premium_icon Wind and swell set to drop, where the fish will be biting

Over the weekend anglers will be queued up at the boat ramp ready to hit the water.

Fri 1 Mar 2019

Where to target bait fish after cyclone Oma's wind

premium_icon Where to target bait fish after cyclone Oma's wind

This week's report will focus on what there is to look forward to in the coming weeks.

Thu 28 Feb 2019

Rescuer wants tougher angler laws after bird deaths

premium_icon Rescuer wants tougher angler laws after bird deaths

A prominent wildlife rescuer has called for tougher restrictions on fishermen after a spate of bird deaths.

Fri 22 Feb 2019

Strong winds and massive swells tipped this weekend

premium_icon Strong winds and massive swells tipped this weekend

WITH some strong winds over the last week and more to come, the offshore reports have been a little thin on the ground.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

The ideal time to chase jew fish

premium_icon The ideal time to chase jew fish

Double Island reefs were again producing with some great species hitting the decks.

Fri 8 Feb 2019

The secret spots to pull in a big one this weekend

premium_icon The secret spots to pull in a big one this weekend

The whiting have been loving the yabbies and sand worms, with some real elbow slappers taken.

Angler lands barra of a lifetime

premium_icon Angler lands barra of a lifetime

Landing a decent fish takes skill and concentration but reeling in a fish this size on a 6lb (2.7kg) whiting rod also takes some good luck.

Fri 1 Feb 2019

Marine rescue services in crisis

premium_icon Marine rescue services in crisis

Volunteers finally to get a say in the service they keep afloat

Where the big spanish mackerel will bite this weekend

premium_icon Where the big spanish mackerel will bite this weekend

With warm temperatures and lighter winds earlier in the day the boat ramps were packed as anglers made their way out.

Fri 25 Jan 2019

Federal MP makes cash splash in Tin Can Bay

premium_icon Federal MP makes cash splash in Tin Can Bay

3 community organisations in Tin Can Bay will help build a stronger and safer community, after receiving more than $21,000 in funding

Where the fish are biting as the reefs produce the goods

premium_icon Where the fish are biting as the reefs produce the goods

With some of the biggest tides of the year this week, timing the run over the bar was very important.

Thu 24 Jan 2019

Ripper barra season on horizon for keen anglers

premium_icon Ripper barra season on horizon for keen anglers

Keen anglers are gearing up for barramundi season with the closed season reeling in next month.

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