Fishing

Fri 19 Jun 2020

WATCH: Monster barra nearly jumps in boat

Premium Content WATCH: Monster barra nearly jumps in boat

An unlucky angler will have a one that got away story to last a lifetime. WATCH THE VIDEO

Thu 18 Jun 2020

Change ahead for offshore anglers

Change ahead for offshore anglers

Always remember: “The harder you go on the fish, the harder they go on you”.

Mon 8 Jun 2020

Family tackles Bay angling business

Premium Content Family tackles Bay angling business

A BELIEF that fishing tackle costs could be made cheaper has led a family to purchase a local business

Fri 5 Jun 2020

The day I fell overboard landing a feisty flathead

Premium Content The day I fell overboard landing a feisty flathead

IT was a valuable fishing lesson on three fronts.

Mon 25 May 2020

Heart-racing satisfaction from landing ‘the great one’

Premium Content Heart-racing satisfaction from landing ‘the great one’

When the impressive predator is finally secured, it’s a moment to pause and enjoy the thrill.

Wed 20 May 2020

Unbelievable catch reels in double delight

Premium Content Unbelievable catch reels in double delight

This amazing story was the one that was hooked and landed with a sizeable surprise.

Sat 16 May 2020

Ipswich filmmakers take shark net problem to world

Premium Content Ipswich filmmakers take shark net problem to world

The Dinmore business partners focus on exposing and solving ‘archaic’ control programs.

Mon 11 May 2020

FISHY TALES: Scary discovery while casting a line

Premium Content FISHY TALES: Scary discovery while casting a line

There’s multiple lesser-known dangers when it comes to fishing, as one man found out when he was knocked unconcious while winding in a catch.

Sat 9 May 2020

The eerie morning a UFO caught me out

Premium Content The eerie morning a UFO caught me out

On this particularly tranquil angling outing, something weird happened.

Fri 8 May 2020

Epic battle between huge marlin and Coast kayaker

Premium Content Epic battle between huge marlin and Coast kayaker

A Coast kayaker has shared his incredible battle with a large marlin, which towed him 3km when it hooked onto his fishing line. WATCH THE FOOTAGE

Sat 2 May 2020

Fears for southeast fishing zones

Premium Content Fears for southeast fishing zones

Recreational fishers may be forced to pay a licence fee to the Aboriginal custodians if native land rights are extended to include traditional fishing grounds.

Fri 1 May 2020

More illegal fishing “threatens” Whitsunday reefs

Premium Content More illegal fishing “threatens” Whitsunday reefs

Authorities have continued to find fishers flaunting the rules around where and how they can fish

Tue 28 Apr 2020

What was the ‘mystery’ shark that kept circling?

Premium Content What was the ‘mystery’ shark that kept circling?

The truth was finally discovered after venturing closer to the feasting predator.

Fri 10 Apr 2020

Fish wisely or stay at home

Premium Content Fish wisely or stay at home

You can go fishing this Easter weekend but authorities will be out in force for anyone flouting social distancing rules

Thu 2 Apr 2020

What coronavirus means for anglers and boaties

Premium Content What coronavirus means for anglers and boaties

Far North anglers are adjusting to coronavirus social distancing restrictions which have changed the way we can wet a line in Queensland.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

How fishing was saved from COVID-19 in NSW

Premium Content How fishing was saved from COVID-19 in NSW

Recreational fishing saved from COVID-19 restrictions after Transport for NSW tried to declare ‘boating and fishing are not considered an essential activity’.

Mon 23 Mar 2020

State Govt slammed for black jewfish catch limit changes

Premium Content State Govt slammed for black jewfish catch limit changes

Queensland Fisheries last year classified black jewfish as ‘overfished’

Sun 22 Mar 2020

Recreational fisher fined $2600

Premium Content Recreational fisher fined $2600

The man was fishing on the Susan River near Hervey Bay in February last year when he was approached by Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol officers.

Crab pot pincher gets nipped with $5000 fine

Premium Content Crab pot pincher gets nipped with $5000 fine

The man was caught after Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol officers began investigating reports of people interfering with commercial crab pots.

Fri 13 Mar 2020

Windy conditions: A challenge for anglers

Premium Content Windy conditions: A challenge for anglers

It goes without ­saying that the weather has been less than favourable for fishing this week

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