queensland boating and fisheries patrol

New face is no stranger to fishing industry

premium_icon New face is no stranger to fishing industry

Fraser Coast's new fisheries officer in Hervey Bay

Drones used to crack down on illegal fishing

premium_icon Drones used to crack down on illegal fishing

Experts say drones are a waste of time and money

Angler lands barra of a lifetime

premium_icon Angler lands barra of a lifetime

Landing a decent fish takes skill and concentration.

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

Fisheries officers snag nearly 150 bits of derelict, unmarked gear

Hook, line and stinker: Illegal fish stashed in boat's loo

premium_icon Hook, line and stinker: Illegal fish stashed in boat's loo

Recreational fisherman from Glenella cops hefty fine

Fishy dealings at sea as black market spreads in region

Fishy dealings at sea as black market spreads in region

Commercial operator says the black market is rife in the region

Commercial fisher fined thousands for undersized haul

Commercial fisher fined thousands for undersized haul

the fisher pleaded guilty in the Hervey Bay Magistrates Court.

Whopper fines issued for spearfishing

Whopper fines issued for spearfishing

Spearfishing in the Noosa River could cost you a $110,00 fine

Recreational fisher fined $4000 for exceeding limit

Recreational fisher fined $4000 for exceeding limit

Number of fish fillets found in unmarked sealed bags in the freezer

Greedy fishers to pay a $471 fine

Greedy fishers to pay a $471 fine

The fishers had an excess over $500 worth and are regulars.

Annual sea mullet run is on

Annual sea mullet run is on

Annual sea mullet run is on

Brush up on rules before casting your prawn net

Brush up on rules before casting your prawn net

Recreational fishers reminded that possession limits apply

Check the rules and fish responsibly during Easter

Check the rules and fish responsibly during Easter

Qld Boating and Fisheries Patrol officers will be out and about

Angler’s not fine with groper catch penalty

Angler’s not fine with groper catch penalty

Fisher does not agree with fine for catch and release groper

Indian Head to Waddy Point to reopen to taking of finfish

Indian Head to Waddy Point to reopen to taking of finfish

Majority of fishers have been steering clear of the closure zone

Talk about compliance issues with fisheries officers

Talk about compliance issues with fisheries officers

Meetings will be held at QBFP's Urangan office on April 30 and May 1

More anglers being found with undersize fish

More anglers being found with undersize fish

Refresh your knowledge of cod and grouper size and possession limits

Fraser Island fishing closure starts on August 1

Fraser Island fishing closure starts on August 1

Stay out of the closed waters between Indian Head and Waddy Point

Fishers urged to help protect endangered Mary River Cod

Fishers urged to help protect endangered Mary River Cod

Fish caught regularly have reduced ability to breed and grow

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