Fishing

Mon 21 May 2018

GALLERY: Trio lure in the big ones off Mackay

premium_icon GALLERY: Trio lure in the big ones off Mackay

Three mates land an ocean of big catches over a three-day fishing trip.

Wed 16 May 2018

Early season whale spotted by fishing guide

Early season whale spotted by fishing guide

"It was exciting and more unusual to spot one in the Sandy Strait."

Everton sack manager Allardyce

Everton sack manager Allardyce

EVERTON have sacked manager Sam Allardyce despite the former England boss guiding them away from the relegation zone to a mid-table finish.

Tue 8 May 2018

'Dude you won': $65k boat winner still pinching himself

'Dude you won': $65k boat winner still pinching himself

LAURIE Tooker thought he was dreaming when he heard his name announced as the winner of the 2018 Boyne Tannum HookUp major prize, a $65,000 fishing boat.

Despair for anglers as big dams gulp unfair share of funding

Despair for anglers as big dams gulp unfair share of funding

WARWICK club threatened closure with fears that 60 per cent of funding would be lost under new procedure that takes all but the rod out of angler's hands.

Wed 2 May 2018

Pro angler pinched for meddling with crab pots

premium_icon Pro angler pinched for meddling with crab pots

FISHERIES has made an example of a commercial crabber snapped interfering with gear during a surveillance operation involving strategically placed bait pots.

Fri 27 Apr 2018

Quirky catch as shark chows down on Barra

Quirky catch as shark chows down on Barra

Crab potting duo come across shark's dinner

Thu 26 Apr 2018

Fisho's new store will have you hooked

Fisho's new store will have you hooked

Get a feast of fish on your plate with advice from local anglers.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

How on Earth did mud crab "Mad Max" end up here?

How on Earth did mud crab "Mad Max" end up here?

When his dogs wouldn't stop barking Monday night, home owner went to investigate and couldn't believe what he found.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

Coast is full of top fishing spots

Coast is full of top fishing spots

School holidays have been busy on the water with anglers either on the Bay, or in the estuaries.

Tue 3 Apr 2018

REVEALED: Truth behind monster bull shark

REVEALED: Truth behind monster bull shark

The photo of a 1.2m bull shark caught in the Maroochy River at the weekend caused plenty of debate on social media.

Tue 27 Mar 2018

Catch Easter fishing competition prizes

Catch Easter fishing competition prizes

The Burrum Heads Easter Fishing Classic and the Poona Family Fishing Competition will run from Good Friday to Easter Sunday.

Fri 23 Mar 2018

Where to hit the water this weekend

Where to hit the water this weekend

the weekend weather is looking favourable with Sunday being the better day.

FISHING REPORT: Break in weather sends fishers far and wide

FISHING REPORT: Break in weather sends fishers far and wide

FINALLY we saw a break in the weather last weekend and local boaties headed far and wide looking for a feed.

Wed 21 Mar 2018

FISHING TAILS: Oh dear, he has no rear!

FISHING TAILS: Oh dear, he has no rear!

Little Aussie battler defied nature as it used it's second soft fin and it's anal fin to swim in lieu of a tail.

Fri 16 Mar 2018

Sunday best day to hit the bay

Sunday best day to hit the bay

Platypus Bay has been firing on all cylinders with reports of black-spot tusk fish up to 5kg.

Anglers have fingers crossed for calm seas this weekend

Anglers have fingers crossed for calm seas this weekend

It looks like it might drop out for the weekend, fingers crossed.

Fri 9 Mar 2018

Fishing's good in saltier waters

Fishing's good in saltier waters

After last week's full moon things are salting up again nicely and our local anglers had been very keen to hit the waters of the Fraser Coast.

Big tides bring great fishing to local inshore reefs

Big tides bring great fishing to local inshore reefs

Recent wet weather has kept anglers off the water but the rain will certainly help the fishing in the long term.

Wed 7 Mar 2018

George knows the value of Volunteer Marine Rescue

George knows the value of Volunteer Marine Rescue

Hervey Bay fisherman George Duck has utilised the service many times.

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