Fishing

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.

Tue 6 Mar 2018

Fishermen lodge class action over toxic dredge spill

Fishermen lodge class action over toxic dredge spill

The class action against Gladstone Ports Corporation is for losses the fishermen say resulted from large-scale contamination from a toxic dredge spill.

Fri 2 Mar 2018

FISHING: Check weather and keep your eye on the conditions

FISHING: Check weather and keep your eye on the conditions

REASONABLE conditions this week have made it a little easier for boaties to get out and enjoy the Bay.

Head to wider reefs this weekend

Head to wider reefs this weekend

The fresh water influx and continual mix and stir in the water has pros and cons to the fishing, depending on location and targeted species.

Fri 23 Feb 2018

Chasing bass is fun option when rain gets rivers flowing

Chasing bass is fun option when rain gets rivers flowing

WE HAVE had a good run in between the rains so far this year, but some consistency would be much appreciated.

Thu 22 Feb 2018

Beating men's mental health disorder one cast at a time

Beating men's mental health disorder one cast at a time

THE barriers surrounding men's mental health are being broken down one cast of a fishing line at a time thanks to a government funded program.

Mon 19 Feb 2018

Haul of dead sharks met with outrage

Haul of dead sharks met with outrage

Decapitated and left to rot in the heat, 15 sharks found dead at Fingal Head

Man knocked off kayak by huge shark

Man knocked off kayak by huge shark

A FISHERMAN has had a terrifyingly close encounter with a shark after the three-metre long animal knocked him from his kayak.

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Hook a top prize at the annual VMR comp

Hook a top prize at the annual VMR comp

THE beauty of taking part in the annual VMR Hervey Bay Family Fishing Competition is that you don't have to catch a fish to take home a prize.

Fri 16 Feb 2018

PHOTOS: Couples who fish together...

PHOTOS: Couples who fish together...

WE'VE just come off a brilliant weekend, we had a lot of anglers out on the water making the most of the fine predictions.

Tue 13 Feb 2018

Fisherman lands barra of a lifetime at unlikeliest of places

Fisherman lands barra of a lifetime at unlikeliest of places

WATCH THE VIDEO: A fisherman has landed a massive 1.2 metre barramundi at the unlikeliest of places on the Sunshine Coast.

Sat 10 Feb 2018

Reel women line up for Coast fishing competition

Reel women line up for Coast fishing competition

THE thrill of reeling in her best fish is something Christie Turner hopes more women can experience.

Thu 8 Feb 2018

1.35M MONSTER: The massive barra lurking in Coast waterways

1.35M MONSTER: The massive barra lurking in Coast waterways

WATCH THE VIDEO: Sunshine Coast anglers have landed some impressive barramundi in recent days, including a 1.35m monster.

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