Fishing

Mustad 5.5” SS Pliers

Mustad 5.5” SS Pliers

MUSTAD has released a set of pliers that will allow small split rings to be opened easily, while retaining the strength to remove hooks from fish if necessary. The Mustad 5.5” SS Pliers are constructed using German stainless steel to ensure longevity in the field. These pliers feature a micro-sized split ring opener, two split-shot crimping slots (they may also …

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Prawn farm treatment completed following white spot outbreak

BIOSECURITY Queensland has completed treatment on all infected prawn farms in southeast Queensland following an outbreak of white spot disease in December 2016. Final treatment and discharge of water from the seven prawn farms along the Logan River and in Moreton Bay finished this week. White Spot Response Program Director Kerrod Beattie said due to extensive rainfall and increased water …

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Tuross Head Flathead & Bream Tournament shines with support from MotorGuide

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“I would really like to send a big thank you to the rest of the committee and volunteers involved in running this competition, things ran very smoothly and without their help this tournament wouldn’t be what it is today. In just a few years the competition has gotten stronger and stronger, with entries filling up a lot quicker.  Plenty of …

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Samaki Egi Inked rod

samaki egi inked

THE Samaki Egi Inked stretches 8’6” in length, which is absolutely perfect for long lifts and wacky whips – the type of squid fishing action you could encounter anywhere around the world. The length of an egi rod must be right on the money. You want a perfectly balanced rod for casting those enticing jigs. It must have power for …

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Squidding in Moreton Bay

squidding moreton bay

When reeling squid in, keep them in the water and don’t lift them out because when you do, they tend to fire ink, and in a kayak it’s likely to be right at you. Once alongside, slide the net under the squid and point the top of the tube in your direction so any ink gets shot away from you, …

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Southern Moreton Bay improving

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Soft plastics that have been working best are Zerek Live Minnow Flash Wrigglies, Live Shrimp Hot Legs and Gobblers Curl Grubs. The darker colours have worked best because the water is somewhere from green to dirty depending on what part of the tide you’re fishing and also how big the tides have been. When it comes to flathead, hopefully by …

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Fishers warned not to use noxious fish as bait

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RECREATIONAL fishers are being warned by Biosecurity Queensland not to use tilapia or any other noxious fish as bait, particularly in central Queensland. Biosecurity Queensland officer Anita Ramage said there had been reports of people using the noxious fish as bait to catch barramundi in the Fitzroy River. “People need to understand it is illegal to use tilapia as bait …

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Top honour for Arnie at MJA Tournament

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I also noticed the boys were rewarded with a fish each. Once again, Dream Kayaks came on board with a $900 Beast kayak to give away as the major prize in the now-famous lucky door prize giveaway. This awesome prize went to kayak fisho Nathan Brennan who had just upgraded his own yak, so thought he might donate the Beast …

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