Fishing

Top honour for Arnie at MJA Tournament

mja tournament

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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Shimano Tranx baitcast reel

shimano tranx baitcast reel

THE Shimano Tranx is designed to go toe to toe with the toughest saltwater and freshwater predators. This series of baitcasting reels has been resized and specced up to meet the demands of anglers looking for a big bait specialist. For Aussie anglers, the Tranx is perfectly suited to trolling for barra, micro jigging for your favourite reef species and …

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Paul Burt casting fishos for SCIBS Shimano Live Bream Shoot Out

Competitors head out at 6am, anywhere from Jumpinpin to the Nerang River except exclusion zones, and teams can bring back a maximum of 10 fish each. Paul said he was thrilled to continue his involvement with SCIBS as ambassador and host of the SCIBS Live Bream Shoot Out. “Anybody who has a love for boating, fishing or the marine lifestyle …

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Large fines for illegal crabbing on Gold Coast

TWO men have received fines totalling $20,000 after being caught with female and undersize crabs at night on the northern end of the Gold Coast. Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol officers conducted surveillance at Shipper Drive on the Gold Coast after receiving complaints from recreational fishers. QBFP officer Ryan Stove said around 10.30pm, officers intercepted two men as they were …

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Brothers out of pocket more than $11,000 for crabbing offences

TWO brothers were fined more than $6000 after pleading guilty in the Cleveland Magistrates’ Court to using excess crab pots in a Moreton Bay Marine Park conservation zone. The brothers, aged 18 and 19, were intercepted in a targeted operation by Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service officers and Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol Officers in December 2015. QPWS principal ranger …

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$9000 fine for illegal netting in far north Queensland

A north Queensland recreational fisher has been fined $9000 after pleading guilty to four fishing offences in the Ingham Magistrates’ Court. The man was charged with unlawfully using two commercial fishing nets, possessing four commercial fishing nets and two protected sawfish rostrums, and making a misleading statement to Fisheries Queensland officers. Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol district officer Robert Marsh …

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$18,000 fine for Logan River crabbing offences

A Mount Warren Park man has been fined $18,000 in the Beenleigh Magistrates’ Court for multiple fisheries offences on the Logan River. Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol district manager Rob McDonald said the fisher faced 17 charges following a three-month investigation into illegal crabbing and the subsequent sale of crabs. “The charges included taking and possessing female and undersize male …

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Great news for Cleveland boaties and fishos

Dear fellow boaties and rec fishers, After many years of campaigning I am excited that work has commenced on the dredging around the Cleveland Boat Ramp at William St. This is great because it will provide greater access to the bay from the boat ramp. It is especially good news for the Raby Bay Volunteer Marine Rescue. They will no …

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Mustad Kaiju Pliers

Mustad kaiju pliers

THE Mustad Kaiju Pliers are 7.5” heavy-duty pliers built to work in the harshest and toughest environments found in fishing. Featuring a heavy-duty split ring opener that is designed for use on large saltwater lures used for GTs, mackerel and wahoo, these pliers will also enable freshwater anglers to handle the larger split rings found on the recently released mega …

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Fish Inc. Winglet

fish inc lures winglet

THE Winglet is the ‘little bullet’, with the weight for long casts and a small profile to match the hatch. It has been designed following the popularity of Fish Inc. Lures’ Wing sinking stickbait, with a smaller profile made possible via the solid zinc body that also provides the weight for casting. At 87mm long, it is a bite size …

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