Fishing

Revamped Sedona FI spin reel

Sedona FI

ENGINEERED and built to perfection, Shimano’s Sedona FI spin reel series has completely changed the game in the spin reel market. With a new and innovative design, Shimano has developed a tough spin reel that feels comfortable and well balanced in your hands. Freshly revamped with features such as the Hagane Gear, Shimano has stopped at nothing in the pursuit of …

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Maxima Fibre Glow line

Maxima Fibre Glow

Maxima Fibre Glow IGFA line WITH hundreds of world records on the books, Maxima line has earned its reputation as the world’s finest line through results logged over the past 60 years. Maxima IGFA line meets the requirements of tournaments operating under IGFA rules where lines are designed to break at specific weight standards. Consistent, reliable, strong, abrasion resistant and …

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B.A.S.S. Australia Nation Bjelke-Petersen Team Bash

With the final qualifying round being held on Lake Boondooma (another local dam) later in the year and these two anglers sitting in the box seat, it will be tough for any chasing teams to take them out in the team of the year race. In second place was Team Bass Brothers consisting of Stuart France and Dave Young. Stuart and Dave …

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White spot disease update

Current situation Disease control activities are continuing on the prawn farms on the Logan River, however the recent weather event associated with Tropical Cyclone Debbie delayed activities for a short time. Surveillance for the virus that causes white spot is continuing along the east coast of Queensland. Tropical Cyclone Debbie also interrupted some surveillance activities in some locations along the …

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Votes pour in for national fish and chips awards

Thousands of Australians have already cast their votes in the 2017 Australian Fish and Chips Awards, as the nation prepares to dine on seafood during Easter. Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Anne Ruston, said the competition was getting fierce. “It’s been great to see some of our famous and iconic fish and chip shops getting into the spirit …

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Major boost in VMR Bundaberg Family Fishing Classic prize pool

Bundaberg Family Fishing Classic

VMR Bundaberg is holding its 12th Bundaberg Family Fishing Classic on June 23, 24 and 25, 2017. There has been a major upgrade in the lucky draw prize pool comprising three Quintrex boats with outboards and trailers. Two of the boats are Explorer 390s with mangrove jack wraps and 30hp Suzuki outboards while the big prize is now a side-console Renegade 440 …

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Samaki Neon Fish Grip

Samaki Neon Fish Grip

SAMAKI has launched into the tooling market by designing functional, practical and solid tools for your convenience. The new Samaki Neon Fish Grip is bright and easily visible in the bottom of your tackle bag, with a white body and neon accent tones ensuring you’ll never lose sight of your fish grip again while leadering in that big catch. With key …

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Secrets to taking kids fishing

taking kids fishing

A way to catch quality fish while keeping the kids entertained is to anchor near good structure and put out a live bait, which will look after itself, and while it’s swimming around you can spend time helping the kids catch smaller fish to keep them happy. I have landed jew, jacks, big flathead and numerous offshore species on livies …

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Big jewfish offshore from Brunswick Heads

big jewfish brunswick heads

He assumed the spearfisher knew it was a big shark, and this is where things got a bit funny because the spearfisher thought he was fighting a marlin, but they never communicated this to each other. Anyway, you can imagine the result. Amid a barrage of profanities with the word shark thrown in a few times, the spearfisher came out …

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Monster Murray cod on Bassman 4×4 spinnerbait

bassman 4x4 spinnerbait

We had travelled only a short distance when the first strike hit the lure like a stray bullet, the rod tip cracking hard on the side of the boat as it loaded up solidly. In less than 2m of water, we would no doubt have driven over this fish dozens of times during the season and not had a clue …

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