Freshwater cod closed season

IN Queensland, Mary River cod and Murray cod closed season runs from September 1, 2016 to November 30, 2016. Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol officer Coby Walker said the annual closure during spawning season is an important measure to allow the species to reproduce so there are viable stocks of these fish for future generations to enjoy. “For Mary River …

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Australian bass is back

The annual closed season for Australian bass in Queensland tidal waters ends this week. Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol manager Ian Fricke said Australian bass had been off limits in tidal waterways from 1 June to 31 August to protect the species during its breeding cycle. “Fishers can return to their favourite tidal waterways to catch Australian bass from Thursday, 1 …

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Rovex D:8 Braid

ROVEX D:8 is an eight-carrier braided line made from high-quality Japanese HMPE fibres. The all-new D:8 braid design offers excellent casting distance, fish-fighting power and incredible value for money. The D:8 Braid’s round profile is achieved with the latest line braiding technology used to weave a tight pattern to maintain its robust shape, combining each of the eight strands into …

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Trevally time in the Noosa River

IN the river; Trevally have been running rampant throughout the Noosa River with plenty of quality fish caught in the lower reaches. The Woods Bays area has been the best place to fish for anglers wanting to target bigger fish. Over the past couple of weeks there have been good captures of golden trevally, cale cale, gt’s, tea leafs, and …

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Compliance operation catches illegal fishing activity in northwest NSW

SEVERAL recreational fishers have been found in breach of fishing regulations along the Namoi, Castlereagh and Barwon rivers in northwest NSW. NSW Department of Primary Industries acting director of Fisheries Compliance Tony Andrews said a recent compliance operation by Fisheries officers focused on the Narrabri, Wee Waa, Coonamble, Walgett, Collarenebri, Dubbo, Tamworth and Inverell regions after rain improved fishing conditions …

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ChinlockZ and SnakelockZ Finesse jig heads

AS more anglers discover the benefits of weedless rigging when fishing in and around weed, mangroves, fallen timber and other structure, it was only natural that Tackle Tactics would receive requests for weedless jig heads to suit smaller plastics. This has seen the addition of ChinlockZ Finesse and SnakelockZ Finesse jig heads to TT Lures’ current weedless range that includes …

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Freedom Fishing & Coast Guard Sandy Straits Family Fishing Competition 2016

Last year’s Coast Guard Sandy Straits Family Fishing Competition was a huge success, attracting hundreds of entrants, both junior and senior, with some coming from interstate and other parts of Queensland to partake in a truly fun family day. Enjoy the hospitality of the Boonooroo Sandy Straits Bowls Club and share in some of the thousands of dollars’ worth of …

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King of the Pin Results for 2016

Thanks to sponsors: 5 Star Timbers, Alvey Reels, Anaconda Everton Park, Austackle, BCF Ipswich and Loganholme, Beenleigh Bowls Club, Beenleigh Goodyear, Bert van Manen MP, Bush ‘n Beach Fishing magazine, Cabbage Tree Boat Hire, Charlton’s Fishing, Club Marine, Coomera Houseboat Holidays, Crawford Marine, Datatel, De Bortelli Wines, Eastcoast Trimming, Fishy Baits, Gem Bait and Tackle, Gem Hotel, Greens Marine Stainless, …

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