Fishing

Forecast heavy rains never came

WITH warnings of a big rain event last weekend most angler warmed up the couch and settled in for a quiet one in front of the telly. Well this wasn’t the case as weather conditions were nothing like what was forecast and were perfect for a day on the river. Noosa River has been exceptionally clear over the last couple …

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Mackerel, tailor, trevally, queenfish around Bundaberg

LOOKING at the latest forecast, things around the Bundaberg area may come good for some offshore fishing, so fingers crossed. Also, keep an eye on the latest forecast before heading out, as the predicted northerlies can be unpredictable. The mouths of most of the rivers have been fishing well with some school mackerel, tailor and a mix of trevally and …

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The spin on spinnerbaits

Jason and I agree that the market doesn’t need more of the same old drab colours, and rather than cod seeing the same thing over and over, why not present them with something they’ve never seen before? I’ll be honest. Ninety percent of spinnerbaits on the market will catch fish – even the cheap and nasty $2 Chinese spinnerbaits, but …

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Big red emperor on the Fraser Coast

It’s pretty amusing to watch but still somewhat frustrating knowing we are losing quality fish. I moved on and decided to go and check out the rock I had found last year that I mentioned earlier. As I sounded over I was blown away that it had no life on it at all. I was disappointed but as I’ve mentioned …

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Extended trip to Swain Reefs

Some of the fishing from the deck of the Capricorn Star was very good. Everyone was fishing braid, and with an experienced crew tangles were at a minimum. On a number of occasions the quality of fish was much better than I had expected, and it was surprising how quickly a good catch could be put together. Ivan Mapp landed …

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Quality bream, snapper and reef fish on the Gold Coast

AS winter finally comes to an end on the Gold Coast and we head into September Springtime fishing let’s have a look at how our customers went last weekend and during the week. Some quality bream are still being caught throughout the Broadwater and Jumpinpin this week, customers have found good numbers of nice size fish on offer.  Good spots …

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Get set for the Explore Australia Expo this Father’s Day weekend

EXPLORE Australia Expo, the premier outdoor and adventure event is about to give visitors an experience like no other, with an action-packed three days at Doomben Racecourse this weekend from September 2-4. The expo brings together the best of Australia’s outdoor industries in an event featuring a host of activities, educational platforms and challenges, delivering a truly interactive experience – all …

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