Fishing

Barra not the only Catch worth Weighing In

A maximum of 18 fish per individual entrant are permitted to be weighed in throughout the competition and no more than 3 fish of any one species. With only ‘Legal’ sized fish also eligible to be weighed in competitors are encouraged to refer to their nomination forms for minimum sizes or the Rules section of the Fishing Classic website. Encouraging …

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New Sounder Guide (Product News)

The book contains detailed information on how to set up an echo sounder and how to adjust the settings, including frequency selection, bottom lock, bottom zoom, bottom follower, white line function and time variable gain. Illustrations and underwater acoustic images are provided throughout the book to assist the reader in learning and applying the information from this book to real …

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Megabass Or Poi (Product News)

When stationary, the lure hangs almost vertically, ensuring speedsters that attack the back end of a bait such as mackerel will still find a contact point, with strong trebles hanging from the rear and halfway points of the lure. This almost vertical stationary position also ensures fish targeting prey just under the surface will readily find the lure. The hanging angle …

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Whiting aplenty in Noosa River!

A little closer to home Sunshine Reef has also seen a good mix of reefies including snapper, sweetlip and coral trout. Good quality whiting have again been taken from the Gympie terrace stretch of the river, off Munna Point near the caravan park, the Frying Pan and the Dog Beach. Live worms and yabbies have been the bait of choice. …

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Savwinch Review – Solves Anchoring Issues

  I received my boat about four weeks prior to writing this article, and even though my Savwinch was installed and ready to go, I hadn’t used it until a very recent trip. I was sitting in 65m of rather sloppy water. The wind had increased to almost 20 knots and the swell was about 1m, which made it difficult to fish …

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Barra on the Bite for Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic

FRIDAY, October 16 marks the opening of nominations for Queensland’s richest freshwater fishing competition the 2015 Clancy Corporation Lake Moondarra Fishing Classic. To be hosted at Mount Isa’s picturesque Lake Moondarra just 15 kilometres outside of the iconic mining city’s CBD the annual Fishing Classic is tipped to attract in excess of 500 competitors and thousands of spectators over its …

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Epic 10 Day Fraser Island Trip

This pushes baitfish in closer to the shore and with them some of the larger predators on the chase. Still, with the flathead fishing as good as it was, it was hard to complain. Brilliant bait fishing From about the beginning of August to the end of October each year the summer whiting fishing on the western flats of Fraser can …

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The Right Gear for Whiting

Float lining for snapper is an easy and very effective way to consistently catch fish, and when you’re trying to fish a new area or target a new species, keeping it simple is best. A 6-8kg rod, 5000-size reel loaded with 20lb braid and a 30lb leader make up the gear needed, along with a gang of three 4/0 to …

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Female anglers dominate at Basstasstic Somerset

ROUND 4 of the Basstasstic Somerset individual bass fishing qualifiers was held at Somerset Dam on August 15 and 16. She cast the lures at the bank rather than focusing on the deepwater fishing Somerset is known for. Aimee won $500 cash and a Trevor’s Leathers keyring with the winning total engraved on it. Brittany put her second-place success down to using …

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