Outdoors

Cape York Fishing Options

So in many areas drains, gutters, small creeks, small waterfalls and cascades should all continue to fish well into July, barring any cold snaps. These sorts of features can be hugely exciting and productive to work with soft plastics, hard-bodied lures and of course the ever-popular live baits of fish and prawns. Never discount fishing at night too, using a …

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Wet Season Closures Still in Place for Some Cape York Parks

TRAVELLERS heading to national parks on Cape York Peninsula are urged to check the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service park alerts and reliable road conditions websites because some areas will be closed until mid-June or later. For the safety of travellers and to avoid road damage, many of the peninsula’s visitor sites and tracks are closed each wet season. This …

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Releases and Outflows Commence from SEQ Dams

SEQWATER advises low flow operational releases from Somerset Dam into Wivenhoe Dam began at 7am today. These releases are not expected to cause the lake level in Wivenhoe Dam to increase by more than 0.5m in the next 24-hour period. Take extra care downstream of the dam due to potential hazards to the safety of people and property. Hazards could include fast flowing …

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Techniice Bait Box

THE Techniice Bait Box is the perfect companion for those fishing trips to the local jetty. Coming in two sizes, 18 and 28 litre, and able to be bought as a package including three attached rod holders and a powerful aerator, land-based fishing with live bait has never been easier. A strong and adjustable shoulder strap and polypropylene carry handle …

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Innovative Boat Loader Plus (Combo) System: Gulflander Xtreme Review

His Gulflander Xtreme boat loaders and modules suit wagons and troop carriers and most four-wheel-drives. For the longer 4WDs such as the twin-cab LandCruiser 79 Series, Murray offers a modular system for carrying up to a 25hp two-stroke outboard motor and lightweight tinnie trailer. These items are winched up on your 4WD or canopy roof with a powerful electric winch and then …

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Capalaba Service Centre: Company Profile

ONE of the pitfalls of modern motoring is failing to properly maintain your vehicle. Performing thorough preventative maintenance becomes particularly important before making the long trips often required to reach many incredible fishing and camping destinations. When it comes to thorough mechanical workmanship and service, you know you can trust the team at Capalaba Service Centre. With decades of experience …

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Get All Geared Up With Engel

The promotion runs from May to September, and Michael said all entrants go into the major prize draw in addition to being in the draw to win a monthly prize. “As well as the major prize package, we are giving away four monthly prize packs with camping gear, fishing rods and reels and more,” he said. “Each prize pack is valued …

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Where to Visit When Touring Victorian High Country & Snowy Mountains

The more aggressive I was on the throttle, the more the fans responded to cool the transmission fluid, and we were glad to see the temperature reduce to a more controllable level during the climb. The trip down the other side was a relief because we knew we had just conquered the longest and steepest climb we were ever likely …

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How to Avoid Saltmarsh Damage

IF you are planning a fishing trip to Cape York Peninsula, remember to drive on designated access tracks to avoid saltmarsh damage caused by off-track vehicles. The Kalpowar Recreational Reserve, adjacent to the Princess Charlotte Bay declared Fish Habitat Area has seen four-wheel-drives recently traverse the track to Bathurst Heads, which is not a designated road. Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol …

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