Fishing Articles

From Newcastle to Noosa and Tewantin to the Torres Strait, Bush ‘n Beach Fishing magazine has got you covered with fishing articles from Australia’s most experienced anglers. Whether you’re into flathead, whiting, snapper, mackerel, bream, tuna, Murray cod, barramundi or bass fishing, there are fishing articles here to suit your interests. If you have an idea for a fishing article, email Bush ‘n Beach subeditor Dan at editorial@bnbfishing.com.au  l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l l

Top prawning tips for southeast Queensland

tips prawning southeast queensland

Bramble Bay, out the front of Clontarf Beach, is my go-to area in Moreton Bay. South of Brisbane, a good place to start is Jacobs Well, as are the power lines, Rocky Point, the Saltworks, Redland Bay and the Logan River. CR: When you’re out chasing prawns, how do you find them? DA: Like when you’re fishing, having a good …

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Tackling Moreton Bay tuskfish

moreton bay tuskfish

The Schneider has fantastic abrasion resistance and though it is a stiffer line, it still knots well. My heavier setup will account for most fish in the bay but when that 5-6kg fish comes along I still have trouble bringing it to the surface. My old man likes to use the good-old Alvey, as with its light free spool the …

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Queensland barra fishing road trip

queensland barra fishing

During the heavy rain just two weeks prior to the trip, immense amounts of water had gone over the dam wall. Even so, we were still keen to give it a crack. As we arrived at the dam, a massive storm rolled through and we had to wait it out before hitting the water. We launched the boat at about …

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December fishing on Sunshine Coast

december fishing sunshine coast

Catches of spanish mackerel are now in full flight, with quality fish taken on our famous Spanish Specials. This lure works perfectly with a slow troll and is designed to catch bigger fish lurking deeper in the water column. If you find the fish sitting closer to the surface, the crew members at Davo’s tackle shops have joined forces with …

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Mental Moreton Island fishing for wahoo

moreton island fishing wahoo

Our crew arrived back at the Port of Brisbane around 11:30am, making it an early but productive day of fishing with the boys, with smiles all round. It just goes to show that it’s not about how long you spend out there, it’s all about being on the right spot at the right time. This was certainly a Moreton Island …

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Combing the Capricorn Coast

King salmon have come a long way in our area since the introduction of net-free zones two years ago. Side-imaging and down-imaging sounders mean that we recreational fishers are well aware of thready numbers throughout the area. This technology is impressive to say the least and being able to distinguish one species from another is next level. About 80 percent …

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Jet ski fishing trip to Fraser Island

je ski fishing marlin fraser island

We headed back to camp for an arvo of beach fishing and chilling in the water watching an epic sunset. A plague of mosquitoes soon got us moving and we ducked into camp to dine on slow-cooked shanks for dinner. Day four started with a big breakfast cooked up by top bloke Stevo. With nice clear skies, no wind and …

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Catching mangrove jack from a kayak

catching mangrove jack from a kayak

BEING passionate about fishing often gives you the opportunity to go to epic places and see spectacular things. My girlfriend Leeah and I both have a never-ending love of the outdoors, and particularly areas that feature water due to the scaly creatures that usually inhabit it. A number of weekend trips away to top spots off the beaten track left …

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Magical Lake Monduran barra

We hit this area hard because of the consistent water temperature. In this section you can find numerous small points with bushy trees in 1-3m of water and water lilies along the edges. These points were by far the standouts. Dad and I located four points holding barra thanks to our Humminbird Helix sounder with Mega Imaging. Once we found …

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