Bush 'n Beach Fishing mag

Bowen Family Fishing Classic and Wet Weekend

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DON’T miss Australia’s biggest Family Fishing Classic at the Gem of the Coral Coast Bowen’s front beach. Join in the fishing and family fun at the 27th Bowen Family Fishing Classic and Wet Weekend on September 21 and 22, 2019. Just like Bowen, the Bowen Family Fishing Classic is more than fishing – it’s a time for family and friends …

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Low swell and calm winds in Noosa to start the week off

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WELL spring has sprung and we had clear skies, low swell and calm winds to start the week off. Light south west winds made fishing in the inshore reefs a pleasure and protection was found by those in the estuary along Gympie Terrace and further up between the lakes. Overall the fishing has seen an improvement as of late with …

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South-easterlies looking to lighten up near Bundaberg

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BUNDABERG OFFSHORE With the forecast for the Bundaberg area looking forward into the weekend, it seems like those stronger south-easters are going to lighten up and swing around to the north for those guys looking to get out and fish the offshore reefs.  If you stocked up at last weekend’s Garage Sale, now is the time to put it to …

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Strong winds can make for difficult fishing

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Hi Everyone, hope you’ve all had a great week, hiding out of the strong winds has been difficult making fishing pretty hard going on the Gold and Tweed Coasts lately.  Good news as we head into the weekend with some great weather conditions on the way. Let’s see what’s been happening this week. Tailor have been dominating the catches around …

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Springtime flathead

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WELL the time of year is here yet again where the big female flathead come into very shallow water to feed on big bait! A lot of anglers have taken to this style of fishing in the last two, three years. With big swimbaits suck as the Westin hypo-tease and the Zerek affinity. These swim baits range from 178mm to …

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New fisheries regulations in time for spring

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QUEENSLAND’S new fisheries regulations commenced September 1. As a result of the consultation on the proposed amendments to the Fisheries Regulation 2008, a number of changes have been made to the structure of fisheries legislation, along with changes to some recreational, charter and commercial fishing rules. This includes several changes to rebuild snapper, pearl perch and scallop stocks. These are all …

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Lots of snapper along Noosa coast

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It certainly looks like we are seeing another wave of bigger snapper right now along the coast. With fish ranging in size from 4-7 KG these older fish are hitting everything from lures to lives and everything else in between. For the soft plastic anglers anything with some movement appears to be getting crunched with the new Powerbait nemesis certainly …

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Fun fishing around Bundaberg

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BUNDABERG INSHORE If the weather plays the game this weekend the inshore fishing around the Bundaberg area should be super fun!  With the water temperature starting to warm up, the school mackerel should start turning up in good numbers.  Fast retrieving Flasha spoons vertically off the bottom is a deadly technique.  Floating pilchards and gar out the back of your …

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Goodbye to winter and hello to springtime

Springtime

HI Everyone, hope you’ve all had a great week, as we say goodbye to winter and hello to springtime, the weather has certainly heated up on the Gold and Tweed Coasts.  Fisheries Queensland has made some major changes to the rules as of September 1, 2019. Please see the link in the report to make sure you’re up to date …

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Team Abu Garcia/Evinrude will turn heads in their new Stacer bass boat

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TEAM Abu Garcia/Evinrude will compete in a tricked-out Stacer for the first time ever. Powered by an Evinrude E-TEC 150 HO G2, Ross Cannizzaro and teammate Codie Stewart will take their Stacer 529 Assault Pro to Australia’s east coast fishing competitions. Cannizzaro and Stewart are Sydney locals who have been fishing in Australian competitions from northern NSW to Gippsland for …

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