Fishing Articles

Hints for finding fish these holidays

holidays

HAPPY holidays to all Bush ‘n Beach readers. Hopefully 2019 brings us all plenty of fishing opportunities. January will be another busy month on the waterways around Brisbane. Heaps of people will still be on holidays, so expect the rivers and creeks to be busy with all types of watercraft. The key to finding numbers of fish this month is …

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Catching crabs and mangrove jack for Christmas

DECEMBER is upon us already, which means it’s nearly time for the round man in the red suit to bring us all a few fishing treats. Hopefully everyone has been well behaved this year, so the rod racks and lure boxes get well stocked. December is a very busy month on the water. School holidays will see a lot of …

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Fast fish around Hinchinbrook Island

fast fish queenfish hinchinbrook island

WELL hasn’t the year flown. December already, wow. It’s been a crazy year for us, with clients from all over the world and Australia coming to experience the fishing at Hinchinbrook Island. We have had so many amazing trips and met so many fantastic people from all walks of life, all enjoying the same passion for fishing. We have created …

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A fishing trip to remember off 1770

1770 fishing trip

1770 is a place I call paradise. It’s a place where no matter who you are, what you enjoy doing, how good a fisher you are, you will love it. I’m sure anyone who has experienced a 1770 fishing trip will agree. A few weeks ago we asked some mates from all around Australia and even New Zealand to come …

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Boys’ trip to Fraser Island

fraser island boys trip

WITH the fishing and weather patchy on the Gold Coast, we recently headed up to Fraser Island for a boys’ trip away. With 21 bodies involved, organising is no easy task and with so many people you need to do things on a large scale. By that, I mean a fridge/freezer trailer is a requirement, along with big generators and …

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Barra fishing expedition to Awoonga Dam

awoonga dam barra

NOW Wazza is doing a lot more of the Moreton Bay Charters work, I have a bit more free time, so I decided to sneak up to Lake Awoonga and try my hand at barra fishing. It was something of a last-minute trip because we were planning on heading up the inside of Fraser Island to do a bit of …

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Guide to slide baiting

guide to slide baiting

THE aim of slide baiting is to get big baits into the strike zone, often 80-120m out from shore. To achieve this, you need the right setup and a desire to hunt the big ones. So, what do you need to successfully go slide baiting? Rod You’ll need a rod capable of casting 6-10oz weights. It must also have enough …

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2018 Rocky Barra Bounty wrap-up

2018 rocky barra bounty

BEFORE I get into the success of this year’s Rocky Barra Bounty, I would like to run through a quick local report. With the saltwater barra season closure, a lot of anglers have headed for the impoundments. Callide and Awoonga dams are only a short drive from Rockhampton and have been fishing very well. Anglers have reported fantastic double-figure sessions …

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Exploring Fraser Island’s northwest coast

northwest

COMING into the cooler months always excites me, knowing it is usually the period of calm oceans and clear skies for the most part with the occasional windy change pushing through. After a fairly blowy start to the cooler months leaving me little chance to head offshore, I knew the only way to get out there was to plan a …

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How to game fish successfully

game fish

THIS series of articles will focus on fishing for blue marlin but will address other species too. I will start at the logical place, which is the start. The biggest problem with game fishing is learning how to do it with a high level of success. It is obvious that all the world’s knowledge is in books, these days the …

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