Fishing

Langford claims the Tonic Cania Clash

Cania Clash

Second place – Nick Anderson Nick is growing in confidence every time we see him at a tournament, and this second-place finish will be a great booster for the young man from the Lismore area. Coming to Cania for the first time, Nick was open about the fact he was just there for experience and hoping to learn from the …

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Evans Head Fishing Classic returns with Australian Fishing Tournaments at the helm

head fishing classic

ON the back of the successful 2017 Evans Head Fishing Classic, Australian Fishing Tournaments is returning and will once again be managing this world-class fishing competition and making a significant contribution to the local economy in the process. The Evans Head Fishing Classic is synonymous with family fun, and now well into its twenties it has continued to add new …

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Terry Allwood takes back-to-back wins at Basstasstic qualifying series

TERRY Allwood of Wondai put on a great display of angling skills to win for the second time this season at round two of the Basstasstic qualifying series held at Cania Dam. He won at Boondooma Dam in round one and stormed home with the win this time around. On the Friday pre-fish, he didn’t land a single fish. He …

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Tackling Moreton Bay tailor and snapper

moreton bay tailor snapper

SNAPPER, come on down! June is an awesome time of year for getting rugged up, grabbing a mate and searching for a feed of snapper. A few spots reasonably easy to access either land-based or by boat or kayak will produce a good feed. Traditionally, we like to start at the mouth of the Brisbane River and work our way …

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How do you use 10 tonnes of dead carp?

dead carp control plan

CURTIN University researchers are investigating options for the sustainable use of the dead carp biomass that could result from the potential release of syprinid herpesvirus 3 (carp virus), under the National Carp Control Plan. The research project ‘Assessment of options for utilisation of virus-infected carp’, involves laboratory-based processing trials as well as commercial-scale trials of processes that produce usable carp-based …

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Blade N Tails Ultralight Elite

Blade N Tails

THE Blade N Tails range of Live Fibre rods set a benchmark many years ago and the new Ultralight Elite builds on that solid reputation with a rod built specifically for lure fishers. The Ultralight Elite uses Fuji K-Frame silicone guides to deliver smooth casting and high performance whether casting small bladed lures or jigging soft plastics in the trees …

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Unreal fishing experience for young fishos

fishing experience

As the day went on and we continued landing many more grassies and other smaller reef fish, we decided to head off to see if we could land a tuna before pulling the boat out of the water. With no luck in hooking a tuna, we both stopped fishing for a second and took in the awesome glassed-out conditions. While …

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Mustad Fishing Gloves

Fishing Gloves

THE Mustad Fishing Gloves are designed to help anglers land fish without damaging their hands. These are heavy-duty, reinforced gloves designed for offshore fishing, however, in Australia anglers chasing raspy-toothed fish such as flathead and Murray cod will appreciate the build of these gloves. Specifically designed for handling fish, the fishing gloves feature a flip top on the index finger, …

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Offenders fined $1261 for Ningi Creek crab pot interference

offenders fined

Offenders fined: A complaint to Fishwatch about crab pot interference from a local Ningi resident resulted in a QBFP officer undertaking a surveillance operation at Ningi Creek over a period of two weeks. The surveillance operation helped identify three offenders who were issued with infringement notices of $1261 each for their offences. If you see unlawful activity call the 24-hour …

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Winter fishing patterns in South Burnett

fishing patterns south burnett

Cast the jerkbait up to the weed edge and crank it down a couple of winds, pause it and then begin a series of twitches as you wind. Remember that when fishing close to the weed you will contact it regularly, so just give the rod tip a quick flick to get the jerkbait free. Be patient with this technique …

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