Fishing

New Bone Dash 90S search bait

wilson bone dash 90s search bait

EVER wondered what lure is the ultimate search bait? Introducing the Bone Dash 90S, a dual-function sinking pencil and vibe! It is the first lure produced by Bone Lim. The 33g, 90mm Bone Dash 90 flutters on the fall and slides on the retrieve, giving the angler options like never before. By attaching the line to the front eyelet, the …

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Hazelwood Pondage reopens for Victorian barra fishing opportunities

victorian barra fishing

A NEW section of Hazelwood Pondage officially opened for Victorian barra fishing action on Thursday, February 1. Gippsland Water has permitted access to a 500m stretch of land, which runs alongside the pondage channel where the majority of barramundi now reside. Some of these trophy fish are longer than a metre and they’re now easier to target than ever before! Note that …

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Australia and Vietnam stamping out illegal fishing

australia vietnam stamping out illegal fishing

THE Australian Fisheries Management Authority has completed a joint public information campaign with the Vietnamese Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development and the Vietnamese Directorate of Fisheries in Vietnam, as part of efforts to combat illegal foreign fishing in our oceans. Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources Anne Ruston said over 200 Vietnamese fishers and government officials attended the …

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Wilson Big Willy Bait Pump

wilson big willy bait pump

PUMPING worms and yabbies is a great way to get the freshest of fresh bait for your day’s fishing. Having the right tool to get the job done is an important step to success and one that needs careful consideration. The Wilson Big Willy Bait Pump gives users an extra-long 39” shaft, meaning you do not have to bend down …

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Tiger sharks mutilated and remains dumped on WA beach

tiger sharks remains mutilated wa

“This illegal fishing activity is very concerning,” he said. “I’m also disturbed the offender discarded the remains on a beach close to a swimming area. The fishing activity appears to have been targeted to attract large sharks and therefore fishers should be mindful of the concerns and safety of other water users. “I’m concerned that fishing for large sharks on …

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Fishers fined for sanctuary zone offences

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TWO recreational fishers have been fined more than $2000 after being apprehended fishing in a Solitary Islands Marine Park sanctuary zone in northern NSW recently. NSW Department of Primary Industries fisheries officers responded to a community report and apprehended two men fishing from a boat in a southern sanctuary zone. DPI’s manager for the Solitary Islands Marine Park Nicole Strehling …

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The Catch: The Story of Fishing in Australia

The catch the story of fishing in australia

IN every Australian coastal town, there’s a bait shop and a boat ramp and, in garages around the country, fishing rods await their next outing. Many of us have a special fishing spot and, from generation to generation, families pass on tips and exchange fishy tales of amazing catches and near misses. But the rich history of Australian fishing hasn’t …

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Get ready for barra season

barra season opens 2018

QUEENSLAND anglers are gearing up for barra season, which re-opens at midday on Thursday, February 1. Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol district manager Greg Bowness reminded fishers to check the size and possession limits that apply to the iconic fish when the barra season opens. “Before dropping a line, it’s important that fishers refresh their knowledge of the rules and …

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Freshwater fishing in the South Burnett

freshwater fishing south burnett bass

Lately I’ve been catching my best-quality fish suspended in deep water. They have been sitting in the thermocline at 4.5-6m. I target these fish using a variety of baits, initially starting with a soft bait of a 1/2oz-rigged soft plastic. I cast this out and count to seven to let the lure sink into the strike zone. Once the plastic …

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B.A.S.S. Australia preparation in full swing

b.a.s.s. australia 2018 preparation

All these tournaments are open for anyone to compete in and are not just about super-serious fishing – they are social and a lot of fun. You will learn a huge amount about lure fishing for native fish too, which will give you the edge on your next fishing trip. All three series are set up for anglers to fish …

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