Wellington Point Marine

Springtime flathead


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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Wellington Point Marines weekend at AFTA

IT was that time of year again that all tackle shops head to the annual trade show known as AFTA. All companies at the show had something new to offer with some real standouts! This year came with a twist though as they held the first public day for the trade show. This provided the public attendance to see what …

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Bass on the chew in the dams

Over the past weekend I headed up north to chase some Australian bass in Lake Gregory, Bundaberg. This is a small dam that’s quite easy to get your head around if you already know a thing or two about bass. Most fish were sitting deep and eating 10g spoons and small blades. It was a hot session both days, with …

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More snapper in the bay!

Snapper on the chew in the bay. Finally, we are seeing more size to the snapper in the bay! Over the past few weeks we have had many reports of plagues of small squire been caught  throughout the bay. But after last weeks rain and a cold front hitting the bay, we are finally getting some decent sized fish out …

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BASS Electric round three at Maroon Dam

bass electric fishing maroon dam

The past weekend saw round 3 of the Casino Outdoors and Disposal BASS Electric Series round three held at Maroon Dam. Dale from Wellington Point Marine attended the BASS Electric event and writes. It was an early start to the morning getting up at 2am to travel to the dam. Arriving at 4am and getting the gear and boat ready …

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Tough bite on Gold Coast for Hobie round 7

hobie round 7 kayak series

The Hobie round 7 kayak series was held over the weekend on the Gold coast. We had over 80 entrants at this round, making it very busy on the waterways. Day 1 consisted of over half the field moving up from Southport (launch point) to the Nerang river. Fishing the canals was difficult for most as with so many kayaks …

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Yak Hunters is a kayak family

yak hunters

Over the past few years we have seen many Facebook groups pop up as a social meeting point for fisherman. However, one has stood out over most, Yak Hunters Australia. They have been up and running since 2015 and seen growth that most people wouldn’t believe It all started in NSW with 4 mates and a passion for kayak fishing …

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Fishing for garfish around Moreton Bay

garfish moreton bay

The humble garfish has forever been a great target species from beginner to advanced anglers. The use for this fish is endless – from bait to a great table fish. Fishing for garfish can’t be easier. Go down to your local jetty, marina or foreshore and find the fish using either berley pellets or bread. Simple small pieces will attract …

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Anglers from all over Australia compete

bream anglers scibs

Not a lot of people know about the fishing competition that is held within the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. This sees anglers from all over Australia compete over two days fishing for the humble bream. Paul Burt handles the weigh-in procedure and adds a touch of class to the competition. Over the two days anglers can chase bream on …

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Benefits to fishing from a kayak

benefits of kayaking

As a devoted kayak fisherman, I see the benefits to fishing from these craft often. Whether it be a paddle yak or pedal they both hold the advantage of fishing shallow and stealthy. Choosing your kayak can be a daunting decision as there are so many on the market and all of them have their own features and advantages. The …

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