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Fish moving with changing water levels

Fish

SINCE the start of winter the fishing has changed considerably in the South Burnett region. With a bit of patience and some searching you can find cracking catches of native fish. No matter what type of angler you are, you’ve always got great options when targeting fish in Boondooma and Bjelke-Petersen dams. Boondooma Over the past few months the fish …

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

winds

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

winds

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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New fisheries regulations in time for spring

regulations

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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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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MerCruiser repower promotion – savings of up to $1575

SUMMER is coming! After months of cold, the warmer weather is on the horizon and to help boat owners make the most of it, Mercury is offering a free rigging kit worth up to $1575 with the purchase of a new 4.5, 6.2 or 8.2-litre MerCruiser package. This great offer means boaters will be able to significantly upgrade their craft …

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Insights into boat insurance

marine

BUSH ‘n Beach has brought Nautilus Marine Insurance on board to expand the fine print and provide readers with clear, easy-to-understand and helpful tips on protecting their boating assets. The scenario Boats and engines work in the most spectacularly beautiful but ‘anti-machinery’ environments imaginable. Engines virtually spend their entire working lives in first or reverse gear, going uphill underwater, while …

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Life jackets – myths and smart moves

LEADING marine products retailer Boating & RV, which has stores at Capalaba, Slacks Creek, Tingalpa and Townsville, has joined with Bush ‘n Beach to bring you a regular column with some serious information and news about general boating products. Here, director Aaron Hunt looks at life jackets and clears up a few myths including some about ‘self-servicing’ the inflatable types. …

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Searching along the Savannah Way

savannah

THE Savannah Way has many different options and locations to explore as it runs along the Gulf Country. It’s mostly dirt from Normanton through to the Roper River. I could literally write a book about this place, as there are so many things to see and do. One of our favourite free camps was Leichardt Falls, at the top of …

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