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Recreational Fishing Licence QLD

By Tim Trollworthy Not surprisingly, recreational fishing interest in the QLD fisheries review has hotted up over the last month. The public consultation meeting dates for the review were...

Government monitoring zero

Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan Please find attached contents of a draft 1 page letter to assist F&B readers in sending their submission to Governments on the Reef 2050...

Speak up now or lose the Redclaw fishery!

Letter to The Editor by Jennifer Mondora The Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr John McVeigh, visited Tinaroo on Friday 26th September to meet with members of the Tableland...

Repairing a Broken Rod

By Josh Behrendorff Regardless whether you fish twice a week, twice a month, or twice a year, the chances are that we have all had a rod or two...

Lilies – Friend or Foe?

By Lee Brake Last week I headed for Teemburra Dam, a place I hadn't ventured in months. My aim was to hook into a few of the barramundi that...

Things to do in closed season

Picture: Cam Gow with a nice sooty from up a creek in Teemburra Dam Well folks, with November we welcome a lot of things – afternoon storms, a cold...

Fish the Rocks

By Don Porter Cardwell Grass emperor (above) and spangled emperor inhabit rocky spots on offshore islands, but make sure of proper identification. In North Queensland we enjoy a wide...

Red Carded

Lee Brake looks at some common mistakes many new anglers make when chasing big reds Chasing big red emperor and nannygai is a type of fishing all in itself...

Headland fishing… with vengeance!

By Dan Bowater Mourilyan Isn’t it bizarre how a seemingly nightmare turn of events can dramatically transform into something incredible? There have been countless moments in sports like basketball...

Back 2 Basics Fishing deep water – technology and tactics

By Adam Royle Hinchinbrook Welcome to part two of tips and tactics for fishing deep water. As I explained last month, some anglers find it daunting making the shift...

Battered & Crumbed Hard Facts on Soft Plastics!

By Dave Donald Weipa Just about every fisho these days has a few soft plastics stashed in their tackle box. In many cases, the softies only hit the water...

Moreton Bay’s – “Banana Republic”

By Bill Bowtell On location Famed US short story writer O. Henry would frown and scowl at the mere thought of referring to Brisbane’s Moreton Bay, as a “Banana...

A Bundaberg Wicked Fishing Adventure

By John Boon On Location It was so depressing sitting at home and looking out the window at the trees almost being blown over and touching the ground. The...

A lesson in bluewater jigging

By Josh Behrendorff Townsville I’ve always been somewhat envious of fishing charter operators, not so much for the customer and business interactions, but more so for the fact that...

Tested: The AMM Tournament 7000

Mackay For the unlucky north Queenslanders who weren’t in Mackay on the Monday following the Boat Show and super-boat races, let me state categorically that it is was cold. ...

Sundowner Seafood Dips

By Ms.Cuisine Feeling peckish (if not absolutely ravenous) after a days fishing? The following dips are easy to make and will go a long way towards satisfying that empty...

Sunset barra bite at Lake Tinaroo

By Dylan Brier-Mills Images by Declan Williams On Location Lake Tinaroo, situated on the Atherton tablelands has been known as "the lake of a thousand cast" for as long...

A month of crazy captures

The ed' describes several captures this month that certainly left him a little gobsmacked.  You'll never guess what latched onto a 2" Atomic Prong, a Halco Twisty and a...

Pacific Perfection

By Dan Kaggelis Bowen As the Edgewater Centre Console skipped across the deep sapphire stained ocean, swarms of silver and turquoise flying fish took to the air creating a...