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Edencraft 565 – Built to Impress – By Andy Sparnon

I've been on plenty of boats in my four decades of fishing, but I don't proclaim myself to be a 'boating expert', which in my view has its advantages....
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Nusa Penida Giants – By Dan Bowater

The last thing your average Aussie fisho wants to hear is someone bragging about a trip to Bali. So when I mention this story involves a Bali fishing holiday,...
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Net Free North! By Dave Donald

In a press release on 5 June 2023 that took everyone by surprise, a joint statement involving both state and federal ministers announced the provision of more than $160...
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Edencraft 6.0 Offshore – By Dominic Fry

When the fabulous crew from the Australian Marine Centre in Slacks Creek invited me to have some fun in the awesome 6.0 metre Edencraft Offshore it took only a...
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Humminbird 35th Annual Corroboree Park Challenge

Anglers of all ages are once again set to converge on Corroboree Park Tavern for the Humminbird 35th Annual Corroboree Park Challenge. Proudly organised by the Palmerston Game Fishing...
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Cape Diversity! By Dave Donald

Scott squeezed the car topper between a bunch of snags extending from both banks. The small creek, running southwards off the mighty Wenlock River, looked incredibly fishy in the...
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Organised chaos By John Boon

You’ve worked your butt off all day trying to reinforce that you are the fishermen that you say you are. You’ve worked ledges, snags and rock bars but so...
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Crumbed Whiting Fillets – By Anthony Davies

This month's recipe is both simple and simply delicious, particularly when you use whiting fillets. Whiting are possibly the best tasting of all estuarine fish, and presented as boneless...
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Straying from the Plan – By Josh Behrendorff

Do you head out fishing with a clear plan? I know I used to. I would look at wind, wave direction and tides, choose my target species and devise...
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Suspending Success – By Dan Kaggelis

One of the biggest advantages hardbody lures have over soft plastics is the ability to suspend. Being able to wind a lure down to a desired depth and get...
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Dream On – By Dick Eussen

Following the demand by UNESCO and the ICUN to the QLD Government to ban all net fishing north of Cooktown (Fish and Boat issue August 2023), Fisheries Minister, Mark...
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Fishing The Wildman- Chris Errity

I only managed to get over to the Wildman a couple of times during the 2023 run-off, but it was well worth the effort. The Wildman has always been...
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It’s Not Just a Barra Lure – By Curtis Waterman

I’m not sure if you’d believe this or not, but working for a lure company has its perks! We like to use the phrase “someone’s gotta do it”, and...
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Crab Shell Chowder – By Anthony Davies

Have you ever wished you could do something with all that yummy flavour left behind in the shell scraps after you've eaten a crab? I certainly have , which...
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A Few Beers With Brownie

My first fishing experience was catching lobbies with mums old stockings tied on a stick, with bits of meat inside, in the creeks around home at Bulimba … many...
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Dog Day Morning – By Bill Bowtell

Bearing little, to no, resemblance to the 1975 movie, “Dog Day Afternoon”, which starred, amongst others, one of my most favoured actors, Al Pacino, this above title highlights a...
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Our Hinchinbrook adventure – Part 2 – By John Boon

So, the first three days of our Hinchinbrook trip were quite tough as we covered last month. I guess it comes with any new destination that it takes time...
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Spicy Thai Trevally Koftas – By Anthony Davies

Thai food is regarded as tasty by most people, trevally less so , although smaller specimens of white-fleshed trevors like tea-leaf, bigeye and GT are actually excellent table fish....
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Our Hinchinbrook Adventure – Part 1 – By John Boon

It’s a bit of a shame really, the holiday that we had counted down to for so long has been and gone. Did we have the time of our...
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Effort Shift – the Impact – By Bill Bowtell

Queensland fishers, both recreational and commercial, have just experienced the first of the management changes for the east coast Spanish mackerel. These initial changes were a northern spawning closure...
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