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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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Precious times – By John Boon

How long do we have? A very touchy question that can be answered in so many different ways. To most of us it would be somewhat rhetorical, as nobody...
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Back on the barra bandwagon – By Josh Behrendorff

Go barra fishing they say, it’ll be easy they say, or so it seems. 5-6 years ago, my family and I spent a lot of time targeting barramundi and...
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Deep Drop Fishing – Setting up – By Gyula Vari

If you have contemplated fishing deeper but haven’t yet had the opportunity, or just need a bit of a nudge to get out there and give this style of...
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Rocking On – By Dan Kaggelis

There are many types of fishable structures in our creeks and estuaries. Whether its timber snags, drains, or undercut banks, my all-time favourite creek structure is rock. One of...
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Digging Deeper – By David Hodge

I’m a bit of a traditionalist in many ways, and when it comes to my fishing, and at the risk of being left behind in the technology stakes, I...
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Walking the Walk! – By Luke Galea

I’ve just returned from an epic sweet-water trekking mission and I just had to put pen to paper while it is fresh in my mind and whilst I am...
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Fishing Knives – By Dick Eussen

Everyone has their own idea what a fishing knife should be, and it ranges from proper fillet, boning, hunting and butcher knives. There is no shortage of choice and...
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Bulk nanny’s for now and into the future – By Adam Finlay

First time writer and to be honest I'd have to say that up until tonight I cannot remember the last time I actually read through a full article in...
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Vale Jeff Reid – By Dave Donald

The Australian tackle industry has lost one of its lure making icons, the founder of Reidys Lures, Jeff Reid. Aside from his skills as a gifted fisher and cutting-edge...
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Rekindling Mourilyan Magic! – By Dan Bowater

Experienced anglers of the far north know that during each year, something of a ‘sweet spot’ occurs for about six weeks in FNQ. From late September to around the...
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I see Red! – By Gyula Vari

With the explosion of shark numbers increasing in recent years, for most of us targeting reef species, it is becoming more and more difficult to land that fish. Now...
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Seabed Secrets – By Dan Kaggelis

When most anglers are using their sounders to find fishable offshore ground, they commonly look for signs of changes in the bottom, structure, and even signs of bait and...
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Exploring The Great Sandy Straits – By Nick Thompson

Over the June-July holidays I was lucky enough to visit the Great Sandy Strait in all of its glory. The Great Sandy Straits is located on the western side...
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Longtail ‘The need for speed’ – By Gyula Vari

It’s that exciting time of the year again when we start to transition from targeting bottom dwellers to pelagic speedsters.   For those of us that target and follow...
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The Tiny Boat Addiction Grows – By Dave Magner

Not that long ago, I was checking out one of the local garage sales when I stumbled across a small plastic dingy for sale. Even though I wasn’t really...
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