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Sweet Missions – Jeff Wilton July 2016

When the alarm goes off at 3am and you’re already wide awake and drinking your second coffee you know you’re keen for the coming days fishing mission. Sure enough...
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Gladstone Dreamin’ – Scotty Hillier June 16

Our Creek to Coast adventures saw the team arrive in Gladstone last month for the week to catch up with local guide and without a doubt one of the...
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Net Free Areas – A gifted case for licencing Bill Bowtell June 16

Most recently the Central Queensland based, Rockhampton Regional Council (RRC), undertook the second stage of its “Community Boating and Fishing Survey” as part of its community consultation commitment to...
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Bite Trigger – Dan Bowater June 16

At the time of writing local fishing has been challenging with heavy rainfall and squally trade winds ruling out trips for all but the keenest minority. Some of the...
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Arnhem Land Pt 1: Cody Hochen

From my window seat, there were endless flood plains and rivers leading to the Arafura Sea. They teamed with diversity of wildlife and were home to leaping barramundi. From...
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Greenhorn – Miles Tam July 16

You know how you have them friends that when you catch up you always say ‘you should come fishing with us next trip’, then all of a sudden 3...
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Sooty Battles – Luke Galea June 16

Sooty’s in winter? You bloody bet! Residing in Mackay, it would be fair to say that our local winter would be quite laughable, especially when compared to the southern...
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Low Tech – Marty Price June 16

So the big day had arrived and my mate Bredan was excited to say the least with the arrival of his new fising weapon. His  21ft Renegade a donned...
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When Stars Align – Dave Donald June 16

What is wealth? Modern society insists that it’s all about how much money we have but this perception begins to lose some of its glitter as a few of...
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The Codfather – Peter Kaye

Humble Estuary Cod, a trophy fish? No I hear you say? Well read this it might just change your mind! These cave dwelling critters have had me obsessed from my...
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Oh My Cod – James Falkenberg

Just recently my wonderful partner and I decided it was time for us to visit my family in my hometown of the Barossa Valley, South Australia.  Now before some...
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No Bait Mate – Reef Plastics – John Boon

It was that time again. The time where we were to challenge ourselves. The time where we jump out of our comfort zones that we call bait and jump...
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Rockin out – Grant Budd (Noosa) June 2016

Probably one of the most idyllic and popular fishing spots in Noosa is the rock wall that runs out to the mouth of the Noosa River and the bar...
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Triple Tail – Dan Kaggelis

The warm north westerly wind barely registered as I skipped across the mirror like surface. Running parallel to the coast conditions couldn’t have been better with not a hint...
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Palm Cove Jetty – Dan Kaggelis

When it comes to iconic land based fishing spots in far north Queensland it is hard to look past Palm Cove Jetty on the northern beaches of Cairns. Nestled...
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Deep End – Dan Bowater

Mirror flat horizons, masses of churning baitfish and roving oceanic predators. The mere possibility of mouth watering ‘bait ball’ action lures anglers from all over Australia to the western...
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Guide to Breaksea Spit

Break Sea Spit is one of locations where you need to get everything right because of the vast distance you will cover just getting there and when it all...
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Bareboating the Whitsundays – Josh Behrendorff

10 years ago my new bride and I wanted to have our honeymoon sailing the Whitsundays on-board a bareboat charter. Our very lean budgets didn’t exactly stretch that far...
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