Articles

Frontier Fishing Charters – Weipa

Frontier Fishing Charters, based in the very fishy destination of Weipa in far north QLD offers an amazing remote live-aboard experience. The 65ft mothership Kerra Lyn can cater for a...

Blue Tiger Spanish – By Bill Bowtell

It was dark, very dark. A light fog, the first for the season, drifted in from the southwesterly quarter and settled across the extent of the harbour.  The only...

Cool Gadget Boating Accessories – By John Boon

Earlier this year I was invited to attend the BLA media day at Tangalooma. If there’s one thing that I absolutely love it’s playing with new gear and seeing...

Getting Traction – By Josh Behrendorff

Four-wheel driving success comes down to one thing, getting traction. Sounds simple right? Unfortunately getting traction in some very demanding terrain is not always that simple. As a driver...

Fishing fast off Blue Wahoo

How many vessels cruise at 65km/h, are easy to launch, take just minutes to clean, require minimal storage space, can get to the reef and back in under an...

Cleveland Marine – your one stop shop

Cleveland Marine is a newly formed one stop shop for all your boating needs located in the heart of Cleveland and a stones throw from Moreton Bay. The Dealership...

Flying Solo, with the Big Girls – By Craig Latimore

This year’s Northern Territory run off was quite poor, with very little rain falling on the flood plains. In fact, if it wasn’t for a late monsoon burst, it...

Not all winches were created equal – By Peter Ford

Fish and Boat Magazine have embarked on building another project boat with local Sunshine Coast Boat Builder Offshore Marine Master being given the task again of building the new...

Glide Bait Basics – By Dan Kaggelis

Improving and diversifying your ability as an angler has never been more important. With increases in fishing participation comes increases in fishing pressure which means being that one step...

Out n About Sportfishing, Port Douglas – By Dom Fry

Syd and Tessa McMonnies are the owner/operators of Out n About Sportfishing, located in the sensationally beautiful FNQ town of Port Douglas. Both are qualified skippers and super keen...

ElizabethE11 Mackay – By Dom Fry

The Elizabeth EII is a 108ft custom charter vessel that has been servicing Queensland waters for more than 30 years. This beautiful mothership has developed a strong reputation for...

Double Threat Charters – Yeppoon. By Dom Fry

Double Threat Charters operates a 2012 Leisurecat 8000 out of Yeppoon on Queensland’s beautiful Capricorn Coast. The boat was originally built to chase marlin off the Western Australian coast. This vessel is...

Full Bore Charters, Noosa – By Dom Fry

Wally Boor runs the appropriately named Full Bore Charters out of the tourism mecca of Noosa. With five decades of fishing history behind him as both a commercial operator...

Hot Reels Pro Charters – By Dom Fry

Bob Jeynes is no ordinary angler, quite the opposite in fact. Born and bred in Queensland, Bob has an angling history of extraordinary depth and understanding going back four...

New Suzuki 300B duo prop now in Australia

Suzuki Marine is proud to introduce the new DF300B. This outboard quite simply carries the same DNA as our flagship outboard, the DF350A. The new DF300B strikes the perfect...

All-new 400hp Verado outboard!

Mercury Marine is introducing an all-new 400hp Verado outboard - the most powerful Verado on the water. Since the launch of Mercury's 350hp Verado and Mercury Racing's 400R four...

Lowrance HDS Live going deep

After fitting the new Lowrance HDS Live 12 inch Combo to our project boat we were keen to test it in some deeper water to see how it performs....

The Unexpected Benefits of the Net Free Zone – By Dave Magner

With the benefit of hindsight, I reckon Rockhampton City Council will one day look back on their decision to declare the region a Net Free Zone (NFZ) as one...

Barra-Tastic – Tips, Tricks, and Techniques – By Nick Thompson

With the barra season about to open, this is the perfect time to learn more about these fish and how you can target them for the best results once...

Searching New Ground – By Luke Galea

The thought of venturing out into the Coral Sea is certainly an exciting prospect for any red-blooded angler. Whilst we all know about the multitude of hard fighting sports-fish...