Articles

Inshore Pelagic Tips

The result – a 7-8kg longtail tuna caught on a 3-inch Atomic SliderBy Cody HochenMoreton Bay Summer has well and truly arrived in Brisbane, and right...
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Estuary Bull Sharks

Caption: Bull Sharks aren’t just a southern river option; Keegan Hayden caught this monster in the Pioneer River in the heart of Mackay. It took a...
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Battered & Crumbed

Caption: What a jack! 52cm of mongrel taken on the new Abu Vanguard rod spooled with Platinum Plus braid. That sort of testing is hard to...
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Letter to Editor:Election called

Dear All, Long silence broken following announcement of election: time for action. I have just posted the following on our Facebook page. If you are a Facebook subscriber, great...
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Overcoming Crew Conundrums

By Lee Brake Mackay Everything looks perfect: the weather, the tides, the moon phase, your horoscope, the entrails of a holy sacrificial goat... But there's one small problem –...
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Seeing the Light!

As a bait-using, paternoster-twister from way back, Graham Brake offers his tried and tested method of transitioning to artificials offshore. If you still haven't caught trophy fish on "those...
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Icons of the Industry

Rex with a big barra which was electro-fished in Tinaroo for the TV camerasRex Hunt: The man behind the hype!By J. MondoraGordonvale A few years back...
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Icons of the Industry

Late legendary Don McPherson with a Bensbach SaratogaThe Platypus Story By John MondoraGordonvale How many of you out there have heard of the "third generation syndrome"?...
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Tested: Mako 234CC

By Steven ChalmersMackay Recently I was invited to put the Mako 234CC to the test following their open day at Mackay Mobile Marine’s new boat sales and servicing complex...
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Battered and Crumbed

Gods or Crazies! By Dave Donald Well, the greatest show on earth, otherwise known as the G20 if you believe all the hype, came and went almost in the...
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Samaki Vibelicious Shimmer

Jacks love hammering these lures, however, the sturdy 10X construction and 4X VMC hooks are well and truly up to the challengeBy Dan Kaggelis "Fish on!"...
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Carefish Submission

Check out the extensive and well written Qld Fisheries Review Submission from CAREFISH.  These guys are well and truly on the right track! (more…)
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Taking the kids fishing….

By Marty Price "Can we go Dad? Can we go Dad? Dad, can we go?"Grrrrr! Fine I will take you for a fish, just shut up! (more…)
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Adding a little Bling

Kirra with her very first tagged Mangrove Jack. The smile says it all!By Adam RoyleAs my daughters, Kirra and Hope, have grown, my wife and I have been fortunate...
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Fitzroy Reflections

By Bill Bowtell Fitzroy River I often reflect on some of my most treasured moments when fishing. It might have been a special fish, or an odd catch. (more…)
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Eight top tips for slow trips

By Tyson Manley Atherton Tablelands As a primarily land-based angler, I’m left in the lurch when it comes to fishing technology. I don’t have any of those magic tools...
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