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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Fishery stock assessments Qld

Tim tells us why there's too few recreational species assessed and too little monitoring! By Tim Trollworthy Fantastic to see the great letter to the editor last month from...
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2014 BCF Barra Championship

A Gladstone fisherman has been crowned the 2014 BCF Barra Champ after winning the annual Barramundi fishing competition. Sun Valley angling aficionado, Scott McAuley, netted the title with his...
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Ciguatera: the hidden toxin

Trout of this size are known Ciguatera carriers, especially when caught on the continental shelf area By Nathan Billing After recently becoming another unenviable statistic of someone who has...
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Caesar Flathead

Perfect partners: Caesar salad and Caesar Flathead By Anthony Davies Ingredients Simple Caesar Salad A small Cos lettuce, A small handful of red capsicum strips (optional) Two rashers lean...
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Recreational Fishing Licence QLD

By Tim Trollworthy Not surprisingly, recreational fishing interest in the QLD fisheries review has hotted up over the last month. The public consultation meeting dates for the review were...
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Government monitoring zero

Reef 2050 Long-Term Sustainability Plan Please find attached contents of a draft 1 page letter to assist F&B readers in sending their submission to Governments on the Reef 2050...
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Speak up now or lose the Redclaw fishery!

Letter to The Editor by Jennifer Mondora The Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr John McVeigh, visited Tinaroo on Friday 26th September to meet with members of the Tableland...
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Repairing a Broken Rod

By Josh Behrendorff Regardless whether you fish twice a week, twice a month, or twice a year, the chances are that we have all had a rod or two...
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Lilies – Friend or Foe?

By Lee Brake Last week I headed for Teemburra Dam, a place I hadn't ventured in months. My aim was to hook into a few of the barramundi that...
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