Articles

Finding Fingermark. By Nathan Johnston

The highly sought-after Lutjanus johnii, aka fingermark carry a distinctive back spot the shape of a thumbprint just below their dorsal fin. The striking fish can take on copper,...
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Goldilocks and the Three Snags – By Lee Brake

It’s amazing the parallels you draw. As a fisherman and a father to a two-year-old, I found myself pondering the children’s classic Goldilocks and the Three Bears this week,...
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Sandy Straits Marine Tri Hull 4.5m Whaler. By Luke Fitzpatrick

Anyone who follows my Fish That Snag fishing and boating adventures on Facebook or through YouTube will know that I absolutely love fishing the flats along the western side...
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Moon, Tides and Floods – The Fitzroy. By Bill Bowtell

There is no doubt that fishing is a bond. That inexplicable link between people of a like mind and thought process, which forms life-long friendships, fosters tolerance and broadens...
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Big Barra Run Off Fishing. By Craig Latimore

The Northern Territory runoff is truly a wonderful beast and usually stretches from February to sometime in May. During the preceding months, there is a mix of massive storms,...
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Big lure Big Barramundi

With the closed season coming to an end, there is no better time for anglers to get out on the water and chase that trophy barramundi. With an excellent...
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Corroboree Capers – By Dave Donald

When you’ve spent a lifetime chasing fish as I have, somewhere along the way the realization dawns that there’s much more to fishing than just catching fish. That fact...
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Perfection Refined

Some people in this world continually strive for perfection. You know the ones? The type that will persist with something, (whether it is art, engineering, fishing, etc.) long after...
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Offshore Marine Master 620 – One Tough Boat. By Ben Keen

Believe it or not, reviewing boats can be a tough gig. Most of the time, boats being reviewed are either the flagship model of a particular brand or have...
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Hooked on Mackay – By Brendan Pollard

The 1st of February isn’t far away, and the countdown is on for the biggest day of the year, and we aren’t talking about Christmas. For Queenslanders, this day...
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Trolling Deep and Fast – By Dave Magner

These days there are so many lures on the market that it’s a relatively simple task to find one which will perfectly suit the way you want to fish....
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Fishing the Fitzroy – By Nick Thompson

If you are in Rocky and you love fishing, or even are just a young keen fisherperson like myself, the Fitzroy is the place for it. The Fitzroy is...
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Fusion 19 – Green With Envy. By Anthony Gomes

I’ve always maintained that, just like a car, a motorcycle, or even a house, every boat is a compromise. Even with your ‘ideal’ boat (which I thought I had),...
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Summertime Savages. By James Falkenberg

With summer in full swing and the weather gods holding the magnifying glass and focusing the sun firmly on North Queensland, now is the time to enjoy a nice...
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Baramundi Fishing at Hinchinbrook – By Jason Masters

Hinchinbrook here we come, yet another year has ticked by, and it is the start of another barra season, and this can only mean one thing for us. Hinchinbrook....
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Whitsunday Bareboating. By Josh Behrendorff

While I was a young uni student, I watched as my parents fitted out a camper trailer and their 4WD in preparation for a touring road trip around Australia....
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King of the Shallows – By Nick Thompson

Flathead are the king of the shallows. They stalk their prey, camouflaging themselves by changing their colour to match the sandy or muddy bottom they are feeding on. Flathead...
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Seajay Nomad – By Dan Kaggelis

There’s something about the simplicity of small boats which makes them so enjoyable. Whilst they may not have the creature comforts of larger boats, the fact that we are...
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The Tinaroo Twitch – at Coroners Corner – By Lee Brake

The Tinaroo Twitch is not a retrieval method.  It’s much more sinister than that.  It’s a disease, an environmental ailment that flares up when the infected parties are in...
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Sensational Saury – By Dan Kaggelis

Tying on a big hardbody lure and sending it back in the spread always brings a sense of excitement. Like all types of fishing, trolling lures for pelagic fish...
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