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Spanish Mackerel – An Icon Under Threat – Part 3 – By Bill Bowtell

The East Coast Spanish Mackerel (ECSM) review, currently being conducted by the Fisheries Queensland under its working documents: “Queensland Sustainable Fisheries Strategy 2017-2027”; and, “Queensland Harvest Strategy Policy”, held...
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A Guide to Spanner Crabbing – By Gyula Vari

Spanner Crabs! I would have to say this is my favourite crab to eat with its beautiful white delicate sweet flesh, and the ease of catching a decent feed...
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Keto Fritto Misto – By Anthony Davies

These days it seems that “carbs are the enemy” when it comes to healthy eating. This becomes even more important for those who have the misfortune to be Diabetic....
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Bathurst Island Threadies – By Chris Errity

Bathurst Island is one of the best places to target large threadfin salmon in the Northern Territory. I have fished this area for many years since being a young...
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Deep Drop Fishing – The highs and lows – By Gyula Vari

Like most fishing trips, Deep Dropping takes a fair bit of planning in order to ensure a successful trip, and when all the stars align, all that remains is...
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SEQ Mixed Reef Targets – By William Kitching

When hitting the water in South East Queensland, one of the most exciting forms of fishing has to be heading out to target some of the awesome reef species...
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A Metre Barramundi and Others – Full Moon Potpourri – By Bill Bowtell

The phone rang. It was Adrian Frick. In his cheery way, he described that he was now officially retired, having just sold his dental business, and that he wanted...
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Heavy timber tactics – By John Boon

There’s no other type of piscatorial pursuit that even comes close. It would be the closest thing to getting ready for war. The weapons must be of premium calibre...
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Timber! – By Dan Kaggelis

We all have our favourite type of lures. For some people it’s a paddle tail soft plastic or prawn, others it’s a hard body, stick bait, or popper. Usually...
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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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