Fishing

Fri 9 Aug 2019

'Gympie, you're the greatest,' says top chef and angler

premium_icon 'Gympie, you're the greatest,' says top chef and angler

Restaurant 'royal' takes in the serenity - and Borumba dam fishing

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Fishers targeted from the air as four pulled before court

premium_icon Fishers targeted from the air as four pulled before court

RECREATIONAL and commercial fishermen face more than $6000 in fines as illegal activities are targeted in Reef green zones.

Mystery of barramundi wanderlust in spotlight

premium_icon Mystery of barramundi wanderlust in spotlight

Why does the majority of Central Queensland barramundi head south?

Mon 5 Aug 2019

No need for 4WD — sea no match for mighty Camry

premium_icon No need for 4WD — sea no match for mighty Camry

It was low tide, with the water a good 50m out, so the Camry driver did what any good Aussie would do, reversed flat stick to launch his boat. WATCH the video

Sat 3 Aug 2019

Queensland teens invent ‘game changing’ crab pot

premium_icon Queensland teens invent ‘game changing’ crab pot

A GENIUS reinvention of the humble crab pot that aims to stop thieves and only accept male mudcrabs has thrown it into a new age of fishing, thanks to three...

Mon 29 Jul 2019

Boy lost at sea makes stunning recovery

Boy lost at sea makes stunning recovery

Julian Hohnen was declared dead after being lost at sea in freezing shark-infested waters for six hours — but against all medical odds, he survived.

Wed 24 Jul 2019

Tin Can Bay fishing pioneer slams 'bad regulations'

premium_icon Tin Can Bay fishing pioneer slams 'bad regulations'

Govt and industry at odds over move to 'victimise professionals'

Fri 19 Jul 2019

FISHING REPORT: Massive snapper biting in region

premium_icon FISHING REPORT: Massive snapper biting in region

GOOD reports have been coming in from the wrecks off Bundaberg.

WATCH: Fishing expert's Spanish Mackerel Shootout tips

premium_icon WATCH: Fishing expert's Spanish Mackerel Shootout tips

The annual Spanish Mackerel Shootout is just over a week away. Now is the time to finalise your preparations and pick a hotspot to target for the competition.

Mon 15 Jul 2019

BUSTED: One in six fishers are doing the wrong thing

premium_icon BUSTED: One in six fishers are doing the wrong thing

QUEENSLAND Boating and Fisheries Patrol officers have found one in six fishers were doing the wrong thing.

Sun 30 Jun 2019

Large crowds gather for annual fishing event

premium_icon Large crowds gather for annual fishing event

THE annual Volunteer Marine Rescue Bundaberg Family Fishing Classic has wrapped up for another year with organisers calling it one of the biggest yet.

Sat 29 Jun 2019

GALLERY: VMR family fishing classic day one action

premium_icon GALLERY: VMR family fishing classic day one action

THE Volunteer Marine Rescue Bundaberg Family Fishing Classic kicked off yesterday with many casting a line on day one.

Thu 27 Jun 2019

NEW LAWS: Where and when you can catch this endangered fish

premium_icon NEW LAWS: Where and when you can catch this endangered fish

Year-round open season in some spots, closures planned for others

Wed 26 Jun 2019

WATCH: Shark steals fisherman's feed on pier

premium_icon WATCH: Shark steals fisherman's feed on pier

He shared the footage to the Facebook page of his business and it already has more than 5400 views.

Mon 24 Jun 2019

Gympie angler in fight of life against monster mackerel

premium_icon Gympie angler in fight of life against monster mackerel

Anglers can spend their entire lives hoping to hook onto a monster but one keen angler got his 'fish of a lifetime' last week.

Tue 28 May 2019

‘F**ken hell that’s bigger than a metery …"

premium_icon ‘F**ken hell that’s bigger than a metery …"

A clapped-out tinny, a couple a beers, shitty eggbeater bream outfits and being massively outgunned by an unexpected barra horse... WATCH THE VIDEO

Mon 27 May 2019

Monster 90cm barra snared by Coolum fishing guru

premium_icon Monster 90cm barra snared by Coolum fishing guru

A Sunshine Coast woman has made her mark chasing monster barramundi in the Northern Territory.

Barra Bash 'turned it on' for Honey Badger

premium_icon Barra Bash 'turned it on' for Honey Badger

Nick Cummins fell in love with the Rockhampton region over weekend.

Sun 26 May 2019

Barra Bash: Craig and Karim reel in 7.7 metres of fish

premium_icon Barra Bash: Craig and Karim reel in 7.7 metres of fish

Experienced anglers won the 2019 Barra Bash fishing tournament.

Sat 4 May 2019

WHAT A CATCH: Wedded couple who 'hooked up at the HookUp'

premium_icon WHAT A CATCH: Wedded couple who 'hooked up at the HookUp'

Find out how this couple snagged a beautiful romance at the Boyne Tannum HookUp

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