Fishing

Fri 5 Jun 2020

The day I fell overboard landing a feisty flathead

premium_icon The day I fell overboard landing a feisty flathead

IT was a valuable fishing lesson on three fronts.

Mon 25 May 2020

Heart-racing satisfaction from landing ‘the great one’

premium_icon Heart-racing satisfaction from landing ‘the great one’

When the impressive predator is finally secured, it’s a moment to pause and enjoy the thrill.

Wed 20 May 2020

Unbelievable catch reels in double delight

premium_icon Unbelievable catch reels in double delight

This amazing story was the one that was hooked and landed with a sizeable surprise.

Sat 16 May 2020

Ipswich filmmakers take shark net problem to world

premium_icon Ipswich filmmakers take shark net problem to world

The Dinmore business partners focus on exposing and solving ‘archaic’ control programs.

Mon 11 May 2020

FISHY TALES: Scary discovery while casting a line

premium_icon FISHY TALES: Scary discovery while casting a line

There’s multiple lesser-known dangers when it comes to fishing, as one man found out when he was knocked unconcious while winding in a catch.

Sat 9 May 2020

The eerie morning a UFO caught me out

premium_icon The eerie morning a UFO caught me out

On this particularly tranquil angling outing, something weird happened.

Fri 8 May 2020

Epic battle between huge marlin and Coast kayaker

premium_icon Epic battle between huge marlin and Coast kayaker

A Coast kayaker has shared his incredible battle with a large marlin, which towed him 3km when it hooked onto his fishing line. WATCH THE FOOTAGE

Sat 2 May 2020

Fears for southeast fishing zones

premium_icon Fears for southeast fishing zones

Recreational fishers may be forced to pay a licence fee to the Aboriginal custodians if native land rights are extended to include traditional fishing grounds.

Fri 1 May 2020

More illegal fishing “threatens” Whitsunday reefs

premium_icon More illegal fishing “threatens” Whitsunday reefs

Authorities have continued to find fishers flaunting the rules around where and how they can fish

Tue 28 Apr 2020

What was the ‘mystery’ shark that kept circling?

premium_icon What was the ‘mystery’ shark that kept circling?

The truth was finally discovered after venturing closer to the feasting predator.

Fri 10 Apr 2020

Fish wisely or stay at home

premium_icon Fish wisely or stay at home

You can go fishing this Easter weekend but authorities will be out in force for anyone flouting social distancing rules

Thu 2 Apr 2020

What coronavirus means for anglers and boaties

premium_icon What coronavirus means for anglers and boaties

Far North anglers are adjusting to coronavirus social distancing restrictions which have changed the way we can wet a line in Queensland.

Wed 1 Apr 2020

How fishing was saved from COVID-19 in NSW

premium_icon How fishing was saved from COVID-19 in NSW

Recreational fishing saved from COVID-19 restrictions after Transport for NSW tried to declare ‘boating and fishing are not considered an essential activity’.

Mon 23 Mar 2020

State Govt slammed for black jewfish catch limit changes

premium_icon State Govt slammed for black jewfish catch limit changes

Queensland Fisheries last year classified black jewfish as ‘overfished’

Sun 22 Mar 2020

Crab pot pincher gets nipped with $5000 fine

premium_icon Crab pot pincher gets nipped with $5000 fine

The man was caught after Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol officers began investigating reports of people interfering with commercial crab pots.

Thu 12 Mar 2020

Million Dollar Fish $10,000 barra caught

premium_icon Million Dollar Fish $10,000 barra caught

TERRITORIAN Jethro Kahler’s faith in the fishing gods has been restored

Wed 11 Mar 2020

Fisho cracks metre barra on second ever trip out

premium_icon Fisho cracks metre barra on second ever trip out

Catching a metre long barramundi is a dream for many anglers across Australia. Some have tried over a lifetime, but for Taia Kilcullen it took just two fishing...

Sat 7 Mar 2020

Fishing class action win against Department of Fisheries

premium_icon Fishing class action win against Department of Fisheries

Fishers and associated businesses have Department of Fisheries order win in Gladstone Ports Corporation court action.

Tue 3 Mar 2020

Fishing for more data: fishermen versus Gladstone Ports Corp

premium_icon Fishing for more data: fishermen versus Gladstone Ports Corp

GPC and DAF delay handing over documents in class action case

Sun 1 Mar 2020

World record: Fish recaptured after 26 years

premium_icon World record: Fish recaptured after 26 years

A southeast Queensland man out for a casual day fishing with his cousin-in-law unknowingly broke a 26-year-old world record when he netted a “really special fish”.

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