Fishing

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Break this law and you could face a $130k fine

premium_icon Break this law and you could face a $130k fine

October and November have been found to be the most effective months but the dates change depending on moon phases.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Awoonga fishing 'exceptionally well' ahead of closed season

premium_icon Awoonga fishing 'exceptionally well' ahead of closed season

Lake has been fishing 'exceptionally well' with no end in sight over the summer months.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Monster marlin caught off FNQ reef

premium_icon Monster marlin caught off FNQ reef

A FINE art auctioneer from Miami has reeled a monster marlin while chasing a lifelong dream in Far North Queensland.

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Angler hooks dream 480kg catch off Cairns

premium_icon Angler hooks dream 480kg catch off Cairns

A CAIRNS fisherman spent more than two hours reeling in potentially the biggest marlin of the season so far, with the rare catch adding him to the ranks of an elite...

Mon 15 Oct 2018

WATCH: Boat takes angler for a wild ride

WATCH: Boat takes angler for a wild ride

TOMMY Watkins was gobsmacked when his bargain tinnie started on the first go, but what happened afterwards was priceless – WATCH THE VIDEO HERE

Fri 12 Oct 2018

Venomous stonefish hooked off Fraser Coast beach

premium_icon Venomous stonefish hooked off Fraser Coast beach

While holidaying in the Fraser Coast, former Toogoom resident Don Watts told his wife Shelly they needed to be careful of stonefish in the area

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Mackay region lands major fishing comp

premium_icon Mackay region lands major fishing comp

Nation's best anglers will converge on Mackay this month to contest competition

Popular freshwater hotspot for quality bass

Popular freshwater hotspot for quality bass

SOMERSET Dam is fishing well again after a bit of pressure from recent competitions.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Jaws out in Prossie River boat

Jaws out in Prossie River boat

Bull shark leaps from water into family's tinny

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Protective fishing closures set until 2023

Protective fishing closures set until 2023

CLOSURE dates designed to protect coral reef fin fish have been set for the next five years.

Thu 4 Oct 2018

Why Fraser Island offers reel fun from the beaches

Why Fraser Island offers reel fun from the beaches

Fraser Island is the final destination of the spawning run of tailor and most anglers are heading there to make the most of the huge schools off the beaches.

Thu 27 Sep 2018

New moon brings fishing closures, with $130k max penalty

premium_icon New moon brings fishing closures, with $130k max penalty

Fishers caught doing the wrong thing during the coral reef fin fish closure risk on-the-spot fines of $522 for recreational fishers or $1044 for commercial

Wed 26 Sep 2018

The ones that didn't get away

The ones that didn't get away

THANK YOU to all our Facebook friends who sent in photos of their latest fishing pics.

Tue 25 Sep 2018

Fraser fishing ban comes to end

Fraser fishing ban comes to end

The annual fishing closure between Indian Head and Waddy Point is coming to an end.

Nan reels in monster barra

premium_icon Nan reels in monster barra

THE exuberance of youth has proven no match for a grandmother’s intuition when it comes to barramundi fishing.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Banned fisherman resorts to scales of justice

premium_icon Banned fisherman resorts to scales of justice

A SPORTS fisherman is suing a tournament organiser after being slapped with a two-year ban for alleged unprofessional behaviour at an event.

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Anglers want restrictions to 6 marine parks lifted

premium_icon Anglers want restrictions to 6 marine parks lifted

RECREATIONAL anglers are now pushing for fishing restrictions to be lifted in six marine parks after the government scrapped plans for a wider lockout.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

FISHERIES Queensland officers have snagged nearly 150 derelict and unmarked crab pots and dillies "ghost fishing” in Mackay's Net Free Zone.

New Fitzroy river cruise business unveiled in Rocky

premium_icon New Fitzroy river cruise business unveiled in Rocky

ADVANCE Rockhampton's new Fishing the Fitzroy campaign revealed

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Monster fish the 'catch of a lifetime'

premium_icon Monster fish the 'catch of a lifetime'

CQ man's monstrous catch off Yeppoon coast

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