Fishing

Fri 7 Sep 2018

It's a feeding frenzy in the Barra capital

premium_icon It's a feeding frenzy in the Barra capital

Lured In: Rocky swimming up stream with Net Free Zones

Skilled fisherman lands seven barramundi

premium_icon Skilled fisherman lands seven barramundi

A local fisherman has snatched a great catch in this prime location - getting his hook on seven Barramundi and a Threadfin Salmon.

Qld man's mystery fishing invention

premium_icon Qld man's mystery fishing invention

New report finds innovation in Mackay is gathering steam

Wed 5 Sep 2018

Change in fishing rules

Change in fishing rules

IN an act to save a species from being over fished, new rules are now in play for recreational and commercial fishers.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

Real or fake? Swordfish caught at Pumicestone Passage

Real or fake? Swordfish caught at Pumicestone Passage

VIDEO footage of a swordfish being caught at Pumicestone Passage in Caloundra has sparked debate online to whether it's fake.

Fishing vessels offered rebate for tracking devices

Fishing vessels offered rebate for tracking devices

The State Govt will offer up to $970 in rebates for the purchase and installation of approved vessel tracking units.

Sat 1 Sep 2018

Barramundi makes epic five-year journey to Brisbane

premium_icon Barramundi makes epic five-year journey to Brisbane

A Fitzroy River barramundi now calls the Brisbane River home after going on a 700km trip.

Thu 30 Aug 2018

Will Tim elude eager fishermen again?

Will Tim elude eager fishermen again?

Yamba Fishing Classic kicks off on Saturday for weekend of fun

Wed 29 Aug 2018

Boaties' fish dinner costs them thousands

Boaties' fish dinner costs them thousands

THE offenders were fined $3132 by Queensland Fisheries patrol officers after a member of the public reported the unlawful incident.

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Charter businesses boom with specialised fishing plan

premium_icon Charter businesses boom with specialised fishing plan

Rockhampton is fast becoming a top destination for fishing, with the region luring in big spenders looking for a good catch

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Dozens of baby white sharks caught on drumlines

premium_icon Dozens of baby white sharks caught on drumlines

"WE CAN expect some bigger whites as well as they follow the whales back south over the next couple of months.”

Wed 15 Aug 2018

WATCH: Paddler's close encounter with whale

WATCH: Paddler's close encounter with whale

A COOLUM kayaker has captured his impressive close encounter with a whale on film.

Fri 10 Aug 2018

Outrage, scepticism over changes to fishing rules

premium_icon Outrage, scepticism over changes to fishing rules

"THERE'S a lot of antagonism from parts of the million recreational fishers towards parts of the 1000-strong commercial sector."

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Photographer weighs up story in old scales

premium_icon Photographer weighs up story in old scales

'The fact that they were old and not digital was what attracted me to them'

Tue 7 Aug 2018

Effort to save the mighty mulloway

premium_icon Effort to save the mighty mulloway

State Government announces new laws to save iconic saltwater species.

Fri 3 Aug 2018

The fish are enjoying the dry spell

premium_icon The fish are enjoying the dry spell

THE Richmond River has benefited from the dry weather, with clarity levels in the middle reaches unseen for some years.

Tue 31 Jul 2018

1000 fish weighed in first 3 days, Rainbow Classic a catch

premium_icon 1000 fish weighed in first 3 days, Rainbow Classic a catch

Records tumble as 2018 event wraps up, with a local taking home the event's $10,000 prize.

Mon 30 Jul 2018

Fisherman catches amazing pic of breaching whale: Video

Fisherman catches amazing pic of breaching whale: Video

PHIL Enright got the shot – and shock – of his life when a humpback whale launched itself into the air just metres from the boat.

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Hard lures look set for a return to the tackle box

premium_icon Hard lures look set for a return to the tackle box

Have a look at what fishing essentials are coming back into the tackle boxes

Fri 13 Jul 2018

How can you help make fishing even better?

How can you help make fishing even better?

A FORUM is on next month to tell you how fishing can be improved, now and into the future.

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