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7 weird fishing superstitions

THERE may not be any rules against carrying a black cat on board, but there are a few quirky fishing superstitions worth chatting about.

The fish are well and truly on the bite in Cooloola

LANDED: Brenton Mansfield caught and released this massive saratoga at Borumba Dam last week.

Fishing news from around the region

How to use your FREE fishing ruler!

Don't miss our on your free fishing ruler with Saturday's paper!

KNOW how to measure your catch accurately.

Most venomous fish in world found near shore

A stonefish was recently caught by a fisherman at Caloundra.



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Sting can cause muscular paralysis and even heart failure.

Lost at sea survivor felt like "live bait"

MIRACLE lost-at-sea survivor Ross Chapman has described feeling like a “huge live bait” as he clung desperately to a fishing line behind his unmanned boat.

Fish measure up for bub after family reels 'em in

Kullen Fuchs measuring his family's catch.

Family of fisherman lands nannygai gold

Commercial fishers claim net-free data 'twisted'

Queensland Seafood Industry Association (QSIA) Mackay director and owner of Mackay Reef Fish Supplies David Caracciolo believes the net-free zone fish numbers collected by the MRFA are being twisted to suit the needs of recreational fisherman.

Net free fishing zones dividing Mackay on numbers

Something fishy for full moon

COD HOLE: Danny Brooks caught and released this big trevally.

Seas will be below 1m so be ready for spotty mackerel

Most fishermen are obeying the law - but not all

Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Bill Byrne.

Fishermen praised for obeying the law

''Adrenaline rush': five foot bull shark caught off tinnie

Surprise catch: this bull shark was released after it was caught on a fishing line off a tinnie.

Call for shark warning signs to be installed

Mercedes-Benz's premium ute hits Australian shores

Mercedes' striking new 4x4 double cab ute, due to go on sale here in 2018, does some Australian off-road testing before hitting our showrooms

What was going on with the man behind WA head-on fatality

Capel car crash on Bussell Highway in WA's south west.

Man behind head-on fatality had been trying to "start over again"

Outrage after driver caught running over birds on beach

Non-breeding crested terns face into the wind. This species occurs from east Asia to Tasmania.

Birds were left injured and dying on the sand

'Brake! Brake!' Beach driving goes wrong

Watch as beach drivers find getting a tow can make things worse