Fishing

Wed 20 Jun 2018

Tonnes of Coast fish just 'waiting to be caught'

premium_icon Tonnes of Coast fish just 'waiting to be caught'

THE annual winter "mullet run” has arrived on the Sunshine Coast with thousands of fish "sitting there waiting to be caught”.

Fri 15 Jun 2018

Cold weather has mackerel swimming in

Cold weather has mackerel swimming in

AFTER yesterday's new moon and the cooler conditions, particularly Sunday and Monday's cold snap, the fish should be on the bite.

Tue 5 Jun 2018

Heavier penalties, more crackdown on black market fishing

Heavier penalties, more crackdown on black market fishing

ANGLERS want heavier penalties and stronger compliance powers to tackle black marketing, results of a survey has revealed.

Fri 1 Jun 2018

Anglers, your prayers are answered this weekend

Anglers, your prayers are answered this weekend

What to expect over the next few months.

Tue 29 May 2018

'Mum! Quick! And bring a pair of scissors for f**** sake!'

'Mum! Quick! And bring a pair of scissors for f**** sake!'

Gympie man's awkward, brutal run-in with a sneaky fishing lure

Fri 25 May 2018

BEST SPOTS: Where to hook a monster this weekend

BEST SPOTS: Where to hook a monster this weekend

Choppy conditions will make things tough for anglers

Thu 24 May 2018

'It was thiiiiis big...'

'It was thiiiiis big...'

"BEST fishing in years": A local fisherman has made a big call after his big catch.

Wed 23 May 2018

Chippie lands monster catfish the size of a shark

Chippie lands monster catfish the size of a shark

Mark Jorgensen couldn't believe his eyes when he reeled in an epic catfish off the Mackay Breakwater.

Tue 22 May 2018

A load of carp? Virus to kill pest has community divided

premium_icon A load of carp? Virus to kill pest has community divided

A national plan to control carp through the delibate spreading of a virus could be implemented in southeast Queensland.

Mon 21 May 2018

GALLERY: Trio lure in the big ones off Mackay

premium_icon GALLERY: Trio lure in the big ones off Mackay

Three mates land an ocean of big catches over a three-day fishing trip.

Fri 18 May 2018

Where to hook a spanish mackerel

Where to hook a spanish mackerel

Conditions continue to improve towards the weekend.

Wed 16 May 2018

Early season whale spotted by fishing guide

Early season whale spotted by fishing guide

"It was exciting and more unusual to spot one in the Sandy Strait."

Everton sack manager Allardyce

Everton sack manager Allardyce

EVERTON have sacked manager Sam Allardyce despite the former England boss guiding them away from the relegation zone to a mid-table finish.

Tue 8 May 2018

'Dude you won': $65k boat winner still pinching himself

'Dude you won': $65k boat winner still pinching himself

LAURIE Tooker thought he was dreaming when he heard his name announced as the winner of the 2018 Boyne Tannum HookUp major prize, a $65,000 fishing boat.

Despair for anglers as big dams gulp unfair share of funding

Despair for anglers as big dams gulp unfair share of funding

WARWICK club threatened closure with fears that 60 per cent of funding would be lost under new procedure that takes all but the rod out of angler's hands.

Wed 2 May 2018

Pro angler pinched for meddling with crab pots

premium_icon Pro angler pinched for meddling with crab pots

FISHERIES has made an example of a commercial crabber snapped interfering with gear during a surveillance operation involving strategically placed bait pots.

Fri 27 Apr 2018

The best spots to hook a a monster

The best spots to hook a a monster

Strong winds will mean tough conditions for anglers

Quirky catch as shark chows down on Barra

Quirky catch as shark chows down on Barra

Crab potting duo come across shark's dinner

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Check out this monster catch

Check out this monster catch

Perfect conditions means there's plenty biting

Wed 18 Apr 2018

How on Earth did mud crab "Mad Max" end up here?

How on Earth did mud crab "Mad Max" end up here?

When his dogs wouldn't stop barking Monday night, home owner went to investigate and couldn't believe what he found.

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