Fishing

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tue 26 Jun 2018

Greenback Fishing Comp reels in some big winners

Greenback Fishing Comp reels in some big winners

Fishing comp another huge success

Fri 8 Jun 2018

Clash of states on fishing line

Clash of states on fishing line

Greenback Fishing Competition back on

Fri 1 Jun 2018

Cold snap leaves fishermen happy

Cold snap leaves fishermen happy

Keep an eye out for the whales this weekend as migration season begins

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

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.

Thu 10 May 2018

Heading out on to the water for the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show

Heading out on to the water for the Sanctuary Cove Boat Show

Boat enthusiasts will be able to see more than 300 exhibitors

Wed 21 Mar 2018

FISHING TAILS: Oh dear, he has no rear!

FISHING TAILS: Oh dear, he has no rear!

Little Aussie battler defied nature as it used it's second soft fin and it's anal fin to swim in lieu of a tail.

Wed 7 Mar 2018

Recent rain's great for anglers

Recent rain's great for anglers

What's biting this week and where from our local fishing experts.

Mon 26 Feb 2018

Upgrades begin at Kennedy Drive boat ramp

Upgrades begin at Kennedy Drive boat ramp

The council works are expected to take three weeks to complete.

Thu 22 Feb 2018

Beating men's mental health disorder one cast at a time

Beating men's mental health disorder one cast at a time

THE barriers surrounding men's mental health are being broken down one cast of a fishing line at a time thanks to a government funded program.

Greenback ready to reel in the line again

Greenback ready to reel in the line again

Lions Greenback Fishing Competition is back bigger and better than ever this Queen's Birthday long weekend

Mon 19 Feb 2018

Haul of dead sharks met with outrage

Haul of dead sharks met with outrage

Decapitated and left to rot in the heat, 15 sharks found dead at Fingal Head

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