Fishing

Wed 2 Jan 2019

Five sharks caught in tourist spot

Five sharks caught in tourist spot

A FISHERMAN has caught five “hungry” sharks on a small stretch of river at a popular tourist area on the NSW mid-north coast.

Sat 22 Dec 2018

Living for fishing and fishing for a living

premium_icon Living for fishing and fishing for a living

The crew of the reef fishing boat Maharani have a job many people would envy.

Fri 21 Dec 2018

Fishing retrospective: 2018 was a real fishing frenzy

Fishing retrospective: 2018 was a real fishing frenzy

"Now it's time to catch a Chrissy feast."

Murky waters as tides rise in Mackay

premium_icon Murky waters as tides rise in Mackay

Anglers of Mackay can expected a fruitful experience on the waters this weekend.

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Terrific family locations to enjoy great holiday action

Terrific family locations to enjoy great holiday action

Within a short drive of Ipswich, there are a lot of great children friendly fishing and camping options.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

FISHING WITH DAZ: Good fishing in Gladstone

premium_icon FISHING WITH DAZ: Good fishing in Gladstone

Looking back at year of highlights on the water.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

New kayak hotspot offers cast and retrieve excitement

New kayak hotspot offers cast and retrieve excitement

NORTH Pine Dam on Brisbane's north side has opened a new section of the dam to kayak anglers and the reports have been great.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

There is one advantage to low dam storage levels

premium_icon There is one advantage to low dam storage levels

LESLIE Dam is at 8.5 per cent capacity. This bad news for most people, but every low-lying lake has a silver lining.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Mooring bad decision by drunk fisherman

premium_icon Mooring bad decision by drunk fisherman

He had three choices and the one he picked landed him in court

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Coffs Coast fish snaps

Coffs Coast fish snaps

CHECK out the latest catches on the Coffs Coast and don't forget to take a snap of your next catch for a chance to feature in next week's paper.

What you need to know about salt water fishing

What you need to know about salt water fishing

WITH the Solitary Islands in our backyard, it's no surprise fishing and boating are popular pastimes for locals and visitors on the Coffs Coast.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

Catch of the week: Gladstone anglers show off fishing hauls

Catch of the week: Gladstone anglers show off fishing hauls

Despite the bushfires buring around our region, fishing enthusiasts still submitted their catches from the weekend.

Tue 4 Dec 2018

'Best-kept secret': Game fishing predicted to soar

premium_icon 'Best-kept secret': Game fishing predicted to soar

One of the Fraser Coast's best-kept tourism secrets is starting to surface after a 650kg marlin was snagged in Hervey Bay waters

Fri 30 Nov 2018

WATCH: Record-breaking fish hooked off our coast

premium_icon WATCH: Record-breaking fish hooked off our coast

Crowds gasped in awe as the heaviest black marlin Australia has seen in more than 30 years was weighed in Hervey Bay.

Record attempt: Massive marlin caught off Bundy

premium_icon Record attempt: Massive marlin caught off Bundy

ANTICIPATION is building that a black marlin caught in waters to the east of Lady Musgrave yesterday could break a record.

Coffs Coast fish snaps

Coffs Coast fish snaps

ANGLERS have been getting outdoors, chucking a line in the water and reeling in great results.

Thu 29 Nov 2018

More life in Lake Borumba when 60K new fish start swimming

premium_icon More life in Lake Borumba when 60K new fish start swimming

"The feedback from the public showed that golden perch catches are not as prevalent as they used to be."

Wed 28 Nov 2018

Alvey Reels saved by its own fans

premium_icon Alvey Reels saved by its own fans

When Bruce Alvey made the heartbreaking decision to shut his family’s 98-year fishing reel business last year, what happened next was not what he expected.

Fri 23 Nov 2018

Coffs Coast fish snaps

Coffs Coast fish snaps

CHECK out the latest catches on the Coffs Coast from salt water to fresh water.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

Excellent range of species to target in port, dams

Excellent range of species to target in port, dams

Anglers are catching a variety of species including flathead, threadfin salmon, jewfish and estuary cod.

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