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  Sunday, 26 July 2015

The $1 million 'Barra Bountry' - on offer in the NT

The NT Government in conjunction with CrownBet have just announced Australia's most lucrative Barramundi Bounty - fetching 1 million dollars for the apprehension of one particular Barra, dead or alive.
News > Fishing
  Monday, 20 July 2015

Bad juju on a fishing boat - Bananas

Have you ever heard the story about Bananas on a fishing boat? One of the sports longest running traditions is still going strong, but who was the guy who decided that Bananas on boats are a cardinal sin?
News > Fishing
  Friday, 10 July 2015

Winter Fishing Tips for Coastal Anglers

Don't let the wintery conditions put a stop to your fishing! Rug up and get out to the coast for a fish while nobody else is!
News > Fishing
  Saturday, 11 July 2015

5 Kayak Fishing Tips from Brian Vincent

Whether you're still in the boat and never tried kayak fishing, or just getting started in the Kayak fishing department, pro fisher-yak-man Brian Vincent has a few tips to help you along.
News > Fishing
  Sunday, 28 June 2015

The cultural shift in Recreational Anglers.

The QLD Department of Agriculture and Fisheries reports that they've seen a cultural shift in Recreational Anglers in relation to the reporting of illegal fishing activities.
News > Fishing
  Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Female Fishing Ettiquete

"Never hold a fish. A ladies hand should always be kept clean. Girls stay clean. Girls stay dry. A lady. Always rides in the boat."
News > Fishing
  Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Fishing store trades computer games for fishing rods.

A US based fishing store is this weekend offering trade-in deals for computer and console games in an attempt to get kids outside and enjoying the world of recreational fishing!
News > Fishing
  Friday, 5 June 2015

20th Annual Boyne Tannum HookUp on this weekend

One of QLD's biggest and longest running fishing events is about to kick off this weekend, with an exceptional forecast and giant boat-loads of prizes on offer.
News > Fishing
  Tuesday, 2 June 2015

Shrieking with glee - 200kg Goliath Grouper in a Kayak

Have you ever looked back on a video of yourself catching a fish, and thought "I'm sure that fish was bigger than that!" Have you ever looked back and thought "Geez, I squealed like a girl when that monster popped up!".
News > Fishing
  Sunday, 24 May 2015

Shocking pic sequence of Sydney rock fishing.

This incredible sequence of images was taken by a local photographer in Manly, NSW this week, just 24 hours before a fishermans body washed up at nearby Grotto Point - highlighting the incredibly danger of rock fishing on ocean coastlines.
News > Fishing
  Monday, 18 May 2015

Greens against commercial fishing bans in Port Phillip Bay

Recreational anglers have been campaigning for years to ban commercial fishing in Port Phillip Bay, and just when it looked like laws were about to be laid down the Greens Party leader from Victoria, Greg Barber has objected.
News > Fishing
  Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Fishing trip fillets a Cowboy's footy player

Second rower for the North Queensland Coyboys, Scott Bolton is out of action after a fishing trip gone-wrong this week. Proving that fishing can be more dangerous than NRL football.
News > Fishing
  Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Currumbin's biggest prawn cocktail!

With an exclamation of "Dad I think there's something big in here!" Young Kye pulled this beauty in.

Five times the predators in Barrier Reef 'Green Zones'.

The only way to slow the process, is by sticking to bag limits and practicing good catch-and-release techniques when you're out on the water.

The one that got away - 19hr fight with 200kg Tuna.

A battle of epic proportions was played out off the Tasmanian coast this week, when two professional anglers were put up a fight with a 200kg Tuna that continued for over 19 hours, before disaster struck.

Don't have a boat? Make one! Or not.

Two English anglers had to be rescued this week after their home made fishing boat was stranded off Essex, but the real news, is that they made it from insulation foam and silicone - for the grand total of ?9.

Green Zones help protect fish in more ways than one.

Scientists have discovered an unexpected surprise after the introduction of fishing green zones in more than 40% of the Great Barrier Reef since the 1980's.

This Weekend - Pirtek Fishing Challenge

Since it's inception, the Pirtek Fishing Challenge has raised over $600,000 for Prostate Cancer, and this weekend it's back once again to live up to it's title of the biggest fishing event in Australia!

Mack found in hidden compartment, anglers fined $9000.

Don't lie to the Fisheries guys when they know what you've been up to! In fact, don't lie to them at all when it comes to how many fish you're carrying in the boat, because chances are they'll find the ones you've stashed.

Mangrove Jack successfully bred in captivity

The Southern Cross Universities National Marine Science Centre in Coffs Harbour has successfully bred Mangrove Jack fingerlings in captivity, which is the first time ever in New South Wales.
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