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This summer's absolute 'MUST DO LIST' for fishos and boaties
We don't always think about it, but there's one thing we all want from a fishing trip - to come home safely to our friends and family with wonderful stories to tell!
British Woman Reels In a Massive Bass Grouper
68-year-old Sue Elcock caught the massive bass grouper on a visit to her son in Perth, Australia.
Australia's First 1000lb+ Marlin Landed!
Off the coast of Exmouth in WA, one man reeled in a monster last week, starting off 2018 with an Aussie record.
Over $2m in fines for catching Rock Lobster!
The largest fines in fishing history were handed out this week in a NSW court, over an illegal fishing scheme based on the overfishing of Rock Lobsters.
Gift Ideas for Anglers, Fisherman and Fisherwomen.
Hard-to-buy-for angler in your life? No sweat. Here's five ideas which will leave them smiling.
How to Catch Monster GT in Queensland
The holy grail of many an angler, the GT (Giant Trevally) is big, powerful and puts up the fight of a lifetime. They're not easy to catch, especially off the rocks, but the boys from Morningtide have it down to an artform.
He's caught 1000 Barra, but this one caught him $10,000!
That's the 8th $10,000 Barra caught in the Territory this month, so what are you waiting for!? Head up there and drop a line in!
Queensland kids to remove 800kg of plastic from the Reef!
This December, the Wild Mob Youth Ambassadors will collect, sort and analyse nearly a tonne of plastic waste found off Mackay in North QLD.
Ban on Fishing Starts this Week in WA!
Don't worry, it's not a ban for all fishing, but it does stop you taking some pretty popular fish home for dinner.
There's 100, $100,000 Barra in the NT! Go get 'em!
It's one of the best tourism initiatives in Australia, where 100 fish have been tagged and released in the Territories best fishing spots - each worth $100k!
Hilarious 'O Bike' Fishing in the Yarra River
O Bikes. They're everywhere in Melbourne, including in the Yarra River, so this guy spent a day out on a fishing trip to catch a few. The result? Seven O Bikes, none of which were released back into the river.
100kg Tuna Caught with a Leg Rope?!
They breed 'em tough in France, and this story out of Lacanau on the West Coast of France is a testament to how tough their anglers are.
This Chick Loves Freediving in 2 Degree water!
While there might be no fish to see here, the footage is this icy stretch of water is spectacular...
Is This The Most Extreme Catch and Release ever?
Aussie blokes. Extreme fishing. Deserted island. Epic Movie!!!!!
QLD Icon: Alvey Fishing Reels Closes Down
Fishing reels that lasted TOO long, were the cause for this iconic fishing brand to close its doors this week.
Get 20km worth of Free Fishing Line! (Just pick it up!)
In just 18 months, this Gold Coast family picked up more than 20km of discarded fishing line, lures and hooks from the Tallebudgera creek.
Going Fishing with Dad - Nothing better!
A year off skiing allowed this daughter to spend some quality time with her dad. What did they do? They went fishing, like they always have...
Fishing Village to Attract Asian Tourists to Townsville
Plans for an International Fishing Series TV show to be filmed in Townsville hope to bring Asian tourists to the area.
WA Government is Proposing Anglers ALWAYS Wear Life Jackets
Would you be comfortable wearing a life jacket whenever you set foot in your tinny? Whether you're at anchor, cruising down the river, or in open ocean? Have your say!
Viva Cuba - Insane Fishing Trip in Cuba!
The boys from Smith Optics jumped the 90 miles from Florida to Cuba, for a weekend of fly fishing in the untouched oasis that is the Cayo Cruz Marine Park.
Seatbelts on Boat Ramps? QLD Police say YES!
In the short moment between winching the boat up your trailer, and driving up the ramp to secure it, QLD Police say you must wear a seatbelt, as one boatie found out this week in Caloundra.
How To Spool a Reel of New Fishing Line
If that old spool of fishing line is getting a bit old, UV damaged, or just a little short for your liking, then it's time to re-spool!
I Caught a Fish, Now How Do I Kill it?
Part three of our series "I caught a fish, now what?" touches on one of fishings darkest sides. Killing fish. Read on to find out how to do it humanely.
I've hooked a fish! Now What? (Handling Fish)
Picking up a fish is best done with a firm grip, fearless attitude and a little know-how. We can help with the last one!
I've hooked a fish! Now what?
Tips on getting that fish from the end of your line, into the esky. Part One in our series of basic Fishing How-To articles. You've got a fish on the end of your line, now what?