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.
An Eel, Bull Shark and a Teenager in Brisbane
What happens when an enthusiastic angler in Brisbane hooks a giant Pike Eel in the Brisbane River? Hilarity, as we found out when we read the story of Rick van der Drift's big catch this week.
WA to install more 'fishing debris bins'.
After collecting more than 8.7km of fishing line, 1743 fishing hooks and sinkers, 254 lure packets and 1508 bait bags in specialized bins around Perth, the WA Department of Fisheries is planning to spend another $20,000 on expanding the scheme.
Two eyes, a rare specimen and one lucky fisherman.
Port Douglas in North Queensland was the scene of quite an exciting catch this week, when a recreational angler hauled in a very rare species of swordfish. The Green Swordfish measuring 4.2m long was caught off the beach, but retrieving it could have resu
Swimming through a minefield
Ever wondered what it looks like when 30,000 people go ice fishing on one lake? You probably haven't wondered; but just in case you did, it looks like this.
Pirtek Fishing Challenge
Last year it raised a whopping $130,000 for Prostate Cancer, and it's back once again to live up to it's title of the biggest fishing event in Australia. The Pirtek Fishing Challenge! Entries are now open, and for just $20, you too can join the effort thi
Election provides a chance for Moreton Bay Fishing Haven
With an election looming in Queensland, now is your chance to influence a major change for recreational fishing in the state!
Shoalhaven Recreational Fishing Reef
The Minister for Primary Industries recently announced that the Department of Primary Industries will be deploying an offshore recreational fishing reef in the Shoalhaven area to increase recreational fishing opportunities.
New Rules for Fresh Water Anglers in QLD
Look out for new rules coming in February for fresh water fishing if you're in QLD!
Rock fishing is 3.1 times riskier than swimming.
As we begin 2015, Surf Life Saving Australia has looked back on 2014, to a year where Rock Fishing was declared as the most dangerous activity you can do on the coast.
What's worse than being in the water with a shark?
This unfortunate situation was realized by a Victorian man earlier this week after he was taken to hospital with some pretty serious wounds to his upper thigh.
Recreational Fishing to Continue off Cape Byron
In a quietly released statement from the NSW Government this week, Recreational fishing will continue from the popular Cape Byron and Tyagarah Beach in Byron Bay, NSW.
Haines Signature Introduces Carbon Kevlar in 2015
Haines Signature Boats, manufacturers of Australia's best-built boats, is extremely proud to announce a class-leading, technological addition to their manufacturing process.
18yr old fatally attacked by shark while spear fishing.
Title This week an 18 year old man was bitten by a shark while spearfishing off the QLD coast, later dying from his injuries.
Recreational Fishery Opening in TAS Targetting Swordfish
In a bid to boost the Tasmanian Game Fishing Tourism industry, both the state and federal government are providing funding to local businesses in order to help them get started.
Victorian Angler fined for Fishing License Scam!
A Victorian Angler, Glenn Greene was this week fined $3000 for writing out his own Recreational Fishing Licenses in Victoria, after being mistakenly given 5000 blank licenses in 2013.
How to flush your outboard
After a days boating it is important that you flush your outboard with fresh water to ensure its longevity.
Inland Waterway Safety
In 2013-2014, Inland Waterways saw the highest number of drowning deaths (39%), compared to Swimming Pools (15%) and Beaches (13%). Overall, 266 people drowned in Australian waterways and 105 of these occurred in Inland Waterways (National Drowning Report
This scary lookin' fish is even scarier than you thought!
"Ahhhhhh!" Now you immediately understand which fish we're talking about, but alas, the picture you're thinking of in your head (from Finding Nemo) is not quite a perfect rendition of the actual fish.
Electro Fishing - the friendly way to fish...
Electro Fishing uses an electrical current to 'stun' fish by sending an electric shock from a small Annode off the front of the boat, grounded to the boat itself. Any fish caught in between the two get a hefty zap, before they roll over, float to the surf
MorningTide Debuts Extreme Fishing Web Series
It's not every day you hear about fishing be classed as an extreme sport, but when it comes to the boys from Morning Tide, it just takes one look at what they do before you'll agree.
New Bag limits for NSW Anglers
This week a couple of new rules came into effect for Anglers in NSW, with the Department of Primary Industries revising bag limits, and permitting certain types of Recreational fishing where it has been banned in the past.
Heatwave responsible for depleting Fish stocks in WA
After the devastating 'Marine Heatwave' that devastated WA's fish stocks in 2010-2011, forecasters are predicting a warmer than average summer once again.
Celebrities stand up for recreational fishing in Victoria.
This week five of fishings biggest names stood up to the local councils and Vic Fisheries in an attempt to re-zone Port Phillip bay to a recreational fishing haven.
The one that got away, finally some proof!
"Spat the hook he did! Right as we pulled him out of the water". Said this guy, as the Black Marlin he thought he'd landed swam off into the distance. Only thing is, this time there was a GoPro (or some kind of camera) attached to the fishermans head, cap