Fishing

The Lure of Mangrove Jacks

It was mid-November and mangrove jack season was really starting to fire with good numbers of solid fish being landed. With a quick phone call

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Through the Porthole – Bream Series

  “BOATS OF THE BREAM SERIES” Photo by Scott Butler Scott Butler took this photo on his iPhone on 29 November at the Spit boat

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Tranquil Bass Fishing at Hinze Dam

Dam fishing has its own perks and challenges. Alex Roy of Sporty’s Fishing in Bundall, a local freshwater fishing expert, shows and tells the Boat

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Marlin: Catching the elusive billfish

Gold Coast has one of the most consistent marlin fishing locations in Australia. Local fishing personality Kevin Ballantine of Gold Coast Fishing Tackle shares his

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Of spanners and mud: DIY crabbing basics

The Gold Coast has countless mangrove islands and mud banks with clean waterways with abundant food source making prime real estate for many crab varieties.

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FISHING ON THE BROADWATER

The Broadwater estuary is my favourite place to fish on the coast. Providing easy access to protected waterways, and the chance to catch a trophy-sized

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Prawns, anyone?

Who can miss the oft-photographed trawler boats on the Broadwater? And who hasn’t bought fresh prawns—and more—from the trawlers directly? Roxeen Vaughan offers us a

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How to catch Flathead on the Gold Coast

Flathead is a very popular fish to catch in Australia. For this flathead season, Kevin Ballantine and Nic Welch offer very practical advice for catching

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Destination: Fishing

The many miles of sheltered waterways, combined with a normally very safe Gold Coast Seaway and easy access to the offshore reefs, means the average

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Queensland’s best Angler

Ever wanted to enter a fishing competition but didn’t have the time to be there on the day? Matt Palmer, an enterprising fishing advocate, and

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