Fishing

Wed 23 May 2018

Chippie lands monster catfish the size of a shark

Chippie lands monster catfish the size of a shark

Mark Jorgensen couldn't believe his eyes when he reeled in an epic catfish off the Mackay Breakwater.

Tue 8 May 2018

'Dude you won': $65k boat winner still pinching himself

'Dude you won': $65k boat winner still pinching himself

LAURIE Tooker thought he was dreaming when he heard his name announced as the winner of the 2018 Boyne Tannum HookUp major prize, a $65,000 fishing boat.

Despair for anglers as big dams gulp unfair share of funding

Despair for anglers as big dams gulp unfair share of funding

WARWICK club threatened closure with fears that 60 per cent of funding would be lost under new procedure that takes all but the rod out of angler's hands.

Fri 27 Apr 2018

Quirky catch as shark chows down on Barra

Quirky catch as shark chows down on Barra

Crab potting duo come across shark's dinner

Wed 18 Apr 2018

How on Earth did mud crab "Mad Max" end up here?

How on Earth did mud crab "Mad Max" end up here?

When his dogs wouldn't stop barking Monday night, home owner went to investigate and couldn't believe what he found.

Tue 3 Apr 2018

REVEALED: Truth behind monster bull shark

REVEALED: Truth behind monster bull shark

The photo of a 1.2m bull shark caught in the Maroochy River at the weekend caused plenty of debate on social media.

Wed 21 Mar 2018

FISHING TAILS: Oh dear, he has no rear!

FISHING TAILS: Oh dear, he has no rear!

Little Aussie battler defied nature as it used it's second soft fin and it's anal fin to swim in lieu of a tail.

Tue 6 Mar 2018

Fishermen lodge class action over toxic dredge spill

Fishermen lodge class action over toxic dredge spill

The class action against Gladstone Ports Corporation is for losses the fishermen say resulted from large-scale contamination from a toxic dredge spill.

Thu 22 Feb 2018

Beating men's mental health disorder one cast at a time

Beating men's mental health disorder one cast at a time

THE barriers surrounding men's mental health are being broken down one cast of a fishing line at a time thanks to a government funded program.

Mon 19 Feb 2018

Haul of dead sharks met with outrage

Haul of dead sharks met with outrage

Decapitated and left to rot in the heat, 15 sharks found dead at Fingal Head

Man knocked off kayak by huge shark

Man knocked off kayak by huge shark

A FISHERMAN has had a terrifyingly close encounter with a shark after the three-metre long animal knocked him from his kayak.

Tue 13 Feb 2018

Fisherman lands barra of a lifetime at unlikeliest of places

Fisherman lands barra of a lifetime at unlikeliest of places

WATCH THE VIDEO: A fisherman has landed a massive 1.2 metre barramundi at the unlikeliest of places on the Sunshine Coast.

Sat 10 Feb 2018

Reel women line up for Coast fishing competition

Reel women line up for Coast fishing competition

THE thrill of reeling in her best fish is something Christie Turner hopes more women can experience.

Thu 8 Feb 2018

1.35M MONSTER: The massive barra lurking in Coast waterways

1.35M MONSTER: The massive barra lurking in Coast waterways

WATCH THE VIDEO: Sunshine Coast anglers have landed some impressive barramundi in recent days, including a 1.35m monster.

Mon 29 Jan 2018

Barramundi open season is fast approaching

Barramundi open season is fast approaching

Come noon on Thursday it will be on for young and old.

Thu 25 Jan 2018

WOWEE MAHI! The teen with a knack for reeling in big ones

WOWEE MAHI! The teen with a knack for reeling in big ones

FROM massive marlin to monstrous mahi mahi - this Sunshine Coast teen knows how to reel 'em in big.

Wed 24 Jan 2018

This angler has a better 'one that got away' story than you

This angler has a better 'one that got away' story than you

BILL Avery has a fishermen's story about the one that got away a little more exciting than the rest.

Wed 17 Jan 2018

Amazon predator threatens barra in river

Amazon predator threatens barra in river

A PEST fish usually found in the Amazon in South America has reportedly been found in Mackay's Pioneer River.

WATCH: Big tides, big catches as sharks swim in

WATCH: Big tides, big catches as sharks swim in

BIG tides, murky waters and plenty of herring are bringing sharks in closer to shore.

Mon 15 Jan 2018

Fishers can expect 'biggest changes industry has ever seen'

Fishers can expect 'biggest changes industry has ever seen'

THE recreational and commercial fishing industries could be on the verge of some of "the largest changes in Queensland fishing”.

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