Fishing

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”.

Wed 3 Jan 2018

Fisherman lands half tonne marlin: record pending

Fisherman lands half tonne marlin: record pending

A FISHERMAN has reportedly landed what could be Australia's biggest blue marlin.

New rules for catching hammerhead sharks

New rules for catching hammerhead sharks

FISHERIES Queensland is reminding commercial fishers of the new requirements for hammerhead sharks which came into effect on Monday.

Sat 30 Dec 2017

Lucky escape for five fisherman after boat sinks near GKI

Lucky escape for five fisherman after boat sinks near GKI

Coast Guard's epic rescue of the group of marooned spear fishermen.

Wed 13 Dec 2017

Mud crab mania: Wet weather flushes muddies out in numbers

Mud crab mania: Wet weather flushes muddies out in numbers

MUD CRABS are on the march in Coast rivers after the heavy rainfall flushed them out.

Mon 20 Nov 2017

The incredible story behind this monster fish

The incredible story behind this monster fish

NO wetsuit; just shorts, a T-shirt and spear in hand: More to historic photo than meets the eye.

'It was a shame it died': Fisherman defends massive catch

'It was a shame it died': Fisherman defends massive catch

THE fisherman who reeled in a 360-kilogram black marlin has defended his catch following criticism it should have been tagged and released.

Thu 16 Nov 2017

'Could've nearly fit in its mouth': Massive marlin landed

'Could've nearly fit in its mouth': Massive marlin landed

A MAN has landed a 4m fish weighing 360kg while on a fishing expedition - still smaller than the biggest marlin caught on the trip off the Cairns coast.

Mon 30 Oct 2017

'Monster shark' so close 'we could've touched it': Fisherman

'Monster shark' so close 'we could've touched it': Fisherman

VIDEO footage taken by a fisherman has been analysed by a shark expert who said it looked like a grey nurse shark, which was "not common" to see in the river.

Whopper barra second biggest in comp's 19 year history

Whopper barra second biggest in comp's 19 year history

'TROPHY fish' aplenty as anglers cast their rods in the Fitzroy River.

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