Fishing

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.

Thu 12 Oct 2017

MIGHTY CATCH: Two-hour fight to reel in 60kg cobia

MIGHTY CATCH: Two-hour fight to reel in 60kg cobia

“I have seen plenty of big cobes over the years but this thing was next level."

Mon 9 Oct 2017

27yo 'gone fishing' to Mackay, never came back

27yo 'gone fishing' to Mackay, never came back

Angler Ashley Sims moved to Mackay five years ago for the fishing, he hasn't looked back.

Fisher spends hours at sea after being shot with speargun

Fisher spends hours at sea after being shot with speargun

A MAN has spent the day in agony after he was shot with a speargun while fishing off Agnes this morning.

Thu 5 Oct 2017

Whale of an shark encounter for fisherman

Whale of an shark encounter for fisherman

A GRAND day fishing on the Great Barrier Reef was made even better for a boatload of tourists who encountered the biggest fish on the planet.

Mon 25 Sep 2017

Wake held for skipper who mysteriously disappeared at sea

Wake held for skipper who mysteriously disappeared at sea

A WAKE has given closure to friends of a Coast fisherman who is believed dead after his fishing trawler disappeared off the Fraser Coast late last year.

Wed 20 Sep 2017

Skipper snags 507kg black marlin

Skipper snags 507kg black marlin

SKIPPER Bill Billson has made an impressive start to the black marlin season reeling in the first 507kg grander.

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