Kids Fishing Basics

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I have noticed an old trend re-emerging in the fishing scene, we have an increase in parents finding that little bit more “free time” to spend with the kids (Tacklerats in the making)  and so they are taking the kids fishing! This is an awesome result as you are getting the kids outside away from […]

Jetty Fishing Basics

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Why are people drawn to Jetty Fishing or Pier Fishing? Most structures like a Jetty or Pier can be fished when the winds are up, the clouds have moved in or when you have no other option than to be land based. Jetties and Piers are like an Artificial Reef for the hundreds of different […]

Land Based Shark Tagging Basics by Aaron Davison

Introduction Shark fishing has long been a recreational activity along the Queensland Coast. From the fifties when Bob Dyer was catching record Tigers off Cape Moreton, to the current crop of pier/land-based enthusiasts, all manner of species and weights have been achieved. Thankfully, catch and release fishing has caught on in the past couple of […]

Impoundment Barramundi Techniques by John Hazelwood

Impoundment Barramundi

General Information The iconic Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) has been stocked in freshwater impoundments in Queensland for many years now, beginning in 1985 I believe, at Lake Tinaroo near Atherton from where a fish weighing 45kg has been recorded. In recent times other impoundments like Lake Awoonga and Lake Monduran have produced incredible numbers of huge […]