The Great Shark Debate – Are numbers booming?

25 April 2016 Categories: Articles

The Great Shark Debate There’s no doubt that over the past few years sharks have become a hot topic among the Australian public, with increased sightings and attacks raising questions on their numbers and behaviour. For many across the nation it’s become a touchy and heated debate, with conservation groups doing their best to down [...]

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Preparing yourself for overnight offshore fishing trips DI Point & Fraser Island

24 October 2011 Categories: Articles

In this article I thought I would write about fishing over night off Double Island Point/Fraser Island. For some this sounds like a daunting process while for others it’s just second nature and a perfect way to target quality fish. The area off Double Island Point/Fraser Island is home to an array of species with [...]

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How to find new reef that produces trophy fish

12 October 2011 Categories: Articles

This article would be one that I hope readers find useful and actually understand with confidence to put some simple ideas to practice in hope of improving your fishing dramatically. Often you hear fisherman say they went to a location and the fishing was extremely poor and there is no fish left in the ocean. [...]

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How to become a better offshore fisherman

12 October 2011 Categories: Articles

For this article I thought I would give a few ideas to help you plan ahead and make the most of your fishing trips. Firstly the most important part of fishing is to have a goal or a plan. By this I mean you have a certain species in mind to fish for or an [...]

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Fishing fads & other floating objects

03 October 2011 Categories: Articles

Most fishermen would have fished or at least heard of fish attracting devices (FADS) and how well these man made contraptions attract fish so it’s no surprise that floating debris has the same effect or if not better as they travel in the currents over large distances. I would have to say it’s more common [...]

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Camping/fishing Double Island Point in the old days

01 October 2011 Categories: Articles

In this article I thought I would share my experiences of Double Island Point and how I began fishing this fantastic area. It all began when Dad and his mates started fishing from the rocks at DI Point 1974 where they would catch Jewfish, Bream, Trevally, Tailor and the odd Snapper. Back then there were [...]

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Targeting large bottom dwelling speedsters

01 October 2011 Categories: Articles

If you like targeting big fish and don’t mind pain then you can’t go past bottom dwelling speedsters such as Amberjack, Samson, Cobia and Yellowtail kingfish. Although this may not be everyone’s cup of tea, for some it’s what fishing is all about and this is purely sport and a challenge to beat such a [...]

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Learn more about the species you target to better your results.

01 October 2011 Categories: Articles

Like many people I find the ocean to be a place full of unpredictable events and mysteries. The unknown of what’s under the surface waiting to be discovered is exciting. It is no secret that mankind knows very little about the ocean and it’s inhabitants although there are a lot of scientists and researchers doing [...]

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The Story of the powercat we found 18 months after going missing from Moreton Island

01 October 2011 Categories: Articles

It was just another fishing trip off the Wide Bay Bar with 10-15 knots of ENE wind blowing and reasonably calm seas. After getting into some nice fish on close in grounds the good conditions got the better of us and we headed wide to go look at an area that I have had some [...]

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