Fishing

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Anglers want restrictions to 6 marine parks lifted

premium_icon Anglers want restrictions to 6 marine parks lifted

RECREATIONAL anglers are now pushing for fishing restrictions to be lifted in six marine parks after the government scrapped plans for a wider lockout.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

FISHERIES Queensland officers have snagged nearly 150 derelict and unmarked crab pots and dillies "ghost fishing” in Mackay's Net Free Zone.

New Fitzroy river cruise business unveiled in Rocky

premium_icon New Fitzroy river cruise business unveiled in Rocky

ADVANCE Rockhampton's new Fishing the Fitzroy campaign revealed

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Monster fish the 'catch of a lifetime'

premium_icon Monster fish the 'catch of a lifetime'

CQ man's monstrous catch off Yeppoon coast

Record school mackerel numbers at Urangan Pier

Record school mackerel numbers at Urangan Pier

IT MIGHT be school mackerel season at the Urangan Pier but one local fisherman said Monday provided a never-before-seen abundance of fish.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Notorious black swan predator caught by kids

premium_icon Notorious black swan predator caught by kids

A notorious Pelican Waters' eel, rumoured to be a predator of the region's black swan eggs, has been caught by a pair of kids.

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