April 2018 Fishing & Moon Phases

New From Mercury

Mercury Marine is excited to introduce its all new V6 FourStroke outboard family and the expansion of its SeaPro commercial line.

Just unveiled at the 2018 Miami International Boat Show, the new engines include 175hp, 200hp and 225hp FourStroke outboards and a V6 200hp SeaPro commercial outboard.

February 2018 Fishing & Moon Phases

Top Shelf Fishing - Talina O'Brien 2017

Most of us have those dream trips always in the back of our heads - some have the opportunity to make those dream trips occur and some just keep on dreaming. I moved to Bamaga over four years ago and during my time in such an amazing part of Australia, I have always talked about my dream fishing trips that I would love to do before ever relocating. 

A severe outbreak of coral-eating crown-of-thorns starfish is occurring in the Swain Reefs, the southernmost location in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park found to have the starfish during the current outbreak.

Fishing & Moon phases - January 2018

Mackay Council Right Behind Fishing Tourism

THE Cape Hillsborough to St Helens Beach net free zone will be getting a second windfall.

Council is kicking in an extra $100,000 to help promote the destination to recreational fishers.

Beginners Guide: "Reds From DI to 1770" Peter Ford 2017

When you’re flicking through your favourite fishing mag or looking at your Facebook feed, you get the feeling that red emperor’s are a little hard to catch as they seem to be the trophy fish caught in ones or twos, here and there.

Fishing & Moon Phases - December 2017

How To Fish 4lb Style! Miles Tam

Well that brings us to another 4lb challenge done and dusted! This has to be one of Australia’s, if not the world’s most ‘social’ fishing comps! Once again Cardwell in North Queensland remained our choice of location with Hinchinbrook being the only system big enough to be able to hide 40 boats and still feel isolated.

88Nm In A 4.2m Punt! - Miles Tam 2017

Now many are probably thinking ‘is this bloke for real’? The short answer is ‘yes’, but there were many factors that allowed this to happen. Firstly I know this area better than my own backyard,

Sunny Coast Offshore Yakking - Barry Stevenson

The weather prediction for the day was light winds and half a metre of swell; perfect for an offshore kayak fish with a beach launch. I was aiming for a bit of fun chasing sweetlip or squire and if I could get a few on plastic, all the better.

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