Category Archives: Fishing news and updates

how to build a fibreglass boat floor that wont get hot

How to build a fibreglass boat deck that doesn’t get hot

Every few years I refit my boat, building in a custom non-slip fibreglass floor that doesn’t get hot. The main advantage of course is that I can run around all summer with no shoes AND I can place fish on the deck without running to grab a wet towel or throw a few buckets of…

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Boating safety offences you should be aware of.

Holiday time is almost here and you can be sure boating and fisheries will be out on the water doing their stuff. I was having a chat to the fisheries guys a short while ago and asked them; What are the most common boating safety offences people make that are easily avoided? And they came…

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King threadfin

Catching Big threadfin.

In this clip, our protaganist Sharkey is having loads of trouble catching a metre plus Big threadfin. An accomplished fisherman, Sharkey has caught just about every fish imaginable, yet a big thready alludes him. He has been sharked, he has had the hooks pulled. Big Threadfin certainly give you curry!   OK, without further ado,…

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Store rods safely with these handy rod cleats

Australia would have to be one of the most over-regulated countries in the world. Keeping on top of the regulations and remaining safe while running a business in an efficient and effective way can be a challenge. Now I’m not knocking the brilliant safety record we have in this country and not trying to cause…

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Big Barramundi Fishing

Catch Barramundi with Big Barra 9

If you are yet to experience the thrill of catching a metre plus barra, you will come pretty close to it in this video. Big Barra 9 is latest installment of the Big Barra series so crank up the volume (if you like Dubstep) and ENJOY!! Featured are some of the barra caught by Hooked…

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Barra Fishing Tips: How Top Fishers Make Their Own Luck.

You want to catch more fish and you know that being in the right Territory with the right Techniques at the right Time is the way to do it. And even though my last post advised that you need to find where the fish aggregate and hold, here’s the truth. In the past when fish…

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Barra Fishing Tips: 3 key elements you MUST get right to catch barramundi

There are three key elements you must get right to catch more barramundi. Working it out however is not that easy! Let me explain. In my first year of uni I struck up friendship with my university lecturer Dr. Catherine Pickering. A botanist. I started working for her as a research assistant on alpine plants,…

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How to become a fish whisperer.

Barra Fishing Tips: How To Become A Fish Whisperer.

Have you heard the saying 20% of fishers catch 80% of the fish? I have and while I’m not sure on the exact stats (there probably aren’t any), I know from fishing for years that it certainly seems true. There are always a couple of guys on facebook, or in the local tackle shop competition,…

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What happens next??

Spotters Comp

Tell us… What happens next??? Win a pair of Spotters Sunglasses plus a Spotters cap by entering our Spotters “What happens next?” competition. Ryan has been wearing Spotters for years and swears by them for finding and catching bait. They are always on his head, so it’s a great prize if you love fishing! All…

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Number 3 Creek, Missionary Bay, July 2012

The changing faces of Hinchinbrook

Hinchinbrook, my home, my work, my play… Scrolling through my computer the other day I came across the Cyclone Yasi file. For those of you living under a rock in early February 2011, Cyclone Yasi, the mother of all storms, swept through devastating the region and pretty much put me out of business for a…

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