Fishing

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.

Wed 5 Sep 2018

Change in fishing rules

Change in fishing rules

IN an act to save a species from being over fished, new rules are now in play for recreational and commercial fishers.

Tue 4 Sep 2018

Real or fake? Swordfish caught at Pumicestone Passage

Real or fake? Swordfish caught at Pumicestone Passage

VIDEO footage of a swordfish being caught at Pumicestone Passage in Caloundra has sparked debate online to whether it's fake.

Fishing vessels offered rebate for tracking devices

Fishing vessels offered rebate for tracking devices

The State Govt will offer up to $970 in rebates for the purchase and installation of approved vessel tracking units.

Wed 29 Aug 2018

Boaties' fish dinner costs them thousands

Boaties' fish dinner costs them thousands

THE offenders were fined $3132 by Queensland Fisheries patrol officers after a member of the public reported the unlawful incident.

Wed 15 Aug 2018

WATCH: Paddler's close encounter with whale

WATCH: Paddler's close encounter with whale

A COOLUM kayaker has captured his impressive close encounter with a whale on film.

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