No Boat? 6 Simple Bank Fishing Tips

Fishing is fishing, no matter where you fish from. Some of my best flatheads have been caught from a river bank or rock wall. Even when my mate got himself a huge lizard (even though he was fishing from a boat) he was on the river, next to a stone wall. So, just because you…

Mud Crab – To Keep or Not to Keep

How disheartening is it, when you catch a nice big muddy, only to discover there’s no meat in it. It’s such a waste of a good crab. If you’re an experienced crabber, you probably don’t have that problem. However, for the average Joe, often the lesson learned is after it’s too late. The easiest way…

Eastern Red Scorpionfish = Ouch.

If you have ever caught one of these nasties, you’ve probably caught them more than once. I certainly have, and every time I do, I curse at knowing I must get it off my hooks without getting stabbed. My advice is to use long enough pliers that it cannot accidentally flicker and reach your hand….

Going Crabbing and Catching Fish

We have just one pot that we take with us fishing in hopes to catch a mud crab, sandy or if we’re lucky a delicious painted cray. (Have caught two painted crays in a crab pot back in 2010). It is annoying though when you put your crab pot in a lovely spot away from…

My First Trip to Barwon Banks

The morning began in our little donger in Tewantin AKA Noosa Caravan Park. With the alarm set for 4.00am, the beer drinking had to be limited to maybe six.. or so.