UPDATE: 2.20pm:  State member for Gladstone Glenn Butcher said local boaties and fishermen are the “biggest winners” from the $1.5 million track, but “once words gets out, particularly on social media these days, the tourism opportunities are immense”. THE CONSTRUCTION of a new 4WD track on Curtis Island is setRead More →

A crew of six Walmart FLW Tour pros joined FLW Weighmaster Chris Jones for the announcement. One-by-one, each pro was handed a sealed envelope containing the location and date of one of the six 2017 regular-season Tour events, which he then revealed to the crowd. In attendance were many ofRead More →

On many of these small streams, there’s no room for a backcast because of all the brush and trees on the bank. That’s where the bow-and-arrow cast comes in handy. This time of year, many of us head for the high country, where streams remain cool in the dead ofRead More →

The organisation has launched a fundraising drive so it can “buy and retire” a licence – a move it says will save at least 10,000 sharks each year, along with dugongs, turtles and dolphins killed as by-catch. CONSERVATION group WWF plans to buy a Great Barrier Reef shark fishing licenceRead More →

FLW Mexico That was proved the first weekend in July when FLW Mexico held its last qualifying tournament to decide who will represent the country in the International Division of the Costa FLW Series Championship. Two 10-pound-plus bass were caught, along with several other fish that any tournament angler wouldRead More →