With the warmer weather just around the corner, it’s time to start looking around some of those flats, drains and deeper holes in your local estuary or river system for King Threadfin. Colour, depth and size of lures and flies can make a difference when targeting Threadfin. Sometimes Threadies will eat any lure or fly you throw at them without hesitation, but then there are days when they can be very fickle, especially when they are feeding on Jelly Prawns. As a general rule, if the water clarity is low and discoloured (as it usually is where threadfin live),… read more →
John Haenke from Guided Fishing DownUnder recently featured on “Creek to Coast”, here is the first part of the story:
John Haenke from Guided Fishing DownUnder recently featured on “Creek to Coast”, here is the second part of the story:
You probably know John Haenke as the producer and occasional presenter of Fishing DownUnder, but did you know John is now guiding fishing charters in the Hervey Bay and Fraser Coast area, and taking specialised trips to the Fitzroy/Capricorn coast region. John was one of the very first producers to bring recreational fishing to our screens, he has seen a lot of fishing and changes to the fishery in his long career. John worked in the TV industry from the moment he left school, starting in the film department at Channel 0 (nowadays Channel 10) then moved into production and… read more →
Threadfin Salmon have been around in good numbers recently, check out some of the action you can expect to see on this video!
Most summer species have been arriving late this year, probably due to the cooler temperatures we’re still experiencing. As soon as we get a good run of warmer weather things should really start to pick up. Having said this though, there have been schools of Mac Tuna and small longtails in Platypus Bay, feeding on very small baitfish, along with a few XOS cobia. There are also school mackerel in the mix, chasing the baitfish and providing some good light tackle action.. On the freshwater scene, Bass are really firing at the moment, with plenty of surface action for those… read more →