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  • Catching Yellowfin Bream on the Gold Coast

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    If you’re fishing in the canals around the Gold Coast, you may want to try your luck at catching a few Yellowfin Bream.  This common fish, also known as, sea bream and silver bream, have a silvery/bronze body and yellowish ventral and anal fins.  It can sometimes be confused with Tarwhine and Pikey Bream. Their common size is 25 cm, with a maximum length of 65 cm.  Maximum bag limit is 30 bream total including Pikey, and Tarwhine.  Minimum size for possession is 25 cm.

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  • Daiwa’s Revolutionary Baitcaster Reels Now in Stock

    Tackle Warehouse has incredible new Daiwa baitcaster reels that we’re thrilled to share with you. Designed for fishing enthusiasts, the Alphas Air, Zillion HD and Daiwa HRF are the definition of precision and finesse.

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  • How to Catch Australian Bass

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    We recently caught up with Liam, a store representative of The Tackle Warehouse, to learn how he gets the iconic Australian Bass to bite. Australian Bass are a classic. Formerly called Perch, this is a popular fish to target when fishing fresh water streams and impoundments all along the Australian eastern seaboard.

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  • Fishing the Brisbane River

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    The Brisbane River is the longest river in southeast Queensland and flows through the state’s capital. Throughout much of the 1900’s, the river was highly polluted and largely unfished. River dredging ended in 1993, leading to a resurgence of fish. According to the Courier Mail, pollution minimisation in southeast Queensland has also helped to drastically clean up the river water. The last time it was this clean was at the start of the 1900’s!

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  • Juvenile Black Marlin Fishing in South East Queensland

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    Adult Black Marlin are referred to as “rhinos of the sea,” due to their spear like nose and mammoth size. Fully grown females are the largest, and can weigh as much as 450kg! As the ultimate game fish, the giant Black Marlin is accredited for making Cairns a world-class fishing destination. To hook your own Marlin, you don’t need to charter a boat out of Cairns or any of the other Marlin hot spots. You just have to think smaller.

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  • Fishing QLD’s Smooth Waters and Dams: A Beginner’s Guide

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    Regulation of Queensland’s waterways has a twofold purpose, to preserve aquatic environments and to make water recreation as safe as possible.  Learn Queensland’s fishing and boat regulations when out on smooth waters  to stay safe, practice sustainable fishing and avoid fines.

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  • Protecting Queensland’s Vulnerable Fish

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    Do you know what aquatic species are protected?

    Every angler plays a role in ensuring Australia’s fish populations remain stable and strong. Sustainable fishing will allow future generations to enjoy the gift of fishing as well. A key component to sustainable fishing practices involves protecting vulnerable species by leaving them in their environment. Fish are a finite resource and over-fishing will decrease the population. Conservation efforts to restore populations are slow, sometimes expensive and occasionally ineffective. It is far wiser to practice sustainable angler practices to prevent and restore our fish populations.

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  • Squid Time

    The cooler months of the year can be a great time for Anglers to chase some squid in the shallow waters.

    Casting squid jigs from either a boat or even from the shore during the day or night can be effective in getting a few squid for a feed.

    When choosing a squid jig Anglers should be mindful of the depth of water they are casting into as different jigs have different sink weights and sink rates.

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  • Basic Reel Care

    To keep your fishing reels in perfect working order you need to have them serviced at regular intervals. Between services on your reels there are several things you can do as a preventative measure to help reduce wear and tear on your reels.

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  • Micro Jigging

    Micro Jigging is a relatively new lure fishing technique to Australia which has really taken off over the last 12 months. It is a style of fishing which can be extremely effective if anglers get the technique and tackle correct. Good quality and affordable tackle has become wildly available and the investment isn’t too great for the angler who maybe unsure whether this is a style of fishing that may suit them.
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