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Race against Tropical Cyclone Owen

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

When AMSA detects a distress beacon, response time is always of the essence, but this rescue mission was a race against Tropical Cyclone Owen to a remote scene of three stranded fishers.

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Safety Equipment Is Likely To Save Your Life

Thursday, 24 December 2020

If you’re at sea and disaster strikes, your safety equipment is likely to save your life.

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Robs Hooked on Mackay

Wednesday, 23 December 2020

Mackay is one of those quaint little regions that flys under the radar a little as far as large scale tourism goes.  But being the start of the Whitsundays and having a huge range of net free estuaries and lakes all fishable in a half day trip from town it is certainly no secret amongst well-travelled anglers…including me.  The variety of fish and environments is exceptional, I will take you through a few of my favourite ones.

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Proper Preparation Can Save Your Life

Wednesday, 9 December 2020

There’s one thing we all want from a fishing trip—to come home safely—but sometimes things go wrong. Western Australian recreational fisherman Lindsay Lankester’s story demonstrates the importance of registering your distress beacon, knowing how to use your safety equipment, and storing it in a place that’s easy to get to in an emergency.

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States Support Return to Boating

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

The Boating Industry Association (BIA) today welcomed moves by Queensland and Western Australia to loosen the COVID-19 restrictions on recreational boating following encouraging signs of containment.

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Fish’N’Tip - Sea-Doos new GTR 230 - a Fun and Fishable PWC!

Thursday, 5 March 2020

My local Sea-Doo dealer staff were keen to have me try the new Sea Doo GTR 230 emphasizing that “it’s a lot of fun”

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Available on iTunes

View and Purchase episodes from the last 3 series of Fishing Australia on iTunes.