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by Big_unit
Wed Feb 10, 2010 9:19 am
Forum: General Fishing Discussion
Topic: Hook Worm
Replies: 1
Views: 501

Re: Hook Worm

It sounds like Anchor worm - Lernaea spp. It is best to leave them alone as the added stress of time out of water and handling can be enough to kill the fish. It is thought that most infected animals do make a recovery in their own time. There are some preparations available through pet stores and v...
by Big_unit
Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:40 pm
Forum: General Fishing Discussion
Topic: Fish frames wanted for research.
Replies: 0
Views: 424

Fish frames wanted for research.

Fish bones high on menus for researchers -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fish bones aren’t something people usually want to keep in their catch - but demand for fish skeletons is high. Fisheries Queensland monitoring staff say more fish skeletons, kno...
by Big_unit
Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:38 pm
Forum: General Fishing Discussion
Topic: Who cut down the mangroves ?
Replies: 0
Views: 489

Who cut down the mangroves ?

Witnesses wanted -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol (QBFP) officers are calling for people who may have witnessed mangrove destruction at Mandalay in Airlie Beach. QBFP district officer Rob McDonald said that an ar...
by Big_unit
Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: General Fishing Discussion
Topic: Toowoomba fishos cop $6000 fine.
Replies: 0
Views: 538

Toowoomba fishos cop $6000 fine.

Fishing haul attracts $6000 fine. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Three Toowoomba recreational fishers have been fined $2000 each by the Maroochydore Magistrates Court for four separate fisheries offences. Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol (QBFP...
by Big_unit
Wed Feb 03, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: PERSONAL fishing & boating gear for sale.
Topic: I have some barra lures for sale.....
Replies: 9
Views: 1054

Re: I have some barra lures for sale.....

Im still keen, call me on 0418 811 943.

Cheers
James
by Big_unit
Mon Feb 01, 2010 1:27 pm
Forum: PERSONAL fishing & boating gear for sale.
Topic: I have some barra lures for sale.....
Replies: 9
Views: 1054

Re: I have some barra lures for sale.....

How much for the lot or whatever you have left ?

Cheers
James
by Big_unit
Mon Jan 25, 2010 3:21 pm
Forum: PERSONAL fishing & boating gear for sale.
Topic: 2003 Holden VY series II 1 Tonne Ute
Replies: 3
Views: 471

Re: 2003 Holden VY series II 1 Tonne Ute

This has to go, its a company vehicle with a full Holden service history and has always been well looked after.

Cheers
James
by Big_unit
Mon Jan 25, 2010 1:54 pm
Forum: General Fishing Discussion
Topic: Recreational Boating & Fishing At A Crossroads
Replies: 4
Views: 908

Re: Recreational Boating & Fishing At A Crossroads

Hi Scott, Some great info there, good work. One small problem though when I sent my email to Mr.Rudd. This Message was undeliverable due to the following reason: Each of the following recipients was rejected by a remote mail server. The reasons given by the server are included to help you determine ...
by Big_unit
Sun Jan 10, 2010 11:08 am
Forum: PERSONAL fishing & boating gear for sale.
Topic: 2003 Holden VY series II 1 Tonne Ute
Replies: 3
Views: 471

2003 Holden VY series II 1 Tonne Ute

2003 Holden 1 tonne utility V8 5.7L Gen III 6 speed manual 130000 Km's Red in colour Alloy tray with ladder racks Nudge bar, towbar, alloy rims, cruise control, CD player, central locking & power windows. Registration until 21/10/10 & Road Worthy Certificate supplied. $19500 negotiable Call - 0407 ...
by Big_unit
Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:26 am
Forum: General Fishing Discussion
Topic: The sport of fishing
Replies: 23
Views: 1869

Re: The sport of fishing

James, thats pretty sad to see mate. 8 dead!....you probably remember the fish kills a few years back, I reckon we lost about 200 or so at Monduran (got off lightly compared to Awoonga and especially Lenthals)...since then I reckon I have seen the odd one every couple of trips, but not 8 or more......
by Big_unit
Tue Jan 05, 2010 8:35 am
Forum: General Fishing Discussion
Topic: The sport of fishing
Replies: 23
Views: 1869

Re: The sport of fishing

I wasnt going to enter in to this debate however I can see both sides of this topic. After spending a couple of days fishing for barra at Lake Monduran I was pretty disappointed to find several large barra ( some over the magic metre ) floating belly up around the dam. I counted eight dead barra in ...
by Big_unit
Wed Dec 30, 2009 4:38 pm
Forum: General Fishing Discussion
Topic: The sport of fishing
Replies: 23
Views: 1869

Re: The sport of fishing

I can see some thought went into this topic.

Im sure this will create some strong healthy discussion - KEEP IT CLEAN LADIES & GENTS.

Cheers
James
by Big_unit
Sat Dec 26, 2009 1:43 pm
Forum: General Boating Discussion
Topic: Desperate advice needed!
Replies: 7
Views: 1177

Re: Desperate advice needed!

Hilarious, good stuff mate.


Cheers
James
by Big_unit
Sat Dec 26, 2009 1:40 pm
Forum: General Boating Discussion
Topic: Advice needed for Fish Finder
Replies: 1
Views: 447

Re: Advice needed for Fish Finder

Have a look at the Lowrance units.

I use the X135 which not made anymore but Im sure there is a suitable replacement being made ?

http://www.lowrance.com/Products/

Cheers
James
by Big_unit
Sat Dec 26, 2009 1:38 pm
Forum: Public Fishing Reports
Topic: Freshwater screamer
Replies: 2
Views: 1732

Re: Freshwater screamer

Ive recently found a spot ( Bundaberg) that is definetely freshwater ( headwaters of a river ) and caught trevally and tarpon is good numbers. Its awesome to hook up to fish that fights like there is no tomorrow in freshwater.

Cheers
James
by Big_unit
Sat Dec 26, 2009 1:33 pm
Forum: General Fishing Discussion
Topic: Weird Rods.
Replies: 2
Views: 501

Re: Weird Rods.

Hi mate,

Check out your local specialist tackle store and speak to the experts behind the counter or google the name your reading about and see what comes up !!!

Cheers
James
by Big_unit
Tue Dec 22, 2009 10:22 am
Forum: General Fishing Discussion
Topic: New size limit for amberjack, samsonfish and mahi mahi
Replies: 0
Views: 601

New size limit for amberjack, samsonfish and mahi mahi

New rules for amberjack, samsonfish and mahi mahiNews release 02 December, 2009 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Anglers are being urged to brush up on their fishing rules with changes to three species now in effect. Fisheries Queensland harvest manage...
by Big_unit
Tue Dec 22, 2009 10:19 am
Forum: General Fishing Discussion
Topic: Johnstone River - microtagged barramundi.
Replies: 0
Views: 328

Johnstone River - microtagged barramundi.

Christmas stocking in Johnstone River News release 16 December, 2009 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Johnstone River will be alive with juvenile barramundi following planned stockings of thousands of "microtagged" fish. These releases of hatchery ...
by Big_unit
Tue Dec 22, 2009 10:16 am
Forum: PERSONAL fishing & boating gear for sale.
Topic: 4.1m Polycraft Challenger - SOLD
Replies: 8
Views: 1346

Re: 4.1m Polycraft Challenger - REDUCED PRICE

Still for sale.

Cheers
James
by Big_unit
Thu Dec 17, 2009 1:52 pm
Forum: PERSONAL fishing & boating gear for sale.
Topic: 4.1m Polycraft Challenger - SOLD
Replies: 8
Views: 1346

Re: 4.1m Polycraft Challenger

Price drop - $12500

Cheers
James