queensland boating and fisheries patrol

Drones used to crack down on illegal fishing

premium_icon Drones used to crack down on illegal fishing

Experts say drones are a waste of time and money

Angler lands barra of a lifetime

premium_icon Angler lands barra of a lifetime

Landing a decent fish takes skill and concentration.

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

'Ghost fishing': Haul of abandoned crabbing gear recovered

Fisheries officers snag nearly 150 bits of derelict, unmarked gear

Hook, line and stinker: Illegal fish stashed in boat's loo

premium_icon Hook, line and stinker: Illegal fish stashed in boat's loo

Recreational fisherman from Glenella cops hefty fine

Fishy dealings at sea as black market spreads in region

Fishy dealings at sea as black market spreads in region

Commercial operator says the black market is rife in the region

Fisheries finally back on Gladstone waters

Fisheries finally back on Gladstone waters

YESTERDAY was the first day of official operations.

Whopper fines issued for spearfishing

Whopper fines issued for spearfishing

Spearfishing in the Noosa River could cost you a $110,00 fine

Recreational fisher fined $4000 for exceeding limit

Recreational fisher fined $4000 for exceeding limit

Number of fish fillets found in unmarked sealed bags in the freezer

Annual sea mullet run is on

Annual sea mullet run is on

Annual sea mullet run is on

Brush up on rules before casting your prawn net

Brush up on rules before casting your prawn net

Recreational fishers reminded that possession limits apply

Angler’s not fine with groper catch penalty

Angler’s not fine with groper catch penalty

Fisher does not agree with fine for catch and release groper

Fishers urged to help protect endangered Mary River Cod

Fishers urged to help protect endangered Mary River Cod

Fish caught regularly have reduced ability to breed and grow

Barramundi coastal fishing ban in place from noon today

Barramundi coastal fishing ban in place from noon today

No taking barramundi home if you catch in ocean from noon today

Report fishing gear you find or risk a fine

Report fishing gear you find or risk a fine

Community urged to report shark control equipment washed up on beach

Fisheries fine crab thieves $1100

Fisheries fine crab thieves $1100

Fisheries urge people to report suspect illegal crabbing

Man fined $35k after illegal crabs identified by DNA

Man fined $35k after illegal crabs identified by DNA

Fisherman fined $35,000 for illegally taking crabs from Gladstone