|News for the Last 7 Days - FishingBoating-World
Supersize your fishing stories, no exaggeration needed
By Isla McKechnie, Auckland ,
2:30 AM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
If you’re looking forward to throwing in a line this summer, head down to the Auckland On Water Boat Show from Thursday 25 September for the latest developments in fishing technology. ADOS, Addicted to Fishing’s Nicky Sinden will be on-site with her new Stabicraft vessel. Nicky’s worked closely with the Stabicraft team to create her perfect fishing boat. ...
Ten safe and clean refueling tips for boaters
By BoatUS, ,
4:54 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Unlike an automobile, recreational boats have special safety needs when it comes to refueling. Stern drive or inboard powered boats have closed engine compartments where volatile gasoline vapors don’t easily dissipate, and older gasoline powered boats are the riskiest to refuel as their brittle fuel hoses can crack, leaving gas in the bilge after a fill-up. ...
Artist and angler Carey Chen onboard for Bimini Wahoo Tournament
By Diana Weber, Bimini ,
3:43 PM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
Popular marine artist Carey Chen, whose colorful works are inspired from a lifetime of fishing and observing the ocean and its creatures, has been commissioned to 'paint a trophy' to be awarded to the top team for heaviest wahoo at the Bimini Wahoo Smackdown V tournament scheduled for November 13-15. ...
Abbot Point onshore disposal
By Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, ,
9:38 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority welcomes the Queensland Government’s announcement that proposes onshore disposal of dredge material from the Abbot Point port development. ...
New Zealand's largest on water boat show kicks off next Thursday
By Ellie Brade, ,
6:30 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The Viaduct Harbour will play host to nearly 200 exhibiting companies and over 200 boats, at the Auckland On Water Boat Show from the 25 – 28 September.
The Auckland On Water Boat Show has been steadily growing over 16 years and this edition, from the 25 to the 28 September, has added new dimensions to the show, popular with industry and recreational boaters. ...
No excuse for no fishing licence
By Melanie Curtis, ,
2:29 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
A father and son have been fined $1,500 each and banned from recreational fishing for a year after they were found fishing without a licence at Airey’s Inlet in January. The pair from Melbourne’s north west, aged 51 and 27, were found guilty and sentenced in Broadmeadows Court this week. ...
Auckland Water Boatshow: Practice session for Guinness World Record
By Charles Winstone, Westhaven ,
9:15 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
At the upcoming Auckland on Water Boat Show (25-28 Sept) Lancer Industries Ltd will be arranging a Guinness World Record attempt for 'Most People on a Stand Up Paddle Board'. The attempt will also raise funds for the Child Cancer Foundation (CCF) through 'SUPport Courage'. ...
Brisbane to host new boat show at Manly on Moreton Bay *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
5:54 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
In the wake of the 54th Brisbane Boat Show, the team at Marine Queensland is already hard at work planning and creating an effective sales environment for exhibitors at its new event, which will merge the Tinnie & Tackle show with an on-water experience. ...
Ultimate Cup: Final of the Barker vs Spithill clash
By Sail-World NZ, ,
2:05 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Almost 12 months after they met on the water in San Francisco, the Match has been re-run in New Zealand, under the fishing version of America's Cup Rules. Jimmy Spithill and Dean Barker competed in a fishing competition under complex rules geared around fish size, lure and edibility. ...
Great Barrier Reef plan released for comment
By Queensland Minister for Environment, ,
11:29 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
A long-term sustainability plan to protect and manage the Great Barrier Reef for the next 35 years has been released for comment by the Australian and Queensland governments. ...
Superior prepares for Monaco Yacht Show debut *Feature
By Superior, ,
9:46 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Superior will be attending the 24th edition of the world’s largest on-water show devoted to superyachts, in the idyllically situated deep-water port of Port Hercule, Monaco, 24 to 27 September. ...
Sharks more abundant on healthy coral reefs
By James Cook University, ,
12:01 PM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
The study examined the distribution patterns and habitat associations of sharks, using thousands of baited remote underwater video stations (BRUVS) across the entire GBR Marine Park over a 10-year period from the year 2000. 'This study has demonstrated how important the health of coral reefs is for the future of shark populations on the GBR,' said Mario Espinoza ...
Antarctic Team discovers mechanism for massive ice shelf collapse
By British Antarctic Survey, ,
8:33 AM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
An international team of scientists, including the British Antarctic Survey, studied the geologic history of the area of the Antarctic Peninsula where the Larsen B ice shelf disintegrated, the portion of Antarctica that extends northwards toward South America. The new findings support the idea that such a dramatic collapse can be caused by surface warming. ...
Brisbane Boat Show - Opens with great attractions and innovations
By John Daffy, Brisbane ,
2:15 PM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - The Brisbane Boat Show has opened with a great public response to the huge range of new boats, engines and equipment being displayed; show innovations including trailer reversing clinics and the opportunity for the public to vote on marine matters they consider important, as well as some clear messages for governments and authorities. ...
Marine Rescue volunteers in two searches on NSW northern waters
By Ken McManus, ,
3:47 AM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
Volunteers from Marine Rescue Evans Head and Port Macquarie were called in today to assist in two searches off the NSW coast. ...
Brisbane Boat Show begins *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
9:44 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
The 54th annual Brisbane Boat Show began yesterday, Friday 12 September, under sunny skies and high-20s temperatures, with 110 exhibitors over a massive area at RNA Showgrounds - a combination which is sure to lure visitors in their droves over the weekend. ...
New size limits to improve Murray cod numbers
By Vic Coalition, ,
2:30 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
New recreational catch limits for Murray cod in Victorian waters will improve the species’ sustainability and improve fishing opportunities for anglers in the long term. ...