A GREAT part of the Territory lifestyle opened last Wednesday morning with the opening of the NT Waterfowl Hunting season on public hunting reserves
A LARGE and unsuspecting croc got the fright of its life when a vehicle — with an equally surprised driver at the wheel — ran over it on a flooded Cahills Crossing, Australia’s most notorious causeway. WATCH THE INCREDIBLE VIDEO here
FISHOS have been welcomed back to the East Alligator River after a visiting humpback whale swam back out of the river and into the open ocean
A WILD punt by a WA seafood company has hauled in big rewards since it set up in Darwin a little over a year ago. It’s a success story that sees Wild Barra Fisheries with more than 70 per cent of the NT’s barramundi licences and hooked on Darwin and its future.
GARY SHIPWAY, BUSINESS EDITOR
DARWIN’S dramatic tidal movements caught the owner of a boat high and dry today – literally.
A GROUP of Top End fishos have reeled in a black marlin so big they needed a forklift to lift it. SEE the PHOTOS HERE.
Raphaella Saroukos, email@example.com
IT’S really not that hard to clean up after yourself when you go hunting, writes BART IRWIN
BART IRWIN, NT Field and Game
A COUPLE in their 60s was forced to float and tread water for hours in the ocean 10km off shore of Dundee after their boat sank
PARKS and Wildlife staff are feverishly getting our hunting reserves back in order in time for the Waterfowl Hunting Season but they’re having to deal with idiots
You can feel the fever rising as goose season approaches. Hunters far and wide are making plans for opening day, writes BART IRWIN
LOCALS will have a better chance of taking home a big prize at this year’s Million Dollar Fish competition, according to NT fishing guru Alex Julius.
WILL ZWAR, firstname.lastname@example.org
THE final election result is in and the obvious outcome is shooting and hunting is now politicised, probably forever, writes BART IRWIN
The shocking death of a 56-year-old angler after being struck by a flying Spanish mackerel near the Six Mile Buoy was probably a million-to-one event but one that was always possible, writes ALEX JULIUS
A MAN has died after a freak accident saw him hit in the chest by a large fish while he was fishing with family and friends in Darwin Harbour
PHILLIPPA BUTT and GARY SHIPWAY
The State Government’s environmental credentials ‘are on the line’ after it ‘ignored’ concerns over the proposed port’s impact on Cockburn Sound fish stocks, WA’s peak recreational fishing body says.
THE Country Liberal Party has announced its plan to “safeguard and enhance” recreational fishing ahead of the August 22 election
CALLS to ban commercial and recreational fishing at the Oceanic Shoals Marine Park won’t push the NT government to make a knee-jerk reaction, with a government spokesman saying they are confident current measures will help sustain the marine park.
Will Zwar, email@example.com
A LEADING marine biologist has called for the Oceanic Shoals Marine Park, northwest of the Tiwi Islands, to be closed to recreational and commercial fishing
VISITORS will have to wait a little longer before they are allowed to head back to Kakadu National Park after Parks Australia confirmed its official reopening date today
A Recfishwest trial program for fish aggregating devices in WA has produced exciting results across the state.
THE CareFlight rescue helicopter had to pick up a second medical crew to assist a boatload of Dundee fishos when it was called while already dealing with another emergency case
A MAN, who lost control of his boat and ploughed into mangroves, was left at the mercy of a number of crocodiles he saw during an afternoon on the water
A 24-YEAR-OLD man has suffered serious injuries after he was bitten by a croc while fishing at Mandorah
TERRITORY golfers will be back out on the course tomorrow, as restrictions on non-contact outdoor sports are lifted. And it’s also good news for fishos
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