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‘Half the turtles are gone’: Mackay fisher fined over net

Premium Content ‘Half the turtles are gone’: Mackay fisher fined over net

A commercial fisher has been slapped with a $3734 fine after a ‘disgusting’ act at...

Several turtles entangled in ‘death trap’ off Mackay beach

Premium Content Several turtles entangled in ‘death trap’ off Mackay beach

Anger has flared as footage shows turtles trapped in net

Fisheries blitz on freshwater impoundments

Premium Content Fisheries blitz on freshwater impoundments

So far almost $10,000 in fines have been issued and the number of Central...

Shark drumlines removed from CQ beaches due to weather

Premium Content Shark drumlines removed from CQ beaches due to weather

Shark control equipment has been removed amid the possibility of a cyclone forming...

Yeppoon illegal fishing raid proving to be a complex matter

Premium Content Yeppoon illegal fishing raid proving to be a complex matter

Investigations are into one residential and two business premises

Yeppoon fisheries raid could see fishermen fined up to $390k

Premium Content Yeppoon fisheries raid could see fishermen fined up to $390k

Investigations continue into seafood black market offences

Fishermen getting salty over ‘sneaky’ satellite monitoring

Premium Content Fishermen getting salty over ‘sneaky’ satellite monitoring

Fishermen getting salty over ‘sneaky’ satellite monitoring

'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

UPDATE: Illegal 45m fishing net found in broad daylight

Premium Content UPDATE: Illegal 45m fishing net found in broad daylight

The alert was sparked after a report from a member of the public.

Widow tells of dive death horror

Premium Content Widow tells of dive death horror

Widow of Fisheries Queensland boss speaks out about fatal dive.

Pro angler pinched for meddling with crab pots

Premium Content Pro angler pinched for meddling with crab pots

$10,000 fine after extensive surveillance operation

'They want to track us like paedophiles'

Premium Content 'They want to track us like paedophiles'

War on the water as state government calls for vessel monitoring

Shark control contractor accused of shark finning

Shark control contractor accused of shark finning

Shark fin raid leads to court hearing

Commercial scallop fishing remains off limits

Commercial scallop fishing remains off limits

Local restaurant forced to buy imported scallops

Fisheries Queensland investigate crab selling in Hervey Bay

Fisheries Queensland investigate crab selling in Hervey Bay

The maximum penalty for selling without a licence is $121,900.

Fishermen stung with undersized fish in 4-day crackdown

Fishermen stung with undersized fish in 4-day crackdown

More than 30 notices were handed out to fishermen breaking the law

Fishermen caught using nets in Dugong Protection Area

Fishermen caught using nets in Dugong Protection Area

They were caught illegally fishing in Rodds Bay.

Two Maryborough fishermen fined for illegal nets

Two Maryborough fishermen fined for illegal nets

All nets were seized and they were fined $4712

Fishermen busted with 77 reef fin fish, 28 redthroat emperor

Fishermen busted with 77 reef fin fish, 28 redthroat emperor

Three fishermen received fines of more than $400.

How to measure your catch to ensure it's within limits

How to measure your catch to ensure it's within limits

Knowing how to measure your catch accurately is important

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