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28th Apr 2014
SHARE & WIN COMP
 WIN with Boab! Simply share your Boab pics with us on facebook or instagram and go into the draw to win the following prizes! All you have to do is tag us in your awesome Boab adventures with @Boab Boat Hire and hashtag your instagram pics ...
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28th Apr 2014
SHARE & WIN COMP
 WIN with Boab! Simply share your Boab pics with us on facebook or instagram and go into the draw to win the following prizes! All you have to do is tag us in your awesome Boab adventures with @Boab Boat Hire and hashtag your instagram pics ...
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30th Nov 1999
Amazing weather here in Hervey bay!!
Come visit us here in Hervey Bay, the weather is amazing for fishing. Or get out there up and close to the super boats next weekend.
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25th Oct 2013
Whale Watching Season
Don't forget whale watching season in Hervey bay is from mid-july to mid-november so if you've ever wanted to witness these majestic creatures time is running out! These amazing creatures have made Hervey Bay a regular stop on their annual migration ...
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30th Nov 1999
The Super boats in Hervey Bay!!!
The awesome super boats here in Hervey Bay racing!!!
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30th Nov 1999
Come see us this weekend at the Brizzy Boat show!
Come see us at the Brizzy Boat show here in Brisbane this weekend- until Sunday- come say hi to Craig!!
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30th Nov 1999
Let's get fishing!!
Come hang out and relax in super amazing Hervey Bay Qld, and get some fishing in too!!! Snapper season is just about to start!!!
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30th Nov 1999
The whales are here!!!!!
The fishing is picking up now, but the whales are here too- so it's awesome out there!!!!
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14th Jul 2012
Hervey Bay- Home of the humpbacks!!!!
Beautiful Hervey Bay is home to the hump back whales and the gateway to Fraser Island! Come check out all the action here, between the whales, dolphins, giant sea turtles, amazing snapper and whiting fishing, crystal clear waters and our superb ...
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9th Jul 2012
The Whales are here!!!
Join us here in beautiful, warm Hervey Bay QLD for the biggest whale watching season in the Australia!!
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5th Jul 2012
We have 2 new BIG boats here!!!! A full fleet!!!!
Hey everyone,
we now have the new Sports rider and centre cab boats here in amazing Hervey Bay QLD! The sports rider is unreal- seats 6, has a 135hp Honda, GPS, fish finders, eperb, ipod connectivity, bait board and can go 5nm off shore, plus ...
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25th May 2012
Fishing Report 24th May

Fishing Report - May 24th, 2012

Hopefully you made the most of the good weather over the past week, as the next week is not looking real flash. Rain is forecast for Friday, (somewhat typical for Show Day), followed by a stiff ...
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17th May 2012
Fishing report 17th May


Fishing Report - May 17th, 2012

The cold snap this week has further enhanced the changes in our local fisheries, as our winter species become more viable, some summer species are backing off and baitfish and prawns increase in ...

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10th May 2012
Friday 10th May 2012

Fishing Report - May 10th, 2012

We sure have enjoyed some spectacular weather over the past week, and the good news is that it is set to continue right into the weekend. Fogs are forecast for the early mornings, so take extra care ...
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3rd May 2012
Fishing report 3rd may

Fishing Report - May 3rd, 2012

The wind this week has restricted fishing activity to close inshore and our local rivers and estuaries. There’s some great weather on the way though, so get the boat and gear ready as late ...
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26th Apr 2012
fishing report 26th April

Fishing Report - April 26th, 2012

The past week of fantastic weather saw some great fishing over the new moon period. Things got a bit tougher as the bigger tides fell away, coinciding with a plummeting barometer, but all in all ...
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19th Apr 2012
fishing report 19th april
Fishing Report - April 19th, 2012

We are in for some awesome weather over the coming week, so expect our boat ramps and waterways to be busy. Big tides over the dark of the moon this weekend should see plenty of action, particularly from ...
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12th Apr 2012
Fishing report 12th April

Fishing Report - April 12th, 2012

Fairly good weather over the Easter break saw plenty of boaties and anglers out enjoying the bay. Best reports came from those who headed up the island chasing pelagics, whilst many enjoyed good ...
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5th Apr 2012
Fishing Report 5th April

Fishing Report - April 5th, 2012

The weather is looking fairly good for the Easter break, with mostly southeasters to 15 knots and little in the way of rain forecast at this stage.

The big tides associated with the full ...
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30th Mar 2012
Fishing Report 29th March 2012

Fishing Report - March 29th, 2012

There has been very little fishing opportunity over the past week due to the persistent southeasterly winds. More heavy rain a week ago saw a further influx of freshwater into our rivers and creeks, ...
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23rd Mar 2012
Fishing Report 33nd March


Fishing Report - March 22nd, 2012

The weather again this week has restricted fishing activity to a minimum, and it’s not looking too flash for the week ahead. At this stage it looks like once the rain eases we are in for a ...

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15th Mar 2012
Fishing report 15th march


Fishing Report March 15th, 2012

The weather has again been a bit limiting for anglers over the past week, but those couple of better days have seen some great pelagic action up the island and good reef fishing out wider.Mack and ...

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1st Mar 2012
Fishing Report 1st March

Fishing Report March 1st, 2012


Fishing opportunities have been limited over the past week due to the weather. However, the last couple of days have been great and the next few days look fairly good, so no doubt plenty of ...

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24th Feb 2012
Fishing Report 23 rd February
Fishing Report February 23rd, 2012

It looks like we are in for fairly stiff easterly winds for a few days, and with that typically comes showery weather. So it looks like this weekend could be well spent catching up on maintenance and ...
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16th Feb 2012
fishing report 16th February
Fishing Report February 16th, 2012

Great weather again for much of the past week saw a lot of boaties out on the water. Post-full moon tides and a dropping barometer didn’t do much to boost the fishing inshore, but good catches were ...
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10th Feb 2012
Fishing report 9th February 2012
Fishing Report February 9th, 2012

We have enjoyed some awesome weather this past week, with a couple of days glassed out, hot and humid. This weekend looks great again, just keep an eye out for the predicted thunderstorms.
Boats that ...
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19th Jan 2012
Fishing report 19th January
Fishing Report January 19th, 2012

Wet and windy weather has kept most anglers off the water for the better part of the past week, however, the winds have abated and it is looking pretty good for the next week. Pack a raincoat though, as ...
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12th Jan 2012
Fishing Report 12th January
 Fishing Report January 12th, 2012

The past week has seen both good and bad weather extremes, as the couple of great days last weekend were followed by a northwester and very hot and humid days. The forecast for the next week looks ...
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5th Jan 2012
Fishing report 5th January 2012

Fishing Report January 5th, 2012

After a couple of weeks of fairly ordinary weather, we are finally in for a good spell. Combine light winds with building tides towards next Monday’s full moon and its smiles all round for local ...

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16th Dec 2011
Fishing report 15th December

Fishing Report December 15th, 2011

Looks like the weather is going to be less than ideal again for the next few days, with a forecast of southeasters to 15-20 knots and showers until Monday. Recent rains and associated freshwater run-off ...

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10th Dec 2011
Fishingg report 9th December
Fishing Report December 8th, 2011
 
As you all know, the weather has been a bit tough for fishos over the past week. Whilst the forecast for the next week includes more instability by way of showers and varying wind speeds, there are ...
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25th Nov 2011
fishing report 24/11/2011
Fishing Report November 24th, 2011
 
The heat has really been on this week and the fish are responding accordingly. The impact of the persistent northerlies has been a bit negative on the bay fishing scene, but all positive for our ...
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18th Nov 2011
Fishing Report 17th November
Fishing Report November 17th, 2011

Our spell of great spring weather has continued this week, and is likely to be very good again this weekend. The past week has seen some action for game fishermen offshore, plenty of pelagics inside for ...
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14th Nov 2011
Fishing report 10th Novemebr
Fishing Report November 10th, 2011
We are in for some fantastic weather over the next week, combining nicely with the full moon this Friday. The bay is firing for pelagics, the rivers are producing well, and local reefs have kicked into gear ...
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4th Nov 2011
fishing report 3rd November
Fishing Report November 3rd, 2011


Onshore breezes and small tides are set for the next few days, making for plenty of angling options for boaties. Catches over the past week have been quite good from our rivers and estuaries and ...
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28th Oct 2011
Fishing Report 27thOctober

Fishing Report October 27th, 2011

Light onshore breezes are forecast for the next week, so conditions are looking great for local and visiting anglers. The big post-new moon tides should see an improved bite from our inshore reef fish, ...

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21st Oct 2011
Fishing Report Friday 21st October
Fishing Report October 21st, 2011


Its been a tough week for anglers here on the Fraser Coast, with wild storms followed by strong southeasters keeping most boaties off the water. The weather forecast for the weekend is much better, ...
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7th Oct 2011
Fishing Report Friday 7th October
Fishing Report October 7th, 2011

A continuance of erratic weather conditions is making things interesting when it comes to planning a fishing trip. As a (very) general guide – if the wind is blowing from the north, then hit the ...
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1st Oct 2011

Fishing Report September 29th, 2011
Huge tides this week have coincided with highly variable weather to make for some challenging fishing. Stronger southerly winds one day, and northerlies a day or two later have kept a lot of boaties off the ...
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23rd Sep 2011
Fishing report 22nd September
Fishing Report September 22nd, 2011

We have ...
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16th Sep 2011
fishing report 15/09/2011
Fishing Report September 15th, 2011


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9th Sep 2011
Fishing Report 8th Septemebr
Fishing Report September 8th, 2011 

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3rd Sep 2011
Fishing Report 2nd September
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26th Aug 2011
fishing report 26th August
Fishing Report August 24th, 2011


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18th Aug 2011
Fishing report 18th August
Fishing Report August 18th, 2011

The full ...
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11th Aug 2011
Fishing Report August 11th, 2011

Building tides as we approach the full moon this Sunday will see an increase in the bite intensity from a range of species.
Good catches of sand whiting have come from local beaches this week. Scarness Jetty has been popular on the rising ...

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5th Aug 2011
Fishing Report August 3rd, 2011

Light to moderate onshore breezes this week have made for reasonable conditions inshore for boaties, with the weekend shaping up to be quite good as well.
Beach fishos over on Fraser are starting to find better quality tailor in the area ...

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28th Jul 2011
Fishing Report July 28th, 2011
A few days of awesome weather during the week saw plenty of boaties enjoying the conditions for mixed results. This weekend looks quite reasonable, and coupled with building tides towards the new moon on Sunday should see many species on the ...
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20th Jul 2011
Fishing Report July 20th, 2011
Persistent southwesterly winds have restricted fishing activity in the bay this week, however, when the weather allows, the fishing has been great.
Snapper are in very healthy numbers throughout the bay, showing up at most of the usual hotspots ...
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20th Jul 2011
Fraser Coast Chronicle Story
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14th Jul 2011
Fishing Report July 14th, 2011
  
Early, pre-dawn starts have not been easy this week, with the Fraser Coast suffering from some of the coldest winter mornings we have seen in a long while. Our local fishing scene changes from week to week as tidal and weather ...
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7th Jul 2011
Fishing Report July 7th, 2011

There have been mixed reports from fishos around the bay this week. Those chasing reef fish did well inshore, but the wider reefs were a bit quiet. Local estuaries are improving for a range of winter species, yet local beaches have been a bit ...

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30th Jun 2011
Fishing Report June 30th, 2011
  
It’s been a tough week for fishos here in the bay. Strong winds have kept most boaties off the water in the latter part of the week, and the smaller tides earlier when the weather was suitable resulted in fairly minimal ...
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25th Jun 2011
Fishing Report June 23rd, 2011
More great weather lately has seen boaties and fishos out in force, with many species really firing up over the recent full moon period. Smaller neap tides at present may see things slow down a little for the inshore reef fish, but we are expecting ...
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17th Jun 2011
Fishing Report 16th June, 2011

Cold south-west winds have brought the temperature down, and the snapper on. Wathumba and Rooneys are holding plenty of snapper, with plenty of fish taken on dusk or at night on dead baits. Most spots are holding large schools of yakka and ...
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2nd Jun 2011
Fishing Report June 2nd, 2011

Recent westerlies have cleared our inshore waters quite a bit, with the only stained or dirty water now confined to some local creek systems and of course, the outflow of the Mary. The awesome weather we have had this week looks set to ...

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26th May 2011
Fishing Report May 26th, 2011
  Things have been a bit quiet on the local fishing scene this week, partly due to weather restrictions, but with a better forecast for the upcoming Show Day long weekend, things are likely to be much better. When the fish haven't been ...
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19th May 2011
fishing report May 19th
The weather hasn’t been so kind this week, somewhat limiting fishing opportunities. The beauty of the bay is however, that you can slip the tinny in and head up a creek or river when the weather is less than perfect. The cold weather of late ...
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13th May 2011
Fishing Report May 12th, 2011
The recent cold snap is changing the fishing scene here in the bay. Southwesterly winds are putting the reef fish off, so afternoon sessions are proving more productive than early mornings when the westerly is blowing. Having said this, there has ...
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4th May 2011
fishing report
Fishing Report April 28th, 2011
A mix of good and bad weather over the Easter break saw an incredible number of boats hit the bay on the better days , with most effort confined to rivers and creeks during the windy periods. Boat ramp congestion ...
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8th Nov 2010
Boab Boat Hire in Hervey Bay - Boat Hire made easy
Boab Boat Hire has been operating in the Hervey Bay and Fraser Coast area since late 2008. With a recent change in Manager, a recent refurbishment of the Kimberley boat and the recently introduced Runabout, the business is now being ...
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