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Doug Burt's Tackle World—Nind St Southport Ph 5531 0755 Dougy has plenty of Xmas Specials happening this month with MASSIVE discounts off a lot of his stocks in store and check out these great specials. Penn Bait Runners 560L from $219 down to only $99, Shimano TLD20 with Aqua Tip Rod $199 and Camping Packages including Tent Chairs and Fishing Rod combos were $349 now only $129 for Christmas. Make sure you check out the 40% off Xmas Discount Table and for the Flattie Fisho’s he’s got the best range of plastics on the coast and you can get the new Braid Mono Leader Swivels at $6.50 a pack & Knot Lock Lure Connectors at $5.50. there's plenty of fish around the Broadwater and Seaway at the moment, Tailor, Flathead, Bream Whiting, Garfish and Mangrove Jack are hitting both fresh & artificial baits. The Boat Shed Bait & Tackle—Thrower Drive Currumbin Ph 5525 0338 Leo’s new Boat Shed has some HOT Christmas Specials on Kayak Sales from only $499. Quality Mackerel Rod & Reel Combos from $110, Live Beach Worms $1 ea, Prawns Fresh of f the trawlers weekly, Marinated Bonito Fillets 2 for $5 bucks, Braid Leader Swivels $6.50, Knot Lock Steel Tie for Shark $5.50. LFN Readers and GCFC Fishing Club Members need only download his coupon on the GCFC website to hire a Kayak from only $9. Leo say’s the Mackerel are on the bite at Palmy and Currumbin creek is seeing plenty of bream, whiting and a few Mangrove Jack caught on the incoming tide and the flathead are bitting hard on both prawns and plastics on the outgoing tide. Local Residents....Before you buy anything or call out trade services etc make sure you check out first.... Print off vouchers saving you up to 50% OFF Trade Call out Fees, 20% off Car Repairs, Local Tradesmen & Professional Services, Computers, Fishing Shops, Boat & Motor Repairs, Trailers and DISCOUNTS on Surf Boards, Skateboards, Clothing, Garden Maintenance, Pool Servicing, Upholstery Repairs, Pest Control, Restaurants & Catering with more and more specials being added all the time. Quality Local Businesses offering “Genuine Deals” to Local Gold Coast & Tweed Residents only accepted. Get your business seen by over 100,000 Locals & Residents for a FULL 12 MONTHS from only $400 + GST.... Contact or phone Jason at LFN on 0425 638 428 for more information.

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G’Day Anglers & Merry Christmas, Wow.....Local Fishing News—Gold Coast has grown to a circulation of now over 100,000 making us the BIGGEST FISHING PUBLICATION IN AUSTRALIA.... We would like to thank McDonalds (Marina Mirage, Burleigh Heads, Coolangatta & Tweed Centro) PLUS the Local Newsagents, Shopping Centres, Food & Coffee Shops, Cafes, Eateries & 100’s of other LOCAL BUSINESSES who proudly support LFN. An especially big thanks to YOU TOO “our Readers”..... We receive hundreds of emails from locals telling us where they get LFN and how much they enjoy it; even from the readers that don’t’s amazing just how popular this “little” BIG read has now become. reports FISH are on the bite right across the coast. You may have to wait for some fresh water to clear at times but catches of Bream, Whiting, Flathead, Mangrove Jack, Mullet, Garfish, Trevally, Queen Fish, Jew Fish, Dart, Tailor, Mackerel, Mud Crab & Shark are being caught. You can find out where they are biting & what they are biting on directly from “Local Anglers” and GCFC Social Fishing Club Members on the website. Jump online, post your own fishing reports, upload your fish pics or download a membership form and join LFN’s new GCFC Social Fishing Club. Save 1000’s with With Christmas around the corner — we’ve thrown on our Big Red Santa Suit, hired a Couple of Reindeers & found some AWESOME LOCAL BARGAINS for LFN readers to fill your Xmas Stockings... How good is this??? Surf Boards, Paddle Boards & Skateboards 10% off, Rack it Up Storage Systems, 20% off Cast Nets, Ugly Sticks Fishing Rods from $69, Kayak Hire $9, Crab Dillies $6, FULLY Catered Deep Sea Fishing Charters $120, Boat & Motor Repairs 15% off, Inflatable Boat Purchases 10% off, 15% off New Trailer Sales, Repairs & Hire, LED Lighting, 20% off Pest Control, Upholstery Services 15% off, Car Window Tinting from $195, Spit Roast Catering 10% off, Computer Repairs 20% off, Swimming Pool Call Outs 50% off, Gardens & Lawns mowed from $24 & you can even get your kitchen knives sharpened by the Local Butcher to carve up the Xmas Ham & Turkey. ITS SO EASY—just go online and print off your discount coupon to save. And with no more room left on the front cover, lets get into this holiday edition of LFN.....

What’s Biting Fish are on the BITE right across the Coast but you may need to wait for the fresh water to clear. But once it clears get out there asap cause there are good local catches of Garfish, Mullet, Bream, Trevally, Flathead, Whiting, Mangrove Jack, Queen Fish & Jew Fish. Mackerel are NOW on the bite offshore and there is plenty of Mud Crab about. For locals after one of the BEST & FRESHEST feeds you could ever have of Christmas Prawns, go grab yourself a PRAWN OR CAST NET at 20% off to fill your plates with the best of them. Keep up to date with What’s Biting, Local Tackle Shop Specials & Latest Product Reviews at This Months Feature Stories Teach a Kid to Fish to fish for under $10... That’s right, all you need is a simple $5 Handline (or old rod or reel), a Float $1, Small Hook & Split Shot Sinker... A few slices of Bread (for Bait). It’s that easy and HEAPS of fun. Most important thing is to choose an easy location such as the Bond Uni Weir and you’ll be catching Bream, Garfish, Mullet & who knows what else in no time. Learn to Fish Fridays.. Fri 17 Dec 2010 & Friday 14th Jan 2011 (4pm-7pm Bond Uni Weir) This is a great opportunity to introduce Kids to Fishing & any local Adults who would like to learn to catch fish. Single mums are most welcome too as we’ll be on hand to show you all you need to know and help you enjoy a fun fish with the kids. Bring your own bread...... Handline, Small Mullet Hooks, Float and Split-Shot Sinkers. Don’t worry if you haven't got them on hand; you can purchase them all from GCFC for around $10 at Bond. *Check GCFC website in event of Weather Cancelation. For those who would like to join LFN’s new Fishing Club... We are a “Social Fishing Club” and we go fishing where EVERYONE can learn “how and where to catch local fish” AND our social our club members are catching plenty.. So it’s relaxed Social Fishing at its best. Sponsors Prizes Pools have gone from $200 to OVER $2000 each comp...... GCFC Membership Gift Vouchers are Available for Christmas. Single Memberships only $100* Parent / Child $150*, Couple $150* Family Membership $200*. *Download your membership forms at or call GCFC on 0425 638 428 CDM Auto & Marine Motor Trimmers

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Ph: Troy on (07) 5520 6282 Braid Leader Swivels As seen on TV, Connects to Braid, Mono, & Trace Available at Doug Burts Tackle World, The Fishin Shop Anglers Warehouse, Online Tackle Market, Mo Tackle & The Boat Shed Bait & Tackle

Upcoming Events • GCFC / LFN Learn to Fish Fridays... Bond Uni Weir (4pm –7pm) Fri 17th December 2010 & Friday 14th January 2011. FREE Fishing Tuition for anyone wanting to learn how to catch fish. A lot of fun and Sponsor Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Biggest....... Bream, Trevally, Garfish and Mullet. • GCFC Flathead Comp—Sat 15th Jan—Currumbin Creek (7am-12pm) Don’t miss our FIRST Social Fishing Comp for 2011. $2000 in Sponsor Prizes. Free Comp Entry for GCFC Members, Non Members $25 Kids $15. Local Fishing FUN that anyone can win can... Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Biggest Flathead. • GCFC Bream Comp—Sat 29th January —Lake Orr / Bond Uni (7am-12pm) Don’t miss our GCFC BREAM Comp for 2011. $2000 in Sponsor Prizes. Free Comp Entry for GCFC Members, Non Members $25 Kids $15. Local Fishing FUN that anyone can win can... Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Biggest Bream. • See GCFC Website for all 2011 Social Fishing Competition and Event Dates Around the Grounds.. Lets see what’s biting & on special around the local tackle outlets.... Anglers Warehouse—Wharf St Tweed Heads Ph 5536 3822

Graeme, Julie & the team at Anglers Warehouse have some VERY HOT XMAS Specials Crab Dillies $5. Penn 950 Reels $99, Braid Mono Leader Swivels $6.50, Sounders from $89, Berkley Gulp 5 pkts for $47.50, Abu 6600 Reels $89, Abu 5600 Baitcaster Reels with bonus Rod $49, and weekend Rod / Reel Combo’s starting from an amazing $10. Graeme reports Flathead, Bream, Summer Whiting and Mangrove Jack are biting throughout the local Rivers and Mackerel are starting show in numbers offshore. The Fishin Shop—Pacific Ave Nth Miami Ph 5554 5123

Paul Williams is retiring and the Fishin Shop is discounting their stocks on EVERYTHING IN STORE excluding bait and already advertised specials. Ugly Sticks from just $69, Cast Nets 20% off, Mackerel Lazer Lures 4 for $20, until sold out. If anyone is looking to buy themselves the best priced Fishing Tackle Outlet on the Coast for can pick up this Tackle Shop at a bargain price. The Fishin Shop reports Trevally, Bream, Whiting, Garfish & Mullet are biting in the local Canals and Bond, Flathead in Tallebudgera Creek and plenty of Mud Crab around the drains with the recent rains, Tailor & some Big Bream hitting the beaches. Ph

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