Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Pot Thieves Spoil Fishing

Newspaper article The Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Australia)

Pot Thieves Spoil Fishing

Article excerpt

MY HUSBAND and I are pensioners and we love to go fishing and sometimes crabbing. It took us weeks to save the money to buy four crab pots at $65 each.

We can't go as often as we like as we have to save for petrol for the car and boat and all the other things to go with it. We finished babysitting for the school holiday in Rockhampton so decided to have a relaxing time fishing and put out crab pots in and fish.

On October 4 we did just that a the crab pots not far from each other. We fished all day, didn't catch much but a good day. We stayed at Cawarral at the daughter's a less to travel. We were on the water by 6.30am.

We went the next day to collect the pots and to fish the rest of the day. Our pots weren't there a we were mad and angry. We saw floats further down from where our pots were. …

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