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Stanage Bay

Post by Andys » Fri Mar 22, 2013 8:19 pm

Yep this is one of the top spots central east coats of QLD . :lobster: the crabbing we just cleaned up check out one of the nippers most crabs weight was around 2-3kgs just watch out the large very fast tide run.....
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Re: Stanage Bay

Post by Skippadman » Sat Mar 23, 2013 7:29 pm

Awesome muddie!!

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Re: Stanage Bay

Post by Sponge » Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:15 pm

Holy sh!t monster muddies!! Nice catch, where is Stanage bay exactly? I'm touring Qld at the end of the year and looking for some places to visit

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Post by ronje » Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:39 pm

The Stanage Bay turnoff is about 80km north of Rockhampton.

When travelling north, turn right at the sign about 80km up the highway. Its 100km of dirt. The first half is ok as it doubles up as the Defence force road into the Shoalwater Bay Army Training area. Last 50km can be ordinary at times.

At the end of the road is the Plumtree Store and a small town. Boat ramp, accommodation etc.
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Re: Stanage Bay

Post by itsinmeblood » Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:22 pm

free camping on the waterfront as well, top spot, from memory you had to cart in your own drinking/showering water, as above, big tides the current fairly rips through there heading back to the ramp my 3.85 with a 25 on it was topping out around 55km/h and getting some air on the small swells pushing in the channel
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Re: Stanage Bay

Post by Sponge » Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:42 pm

Awesome cheers for the info, sounds like a good bit of fun :mrgreen:

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Re: Stanage Bay

Post by Sy » Sat Mar 30, 2013 8:55 am

Sponge

Dont forget to stop in at 1770/Agnes Water, great spot mate!

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Re: Stanage Bay

Post by Sponge » Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:29 pm

Looks like a good place to spend a couple of days after a trip to the Bundaberg distillery :drinking5:

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Re: Stanage Bay

Post by chrisoo » Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:40 pm

love st lawerence river

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Re: Stanage Bay

Post by xxxx » Wed Mar 12, 2014 10:48 am

Great place , great little bar at the Plumtree shop, great down to earth people at both the pub and the marine and tackle store.would love to include a photo of my best crab , but don't know how. i'm sure I'll be going back for another shot. I think the best thing about it is it's isolation, most don't want to get off the bitumen for 100 k's of gravel road.
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Re: Stanage Bay

Post by jarrah jack » Sun May 18, 2014 2:37 pm

Bit of a coincidence this topic. We should be in Stanage now for a two week trip of crabbing plus somefishing and camping at the Percy's. Unfortunately the F truck has done a high pressure oil pump so we're hanging around Rocky until its fixed!


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Re: Stanage Bay

Post by jarrah jack » Mon May 19, 2014 4:53 pm

The truck will be fixed tomorrow so we'll get a week and a half in. The boys already at the house are eating crab and prawn drowned in beer, its that sort of spot Matt.

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Re: Stanage Bay

Post by cjgp » Tue May 20, 2014 8:43 am

Are you there yet? Crabs will only wait so long you know!

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