I am happy to engage in any level of discussion and argument...But if you do not keep it at a civil level then I will not engage you Your posts are quite confusing. I see you have removed the feelers (antennae) which might make a difference. Thanks for the reples Cucchiao,News articles and media releases are not and can never be considered factual.Here are some facts...White spot is only known in Australia in one area. In Australia we have significant control measures at farms for this very reason, and yet, once it is out and perpetuated in the environment, the life-cycle through other marine detritivores means it will be almost impossible to stamp out. Yes, you are correct, the cooking process (if done according to the Regs) removes or destroys all biological risks. Sounds like you didn't have much luck with woman in your life. OK, so it turns out there is no such Law. Pick a number...Let's say 20% is imported, that would be about 40 mil...Do you really think that India and China are going to join forces to supply Vietnam just to get around our import regulations for the sake of 40 mil ?? I actually prefer Zman over Gulp as they are a lot stronger and work a lot better in Queensland (based on my experience). That bottom photo looks just like my ex wife Did you catch all of them on cooked prawns? She then posted some pics and it turned out she was using a jig head...Oh, I remember I said I was going to give it a try, but I never did...She was catching some really nice fish.Don't worry about waiting for the specials...Do some number crunching, you will find that bait prawns cost 2 to 3 times the price of eating prawns !! Pacific Lobster . seemed Barnaby Joyce had other things on his mind . Incidentally, if white spot gets into our native stocks in the wild where they're caught, which it very well could, then interstate sale of all raw bait prawns would be curtailed I'm sure, at least from affected areas. Bait and Switch: Mislabeled Salmon, Shrimp Have Biggest Environmental Toll. For those Coles Brand suppliers yet to obtain certification we have implemented the Coles’ Responsibly Sourced Seafood Program. That would have been my first choice as well. Another quality addition to any Fishing Bait Burley and Accessories collection from the famous Big Johns brand. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for 40xShrimp Fishing Simulation Soft Prawn Lure Hook Tackle Bait Fishing Lure 4cm A at the best online prices at eBay! Or if a local fisho told you,,,Did someone tell you it's illegal?Yeah them little lures are great on bream. Are the farmers ignoring the fact that the Government the Minister and BICON are not doing their job...OR,,,Is the fact really that the farmers cannot compete with cheaper imports and so have invented a white spot scare campaign ?It does seem strange, doesn't it. barrachomp. But that has in turn raised more questions...Only because this Topic persisted, is why I researched more...and that further research has lead me to farming. Ceviche . Sounds like a plan. Everything else is an assumption.It is not even known if white spot was introduced...No one knows...It is not known if white spot naturally occurs in Australian waters...It is just not known, no one knows.If any Minister was to take action, the only option on the table would be to shut down the prawn farms. Guffaw Guffaw. LOL - you should be - it turned out into a rather interesting and sometimes hair raising thread. 2) It is questionable whether marinating alone is enough to kill these, hence current research3) The fact that White Spot appeared first in the farms at Jacob's Well is not that surprising considering the bulk of Australian farmed prawns are from there, close to lots of recreational fishers in the Logan River4) Prawns (and other crustaceans such as crabs) are teh scavengers of the seas, eating pretty much anything that they come across; this gives them their amazing flavour and texture, but also partly explains their fragility and susceptibility to disease, especially in large numbers in farmed conditions. in support of a claim: the conclusion (from wikipedia), http://www.agriculture.gov.au/about/media-centre/media-releases/dept-action-white-spot-april, https://www.legislation.qld.gov.au/view/html/inforce/current/act-1994-037, https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/1255637/white-spot-guide.pdf, https://www.businessinsider.com.au/disgusting-truths-about-asian-aquaculture-2012-10, https://au.news.yahoo.com/not-so-fresh-aussie-bound-prawns-injected-with-jelly-32810622.html, http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/raw-prawns-test-positive-to-white-spot-disease-since-import-ban-lifted/news-story/f18cc93e9cbcade0845701fc4cedfe71?nk=c105a7dde09122f690e348794fc6fb46-1524969318, https://www.woolworths.com.au/shop/productdetails/745383/just-caught-prawn-meat-australian. Also most people can not tell What kind of prawns they are buying when they are already cooked. But there is more to a prawn than just the tail. Even just 5 or 10 meters can make a difference. Despite a few anatomical differences, prawn are virtually interchangeable with shrimp in any recipe. They might be a bit more expensive than prawns or other baits, but the good thing is you can re-use them and they don't go off.And as far as I know snapper is part of the bream family so I'm guessing soft baits would work a treat on them when slowly bounced over the bottom. If our native prawns (and and crabs that live off them) are decimated by foreign disease then there'll be fewer fish for all of us. Coles supermarkets store locator. So being fisherman no matter what we think about laws and acts etc why not , in the name of fishing active source your own bait in the same area. I never buy bait prawns. It's happened. Just cooked them and salted them tonight. That is a good thing. 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