Home Fishing Makeshift Ooshie Lure Goes Viral After Fishing Success

Makeshift Ooshie Lure Goes Viral After Fishing Success


The Disney+ figurines collected at Woolworths have been popular amongst kids but have also been labelled useless plastics destined for landfill by environmentalists. Mark Pace a fisherman from Mackay has proved just how useful the Ooshies can be after he posted a photo of his experimental rig on Facebook last week.

Two glow in the dark Ooshies lured at least one big Red Emporer. Mark is so convinced that he placed an offer beneath his post calling for spare glow in the dark Ooshies: “Happy to pay $1 each.”

Well that’s one way to use an Ooshie?! 😮🎣 “Anyone have any glow in the dark Ooshies they don’t want? Happy to pay $1…

Posted by ABC Sunshine Coast on Sunday, September 27, 2020

This ingenious upcycle idea quickly spread to the West coast after fishing enthusiast Jennifer posted this pic of her tackle box additions.

It’s fair to say Mickey Mouse, Elsa and Ariel are in danger this week as many anglers wet the line to test the theory. Good luck!

Matthew Charlesworth There's no place like home–slowly exploring Australia's vast and diverse landscape. Matt is happiest when he's on a surfboard or lost in the Victorian High Country.