Author: Jake Taylor

Everyone knows the importance of carrying a camping knife when they go camping. But a camp axe is an overlooked piece of kit. In a survival situation having both with you will put you in the best situation and you will find that the two...

As kayak fishing soars in popularity, yak fishos are chasing larger and larger species. It was this train of thought and the allure of taking some really big fish yak side, that brought me to Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast. My friend had described to me...

Anchovies are a prominent baitfish for many predatory species and offer some spectacular opportunities to take some elusive species. I made the trip out to the inshore gulf islands off the coast of New Zealand to cash in on their annual anchovy run. These columns of...

As man's best friend, we want to take our dogs everywhere you go. But should that include a hiking trip to the bush or a thru-hike in the mountains, You will need to weigh it up and consider all the factors before you make your...

Every marriage is a commitment but tying the knot with a fisho is a big commitment. We are a particular breed of outdoor enthusiasts. We come from all kinds backgrounds, have different likes and dislikes and different hopes and fears but we also share some...

Car camping is one of my favourite ways to camp. You have the freedom to go wherever you want, and you have ready-made accommodation wherever you decide to go. But, I have also been on the receiving end of plenty of bad night’s sleep while...

There are some hobbies that are very easy to get your head around or simply don’t take up so much time so you don’t need to worry about them. Fishing is not one of these, and if you have started to date a guy or...

Getting fit doesn’t have to mean cheesy fitness DVDs, long runs on treadmills, and slogging it out on a static bike in a gym. Getting fit can be done outside, surrounded by nature, and best of all, it’s totally free. START MOUNTAIN BIKING Road biking may be...

Understanding the effect of noise on fish behaviour can seriously boost your fish taking abilities. We are always told to keep noise to a minimum when fishing, but what if there are actually some noises that could attract our prey, What noises can help you...