Author: Peter Hollingsworth

Hook setting is a skill that every angler must learn, no questions asked. Sure, learning how to twitch or jig is crucial when catching a fish, but mastering how to set hooks correctly is a must to make sure you won't lose your catch. It...

Fishing involves continuous learning and improvement. If you've been fishing for a while now, you may find that many things you don't do now because they were unnecessary and inefficient. Also, a lot of things you used to believe in firmly are now regarded as...

One of the basic fishing skills that any angler must learn is tying a different kind of line into your main fishing line. It might sound crazy, but the line you will be tying and extra length of fishing line to the end of your...

Actually, for the true blue angler, there’s no such thing as an off-season. There may be intervals where fishing conditions aren’t ideal, so this can be considered a fishing break. But in most cases, if you really want to go fishing, you’ll find there are...

Casting is often referred to as an art form, a complete combination of body and rod coming together in unison to propel your rig as far as you can. But, I prefer to think of it a little differently. For me, casting is pure numbers. Casting...

This is a question I have dwelt on a lot. I used to scoff at those fishos with an overflowing garage of fishing tackle. I thought myself above it. I thought those anglers were overthinking things, dragging so much tackle out on the water I...

Amberjacks become the catch of choice as soon as December rolls around. The fishos in the Sunshine Coast grab their tackle and head for the reefs to make the most of the warm weather Amberjack run. These fish can get pretty agro, this makes soft...

No conditions test a fisho's spirit more than the cold darkness of winter nights. Going home empty-handed after spending all night casting into the murky drink is enough to make anyone question their love for the sport. It is the bountiful supply of fish during these...

Nicknamed the "Trout of the Tropics," Tarpon are a favourite among fishos for their strong fight and abundance in our northern waterways. Barra fishos have long been taking Tarpon as a by-catch but more anglers are starting to try their hand at targeting Tarpon in...

The rocky outcrops that litter the Australian coastline are goldmines for predatory species. The rocks provide shelter from the current and are home to a wide variety of prey species for our fish. The rocks around New South Wales are ideal Australian Salmon hunting grounds,...