Author: Peter Hollingsworth

You may be content with fishing in your same old lake or river, but sometimes, you need a little more excitement. Enter saltwater fishing. There’s simply nothing like the feeling you get when you’re out in the open sea and breathing that salty air. If...

Tasmania is an angler’s paradise. The ocean surrounds Australia's island state on all sides. It also has an extensive system of rivers and lakes. As such, there are a lot of fishing opportunities for anglers. You won’t even have to leave Hobart to access some...

Soft plastic worms are considered one of the most popular lures for Bass fishing. They’re simple, versatile and prove to be very irresistible to Bass. Soft plastic worms come in many styles, sizes and colours, so it can be a bit overwhelming for amateur anglers....

If only buying a fishing rod were as simple as just pointing to one right off the rack. Unfortunately, the process is a bit more complicated than that. There are a lot of things to consider such as the size, weight, length and quality of...

Fishing is one of the favourite hobbies of Australians. And while some anglers are seasoned experts at it, novice fishos often find it hard to get the fish biting. You might be doing something wrong, and you just don’t know it. Figure it out with...

Spearfishing is an extreme sport. It involves stalking and shooting fish underwater using a speargun. This is often done while free diving and with no air tanks. Having said that, this adventurous sport can pose many hazards. So, it’s important that you’re physically and mentally...

Every person has his or her own taste in movies. Whether it’s appreciating the beauty of the cinematography or just yelling at the protagonist’s bad choices, movies offer an escape. And, if you’re an angler, chances are, you’d like to see yourself represented on film....

Murray Cod has become one of the most iconic freshwater fish in Australia. Anglers know they dwell in rivers, streams and dams, but they’re still very elusive. This particular fish species prefer deep water as they hide in submerged logs and rocks. They are also...

Fishing isn’t always about bringing home the bacon — or rather, the fish. For some anglers, it’s all about the thrill of the hunt. If you have no desire of keeping your catch, it’s best to practice catch and release. However, be sure to do...