Author: Peter Hollingsworth

Trout fishing has a huge following in the outback, especially in the south eastern region. That's mainly because there are a lot of freshwater fishing spots there that provide great opportunities for trout fishing. For a newbie angler, this type of fishing can be easily...

Choosing a fishing rod depends on your fishing needs and the types of fish you’re going to catch. The old-fashioned fishing poles have dramatically evolved over the years. From natural materials such as bamboo and cane pole, today’s fishing rods are now made of fibreglass...

Understanding how fishing lures work will help you decide which one to use. Lures are made of various colours with different movements and create a vibration to mimic the prey of the fish. With that said, check out these different types of fishing lures for different...

Bass fishing continued to evolve over the last few years. It started from crankbait, Swimbait to catching big Bass on jigs. Speaking of jigs, the skirted Bass jig is one of the best lures you can fish with if you’re targeting Largemouth Bass. Many tournaments...

Barra fever is almost a never-ending cycle, and the only way to cure it is to catch one. Aussie fishos are so into Barra fishing; it's almost like it is a national sport. Anglers in Oz have fallen in love with this activity because of...

THE FISHERMANS KNOT This is a common and useful knot that serves as a versatile way of tying tackle at the end of your fishing line. It's recommended that you lubricate the line by putting the knot in your mouth before pulling it tight. This makes...

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...