Author: Peter Hollingsworth

Given Perth’s excellent weather, stunning beaches and various waterways, there are many opportunities for recreational fishing without having to leave the metropolitan area. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or new to the sport, you can choose from a variety of fishing hot spots within the...

A rod handle is perhaps one of the most customisable parts of a fishing rod. You can choose from a diverse list of different rod grip materials and styles for making a rod handle. Aside from that, you can pick the size, weight and features...

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...

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...

Soft plastic worms and other soft plastics are considered some of the most popular lures for Bass fishing. They’re simple, versatile and prove to be very irresistible to Bass. Soft plastic worms and other soft plastics come in many styles, sizes and colours, so it...

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...