Author: Robert M Davies

All anglers know it’s very important to execute a proper fishing knot because it’s their most used and abused connections to the lure and the fish. Whether you want to fish using live bait or artificial lure, it’s necessary to make sure your fishing knots...

Fishing as a hobby has been around for many centuries but that doesn't mean you need to stick to conventional methods to enjoy it. New mobile applications can make a fishos life a lot easier. Here are five helpful fishing companion apps you can download...

The wacky rig is a simple but effective technique used for fishing for a variety of species. It’s fuss-free and doesn’t require a lot of technical skill, so it’s perfect for those who are just starting out. You just place the hook through the middle...

With the Australian Capital Territory located far away from the coast, it might seem that fishing won’t be a popular activity in the region. In actuality, the state is very much angler-friendly. There are a lot of world-class fisheries located close to the capital, Canberra,...

For many fishing lovers, spinning reels are more popular baitcasters as their tool of choice, perhaps because they’re easier to use. They also perform better than the others for light-line applications. Picking the best light spinning reel, however, becomes tricky and confusing when you’re on...

Winter isn’t every anglers favourite time to fish. From the cold weather that can be unforgiving to climbing into a cold wetsuit, winter spearfishing isn’t as appealing as some think. However, winter can also be an enjoyable time to spearfish. The cold temperature leads to...

Inflatable boats, as the name suggests, take their shape because of air. Air is pumped into the flexible tubes that form the front and sides. These are usually made of durable rubberised, synthetic fabrics like Hypalon, PVC or polyurethane to prevent punctures. Often, a rigid...

Before I get into why I am partial to jig lures when fishing for Australian Bass during winter, it is essential to note that there are closures in place depending on the state and region. For example, at the time of writing this piece, only...

Rock fishing is extremely popular with around Australia. The activity seems easy enough as you only need a rod, reel and line. Don’t be mistaken, though, as rock fishing is considered one of the deadliest activities in the country. What makes it such a dangerous...

Understanding the features of fishing reels is important in choosing the reel that’ll suit your needs. Before you start spending, you must know what features you will need in a fishing reel based on the preferred fish to catch and your angling technique. As a...