TACKLE

Catching fish the traditional way is done using small long-shanked hooks. This hook enables anglers to strike once a bite is detected. This hook is also good at securing a solid hookup. However, as times change and technology evolves, using long-shanked hooks are being slowly...

According to Dave Magner, a well-designed lure retriever is worth its weight in lures. If you are a lure fisherman then you should own at least one lure retriever. What’s a lure retriever I hear you ask? Well, as the name implies it’s a tool for...

As a bonafide angler, you’ve surely accumulated your fair share of fishing tackle. If fishing is your passion, it’s understandable to invest in higher quality equipment. To maintain the appearance and functionality of your fishing tackle, it may be wise to add some extra accessories...

Fishing is, no doubt, a great hobby to get into. It’s an excellent way to catch up with friends or to relax and quiet your mind after a tough work week. But before you head on out to your fishing spot, you need to have...

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...

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...

Organisation has never been my strong suit. My tackle box looked like a bomb had hit it. After every fishing trip, my rods were unceremoniously dumped in my closet. When I was on the water and needed to find something in my tackle box, it...

When asked about the best ways to catch more fish, my standard response is to suggest you spend more time in the shed, our your spare room or office or wherever it is that you keep your fishing gear. There’s a simple reason why and...

If you enjoy tinkering with your lures in search of improved performance, here’s half a dozen hook modifications you might like to consider. UPGRADING Unless you are buying Australian made or high end imported lures, there’s a fair chance most of your hard-bodied lures could benefit by...

Many people assume an anchor is necessary when chunking big deep diving crankbaits from their kayak. Not all kayak anglers need to use an anchor when Bass fishing with bigger crankbaits. If you want to save the time it takes to drop and retrieve your...