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Environmentalism and 4WDing don't often go hand in hand. But there is no reason why they shouldn't. 4WDers love the outdoors and nature; they should be 100% behind any attempts to preserve and protect it for future generations. In my experience, most 4WD enthusiasts share my...

For fishos, fishing can become all-encompassing. I passed the obsessed with fishing test and spend hours at work playing back catches I made the previous weekend in my mind, casting imaginary lures by the cooler and Googling the best fishing locations up and down the...

When I am knee deep in shallow water, throwing my flies out and retrieving them with a therapeutic, rhythmic whirr, my mind often flits back to the same question time and time again. Why aren't there more women fishos? Women love to explore the rural Australian...

I am not proud to say that I often find myself on the sofa in the middle of the day, flicking across television stations, hungry to find something that sparks my interest. I keep coming back to these obscure channels with shows about slightly obese...

Surf fishing puts you in some of the most challenging conditions of any fishing application. It will put your equipment and technique to the test and if either you or your equipment isn't up to the task, failures will quickly be exposed. One of the biggest...

As a kid, maybe around 5 or 6 years of age, my father used to get us to hunt for worms in the garden the night before a fishing trip. I would spend many a damp afternoon burrowing through the dark brown mud looking for...

As man's best friend, we want to take our dogs everywhere you go. But should that include a hiking trip to the bush or a thru-hike in the mountains, You will need to weigh it up and consider all the factors before you make your...

Whenever I head out on my kayak, I always go armed. Not because I am expecting some end of the world-type scenario whilst out on my kayak but because a PFD knife has come in handy in a number of situations. CUTTING MYSELF OUT OF SNAGS I...

During my working life, I didn't give much consideration to the "when" aspect of fishing. When should I go surf fishing, The answer was always "whenever I can squeeze it in". But last month I retired from work. Easing into retired life hasn't been easy...

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...