fishing skills Tag

It is a glorious day out on the continental shelf, 20 miles away from shore. You have been trolling lures for Blue or Black Marlin all morning without any luck when you hear the sweet sound of your drag and you know you are onto...

Not many people associate the colder months with bonza kayak fishing. But for me, there is no better time to get out on the water and lob some baits out for some big fish. In the colder months, what better target to go after than...

As kayak fishing soars in popularity, yak fishos are chasing larger and larger species. It was this train of thought and the allure of taking some really big fish yak side, that brought me to Maroochydore on the Sunshine Coast. My friend had described to me...

I am a bit of a stickler when it comes to fishing. You can forget your fancy lures, realistic flies and soft plastics. I love my fishing to be organic from beginning to end. I catch garfish to use as bait for Snapper and other...

Catching Bass is not the hard part of becoming a Bass fisho. Most people with a light outfit and a bit of perseverance can take one or two Bass every now and then. But to regularly haul them in, or to find the real goliaths...

Like most estuary fishos, I have dreamt of landing a one-metre Flathead. A few years ago I saw the photos of the one-metre beauty landed in Narooma by Ashleigh Clarke and wanted some of that action. UNDERSTANDING FLATHEAD To find the bigger flatties, first, you need to...

The hardest part for any beginner surf fisho is learning how to read the beach. If you can't find the locations where the fish are lurking, it doesn't matter how good your rod it, or how enticing your lure is, you aren't going to grab...

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...

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". Easing into retired life hasn't always been easy but one luxury I am enjoying...

If you know where fish live, you will start catching more of them. Fish are always found where they have what they need. To catch more fish, you need to understand what they need to survive. Now of course, not all fish can live in the...