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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...

I cut my teeth taking Murray Cod at Glenlyon Dam in Queensland. There are some absolute whoppers lurking in there and it really gave me a chance to refine my skills and test out the best lures for the job. Every year manufacturers bring out new...

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...

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...

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...

River fishing can be very productive if you have a few tricks up your sleeve. Before getting started in river fishing it is important to know that pollution can be a real issue in and around urban areas. It’s hard to tell whether water is...