Using live bait is usually reserved for species that are quite particular about what they eat, such as the mighty mulloway or the powerful kingfish. However, when fishing for a species such as snapper, that will readily take a dead bait, the live baiting technique is often overlooked. But any snapper fisherman will know [...]
Like a lot of our trips, it all started from a simple phone call – like ‘Find time in ten days – we need to go to New Zealand” - ‘No I’m too busy!” “There’s a good chance of a twenty pounder!” – “OK let’s go!” The only problem was that we wanted to [...]
Blades and the Reef Its no revelation that metal ‘micro-style’ jigs and the jigged retrieve works well when targeting our tropical reef species. Today there are also blades and other lipless crankbait type lures that are large enough and heavy enough to enable successful targeting of tropical reef fish. We often have our favourites [...]
Lake Purrumbete offers some opportunities for fly fishing at times, but its real appeal comes from the quality of trolling and bait fishing opportunities Trevor Hawkins explains. Want to read more - grab the latest copy of Freshwater Fishing Sep/Oct #157!
Fishing for Murray cod on lures is now arguably the most popular form of freshwater fishing going on in Australia now! Grab the latest copy of Freshwater Fishing Sep/Oct #157 to check out all the lures showcased for you from over 50 top brands!