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  • In this issue, #160 of Freshwater Fishing Australia magazine, Stephen Booth takes us on an epic journey of over 30 years of fishing Lake Mulwala, a journey that has revealed a mountain of knowledge. In the winter of 2019, Nathan Huizing had the opportunity to live and fish in the tropical Whitsunday region of North Queensland, catch up with that tale here. The best time to catch big brown trout is under the cloak of darkness, and Andy McGovern outlines all you need to know on where to find these big after dark impoundment trout and how to land that true trophy. The East Alligator River is one of the most picturesque and exciting rivers to fish in the Top End of Australia, Chris Errity explains why.  Trevor Stow takes a quick look at the impact of the recent major fires on the landscape and trout that swept through East Gippsland in late 2019 and early 2020 and tells how at least on iconic river seems to have survived. Adam Royter discusses targeting river trout on plastics. The Liffey River in Tasmania’s north is a beautiful little steam that provides some excellent fishing opportunities for keen fly anglers explains Lubin Pfeiffer. Tim Vincent looks in some very unlikely places and finds chasing bream in the fresh a fascinating target. Rod Mackenzie delves into the tactics of trolling for cod and asks, have we forgotten the role of the troll? Shane Stevens discusses the history and fishing options on Lake Wendouree. Toby Grundy expands on his luring technique for natives to include rivers. For most trout anglers, catching a five-pound fish is a huge accomplishment, and a ten pound fish is a lifetime dream, Frank Pokop discusses an angler that regularly caught trout over 20 pound.  Anthony Forster & Taylor Hunt bust some myths relating to wild trout. Trevor Hawkins gives the lowdown on collecting, rigging and fishing mudeyes. Plus of course, there’s all the latest gear, reviews and more that you’ve come to expect from Australias top fishing magazine.
  • Our summer issue #159 of Freshwater Fishing Magazine is packed with an amazing array of articles and content for your holiday season reading. Surface fishing is undoubtedly the most exciting way to target all manner of freshwater species. Here Andy McGovern, outlines his favourite genre of surface lure, why they are so successful, and how best to use them for cod and bass. Toby Grundy, outlines the golden grind and why it is now a tactic he uses in many impoundments including Googong, Lake Burley Griffin, Burrinjuck and Windamere. Chris Cotterill, gets bitten by the BOOF. Casey Mattson, takes us out onto the lakes to get the drift while fly fishing for trout. Colby Lesko, takes on a big fish marathon with a prototype lure, revealing a few Mulwala secrets along the way. Lubin Pfeiffer, takes us on a tour of his favourite Tasmanian trout river, the Tyenna. Looking for a remote destination that offers incredible run-off fishing? Chris Errity, explains why the Wildman River is for you. Trevor Hawkins, discusses the need to take onboard certain tackle considerations when chasing river trout.  Scott Stephenson, gives a brief rundown on chasing goldens in weed structure. Ben O’Brien, and Jarred Varga, headed off on a mission heading south, leaving Sydney in our rear vision mirror with our destination being the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. Trevor Hawkins, takes a look at some of his home state’s most productive and iconic waters. Check out our Sunglasses feature packed with lots of information on the latest styles. There’s more of course, including all the regular columns, the latest news and reviews to keep you entertained over the summer period.  
  • AUSTRALIA FISHING ENCYCLOPEDIA

    The Australian Fishing Encyclopedia covers everything the successful and beginner angler needs to know. In over 400 colour pages there are hundreds of techniques, tips, fishing systems and fishing tactics outlined for every style of fishing in Australia. Whether you fish in freshwater, saltwater, from Darwin to Hobart or Perth to Sydney there is every technique for every angler. No matter what your preference: lure casting , fly fishing, game fishing, bait fishing or sport fishing – it is covered. There is an extensive angler dictionary, baits and rigs guide, saltwater boat fishing, saltwater shore fishing, freshwater boat fishing, landbased freshwater fishing and fly fishing sections. The Encyclopedia includes a complete Australian Fish ID guide and an extensive and up to date section on Knots and Rigs compiled by experts Nigel Webster and Bill Classon and illustrated by Trevor Hawkins. Plus an 80 page section on all Australian lures and how to use them and a kayak section. At over 400 pages it is the largest and most comprehensive reference on Australian fishing.
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  • $150 Gift Voucher redeemable by calling AFN on 03 9728 8788 A perfect gift when you can't think of the perfect gift! Ideal for Christmas or birthdays! Please write the TO and FROM details in the Special Instructions when ordering. Once processed we will email you out the Gift Voucher that you can print out and gift!