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  • The Western Australia Fish ID Guide is the definitive guide to Western Australian fish species and how to catch them. Contains accurate fish illustrations, descriptions and diagrams of this best rigs to catch each species. All the information you need to catch and identify Western Australia fish species.
  • AFN's Victorian Fish ID Guide is a pocket sized waterproof fish guide that outlines details on how to catch over 70 species of popular freshwater and saltwater fish in Victoria. The waterproof Victorian Fish Guide fits into your pocket, tackle box or glovebox with ease.
  • Australia Trout Food, Trout Flies and How to Catch Them covers Australian insects in detail, and looks at the fish flies that imitate them. This is the best guide to fly fishers wanting to match Australian insects with the correct fly, outlines more than 200 Aussie fly patterns.
  • Trout Fishing Tactics is a compilation of the best trout-orientated articles from Freshwater Fishing Australia magazine that will help you catch more trout and expand your knowledge and trout fishing skills. Expert writers give you what's needed to catch these elusive trout wherever and whatever the conditions.
  • Two complete videos in one DVD!

    The Essence of Flycasting II - Advanced Flycasting
    An instructional DVD for intermediate and advanced flycasters featuring distance casting, the bio mechanics of good form, fly rod action, application of power, and distance roll casting.
    The Essence of Spey Casting
    This video is more than a definitive manual of Spey casting. It offers a totally unique overview of all fly casts - each a valid fishing cast and each a stepping stone to modern Spey casting.
  • From the basics of good hand position to the complexities of fly presentation and the double haul, The Essence of Flycasting has it all. Fishing sequences in the Bahamas, Oregon, Florida and Alaska add to the excitement.

    Spring is upon us, and as the water and air temperatures begin to warm, a whole new variety of fish species and fishing techniques come into play. Fishing is one of those activities that almost anyone can enjoy, yet when it comes to participation women don’t feature heavily in the numbers, and this lack of ladies in fishing is something that the Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) wants to change. Read about what they are planning to correct this imbalance. Colby Lesko explores Mission Beach, a tropic fisher’s paradise located some 2 hours drive south of Cairns. If youre planning to visit, this makes a great read. Nige Webster takes us on a remote trip that offered some mind-blowing fishing and lessons learnt, in this article he explains how isolated sea mount fisheries work. After a lull in the early 2000’s when Aussie lure maker numbers declined, there has been a sudden resurgence, and in this issue, we look at Aussie luremakers who are world standouts, and above all are – innovative – resourceful and extremely talented. The Australian Fishing and Trade Association (AFTA) 2018 annual show was recently held on the Gold Coast. It attracts manufacturers, distributers and retailers of the fishing industry, and ancillary outdoor equipment suppliers. In this issue we feature a full round up of what’s hot and new for your tackle bag in the coming months. All that and more, including Yak Fisher, can be found in this issue of Sportfishing Australia Magazine! Download your issue now.

    Sport Fishing Australia Magazine Issue 77 – Our holiday issue and holiday season is finally here, and as the waters begin to warm, vast ‘schools’ of different fish species and fishing techniques come into play for Australian anglers. Whether you’re visiting for a family holiday, or a local angler, you will find the fishing is fantastic and something fishy to catch at Port Stephens, as Nick Brown explains. Gary Brown shares his tips and tricks for snagging a bream or two from the bream rich waters of the majestic Shoalhaven River. There is nothing easy about consistently catching red emperor fish, they’re elusive, tend to be most active at night, fight incredibly hard, and sharks love to eat them when