Freshwater Fishing Australia 149

Issue 149 of Freshwater Fishing Magazine is jam-packed with the latest techniques and locations.

Andrew Norton reviews 6 of the best brands in boat motors and reckons there’s nothing but good news for freshwater anglers. Al McGlashan vistits Lake Dartmouth in search of trout and sambar deer, while Trevor Stow does some backcountry exploring not too far from his hometown in East Gippsland. The Merri River in South-west Victoria is well-known for its quality brown trout fishing, and while both the upper and lower sections are equally good, it’s the upper reaches that provide some of the best sight fishing for big trout baccording to Colby Lesko. Stephen Booth says fishing the weed is now an entrenched method for chasing native fish at Lake Mulwala, in his article he explains how you can get amongst these fish by studying Mulwala Weediquette. If you’re thinking about mixing up your fly fishing approach, or simply interested in learning a new style of fishing nymphs, Tom Jarman provides the low down on European style nymphing. Chris Ghosn “The Bass whisperer” shares some great advice to take onboard the next time you’re targeting wild river bass. Trevor Hawkins shares a well-known, but off the beaten track, iconic Snowy Mountains stream, and in another article he ponders the notion that the grass often seems ‘greener’ in distant valleys, yet those home waters are often very special when we take the time to really get to know them. Plus of course, there’s all the latest gear, reviews and more.