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 you do finally hook one. Despite all of these set-backs, Chris Raimondi can’t get enough of these fish, and he explains why. Chris Ghosn fishes Sydney Harbour and showcases what it has on offer in this issue, while Pat Williams chases northern bluefin tuna on the north coast of New South Wales. If you’d like to catch more mackerel, read Dave Magner’s article where he explains a simple approach that leads to consistent captures. Fraser Island is famous for its beach fishing, but what is less well-known is the variety of fishing that is on offer along its western shore flats. Sean Thompson shares some of his top tips for targeting Fraser’s flats. Wayne Kampe heads to the fish rich waters off Exmouth to tick off a bucket list fish – billfish on fly!

All that and more can be found in this issue of Sportfishing Australia Magazine!