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How To Catch School Bluefin Tuna

If someone had said to you 15 years ago that you would be able to catch loads of southern bluefin tuna during summer, you’d have thought they were crazy. These days, however, the run of summer tuna along the Victorian coastline is nothing short of amazing, and every year it just gets better and better. When it started years back,

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Trolling for Spanish Mackerel

Trolling for Spanish mackerel is an extremely popular style of fishing in Northern Australian and there wouldn’t be too many keen anglers that haven’t given it a go over the years. Spanish mackerel are an excellent table fish, they have a blistering first few runs and fishing for them is a lot of fun. When trolling, it’s sometimes as easy

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How To Catch Cobia

Cobia are a widespread species across the northern Australian coast year-round – they fight hard, eat lures or baits and are often caught by anglers. Cobia – also known as black kingfish – grow in excess of 40kg but are more commonly caught around 10 to 15kg in size. At this size the fish put up a great fight and

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How To Catch Snapper In Port Phillip Bay

The Melbourne snapper season, and specifically in Port Phillip Bay is one of Australia’s most popular fisheries. It is steeped in tradition and history that’s as Melbourne-esque as the AFL grand final and the Melbourne Cup. It’s one of my favourite times of the year and I love it. You’ve arrived at this page because you want to get in

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South Australian Calamari Land Based

Words & Images: Oli Wood Late winter and early spring means only one thing for me here in South Australia, and that is big southern calamari and loads of them. It’s these cooler water temperatures where big squid congregate in the shallower waters to breed.  In order to catch more squid, it’s important to understand their behaviour during this time

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How To Catch Snapper In Western Port

Many people think snapper season starts only in mid-November but let me assure you, there are quality snapper to be caught well before then by those anglers willing to put in the hard yards to get what I believe are the most satisfying snapper captures of the season. Over the years I have caught many quality snapper throughout winter but

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How To catch Coral Trout

Coral trout are a Queensland staple and one of the most targeted fish in northern Australia. The amazing eating qualities and generally great catchability of coral trout makes them an awesome target. There are five species of coral trout commonly caught in northern Australia: the common coral trout, bar cheek coral trout, blue spot coral trout, passion fruit coral trout

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Estuary Perch In Winter

Words & Images: Kosta Linardos Targeting estuary species is often associated with the summer months. Early morning sunrises, shorts and T-shirts and late warm nights are all part of the appeal when fishing an estuary in summer. The warmer months are also thought of as the prime time to target a range of inshore species such as bream, bass, flathead,

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Murray Cod- How Long To Wait Between Missed Hits?

Cod fishing is riddled with unanswered questions. It’s part of the reason it hooks you so bad and keeps you coming back for more, like a cod junkie. At times the addiction can be so bad it’s like you have blinkers on and the only thing you are searching for is that next hit. Yet, this blinkered approach can mean

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