How to Catch

Whiting On Surface Lures

Words and Images: Peter Morris While targeting whiting on lures is nothing new, there are still countless anglers who walk away with only one or two fish from what they consider a good session. With successful lures and a technique that is obviously working, the question becomes what you are able to do to tilt the scales in your favour.

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Winter Drummer

Words & Images: Dave Seaman The NSW coastline is a diverse geographical stretch of Australia’s ocean boundary – from high, deep-water cliff faces in the south to jagged, broken and scattered rock formations to the north. One thing the entire NSW coastal fringe has in common is the distribution of one of the best eating fish available from the rock;

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Rigs For King George Whiting

Words & Images: Kosta Linardos   To the inexperienced bait fisherman, the idea of targeting whiting and successfully reaching your bag limit may seem an easy task. However, there is a lot more to catching the humble King George than is given credit for. Many anglers taking up the sport in the past decade have begun their fishing pursuits using

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Spinning From The Rocks – Nsw

Words & Images: Jamie Robley The fringe where salty seas clash with solid rock attract many different species of fish, as well as the keen anglers who chase them. Just like any other angling arena, our coastal rocks come in all shapes and forms, so the spectrum of fishing styles and techniques is equally diverse. Over the many years I’ve

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Impoundment Barra On Lipless Crankbaits

The vibe in the group was starting to wane. Under a fading sun and with the faint waft of a nearby fire quietly passing, the past 48 hours on the water had resulted in little more than a solitary ego-saving barra. The mercury had just dipped below 30 degrees and we were painstakingly working a shallow weedy area of Peter

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Estuary Perch On Bait and Lure

Words & Images: Mark Gerkovich Estuary perch hold a certain mystique for many anglers despite being fairly common throughout south-west Victoria, where they provide a popular option for anglers. They are a wonderful riverine lure-eating sport fish in an area that lacks such species compared with other parts of the country. Despite their name, estuary perch (Macquaria colonorum) also spend

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Landbased Barra

Words & Images: Cliff Mann I must admit that I get a little excited at this time of year, as March focuses my mind on just one thing: barramundi. With the wet season normally in full swing over the next couple of months, heavy rainfall can swell the upper reaches and tributaries of most river systems, and the barra (after

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Trolling For Striped Marlin

Words & Images: Lee McDuffie Many anglers that target striped marlin have their own ideas, techniques and theories on how best to target them – however, in my line of work (fishing tackle store) you get to hear many different theories of success and failure while fishing for striped marlin with lures. I have recently had some great success with

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Australian Bass On Soft Plastics

Words & Images: Dave Seaman With any sort of fishing there is scope for diversity when it comes to techniques for targeting a particular species. While there are very few things new in fishing, there is always room for improvement and fine-tuning to extract the most from our time spent on the water. In fact, perhaps the only thing new

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