Film review: Only the river knows

The editorial of this month’s FlyLife provided a juicy little insight into a new film to hit the flyfishing scene: Only the river knows. Keen to get some more info, I googled the… Continue reading

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When is the best time to catch kingfish?

Another in the Q&A series of posts, where we will endeavour to post commonly asked questions and quick, straight to the point answers. Question: When is the best time to catch kingfish? Answer:… Continue reading

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How do you kill a flathead?

Another in the How to and Q&A series Question: How do you kill a flathead? Answer: Some people’s idea of killing a flathead involves throwing it in a bucket. This is pretty stupid,… Continue reading

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How to kill bream and snapper

Another in the ‘How to and Q&A series’. Killing bream and snapper is arguably more difficult than some of our more ‘streamlined’ species. Instead of simply knocking them on the head, cutting the… Continue reading

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How to fillet Australian salmon

Another in the ‘how to and Q&A series’. Salmon should be promptly killed and bled after capture. This is best achieved by slipping the fingers under the gills, with your thumb on the… Continue reading

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How to fillet flathead

Welcome to the ‘how to and Q&A’ series. Flathead are one of the tastiest and most accessible fish for us south-east Australian anglers. They are fun to catch, have a high fecundity (meaning… Continue reading

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An ode to sight-fishing…

As I slowly made my way up the creek carefully scanning the water ahead for any signs of its inhabitants, I noticed a few ripples coming from behind a snag on my side… Continue reading

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Back country fishing with your smart phone

Technology is invading every part of our lives. From the moment we wake up and check a news feed and our friend’s facebook status, to navigating the streets of an unfamiliar suburb or… Continue reading

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An encounter with sawfish

As this one slid over my head I couldn’t help but think there is something especially ¬†intriguing about Sawfish. What is the go with the saw? Do they need it in case they… Continue reading

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Surface poppers or walk-the-dog lures: What catches more whiting?

The latest craze to hit the estuaries of south-east Australia is whiting on surface lures.¬† In this article, three of us share our experiences in chasing these often elusive and incredibly tasty predators… Continue reading

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