Fishing

Tips for winter species

The temperature is dropping, so I suppose it’s time to hibernate during the colder weather… what do you reckon? Tips for winter species That’s a big, “Heck no!” Tips for winter species Just because you have to put on an extra layer of clothing doesn’t mean that the Capricorn Coast action can’t be smoking hot.     First of all, …

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How to win fishing battles

The weather is cooling fast and we might get to experience a real winter this year. Win fishing battles Though the weather is still rough, with wind and rain wreaking havoc on tours and my aging body. My friends tell me snapper are starting to move and that in close a few squire are lurking ready to smash you on …

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Daiwa Pro Double Clutch

Daiwa Pro Double Clutch IZM 48SP-G The Daiwa Double Clutch 48 has been designed specifically for Australia as the ultimate finesse twitchbait. Featuring Daiwa’s patented silent gravity oscillation weight transfer system, the Double Clutch 48 exhibits unmatched responsiveness when twitching. The key to the S-GOS system is that it shifts the centre of gravity of the bait on every twitch, …

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Wilson McArthy Tiddler

The McArthy Tiddler is a traditional jerkbait plastic with all the great features that have made the lure genre so well loved. Available in 4.5”and 6” lengths, the Tiddler is hand poured in South Africa with a number of design parameters that make it simple to use and effective on many different species. For starters the head of the McArthy …

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World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

Happy World Oceans Day! Did you know about 70% of the planet’s surface is covered by oceans? That’s one of the many reasons it’s so important to protect our seas. Sustainable fisheries are just one way we can ensure our oceans stay healthy, so future generations can enjoy fishing as much as we do. World Oceans Day is an international …

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Toadfish Stowaway Fillet System

The Toadfish Stowaway Fillet System combines both the folding fillet knife and folding cutting board in a neoprene case that is designed for ease and safety of transportation. All items are available individually or as a Stowaway Fillet System in two sizes – a 7″ knife and standard board, or a 8.5″ knife and extra-large board. The clever Stowaway folding …

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How to troll for flathead

Hi everyone, can you believe it… June already, wow! Flathead trolling Not that I’m complaining – it is one of my favourite months to fish the Gold Coast estuaries. Flathead trolling Species on offer include squid, flathead, tuskfish, sand whiting, winter whiting, flounder, squire, bream, tarwhine and many more. Flathead trolling This month I’ll focus on some flathead trolling tips. …

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Fisheries Qld grants announced

27 Queensland community-based not-for-profit organisations, fishing clubs and incorporated associations have received funding for community fishing projects. The funding will support fishing clinics, research and promote recreational fishing or fish habitat improvement and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community fishing projects. Fisheries Qld 4 commercial fishing groups have received funding. These projects will improve fishery management practice, trial cost-effective independent …

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How to lure a mulloway

One of the species high on the bucket list for estuary and surf anglers of temperate Australia is the enigmatic mulloway. Lure a mulloway Success with this species – as it is for many other less common angling targets – is perseverance. Lure a mulloway Sticking to the task, spending as many hours as necessary and studying the fish’s habits …

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Z-Man HerculeZ Swimbait

Ready to get your arms stretched? Z-Man HerculeZ Swimbait The new Z-Man 10X Tough HerculeZ pre-rigged soft swimbait is here! Built for barramundi, Murray cod, mangrove jack, flathead, mulloway and other larger predatory species. A collaboration between US Z-Man Fishing Products and Tackle Tactics Australia, the HerculeZ has been developed and refined over a couple of years using sketches, CAD …

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