Fishing Tips

The Bureau’s top tips for fishing this summer

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THE Bureau of Meteorology has compiled some fantastic tips and new tools to help you find the best time and place for safe fishing this summer. Finding the perfect fishing spot is a fine art, but whatever secret location you choose to fish, the most important aspect of your search should be to ensure you won’t get caught out by …

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Tips for big summer whiting

IF you’re a summer whiting fisho like me, Christmas comes early, with this month as good as it gets. Tips for big summer whiting: No more travelling miles up the Nerang River to find fish because they are on the move downstream to spawn. This means fishing the area between Sundale Bridge and Isle of Capri will get you a …

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How to jig for impoundment bass

It can be a lot of fun trying to get the bass away from the structure after starting so close to it. It’s a different style of fishing because you watch the sounder more than you cast. Once you have found the school, it’s a matter of selecting the right gear to tempt the bass into feeding. The impoundment bass …

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Anglers’ guide to fishing with the weather – from a pro

IN this article I will talk about how to effectively go fishing with the weather that good-old Mother Nature throws at us anglers. Being a professional fishing guide for over 20 years and being on the water every day has provided a baptism of fire and a staunch learning curve in trying to work with the elements that can change …

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Targeting bream and flathead in Lake Macquarie

For flathead, large (100-150mm) silver and black plastics that resemble mullet or even white plastics with some orange on the gills are a good choice. If targeting bream, 2” Gulp Shrimp in Pepper Prawn are fantastic. Your large plastics might even land you a good size jew, so cast until your shoulders hurt and good luck. One recent afternoon I took …

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