How to: Blackfish on fly

For most of my life, I have enjoyed living near the ocean fishing for many different species, but one fishing memory more than any else reminds me of home. Enjoying a warm windless Winters day looking into the crystal clear cold waters, and watching a wooden float bob around upon the surface. Feeling the rush…

How to: Yellow Eye Mullet

The cooler months just wouldn’t be the same without the arrival of yellow-eye mullet, which invade inshore areas, injecting a silver wave of life into chilly waters over autumn and winter in the southern half of the country. Mullet have a cult-like following in many areas, and when they’re running it’s common to see fishos…

How to: Jungle Perch

Why Jungle Perch? The allure of fishing for Jungle Perch (JP) is not just in the thrill of the fight or the unique colours of the species. JPs are generally isolated to the far north of Australia. Most people in pursuit of catching one of these fish might not have them on their doorstep. The…

How to: Redfin on plastics

The main reason I fish for Redfin Perch is that they are really close to where I live. This makes them easily accessible at a moment’s notice, and the fact that they are excellent table fare is a bonus. I have a bag ready to go with a leader, scissors, pliers, assorted lures, jigheads and…