How to bait fishing for salmon

It’s easy to get carried away using the latest and greatest lures for surf salmon, given their reckless attacks on artificial presentations and the cool eye-catching designs now on offer. However, it’s not every day that you can step onto a beach and have a red-hot session throwing the fake stuff around. So often bait…

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…

Which is the right treble?

Finding the perfect lure is an almost impossible task. On any given day any lure may outperform another, which is why I assume many anglers have tackle boxes crammed full of lures in varying sizes and designs. In any case, choosing a lure comes down to three main factors, action, castability, colour and durability. You’re…