Category: Fishing Facts & Tips

Land Based Shark Tagging Basics by Aaron Davison

Land Based Shark Tagging Basics by Aaron Davison

Introduction Shark fishing has long been a recreational activity along the Queensland Coast. From the fifties when Bob Dyer was catching record Tigers off Cape Moreton, to the current crop of pier/land-based enthusiasts, all manner of species and weights have been achieved. Thankfully, catch and release fishing has caught on in the past couple of […]

Impoundment Barramundi Techniques by John Hazelwood

Impoundment Barramundi Techniques by John Hazelwood Impoundment Barramundi

General Information The iconic Barramundi (Lates calcarifer) has been stocked in freshwater impoundments in Queensland for many years now, beginning in 1985 I believe, at Lake Tinaroo near Atherton from where a fish weighing 45kg has been recorded. In recent times other impoundments like Lake Awoonga and Lake Monduran have produced incredible numbers of huge […]

Mangrove Jack Fishing Techniques by Robbie Rayner

Mangrove Jack Fishing Techniques by Robbie Rayner Mangrove Jack Fishing

So you want to catch a Mangrove Jack? This is just some basic tips I have been taught, learnt and watch others do to become successful at landing that elusive Mangrove Jack. I’m by far no expert but hopefully we can get you on the right track to land one of these Red Devils in […]

Snapper Fishing in the Shallows with Soft Plastics by Peter Kaye

Snapper Fishing in the Shallows with Soft Plastics by Peter Kaye Snapper Fishing in the Shallows

Hi there, I’ve decide to write this article on snapper fishing in the shallows to try and help out the fellow fisherman. Falling in love with lure fishing some 5 years ago I have been on a steep learning curve since and expect will continue for a long time to come. I have been lucky […]

Beach Fishing Tips by Alvey Reels Australia

Beach Fishing Tips by Alvey Reels Australia Rob's Greenback Tailor

Written by Rob Duncan Sand between the toes, pristine surrounds, the abundance of fauna & flora and of course those beautiful starry nights could be just a couple of reasons many people find the attraction of ‘getting away’ from it all and heading to the beach so appealing. The beach is certainly a terrific place […]