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Yellowbelly (Golden Perch)

Yellowbelly, Golden Perch or in some areas, Callop are a popular Aussie native species, these brutish fish hit hard and fight harder. It’s well advised to keep a tight grip on your rod when fishing for these hefty fish! So pack your baitcaster and a few spinnerbaits as we visit the ins and outs of […]

Coronet Bay

Located just beyond Corinella is the beautiful Coronet Bay, this area hosts a small town, dirt roads, and most importantly, fantastic landbased fishing opportunities! If you want to get down to a quiet location that receives very little fishing traffic but still produces, this is the place to be. In this guide we’ll be focusing […]

Snapper

When it comes to fishing in Australia, snapper are easily of the most popular and readily accessible saltwater species. When the end of July is marked off on the calendar, we begin to see posts on social media of keen anglers holding up beautiful winter reds at their favourite pier, rock platform or breakwall. Snapper […]

How to Choose the Right Leader

Your leader is one of the most important pieces of your kit, it’s the piece of line that has to withstand abrasions, present baits and lures properly, be difficult to see in the water and help with casting. This little piece of line is often overlooked, most people choose their leader based on required strength […]

Murray Cod

Brought back from the brink of extinction, the magnificent Murray Cod is re-establishing its place as the king of freshwater in the beautiful waters of Australia. It’s not surprise that these powerful fish with the capacity to grow enormous are a hugely popular species of sport fishing in Australia, with popularity growing by the day […]

Goulburn River (Thornton Area)

The Goulburn River is a well known legendary fishery in Victoria, it stretches from the Victorian Alps all the way down to Echuca, where it meets the Murray River. Whilst this beautiful river holds trout, redfin, yellowbelly, cod and other native species, we will be focusing today on trout fishing. One of the biggest hot […]

Tooradin (Sawtells Inlet)

Tooradin is a quaint little town that provides peaceful, relaxing fishing for families, children and anglers looking to catch some fresh or live bait. Those who put extra time in here can also get lucky, with catches of bream and estuary perch seen from time to time by those with the skills and dedication to […]

Whiting

King George Whiting are considered by many to be one of the finest table fish in Australia, not to mention they also provide great sport on light tackle, and provide great fun for anglers of all ages. One thing that I personally love about whiting is their accessibility, you don’t need a boat to catch […]

Stony Point Pier

Stony Point Pier can be challenging to fish, but it is a rewarding location and many highly rated species can be caught here, including squid, whiting,  flathead, snapper, and gummy shark. This pier is interesting as it is very seasonal, available catches seem to vary depending on the time of year, it is worth trying […]

Squid

SQUID Squidding is great fun for the whole family, and is enjoyed by many fishermen from novices to experts, there is something addictive about the way squid hit a jig, and the split second when you realise you’ve hooked a hungry calamari and not just another patch of weed!In this guide we’ll be looking at […]