Articles

Hot Reels Pro Charters – By Dom Fry

Bob Jeynes is no ordinary angler, quite the opposite in fact. Born and bred in Queensland, Bob has an angling history of extraordinary depth and understanding going back four...

New Suzuki 300B duo prop now in Australia

Suzuki Marine is proud to introduce the new DF300B. This outboard quite simply carries the same DNA as our flagship outboard, the DF350A. The new DF300B strikes the perfect...

All-new 400hp Verado outboard!

Mercury Marine is introducing an all-new 400hp Verado outboard - the most powerful Verado on the water. Since the launch of Mercury's 350hp Verado and Mercury Racing's 400R four...

Lowrance HDS Live going deep

After fitting the new Lowrance HDS Live 12 inch Combo to our project boat we were keen to test it in some deeper water to see how it performs....

The Unexpected Benefits of the Net Free Zone – By Dave Magner

With the benefit of hindsight, I reckon Rockhampton City Council will one day look back on their decision to declare the region a Net Free Zone (NFZ) as one...

Barra-Tastic – Tips, Tricks, and Techniques – By Nick Thompson

With the barra season about to open, this is the perfect time to learn more about these fish and how you can target them for the best results once...

Searching New Ground – By Luke Galea

The thought of venturing out into the Coral Sea is certainly an exciting prospect for any red-blooded angler. Whilst we all know about the multitude of hard fighting sports-fish...

Timber! – By Dan Kaggelis

We all have our favourite type of lures. For some people it’s a paddle tail soft plastic or prawn, others it’s a hard body, stick bait, or popper. Usually...

You’re in Good Hands – By Anthony Gomes

For those who have been following the magazine of late, you would be aware that my personal boat has undergone quite an upgrade and has completely changed the way...

Cairns Inshore Options – By Dan Kaggelis

Cairns has always held high appeal to both Australian and overseas anglers. It’s of little wonder as there aren’t many urban areas in the world which can offer such...

Assault on the Coral Sea – By Luke Galea

When you see your mate Abba’s name flash up as an incoming call on your phone, you can’t help but be excited. You just know that an offshore assault...

Ballooning for Mulloway – By Jamie Behrens

The name Mulloway, or more commonly known on the eastern states as Jewfish, usually gets most anglers attention when talked about. For me, it is an obsession which started...

Sounding Out – By Dan Kaggelis

There is little doubt that improvements in fish finders has moved in leaps and bounds in recent years. Enhancements in side imaging, down imaging and traditional sonar, has provided...

Sounders – Reading Tips for Better Results By Chris Parris

With all the different sounders and advanced technology available these days, it can be pretty confusing. Firstly, when deciding on which brand of sounder to purchase, it helps to...

Fish Big Mouth – By Dan Kaggelis

Whilst catch and release sports fishing brings plenty of excitement, taking home a feed of fish from the ocean or creek is something we are all entitled to. I’m...

Sandy Straits Marine 7.3m Cat – ROO – Reviewed. By Luke Fitzpatrick

You may recall, that in the March 2019 edition of Fish and Boat Magazine. I was lucky enough to review a 4.5m Tri Hull Whaler built by Sandy Straits...

Searching for Secrets – Part 2 – By John Boon

Last week we discussed transducer placement and the ability to read at speed while fishing your favourite creeks to unlock hidden treasures. What about if you don’t have that...

Searching for Secrets (part 1) – By John Boon

Do you follow a particular angler on social media that continues to raise the bar? It could be a single person or maybe a group that seems to be...

A Snag to Remember – By Jamie Behrens

Summer time coinciding with the Christmas holidays usually spells marlin in my world. The sunshine coast is usually hit by an influx of juvenile black marlin which has me...

Breaking the Drought – By Josh Behrendorff

For many of us, fishing is more than just a past time, it’s a way of life. Although when the fishing gets tough and the fish stop appearing, you...