Articles

Blown out of the water – By Anthony Gomes

For close to 20 years, I've had the pleasure of water testing, and fishing in a number of boats, and they all have their 'good' and 'bad'. As they...

Reel Care and Servicing – By Dave Hardy, Lee Longs Tackle Shop

Whether you know a lot about reels or nothing at all, this is a good refresher about reel care and servicing. It’s also a bit of ‘food for thought’...

Fishing Offshore with the new Lowrance HDS Live 12 – By Peter Ford

In the world of hi tech fishing, it’s hard for the layman to cut through the jargon sometimes and find out actually how effective some products are, well I...

What a Legend – By Anthony Gomes

It's no secret that one of the great things about working for this magazine is the fact that I get to jump aboard some awesome boats and meet some...

Big Barra Run-Off. By Craig Latimore

In my last article, I spoke about the essentials you will need to have a successful NT runoff, chasing the ironic barramundi. Everything is in place with the exception...

BeachComber 485. By Peter Kaye

Is your family contemplating getting into boating or upgrading from a small tinny? If you answered yes, then the Savage Beach Comber 485 might just be the boat for...

Hinchinbrook Jackpot – By Adam Royle

Red dog, red bream, mangrove snapper, whatever you call them, mangrove jack hold a special place in the hearts of many fishers. They hit hard, fight dirty and live...

Rockhampton Rewards – By Peter Kaye

Fitzroy River, Net Free Zones, Rockhampton - is it really the fishing Mecca it’s made out to be? Well, I had a very good chance to find out when...

Elephant Eat Peanuts – By Brendan Pollard

There’s little to no doubt that the Net Free Zones (NFZ) up and down the Queensland coast are working in the recreational angler’s favour, with places like Rockhampton being...

Sure Thing Shrimpin’ – By Dan Kaggelis

The only one thing better than a solid wet season is the fishing that comes after it. Whilst it can be a little frustrating watching the creeks and rivers...

610 Territory Legend – By Anthony Gomes

Fish and Boat magazine is all about big fish and tough boats. The 610 Territory Legend is, without doubt, a tough boat that will allow you to get out...

Going Live – By Jason Masters

Do you prefer a spin or overhead reel? Are you a plastic’s or hardbody lure caster? Braid or mono line? Lures or bait? Short or long rods? These are...

Chrome Overload – By Craig Latimore

The great NT runoff is over. If it wasn’t so depressing, I would laugh at that statement. In fact, it never really happened. Every cyclone that formed in the...

Fingered On 4LB – By James Falkenberg

Have I got a yarn for you guys this month! Well, to be honest, this probably excites me more than you guys, as I got to reap the rewards,...

The Fishing Machines of Rockhampton – By Lee Brake

I worked late on the Sunday and then packed the last of my gear before hitting the road from Mackay to Rockhampton. When I finally pulled up in the...

Offshore Marine Master 630 Cuddy – By Ben Keen

You may remember back in the January edition of Fish and Boat that I reviewed an Offshore Marine Master (OMM) 620 Walk Around. The write-up was glowing and deservedly...

Pop Till You Drop – By Luke Galea

There is a fine line between pleasure and pain, and throwing big poppers and stickbaits for giant trevally yields plenty of both. Despite the pain we inflict upon ourselves,...

Fast Food River Trees. By Nathan Johnston

After dropping in for a chinwag with the property owner, the four-wheel drive is pointed towards the river. A few paddocks and several internal gates later, the edge of...

Keepin’ it Real. By John Boon

In the modern day, technology is slowly taking hold. Walking through a shopping centre will only reinforce the point. How many people are sitting or standing with their heads...

300 Tuffy. By Anthony Gomes

It's no secret that I'm a big fan of the Polycraft boats, and out of the six boats that I've owned, two of these have been Polycraft boats. My...