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Precious times – By John Boon

How long do we have? A very touchy question that can be answered in so many different ways. To most of us it would be somewhat rhetorical, as nobody...
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Back on the barra bandwagon – By Josh Behrendorff

Go barra fishing they say, it’ll be easy they say, or so it seems. 5-6 years ago, my family and I spent a lot of time targeting barramundi and...
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Deep Drop Fishing – Setting up – By Gyula Vari

If you have contemplated fishing deeper but haven’t yet had the opportunity, or just need a bit of a nudge to get out there and give this style of...
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Rocking On – By Dan Kaggelis

There are many types of fishable structures in our creeks and estuaries. Whether its timber snags, drains, or undercut banks, my all-time favourite creek structure is rock. One of...
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Digging Deeper – By David Hodge

I’m a bit of a traditionalist in many ways, and when it comes to my fishing, and at the risk of being left behind in the technology stakes, I...
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Walking the Walk! – By Luke Galea

I’ve just returned from an epic sweet-water trekking mission and I just had to put pen to paper while it is fresh in my mind and whilst I am...
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Fishing Knives – By Dick Eussen

Everyone has their own idea what a fishing knife should be, and it ranges from proper fillet, boning, hunting and butcher knives. There is no shortage of choice and...
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Bulk nanny’s for now and into the future – By Adam Finlay

First time writer and to be honest I'd have to say that up until tonight I cannot remember the last time I actually read through a full article in...
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Vale Jeff Reid – By Dave Donald

The Australian tackle industry has lost one of its lure making icons, the founder of Reidys Lures, Jeff Reid. Aside from his skills as a gifted fisher and cutting-edge...
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Rekindling Mourilyan Magic! – By Dan Bowater

Experienced anglers of the far north know that during each year, something of a ‘sweet spot’ occurs for about six weeks in FNQ. From late September to around the...
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I see Red! – By Gyula Vari

With the explosion of shark numbers increasing in recent years, for most of us targeting reef species, it is becoming more and more difficult to land that fish. Now...
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Seabed Secrets – By Dan Kaggelis

When most anglers are using their sounders to find fishable offshore ground, they commonly look for signs of changes in the bottom, structure, and even signs of bait and...
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Exploring The Great Sandy Straits – By Nick Thompson

Over the June-July holidays I was lucky enough to visit the Great Sandy Strait in all of its glory. The Great Sandy Straits is located on the western side...
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Longtail ‘The need for speed’ – By Gyula Vari

It’s that exciting time of the year again when we start to transition from targeting bottom dwellers to pelagic speedsters.   For those of us that target and follow...
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The Tiny Boat Addiction Grows – By Dave Magner

Not that long ago, I was checking out one of the local garage sales when I stumbled across a small plastic dingy for sale. Even though I wasn’t really...
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Oven Baked Catfish and Veggies – By Anthony Davies

Aussie anglers generally despise catfish. I cover this subject in more detail in this issue's Featured Fish on page 18, suffice to say I believe this opinion is unjustified....
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Bite Times – By Dan Kaggelis

If the fish would just bite all the time, fishing would be much easier. You wouldn’t have to worry about tides, time of day or weather. Unfortunately this is...
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BBQ Crispy Skin Bream – By Anthony Davies

These days covered BBQ grills like the Weber "Q" and Ziegler & Brown's "Ziggy" are very fashionable and popular. They use less gas and are easier to clean than...
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Bare Sand Island – By Chris Errity

One of my favourite areas to fish is Bare Sand Island, which is situated near Bynoe Harbour and can be accessed from a number of public ramps. The closest...
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Pisces & Pesto Shepherd’s Pie – By Anthony Davies

The Flavour for this month is a quick and easy one pan meal that can utilise our less prestigious captures, turning that tricky snapper, trevally or tuna into something...
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