Articles

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...

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...