Yearly Archives: 2015

Meet Your Nemesis

Berkley Nemesis Over the many years of lure casting it would be almost impossible to sit and list the varying types of plastics and artificials I have thrown around. What always holds serious appeal however is when a soft plastic can be labelled as a real ‘all rounder’. By this I mean a soft plastic […]

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On the Edge, Over Bass

Our dams (or stocked impoundments), remain incredibly popular destinations across our country. Often very large bodies of water many choose to fish deep after locating fish on their sounder and employ the successful techniques of dropping blades, vibes and soft plastics to what are hopefully hungry fish. Often over looked are the edges themselves and […]

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Southern Estuary Tactics – Brent Hodges

  Tackling any estuary system with lures and soft plastics for the first time is an exciting prospect. Irrespective of the location, visualising that first hook up never ceases to get the juices flowing. Arriving at the boat ramp high on expectation, your enthusiasm and emotions soon come crashing down, however, when those first few […]

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Bream on Blades

  Now that we’re well and truly in the midst of the cooler weather, most southern black bream have long departed the shallow flats and structure laden shorelines in favour of deeper haunts. Whether preparing to spawn, resting between more active feeding periods, travelling from one part of a system to another, escaping from floodwater, […]

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YOUNGSTERS IN ACTION

  Over the past few months, students involved in the Connections – Fish for the Future program at Lara Secondary College have been learning about local fish stocking initiatives, recreational fishing guidelines, effects of introduced species, marine parks, commercial fish harvesting processes and various other marine and environmental issues. Of course, the program also aims […]

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