Monthly Archives: November 2016

Big barra caught at Prosperine Dam boat ramp

Big impoundment barra caught at the boat ramp

With the barra fishing closure well underway here in Queensland, ardent barramundi anglers head to the freshwater dams to try their luck. Although freshwater fish tend to be a bit sluggish in comparison, fishing the dams can be great experience handling and landing big fish, especially as they can be (on occasion) much easier to…

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Metre plus barramundi caught on a twitch bait

Twitch bait lures for impoundment barramundi

Those familiar with our fishing blog will know that Ryan pretty much exclusively fishes for saltwater barramundi. So we commissioned one of our Barra Basics students and ardent freshwater barra angler Nick Philippa to write a few words about the success he’s had with twitch baits on impoundment barra. Incidentally, soon after Nick went to…

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Techniques fishing with Keitech soft plastics and swimbaits

Techniques for fishing soft plastic lures and swim baits

Fishing with soft plastic lures enables anglers to target numerous Australian fish species from freshwater sooty grunter and jungle perch to the mighty saltwater barramundi. Soft plastics and swim baits can be retrieved in a variety of ways and flutter in the water column attracting fish. Weight can also be varied making them flexible for…

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