How to catch mangrove crabs

Kids driving you mad? Entertain them by catching mangrove crabs

Well it’s that time of year again… School holiday time. And if you are like me and you don’t like leaving the kids to entertain themselves for hours, even days playing computer games and x-box, fishing is a great way to get them into the great outdoors. Some of the most fun I have with…

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Boating safety offences you should be aware of.

Holiday time is almost here and you can be sure boating and fisheries will be out on the water doing their stuff. I was having a chat to the fisheries guys a short while ago and asked them; What are the most common boating safety offences people make that are easily avoided? And they came…

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Sharkey attempts to catch big threadfin

What Happens Next catching big threadfin?

For those of you unfamiliar with this segment, “What Happens Next” is a time for us to give stuff back to our wonderful supporters and have a bit of fun giving goodies away. In this clip, our protaganist Sharkey is having loads of trouble catching a metre plus threadfin. An accomplished fisherman, Sharkey has caught…

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How to repair your cast net on the spot

It’s a pretty hard life for a cast net these days. They are not made of the same mettle as they used to be, and on days when bait is scarce, one is forced to throw into otherwise unsuitable terrain. The result more often than not is a busted pocket or two. Throwing a cast…

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Store rods safely with these handy rod cleats

Australia would have to be one of the most over-regulated countries in the world. Keeping on top of the regulations and remaining safe while running a business in an efficient and effective way can be a challenge. Now I’m not knocking the brilliant safety record we have in this country and not trying to cause…

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Big Barramundi Fishing

Catch Barramundi with Big Barra 9

If you are yet to experience the thrill of catching a metre plus barra, you will come pretty close to it in this video. Big Barra 9 is latest installment of the Big Barra series so crank up the volume (if you like Dubstep) and ENJOY!! Featured are some of the barra caught by Hooked…

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Barra Fishing Tips: How Top Fishers Make Their Own Luck.

You want to catch more fish and you know that being in the right Territory with the right Techniques at the right Time is the way to do it. And even though my last post advised that you need to find where the fish aggregate and hold, here’s the truth. In the past when fish…

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Barra Fishing Tips: 3 key elements you MUST get right to catch barramundi

There are three key elements you must get right to catch more barramundi. Working it out however is not that easy! Let me explain. In my first year of uni I struck up friendship with my university lecturer Dr. Catherine Pickering. A botanist. I started working for her as a research assistant on alpine plants,…

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How to become a fish whisperer.

Barra Fishing Tips: How To Become A Fish Whisperer.

Have you heard the saying 20% of fishers catch 80% of the fish? I have and while I’m not sure on the exact stats (there probably aren’t any), I know from fishing for years that it certainly seems true. There are always a couple of guys on facebook, or in the local tackle shop competition,…

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Transducer mounting tips to improve sounder performance.

Mounting your transducer tips

Does your sounder cut out when you travel at speed? Mounting your transducer to read at speed plays a big part! These four transducer mounting tips will boost your sounders performance and make it much easier to find new and exciting fishing spots. There is nothing more frustrating than your fish finder display cutting out…

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