Tag Archives: TOPWATER FISHING

Single vs treble hooks

Treble vs single hooks for offshore fishing

When it comes to offshore lures, the debate between using treble vs single hooks can be a contentious one. After decades as a fishing guide and trial and error myself, I’ve come up with a few rules of thumb that I thought I might share with you. Rules of thumb for treble vs single hooks…

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Is the barrier reef dying - boat on reef

Is the Barrier Reef Dying ?

Because we spend so much time fishing and snorkelling, we often get asked the question; Is the Barrier Reef dying? And while it is difficult to answer that question definitively, we have found some areas very badly damaged and dying. We have also found many areas with quite good coral cover, both hard and soft…

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Topwater fishing on the outside reef

Green Jobfish Nursery – Jewell to Lizard – PCB Ep. 8

The green Jobfish is a prized fish among recreational anglers. And during our transit from Jewell Reef to Lizard Island we encountered a swarm of them! The weather for this leg of our journey was sublime! Perfect to score a quick dinner fishing on a Wonky Hole (although we nearly lost it to a huge cod).…

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