Kayaking

First yak-caught barra

It must have been one nervous fish in among these barra. As I continued up the bank I came to another section of lilies with a cutting through them. I dropped my lure towards the back of the cutting and it was almost instantly monstered by a slightly smaller barra. Fortunately it took off towards the middle of the river …

Read More »

Lake Kurwongbah awesome for kayaking and fishing

kayaking and fishing

There is one flight pass in particular that shows a very low water level and many clues about where to start looking, taking notice of the now sunken rises and valleys. In my experience, the GPS on Google Earth will get you close enough to find what you are looking for once on the water. The fishing we have done on …

Read More »

Wild bass in small creeks

Wild bass

The association also organises its own fishing competitions and hosts several others throughout the year. Though chasing bass in Lake Macdonald is exciting and rewarding, there is something about the smash and crash of a wild bass as it hits your lure and heads straight back to its snag. I believe wild bass, pound for pound, will out-fight an impoundment …

Read More »

Rosco Scamper canoe review

To get water out of the Scamper, all you need to do is lift one end and roll it over. There is no lip to trap water at either end, so it’s easy to wash out. Different models are available in the Scamper range, including the solo I have mentioned and a two-seater. The two-seater is slightly heavier at 20kg, but both craft …

Read More »

Rosco Bass Catcher review

You could see the wake behind the outriggers and stern of the boat, which gives a good indication of speed. Again, you may not use the sail every time but it does add to its versatility and turns this canoe into a multi-use craft. So if you are after more than just an ordinary canoe and want to expand your …

Read More »

Rosco Caninghi proves very capable

Although I don’t have top speed figures, it was relatively quick and much faster than you could paddle. The advantage of having a powered vessel is that you have both hands free for fishing. Whether standing up and hitting specific snags with lures or trolling the drop-off, both were easily done one up and even easier as the passenger. Another …

Read More »
Don't miss out!
enewsOptin
We respect your privacy. The information you provide will not be sold or shared to third parties.