Fishing Tips

Micro Jigging Tips and Techniques

This works extremely well when the fish are competing for food. By chopping and changing these techniques to see what is working on the day you can tune in to the bite and almost anticipate when the fish are going to eat the lure. It is important to have good-quality electronics on your boat to ensure you are jigging where you …

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Techniques for How to Catch Fingermark in Queensland

Some days the fingermark will just slam the herring with hardly a nibble beforehand and on other days they will pick at the bait like a little bream until you hook them and they just about pull your arms off. With the squid baits I run a two-hook snood rig with 6/0 octopus hooks. I place the top hook in the …

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Pro-Cure Super Gel Scent

The 2oz squeeze bottle gives you plenty of fish-attracting power for your dollar and makes applying the scent quick, easy and mess free, as well as ensuring there is no leakage when stored. There are nine Super Gel flavours available in the range: Garlic Plus, Nightcrawler, Mullet, Bloody Tuna, Shrimp, Crawfish, Blue Crab, Inshore Salt Water and Squid. So next …

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How to Catch Mulloway

This allows the fish to stay alive longer and gives you a better chance of hooking a jewfish. Most baitfish are found either around rock walls or in deeper water with structure such as shipwrecks or weedy bottoms. Do I need to spend big money on gear? Yes and no. Invest in a decent rod and reel, because with these you get …

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Bass Fishing Tips from a Professional

They are the paddle-tail soft plastic, metal blade and the old-time favourite, the spinnerbait. The soft plastic is my favourite lure presentation because of its versatility. Its natural subtle action allows it to be fished year round, whether to an edge or down deep on both active and inactive fish. Fishing a plastic to an edge is most effective in clear water …

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Putting the Sting into Your Vibes

Step four Position the two hooks together and feed the loop through the split ring or tow point and then feed the hooks and beads back through the loop formed. Before tightening, adjust the rig so the hooks are offset, with the dressed hook above the plain hook and the plain hook partially hiding in the skirting of the dressed …

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Pointers for Prawns, Whiting and Brisbane River Threadfin

 Working baitfish schools and ledges (where shallows drop off into deep water) is the norm, however on this occasion only fish and no baitfish showed on the sounder. Using the electric motor to hold position while casting is an ideal and easy way to fish. An area can be worked with lures before moving upriver or perhaps drifting back to cover …

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Sight Casting for Barramundi

When wearing these sunnies, distant objects will also become clearer and sharper and you will be able to see barramundi below the surface. For shallow and surface-casting action around snags and weed beds, try Halco Roosta poppers, 1m-diving Halco Laser Pro 120 Multi Treble hard-bodies, Z-Man FrogZ rigged weedless and stickbaits. Zerek Ripper Divers and 2.5m-diving Halco Laser Pro 120s …

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Good Results from Jumpinpin Region

The Coomera River has been hot and cold with regards to whiting and we’ve had to try a number of places before getting onto the fish. Even then the bites haven’t been steady throughout the session because there’s often a mad flurry of activity and hooked fish followed by long periods of no action whatsoever. The kids have been pretty good during …

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