Posts Categorized: Fishing Tips

DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Estuary Topwater Luring by Darren Weda

Coming into the warmer months and topwater luring is on many a fishermans mind. By far one of the most exciting and visual ways of lure fishing its no wonder so many people are turning to this style of fishing. There is such a large range of species, fresh and…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Pre-Storm Bass. By Jacko Davis

My local bass impoundment has seen a lot of me over the last few months, right through winter, and now into spring. I’ve been waiting for the switch to flick, and last session it did. Once the water temperature rises with the spring weather, the bass move up into the…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: DAIWA RELIABILITY IN THE KIMBERLEY BY MICAH ADAMS

I recently had the pleasure of spending two weeks on board a mothership- the Hyland C in the middle of the Kimberly filming for my upcoming season eight of adventure angler. During the trip, we experienced an incredible diversity of action that culminated in the catching of both barramundi and…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: PERCH SEARCH BY MARK GERCOVICH

Recently Fisheries Victoria held its “Perch search” on the Glenelg River in South West Victoria. The purpose of the event is allow for the collection of running ripe Estuary Perch that are used as brood stock to produce EP fingerlings for stocking. Previous research has shown that the most effective…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: SPECIAL SPRING AT LAKE EILDON BY MARC AINSWORTH

Come 1 September this year, Lake Eildon is going to be something special because it’ll be open, for the first time, to Murray cod fishing during spring. That’s right, the 3-month Murray cod closed season of September, October and November won’t apply for the 2016 spring at Lake Eildon. Fisheries…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: SURF’S UP BY JESSIE ROTIN

Sand and the sound of crashing waves is what attracts millions to Australia’s amazing coastline each year. Turning up in large numbers and having a never say die mentality, is why many of us spend hours chasing our iconic Australian Salmon. Each to their own: Wading the shallows, flicking lures…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: SPRING GOLD BY JACKO DAVIS

Golden Perch, Callop or Yellowbelly, whatever you want to call these oversized footballs, are a freshwater trophy best targeted during spring. The spring months mark the cod season closure coinciding with this top time to target these fish. Many freshwater anglers will pack away the cod gear until December and…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: POST WINTER INSPECTIONS BY DALE BAXTER

With the weather being cold and miserable and making getting out amongst the fish hard work and only for the true die hards. It is a great time to get your reels into tip top shape with a bit of TLC and ready for the coming Spring. It doesn’t take…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: BARRA BUCKET LIST BY JASON LINARDOS

I like many fisherman have a fishing “bucket list”. A list of fish species that I want to catch during my lifetime. One of those species I needed to catch was a Barramundi. I have caught Barramundi once before on a guided trip up north but to me it never…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: BEACH SALMON AFTER HOURS BY ANDREW BADULLOVICH

There is just something special about surf fishing. The sound of the crashing waves harmonizes with the screeching gulls and terns as they patrol the shoreline for a potential meal. That first rush of seawater that caresses your ankles forces your feet to settle into the sand as the receding…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: JETTY JUNKIES BY ANDREW BADULLOVICH

Kids love fishing, particularly from jetties! The fish that frequent the sanctuary of the jetty structure provide a visual fishery, and quite often the kids will be able to offer their selected target a piece of peeled prawn bait. Fish species likely to be encountered from around the pylons include…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: MAKING THE MOVE BY MARK BARGENQUAST

Well after living in SE Queensland for the past 40 years it’s been refreshing to relocate to far north queensland. I’ve been guiding in Weipa on and off now for 6 years so it was the logical place to move to, and the bonus is the fishing is great! It’s…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: TUNA PIER BY MARK GERKOVICH

Many successful anglers are very in tuned with how natural forces effect like wind, tides, run-off and seasonal changes affect their piscatorial pursuits. Sometimes however taking notice of maybe more simple man-made influences can also be important. The installation of that new light that now shines on the water and…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: JUMBO YELLOWFIN ON SALTIGA MICAH ADAMS

I honestly believed that I had missed my chance and would never catch a jumbo yellowfin tuna! I began game fishing on the NSW far south coast as an early teenager in the mid to late nineties and it was then the best of the yellowfin runs seemed to end.…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Bream in the Timber by Dale Baxter

Of all the forms of fishing around sight casting to fish would have to be one that would be top of the list for most anglers. Whether they use bait or lures you would have to agree it is one of the most addictive forms of fishing around. It is…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Braving the Cold by Vicki Winter Lear

With temperatures cooling down it means the Cod should be sunning themselves in the shallower bays of our dam systems and no longer lurking the depths to get cooler water. We are seeing our dam levels rise so it should be perfect to go and hit it up before close…
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