Posts Categorized: Fishing Tips

DAIWA FISHING TIPS: TARGETING JEWFISH By VICKI LEAR

Targeting jewfish is a challenge and you might have to go quite a few times to nut out the basics in your own estuary system. If I can give you just one tip, it is that to time your tides, fishing in the right time of the tide is crucial…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: Black Label V2 701MLXS By Andrew Badullovich

Casting soft plastics close to shore and bouncing them down steep rock walls can be a great tactic for all estuary species. Mulloway, estuary perch, tailor, bream and even XO sized flathead will hold along rock walls within back-eddies and current breaks during harsh tidal flow. This type of country…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: GENERATION BLACK – MARK GERKOVICH

Everyone would love to own the perfect rod for each fishing scenario that they come across, but in reality for most this is but a financially constrained pipedream. Most people when they are looking for a rod need something that they can use in many locations and for a variety…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: Daiwa Tournament Pro Spike – Darren Weda

Need a decent size light tackle lure that casts well, dives deep and hangs in the zone? Well look no further, Daiwa's Tournament Pro spike is here to answer all your needs. THE DESIGN Based on the original Spike released in the 90's Daiwa's new Tournament Spike has been revitalised…
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DAIWA PRODUCT FOCUS: TESTING THE 16 CATALINA – MARK BARGENQUAST

I must admit I am a longtime fan of spin reels, once upon a time bait casters were my favorite and in certain applications they still are, especially for pinpoint accuracy and direct feel when presenting a lure in a tight estuary but the many years of offshore pelagic spinning…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Tricking Fish – Jamie Robley

With so many fantastic lures to choose from these days there’s no excuse not to get out there and cast them around your local waterways. It’s a great time of year for it too, with nearly all fresh and saltwater species being very active over the coming weeks, feeding up…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Peddle Power Landbased Fishing – Max Sinton

Living on the Sunshine Coast I’m fortunate to have many opportunities to indulge my passion for fishing. Its something my friends and I like to do together on weekends or after school when ever we can. We have plenty of river systems, canals and beaches to choose from, but I’m…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Structure Breaming 101 – Alex Greisdorf

I figure as my first blog that I would share some techniques that all anglers could relate to. All of our river and estuary systems across the country have some sort of structure, from manmade boat docks and pontoons to massive Jarrah trees that have fallen down during storms. Our…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Top 3 Finesse Fishing Tips – Darren Weda

“Finesse” is a bit of a buzz word around the fishing traps at the moment, but in essence it just means making some changes to your tackle and technique which will be a bit more subtle and hopefully help your catch rates for some of those more finicky species. So…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Sneaky kayak sessions – Micah Adams

I recently got to spend a weekend camping with the family in one off my favourite little wilderness pocket waters full of bream. With limited room available for gear I decided to put my Hobie pro angler 14 on the roof of the Amarok and packed one of the new…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: City Jewels – Jesse Rotin

Preparing some gear and heading down to our local waterway is something that many of us don’t do enough. Throughout every major city of Australia we are blessed with some of the most untouched and undisturbed fisheries right under on our doorsteps. I’m always keen to head out fishing whenever…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Chasing Sydney Squid – Sami Omari

Chasing squid is a precursor to many successful fishing trips; they’re an all-time favourite live bait for big kingfish not to mention one of the best baits for mulloway and snapper. It’s not only the fish that love eating them and I’m often torn between loading them up with hooks…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Downrigging baits – Vicki Lear

If you are spotting fish in the depths them than you need a solution to get your bait down to their depths. An easy solution is owning a Downrigger with a couple of different lead ball weights, these weights will determine how far down and how the bait swims down…
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