Posts Categorized: Fishing Tips

DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Family Fishing. Hook-a-Barra – Ian Seeto

In our household there is a slight spin off to the standard Christmas advent calendar. Previously what we have experienced is each day of the calendar a Christmas themed chocolate, however this year through my wife's creativeness we have a string of 25 numbered paper bags, each with their own…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Taking Kids Fishing – Mark Gercovich

If there is one thing better than catching a fish yourself it perhaps is helping someone else to catch one. Even more so if it’s their first, or PB of some description. Better again if it’s their first fish all together. Recently I’ve had the pleasure of once again taking…
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Murray Cod Open Season – Jacko Davis

For Three months I collected likely looking lures, received new gear and studied google earth, all in the anticipation of the reopening of cod season. By far my most favourable weekend to fish, the first weekend of December has come and gone for another year. Like most, it was another…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: The basics of kayak fishing – Darren Weda

Kayak fishing as a sport has really taken off in the last few years, with all the major brands now having dedicated models especially for fishing. Not to mention the huge number of kayak fishing competitions currently happening all over the country. But you shouldn’t feel left out. It really…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Southern Surface Luring Tips – Jamie Robley

At this time of year many keen lure casters around the south eastern fringes of the country are keen to try surface lures on some of our favourite estuary and freshwater fish. Although a wide variety of species will swipe a surface lure at one time or another, the most…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Brogo Bass – Andrew Badullovich

My good pal, Paul Seward caught this 39 fork length bass out of Brogo Dam, NSW. Paul used a Gen' Black Pinster for short, accurate casts toward and among weed-beds and snag structure. The pinster is a great rod for Brogo bass, as it also boasts enough power to drag…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Fraser Island Flats Marlin – Mark Bargenquast

Living on the Fraser Coast for a serious sport fisherman certainly has advantages, it’s the one place in the world, and I mean the ONLY place in the world with such a huge biodiversity of fish life for the keen angler. Inland freshwater has bass, barramundi, Saratoga, sooty grunter and…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: October, Bass time – Dave Rae

October is a special month in my bass calendar because it’s the month that produces a high percentage of large fish. I think the fact that bass are still moving upstream means that they are still relatively concentrated whereas by mid summer large fish have spread throughout the system. You’ll…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Fishing SE QLD Drains – Mark Bargenquast

Summer time……Fishing flood time run off, run out tide drains and color changes are often associated with Northern Territory Barra Rivers or Cape York estuaries, actually nothing could be further than the truth. Anywhere from Tin Can Bay north (and I bet it happens further south) anglers with a bit…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: The Jetty Rat – Andrew Badullovich

Land-based angling is a favourite form of fishing for me. I grew up chasing all manner of fish species from the shoreline, and found the wharves and jetties to provide great opportunities for the young fishing grommet. When I was a kid, my mates and I would patrol every timber…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Longtail Tuna Time – Mark Bargenquast

Finally winter has disappeared and along the south eastern coastline of QLD our summer species are arriving. One of the most sought after species for inshore/offshore sportfishos are northern bluefin tuna or as we like to call them longtails. Growing to over 35kg they are commonly caught around 8 –…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Travelling with Rods – Vicki Lear

I have travelled to Darwin a few times now and always seem to have trouble when going through the airport with my rod tube.   I can travel from Sydney to Darwin okay but when returning, Darwin airport always seems to knock the rod tube back. Distressed at 12 midnight at…
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DAIWA FISHING TIPS: Luring Lake Lizards – Jamie Robley

Although dusky flathead can be caught throughout the year, the months ahead are normally best when it comes to catching flatties around the coastal lakes of NSW. Living smack bang between the Tuggerah and Macquarie systems on the Central Coast, I’m even more familiar with the habits of fish here…
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