Reports

Fishing Report – Brisbane River – November 4, 2017

Another Saturday and another kayak fishing session in the Brisbane river. This time, my mate Dave and I headed to towards the mouth of the Brisbane River in the hope of chasing some Mangrove Jacks around the rock walls. We met at Pinkenba boat ramp on sunrise, navigated the slippery boat ramp and loaded our yaks into the water. The…
Joseph Wilson
November 30, 2017
Equipment

What lures work best for different types of fish

With so many different species of fish worldwide living in all different ecosystems, there is no one lure to suit all fish. Take a trip to your local fishing shop and you will be amazed at the hundreds of different styles of lures available. Big lures, small lures, metal lures, plastic lures, shiny lures and lures so realistic they look…
Joseph Wilson
September 10, 2017
Equipment

What impact does the tide have when fishing

The tide is one of the most important factors that can influence your fishing. As the old saying goes, no flow no go, it is quite common knowledge that fish are more active and more likely to feed when there is tidal activity present (also, fish finders can be handy here). In this article we will look at how tidal…
Joseph Wilson
August 2, 2017
Equipment

Ways to install a fish finder on a kayak

You don’t need an expensive boat with all the bells and whistles to catch quality fish these days. Fishing kayaks are a great alternative which allow anglers the ability to get out on the water and reach fishing destinations once only accessed by boats. With the popularity of kayaks also comes the wide range of accessories available. You can now…
Joseph Wilson
July 24, 2017
Equipment

The secrets to catching fish in the surf

With thousands of miles of coastline available it offers a great opportunity for anglers to catch fish, but surf fishing can be a difficult activity for first timers. In this article we will discuss how to identify areas to fish and what techniques can be used for surf fishing, including rigs and tides. The first thing any great surf fisherman…
Joseph Wilson
June 6, 2017
Equipment

How to rig different types of live bait when fishing

When it comes to fishing with live baits there are many ways to rig your baits for the best chance at getting a hookup. The presentation of your live bait is paramount to make it look as realistic as possible and enticing to your targeted fish species. In this article we will look at the different ways certain bait fish…
Joseph Wilson
May 11, 2017
Equipment

How to catch your own live bait for fishing

To increase your chances of catching fish you can try using live bait. Live bait can be easier to obtain than you might think and in this article we will discuss the different methods used to catch live baits of different types and the equipment required. Different types of commonly used live baits Probably the most common live bait used…
Joseph Wilson
April 8, 2017
Equipment

Essential equipment required for fishing

Fishing is a great activity for people of all ages. With a low barrier to entry one can simply purchase a cheap rod and reel combo from the local store and be ready to catch fish in no time (once they find some fish). The great thing about fishing is that you don’t have to be a professional with fancy…
Joseph Wilson
March 21, 2017