Estuary, Stuff we've learnt

Catching over fishing: manifesto of a fishing girlfriend

I can’t stand fishing. I know the proponents might find it relaxing or stimulating or something but not me. After about 2 months of being dragged around by my boyfriend to likely ‘hot spots’ and dragged upstream by likely branches that my hook invariably got caught in, I had made up my mind. Fishing is to walking, as yoga is to napping – a good way to ruin it. However,…

Continue Reading

Estuary, Stuff we've learnt

Pumping nippers

Nippers are undoubtedly one of the best estuary baits around. Pretty much anything that swims in an estuary will eat a nipper. Also known as pink nippers, ghost shrimp or yabbies, they are plentiful in most of our south-coast estuaries, and anyone keen to catch a feed of fish should consider using them on their next outing. Nippers live on…

Continue Reading