Estuary, Stuff we've learnt, Think like a fish- fishing techniques

Fishing estuaries more effectively: lighten up

Part 1: tides Part 2: structure When fishing an estuary what would you think about 6lb leader? Light? Heavy? All rounder? Well, obviously it depends on what you are fishing for. For average flathead its probably a pretty good choice. Flatheads abrasive little teeth can go through lighter leaders pretty quickly. If you are chasing bigger models you may even…

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Estuary, Stuff we've learnt, Think like a fish- fishing techniques

Fishing estuaries more effectively: structure

Part one of our estuary series, which focusses on tides is here. Rubble flats, weedbeds, sandflats, reef, bommies, dropoffs, pylons and other artificial structures, mored boats, ledges, edges, rockwalls, undercut banks and snags. All estuary structures that will hold and attract fish. As we covered in the last post that touched on tides and tidal movement, water movement will have…

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Fishing the great south-east corner: Tamboon, Mallacoota and Wonboyn

Australia truly is an amazing place. You can drive three hours from the nation’s capital and feel like you’ve found true isolation. Windswept coastlines, pristine wilderness and abundant wildlife are just some of the reasons I keep fishing in this part of the world. I was recently lucky enough to spend three nights camping between Tamboon Inlet and Wonboyn Lake.…

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