The squid’s alien appearance, chameleon-like ability to blend into its environment and shrewd cunning has enthralled generations of Aussie anglers.
Ever considered why the classic boat captain stereotype is a grizzled, salty old bloke who looks like he’s just about rusted onto his vessel?
Loading and fine-tuning tackle boxes and lure kits, servicing reels and carefully packing rods are all part of the fun of getting prepped for a proper fishing mission.
While anglers naturally place themselves at the top of the totem, the reality beneath the ocean’s surface is very different.
Or why the mighty queenfish deserves a place in yours… Queenies are a funny fish. Rarely at the pinnacle of most anglers’ tropical wish lists, the sleek chrome-dipped speedsters have rescued more Top End expeditions than you could fling a cast net at. Blinded by the big names of equatorial...
UNDERWATER FISH WRANGLING By Pat Williams Spearfishing has got to be the most polarising method of securing a haul of fresh fillets. Some of those unversed in the subsurface arts may have preconceived notions that spearing fish is somehow ‘cheating’ or ‘not playing fair’. This couldn’t be further from the...