Soaking a bait in the surf is fishing, simplified. With all the nonsense that clutters the way we fish stripped away, surfcasting for your supper can remind you why you first grew to love fishing.
There’s something serendipitous about wandering the banks of a freshwater creek or string of billabongs in the Top End of the country, firing off casts at likely-looking snags and pools as the cicadas roar above you…
Employing local expertise is all but guaranteed to fast track your success when plying unfamiliar waters.
The mighty coral trout is undoubtedly one of the most sought after catches for saltwater fishos around the northern half of the country. They’ll happily scoff fresh baits, soft plastics and a variety of jig presentations.
Sand whiting are a bread n’ butter staple of the inshore fishing scene. Not only are they a lot of fun to tangle with on appropriate tackle, they’re an ideal target species to get kids into fishing and make exceptional table fare.
Black spot and venus tuskfish are not only some of the hardest fighting tropical reef fish around, they’re considered some of the finest table fare you’re likely to have the pleasure of frying up.