FishLife Issue #11 Preview
Issue #11 on Sale From March 3rd 2014
LIVE ON THE LINE — Live Baiting For Inshore Billfish
Live baiting is one of the most effective ways of catching billfish. While it is a relatively simple process, David Granville shares a bunch of tips and techniques that will help both new and experienced anglers alike catch more fish, and release them in the best possible condition.
SWAMP TROUT – Targeting The Fringe Dwellers
An unusual but entertaining sport-fishery lies dormant on the doorstep of Australia’s most populous city. Matt Young takes an in-depth look at exploiting Sydney’s urban carp on fly.
SA SNAPPER — In The Red?
South Australia has long been the go-to destination for big snapper, but is this title under threat from over-fishing? Ben Knaggs details the current goings on in SA’s snapper fishery and how the fishing activities of the state’s legion of recreational snapper anglers are evolving in response.
THE GREEN & GOLD TRIFECTA — Three Top Native Techniques
Starlo details a trio of lure casting techniques guaranteed to swing the odds in your favour when targeting golden perch and Murray cod in our dams… and the same approaches also have plenty of relevance in many river fishing scenarios.
GETTING JIGGY WITH IT – The Lighter Side of Heavy Metal
In the hope of transplanting it to southern and eastern states, Chris Baty heads out with light jigging tackle offshore from Carnarvon to fine-tune a technique that is becoming popular with anglers worldwide.
X-RATED COD WATCHING
FishLife’s first-ever ‘X’ rating is for extraordinary, and although this feature is emphatically NOT about how to catch Murray cod, it is nevertheless one of the more exciting revelations to come to light in Australian freshwater fishing! Warren Steptoe ventures back to his beloved Border Rivers to bring us this amazing article.
LITTLE AUSSIE BATTLER
The Rosco Scamper
By James Anderson
Rosco Canoes has answered the call of adventurous anglers by adding the Scamper to its range; a light-weight yet stable craft that is perfect for solo missions to remote locations.
RAYGLASS LEGEND 2350
Mercury’s new diesel engine is born from a marriage with Volkswagen, where it is run in their up-market Touareg off roader. John Ford reports on a 7m Rayglass fitted out with the new donk, which has become the torque of the town.
Plus all of our regular columnists:
- On the Hook – Glen Booth
- Dr Fish – Julian Pepperell
- Think Like a Fish – Steve Starling
- Fishermum – Emma George
- Out There – Warren Steptoe
- Grass Roots – Gary Howard
- Young Guns – Coen Amon
- Rod Wrapper – Ian Miller