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FishLife Issue #24

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FishLife 24

FishLife #24 On sale from 5th May 2016. Take a journey with Australia’s leading fishing journalists to a host of stunning fishing destinations. FishLife Issue #24 features a diverse range of species and fishing methods. Real fishing knowledge, from real fishing journalists delivered as only FishLife can.



Chris Baty ventures to Papua New Guinea’s Bensbach River in quest of metre-plus wild barramundi and discovers that fishing for giants can mess with your mind.


Streamlined and versatile, this dedicated Haines offering shapes up as a bold and gutsy sportfisher, writes John Ford.

HILLBILLY BONES – Culling Carp With A Fly Rod

Most Aussies despise noxious carp – and with good reason. But if you’re keen to help reduce their numbers, why not have some fun in the process? For the Starlings, that means sight casting to the foreign invaders with lightweight fly rods.


You don’t need deep water to catch quality fish in our southern estuaries. As Andrew Mayo explains, shallow sand flats are a happy hunting ground for anglers seeking flathead, whiting and bream on lures.

Nomadic Adventures Part 2 – THE PELAGICS

Scott Amon rounds off his two-parter on fishing the outer GBR with a wrap-up of the sensational pelagic action to be experienced in the Coral Sea.


After nearly 40 years of exploring it, Andrew McGovern remains smitten by the seascapes and outstanding rock and beach fishing to be found along his beloved bit of NSW coastline.


Plus, enjoy our regular columnists:

  • Doctor Fish  – Julian Pepperell
  • Think Like a Fish – Steve Starling
  • Fishermum – Emma George
  • Grass Roots – Gary Howard
  • Young Guns – Coen Amon
  • Rod Wrapper – Ian Miller