Issue #29


Issue #29


FishLife 29

FishLife #29 On sale from 2nd March 2017. Take a journey with Australia’s leading fishing journalists to a host of stunning fishing destinations. FishLife Issue #29 features a diverse range of species and fishing methods. Real fishing knowledge, from real fishing journalists delivered as only FishLife can.


One Step Ahead

For more than three decades, Warren Steptoe has been one of Australia’s most prolific and highly regarded fishing and boating writers. In this special feature, Andrew Mayo shines the spotlight on the career and contributions of a man who has inspired and influenced so many.

Midday Mulloway

Chances of catching jewfish from our popular beaches are greater than you might think, especially during daylight hours, writes Joe Brennan. Here he shares tips on reading the signs to find the iconic species.

Shake Up Time

Starlo shares some left-of-field lure options for wild bass (and many other species) that you may never have considered or even heard about.

Wild Horizons

It takes a bit to impress veteran flyrodder Peter Morse but he was gobsmacked by the unspoiled grandeur, the blue coral holes and the sheer scope of Queensland’s Claremont Isles system.

Up The Creek

A laidback camping getaway to Queensland’s Baffle Creek set David Granville on a red devil fishin’ mission… with surprise results.

Seeking Saratoga

Few freshwater fish are as attractive as our two species of saratoga, writes long-time angling authority Dick Eussen. If you’re up in their neighborhood, drop your barra blinds for a while and give the ’toga a go, he advises.

Boat Test – Haines Signature 550F

In the new 550F, Signature delivers a user-friendly all-rounder that favours the fisho. Words and photos by John Ford.

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