Freshwater Fishing Australia




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Issue 131 Mar/Apr 2015 – Lake Eildon has long been a favourite freshwater haunt for many Victorian anglers, and with the recent explosion of golden perch captures, Scott Gray decides to get in on the action! In our Cod Special, we’ll teach you how to catch cod on bait and bardi grubs, techniques for catching cod on surface, and also take a look a cod management strategies. Plus, Andrew McGovern tells you everything you need to know about fishing Jindabyne, and we’ve got all our regular features including New Gear and Impoundment Levels.




Talinah LagoonVIC
Eildon Golden Perch
King River
Lake Eppalock
Better Native Fisheries
Lake William Hovell

NSW Trout Stock Data
Jindabyne – Snowy & Thredbo Rivers
Cod Management

Broughton River

Tropical River PoolsTECHNICAL
Hot Cod
Cod on Bait
Ultimate Connections
Rigging Bardi Grubs
Cod that go Boof in the Night
Trout on Plastics

Freshwater Fishing Australia magazine was first published over 24 years ago and is an institution for many of our country’s freshwater anglers. It is one of the longest running fishing magazines in the country. For two decades, the country’s leading fishing journalists have been providing the best information for our anglers. The quality of the publication has resulted in many local anglers retaining every copy of the magazine ever published. Freshwater Fishing continues to hold the trophy of the country’s most popular freshwater only publication.

Every two months Freshwater Fishing Australia magazine’s team of expert writers update you on what’s working and where to fish. All techniques from fly fishing for trout through baitfishing for goldens to casting soft plastic for barra – and every variation between. The magazine’s popularity and strength has been its concentration on providing information that fishers can apply to improve their success rate in a way that all readers can understand. All of the well-known and respected fishing writers have contributed to this magazine at some time in its history. Current experts who are regular contributors include Bill Classon, Greg French, Rod Harrison, Trevor Hawkins, Rod Mackenzie, Andrew McGovern, Frank Prokop, Steve Starling, Nigel Webster, Philip Weigall and many others.