Freshwater Fishing Australia




Issue 136FWF136 detail Jan/Feb 2015 – 

Christmas may be over but the goodies just keep on coming in issue 136. With who is who in the freshwater fishing scene. Stephen Booth shares his tips for unlocking green and gold in Lake Mulwala. Andrew McGovern continues his ‘in focus’ review of Lake Eucumbene, and shifts his attention to the middle section of the lake. Ross Winstanley reports that persistence and partnerships are paying off when it comes to anglers catching native fish throughout the Nagambie lakes system. Trevor Hawkins takes a closer look at an area that dates back in history to the 1830s and tries to tear himself away from world class wineries, quality resorts and eateries to concentrate on the fishing options throughout the Strathbogie Shire. James Dainton left the hustle and bustle of everyday life in search of some Murray River goliaths. Golden perch are an exciting species to catch using a variety of techniques, but Jarrod day reckons “Black Grubbin” is one of the simplest and effective methods out there. Lubin Pfeiffer shares the good oil on how to fish Victoria’s Lake Fyans from a boat. Being sandwiched between some of the big name trout lakes of the Central Highlands means that many anglers often neglect Pine Tier Lagoon, but according to Trevor Hawkins it is well worth taking the short detour required to get there.  Lubin Pfeiffer shares his love for the Darling River and provides tips and advice for how to get amongst the cod that call this place home. Michal Rybka discusses some effective kayak fishing tips and tactics for freshwater lakes and rivers. Reading this article will make your kayak fishing safer, more enjoyable and hopefully more productive!  Trevor Hawkins visits a unique part of Victoria and takes a closer look at three trout lakes in the Halls Gap region.
There’s more of course, including all the regular columns, Mick Hall’s FlyTalk and all the latest news and reviews.

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.

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