Issue 135 Nov/Dec 2015 –
Daniel Kent is an admirer of Lake Purrumbete – and understandably so, it just keeps producing the goods. Dean Norbiato takes an indepth look at a Murray Cod angler’s arsenal in an effort to help bulletproof cod fishing expeditions. Rhys Creed shares a story about an epic trip that far exceeded any of his wildest expectations. Rod Mackenzie takes us on his journey to catch his first Murray cod on fly. Wayne Dubois can’t recommend a trip to the Upper Murray highly enough and shares some tips and tricks for snaring green and gold in this iconic part of Australia.
Surface fishing for Murray cod is one of the most exhilarating forms of freshwater fishing, and Paul Lynch divulges the secrets to snaring cod off the top. Scott Gray takes a closer look at Western District redfin. Andrew McGovern kicks off his three part series on fishing Lake Eucumbene by focusing on the Dam Wall, Eucumbene Cove and Braemar Bay areas. Trevor Hawkins discusses some remote and not so remote fishing options available in the Snowy Mountains for those that wish to venture beyond the big lakes.
Colby Lesko revisits an old favourite trout lake in search of some trophy trout. Jason Ehrlich shares his opinion on what he thinks is the best type of bass lure. Peter Broomhall shares his passion for Tasmanian twig waters. Steve Starling visits a couple of impoundments lying within an hour and a half of the Queensland regional centre of Kingaroy that offer some exceptional opportunities for visiting and local freshwater anglers alike. Andrew McGovern shares 10 of his top tips to help you improve your angling. For yak anglers, bass fishing can be hard work in the middle of a long hot Aussie summer as Dave Magner explains. Plus there’s Mick Halls FlyTalk and heaps of new gear, gadgets and other 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.