Cunjevio is regarded by some anglers as one of the best rock fishing baits, especially for Drummer or ‘pig’. As someone who regularly fishes for Drummer I have been trying to find out how to access, identify and use cunjevio as bait. What is Cunjevio I used to think cunjevio was cuttlefish – don’t know why…

If you were to ask me what is one of the most underrated fish, not only in terms of its table quality but also in terms ease of fishing accessibility, and fun to catch, I would have to say it’s the Leatherjacket. Identifying Leatherjackets Leatherjackets are a strange looking fish often encountered as a by-catch,…

Fishing lines are something that people new to fishing probably aren’t aware of but it’s surprisingly simple.  We’ve put together a quick guide to explain all the different types of lines available and when you should use them. After reading this guide, you will be able to walk into any fishing retailer and know exactly what…

Burley Tips So when I first started off fishing all I had with me was my rod and bait. I would be on the wharf catching nothing when people a bit further away were getting all the action. We used the same sized hook and both used prawns but for some reason they were catching…

Bait Fishing – Prawns The Bait vs. Lure debate has existed from the beginning of time. Some prefer lures as it is more cost effective until you get snagged and others hate the smell of bait on their fingers. However, it has been agreed that using fresh bait is probably the most effective method of…

A fishing rod is the most equipment for any fisherman. A good fishing rod should easily last several years or even decades. Personally, I have fishing rods that are about 2 decades old that are still great for use. They may look a little weathered, but caring for them has made sure they’re still super…

Rock fishing safety is not a topic that should be taken lightly. It’s critical that rock fishing safety be at the forefront of anglers. In their broadcast of 29 May 2015, the Australian Broadcast Commission reported that “rock fishing has seen at least 68 deaths in the last five years in Australia with almost all…

Squid fishing or squidding has its own special place in fishing. What’s not to like about squidding: Caught all year round Can be fished from the boat or from shore Great eating An excellent bait If you haven’t caught one yet and are looking to get into squidding, keep reading. I am keen to get…

That old saying “give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime” comes to mind when I think of a reason why I take my kids fishing. The other is that I want them to feel that same adrenaline rush I…