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Fishing World • www.fishingworld.com.au
SNAPPER DOWN DEEP • Deep water snapper has its challenges, but a change of tactics provides opportunities for good catches of big fish across most parts of southern Australia.
ONLINE THIS MONTH
MELBOURNE TO HOST WORLD RECREATIONAL FISHING CONFERENCE
EAST AUSTRALIAN CURRENT (EAC) CHANGES
TIGER TROUT TRIAL FOR NSW
NO MORE UNREPORTED “TAKE HOME PACKS”
WHAT’S NEW • Fisho highlights the latest tackle, gear and accessories.
TURNING TIDES • Tides are one of the biggest influences of fish behaviour and angler success in saltwater, from estuary to offshore.
LONG WAND LUDERICK • Often considered a bait only species, weed munching luderick are also quite fond of artificial flies.
PRAWN STARS • Prawns are a favourite food item for a wide variety of species – and people – with an abundance of lures and deadly methods for imitating these tasty invertebrates.
COMMON RIGGING MISTAKES • Cutting corners or taking short cuts when rigging will often result in tackle failures and lost fish.
A FRESH ALTERNATIVE • With Murray cod off limits during the spring closed season, there are plenty of alternatives for those looking for a freshwater adventure.
THE WILD WEST • Kuri Bay in Western Australia’s Kimberley region is a remote sport fishing destination with a diverse range of species and a speculator backdrop.
KINCHANT DAM HABITAT ENHANCEMENT PROJECT • Kinchant Dam, located roughly 40 kilometres west of Mackay, is starting to make a name for itself as a premium barra destination, and it’s set to improve thanks to recently completed habitat enhancement project.
TIPS FOR HARD FISHED WATER • Hard fished waters and competition for dwindling stocks of fish is inevitable, but there are ways to avoid the crowds.
ROD RENOS • Restoring an old rod is a cost effective, not to mention fun way, of bringing an old favourite back to life.
C-Map Reveal • C-Map Reveal is an innovative chart software compatible with Lowrance and Simrad devices.
SHIMANO JUNIOR ANGLERS FISHING CLUB
GRIN AND WIN! • Each month five lucky junior fishos are selected as worthy winners from the entries and kitted out with a cool Shimano DVD and cap! So keep those Grin and Win entries coming in for your chance to win!
WIN BIG! • SEND YOUR DIGITAL PHOTOS AND A DESCRIPTION OF YOUR CATCH TO PICTURES@ FISHO.COM.AU FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN.
COLD IS COOL • Don’t wish away the cold just yet. Late winter is full of fishing opportunities, as Dave explains.