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Head to the tributaries

Ian Loft | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / Freshwater / Yarra Valley /

The last few month’s cold weather has really slowed things up in the Yarra River’s freshwater fishing scene. A little discouraging I know, but that’s fishing Melbourne in winter!

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The moment for mulloway

Shane Lowery | First Published: August 2014   »  Regular Features / Area Report /

Rain and cold weather shouldn't deter the keen angler on the Glenelg River in the month of August as the fishing can be hot!

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Trout are about

Andy McCarthy | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / Freshwater / Eildon /

Even though it was a mild start to our winter, the cold is certainly here now so if you’re not fishing it's a perfect time to do rod and reel maintenance and make sure your gear is in good order so you don't miss out on that big one.

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The flush we needed

Jim Mcclymont | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / East Coast / Marlo /

Last edition I suggested we usually have an east coast low this time of year that flushes out the whole system. Well the east coast low arrived bringing torrential rain that flooded the Snowy and Brodribb Rivers, flushing away any stagnant pools of water and rubbish that had collected since the last flush.

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Salmon star in Andersons Inlet

Alan Mc Fayden | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / East Coast / Inverloch /

At the time of this report we have been experiencing a rather mild winter and the warmer than usual conditions has seen boaters and land based anglers trying their luck.

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Salmon, salmon and salmon

Alan Mc Fayden | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / East Coast / Inverloch /

In these southern waters at this time of the year the common word is salmon, and right now the chant is loud and clear.

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National 4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing & Boating Expo

Tag | First Published: August 2014   »  Feature Articles / Victoria /

With an unrivalled line-up of outdoor activities, demonstrations and celebrities, the 2014 National 4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing & Boating Expo on August 22-24 at the Melbourne Showgrounds promises to be the premier event for fishing, boating and outdoor enthusiasts.

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Catchments get saturated

Roger Miles | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / Freshwater / Bendigo /

We are currently experiencing a winter of old. Over the last few weeks the days have been cold and wet. The nights have been even colder. Although we have not been receiving huge amounts of rainfall, the rainfall has been consistent. Given these conditions our catchments are now saturated and any significant rainfall from now on is going to produce some good inflows into our waterways.

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A review on Arthurs Lake

Tag | First Published: August 2014   »  Feature Articles / Victoria /

I have been fly fishing Arthurs for over 40 years and in this time I have experienced the highs and lows: from awesome dun hatches through to tailing trout along the shoreline, to hunting trout polarising to barren shores devoid of anything.

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An occasional cool spell

Lee Rayner | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / Central / Port Phillip Bay /

Well we are truly into the depths of winter now with some icy, no make that cyclonic blows over the past weeks that have provided some horrific weather, which in reality has kept the majority of anglers locked up indoors.

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Is it snapper season already?

Adam Ring | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / Central / Western Port /

It’s cold, it’s windy and it’s wet but we all knew it was coming so there is no point in dwelling on it!

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Lake lunkers await

Rod Shepherd | First Published: August 2014   »  Regular Features / Area Report /

Weather permitting the number one destination for salmonoids would have to be Lake Bullen Merri.

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Winter’s depths my favourite

Rod Shepherd | First Published: August 2014   »  Regular Features / Area Report /

The depths of winter are well and truly upon us but the shortest day has well and truly been and gone and now we stand on the cusp of springlike days.

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Shepparton: Sensational

Tag | First Published: August 2014   »  Feature Articles / Victoria /

Greater Shepparton is synonymous with great food, wine, waterways and weather. Greater Shepparton boasts a diversity of cultural, outdoor and sporting activities seldom found anywhere else and from an anglers point of view, Shepp is close to some really good fishing.

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The salt is the scene to be seen

Neil Slater | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / Central / Geelong /

The Barwon River in Geelong is brown and cold however a few patient anglers have caught some large carp fishing up near Buckley’s Falls.

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Weather tests anglers

Lucas Smith | First Published: August 2014   »  Regular Features / Area Report /

With the water finally clearing up the weather is still making it hard for all but the hardiest anglers to get out and catch a feed.

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Rewards to be found in cold water

Shane Lowery | First Published: August 2014   »  Regular Features / Spearfishing /

August is another cold and quieter month for spearfishing but those prepared to put up with the cold water will be well rewarded.

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The rain is here

Shane Stevens | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / Freshwater / Ballarat /

It’s music to our ears. I can hear rain falling and it has been falling for over a week now. Could this be the winter weather we are hoping to have?

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Chilly winter fishing

Robyn Sturgess | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / East Coast / Bemm River /

Winter has thrown all the elements except snow at the Braveheart anglers, but it has not deterred them.

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Solid lake fishing

Will Thompson | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / Freshwater / Central Gippsland /

The August report is always the hardest for us freshwater anglers due to the closure of trout season, so I thought I would use this report to share some lake fishing reports and also some long weekend reports as well.

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Offshore is the place to be

Will Thompson | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / East Coast / McLoughlins Beach /

There’s a relatively unknown fishery we have here in South Gippsland over winter. It’s underused, but if you love big flathead, you should learn more about this.

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Salmon on the beach

Tom Wilson | First Published: August 2014   »  Feature Articles / Victoria /

Of all the species you can angle for on the Victorian and Tasmanian coastlines, Australian salmon have to be one of the most exciting. Blistering runs, dynamic aerobatics and the ferocity with which they hit bait and lures make these muscular silver rockets a joy to tangle with wherever you find them.

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Rebuilding Port Phillip Bay shellfish reefs

Ross Winstanley | First Published: August 2014   »  Feature Articles / Victoria /

Shellfish reefs are the temperate zone's equivalent to tropical coral reefs: they provide the foundation and the living structure on which healthy bottom communities and fish populations depend.

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Crazy winter weather

John Dalla Rosa | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / Central / Phillip Island /

We certainly have been experiencing some crazy weather in the last few weeks. Wind, wind and more wind, which has made fishing very hard indeed.

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Camping fee slug hurts beach fishers

Will Thompson | First Published: August 2014   »  Area Articles / Victoria & Tasmania / Freshwater / Central Gippsland /

Winter shark fishing the Ninety Mile has been smothered by the news of new camping fees at Paradise Beach and Golden Beach.

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Hopkins River

Mitch Chapman | First Published: August 2014   »  Regular Features / Hot Spot /

The Hopkins River is located in south west Victoria and is ever so popular to local anglers and tourists.

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Sonter on track at Lake Mac

Tag | First Published: July 2014   »  Regular Features / Tournaments /

Ronnie Sonter (6/6, 3.82kg) has taken out the Lake Macquarie State Title event of the 2014 Hobie Kayak BREAM Series presented by Daiwa. The win delivered Sonter his second Hobie Kayak BREAM Series victory (Sonter took out the 2013 Marlo event) and instant qualification into the season ending Grand Final. The 33 year old Umina resident regularly fishes Lake Macquarie and drew on his experience to find fish in the clear, calm conditions.

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Waterproof video cameras – relive every moment

Tag | First Published: July 2014   »  Feature Articles / New South Wales /

All anglers love bragging about what they’ve caught. It’s built into our genes. Catching a great fish and then telling your mates about it is awesome.

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KISS complicated rigs goodbye!

Steve Starling | First Published: July 2014   »  Regular Features / Back To Basics /

In nine out of 10 cases, according to Starlo, the simplest terminal rig suited to the fishing task at hand is also the best choice for the job.

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Johnson tops field at BASS Electric Major

Tag | First Published: July 2014   »  Regular Features / Tournaments /

Matt Johnson (2/2, 2.59kg) has taken out the inaugural Haswing BASS Electric Major at Hinze Dam, Qld. The BASS Electric Major events are new to 2014 and offer BASS Electric anglers the chance to compete for an exclusive sponsors’ prize pool, cash prizes for the event Flow-Rite Big Bass and, to the top three anglers, paid entry into the season ending BASS Electric Convention! With 33 anglers taking up the challenge, it was a class field assembled for the first Major event at a clear and sunny Hinze Dam.

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