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WITH winter upon us there’s no need to put away the freshwater gear. As David Green discovers, with the right approach, freshwater impoundments can produce quality fish over the cooler months.

GET more from your SideScan technology with these simple tips from Scott Thomas.

TRAILERS are often overlooked when buying a boat, and as Nathan Bajada explains, that could be a costly mistake.

WINTER is big jewie time and Kevin Savvas reveals his secrets for catching trophy fish over the cooler months.

AN awareness of conservation issues has led to a surge in the popularity of spawn run trout. Ben Caddaye explains how to catch these trophy browns on spin gear.

CHASING landbased lure crunching mulloway becomes easier when you understand what they eat, and as Patrick Linehan explains, the mullet run is where the action happens.

THERE'S something special and challenging about targeting lake trout at night with a fly rod. Mick Fletoridis reports.

IAN "Big E" Phillips recently returned from the trip of a lifetime traveling to some of this country's finest fishing spots.

A BOAT is one of your best tools for effectively landing big fish. David Green runs through various scenarios and shows you how to maximise your chances through proper boat driving.

NATHAN Bajada explains the benefits of a boat latch system and how to install one on your boat.

THE mystery of big Victorian kingfish is being unravelled and helped along by ongoing research into their movements and habits. Scott Gray reports.

CIRCLE hooks are an established and effective bait fishing method for targeting a range of species, from freshwater to large saltwater gamefish. Mark Williams reports.

Matching the hatch is a term used for replicating a food item with an artificial lure or fly. Pat Linehan has some tips on selecting the correct lure for those starting out.

FOLLOW these simple tips and catch more bass.

HERE are some basic tips to help you make the transition from bait to lures.