VIDEO: Jigging for kings & amberjacks

THIS Youtube video posted by Popperthon features some great jigging action on big kings and amberjacks off the Tweed Coast on the northern NSW/Queensland border. Perfectly complemented by a Nirvana background track, this clip rocks!

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Practical: Safe billfish handling techniques

Removing billfish like marlin from the water causes unneccessary harm to the fish, so if you're releasing your fish as most conservation minded game fishers do, leave it in the water! Image: Jim Harnwell

WITH summer almost upon us the thoughts of bluewater anglers will be turning to billfish. So having successfully caught a marlin or sail, do you know the safest way to handle it so it can be released in the best possible condition?