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COLLECTING your own bait is cost effective and fresh, meaning you save money and catch more fish.

IDENTIFYING some marlin species can be difficult, especially at a distance. Check out this guide from the International Game Fishing Association (IGFA) showing distinguishing morphological traits of the black, striped, blue and white marlin.

LOOKING after your gear extends its life and saves you money.

THE Riverina region of southern NSW offers a true Aussie experience for chasing natives.

SAMI Omari lifts the lid on catching big flathead in our urban estuaries.

EVER wanted to smoke your own fish but didn't know where to start? Dave's guide to smoking fish is your answer.

FISHO writer Sami Omari explains the characteristics and terminology of modern polyethylene fishing lines.

UNTAPPED saltwater action, tough freshwater brawlers, and guaranteed adventure awaits those who visit the Solomon Islands.

TESTING out a new Bar Crusher chasing some big flathead on the Mid North Coast of NSW.

Fisheries programs across Australia use discarded fish frames donated by recreational anglers to compile fish age data. But have you ever wondered how the otoliths is removed?

NSW DPI Fisheries explains how to maximise the survival rate of released fish using a home-made release weight.

A combined bluewater and black bass trip onboard a luxury 72 mothership is the ultimate way of exploring PNG's diverse fishery.

Sydney charter operator Craig McGill sheds some light on the history of Sydney kingfish.

MAKE it easier to find the best fishing rod for your needs by understanding rod ratings.

RIGGING lures with single hooks has never been so popular, but are they really better than trebles?

CATCHING flathead on hard body lures is nothing new. In fact, Fishing World magazine has documented how to use hard body lures for flathead in-depth over many years.