How to

LIGHT tackle and small lures is a recipe for fun along the rock platforms and breakwalls!

GLIDEBAITS can produce bites from flathead when other lures won't.

LEARN how to reduce the amount of fish you keep by minimising waste when processing your catch.

AUSTRALIAN salmon are a fun fish to target in the surf over the cooler months and can be found around much of Southern Australia's coastline.

NSW DPI Fisheries goes into detail on the process of tagging fish for its Game Fish Tagging Program and why its so important to do it correctly.

TARGETING deepwater flathead can be a deadly tactic which can result in good numbers of solid fish.

TWO champion tournament anglers share their secrets on fishing artificial crabs, one of the deadliest ways to fool big bream in the estuaries.

NSW DPI Fisheries explains what fish tagging is and how its Game Fish Tagging Program works.

CHRIS Cleaver reveals some modern "bottom bashing" tactics for species like snapper, jewies, pearl perch and teraglin.

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.