Tag: techniques

The Swimbait Weighting Game

With the explosion of Swimbait fishing in this country comes with it a concurrent rise in tackle tinkers exploring different ways to modify theses bibless beauties. Without question, the one modification dominating the angler discourse is the addition of weights to your baits to alter its sink rate. So, let’s take a look at the…




13 FISHING – PRO TIP – TARGETING MID-WATER STRUCTURE

TG’s own Aaron Hill offers a few handy hints for targeting mid-water structures for freshwater natives during the warmer months of the year. For more handy pro-tips jump over to the 13 Fishing Australia Facebook page.




COD QUESTIONS – CAPTURING COD CLUES

Chasing Murray cod is a lifetime obsession. Any angler infected with the Murray cod virus knows there is no vaccine, nor do they seek one – although I suspect their partners might! Every serious Murray cod enthusiast knows what is needed to chase these enigmatic fish and is driven to improve their angling nous, by…




CENTRE OF ATTENTION

In small rivers, due to the condensed nature of their aquatic playground, Murray cod will tend to hold in all manner of makeshift cover. A complex labyrinth of underwater tunnels, hidey-holes and vantage points defines almost every one of these intricate aquatic ecosystems. One specific area of a small river that often gets overlooked for…




Rory Holds a Meter of Murray cod moments after it slammed his topwater lure in the dark.

Topwater Tactics

Just like subsurface fishing, an element of luck has a tendency to occasionally override a well thought out plan. However, over time you will find that by implementing a casting structure when you walk into the night, your overall catch rate will increase. Triangulating casts I like to start my retrieve by working in a…