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WALLAROO TO BROUGHTON

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Peter Knott travelled recently to upper Yorke Peninsula to replenish his bait supply and grab a feed of both King George and yellowfin whiting.

CRANKING IN CALLOP
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There are many lure styles that will catch callop, but as Lubin Pfeiffer suggests, crank baits can be the most effective of all when spring approaches and waters begin to warm.

METRO CAPERS

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Chris Pucknell enjoys spending time on or near the water close to home. As he suggests, if you put in the time and effort, you may just be surprised by what you can catch not far from the city.

METRO LAND-BASED SNOOK ON LURES

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As Alex Bui reports, catching snook isn’t rocket science, but knowing how, when and where to target them will definitely set you on the right track.

THE OVERSEAS INFLUENCE

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Steve Grindle takes a look at how the international tackle scene has influenced the way we now go fishing in Australia.

TRAILER TRAUMA – AND HOW TO AVOID IT

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Peter Nicholls reveals some of the hidden traps of trailering your boat.

FISHING THE FOAM

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As Jamie Crawford suggests, there are some great fish to be hooked from beneath the foam around our offshore reefs and islands. Tackling them safely and successfully demands thought and effort.

WHITING ON A BUDGET

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Brett Mensforth reckons catching King George whiting on light gear is a heap of fun, and if you think about your baits, berley and tackle carefully, getting a good feed together doesn’t need to break the bank.

SOUTH AUSSIES IN TASSIE

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Shane Mensforth and wife Merrilyn are regulars on the Tasmanian trout fishing scene, and advise fellow South Aussies to follow their lead and sample what the Apple Isle has to offer keen visiting anglers.

LARGS PIER SEAFOOD

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Largs Pier Head Chef, Troy Duivesteyn, prepares the best sashimi we’ve ever tasted.