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Lakes – loch style fly fishing tips
I was introduced to loch style fly fishing when I became involved in competition fly fishing through Fly Fish Australia and i now regard it as one of my preferred fly fishing techniques and certainly a way of targeting fish that I was not previously …
Bearded booby
One of the best search flies in slow moving or still deeper water using a sinking line ia a booby. As an alternative Boobies can also be fished as a semi-dry fly on the surface. …
TBH stonefly
Stoneflies thrive in the rubble of cold well oxygenated rivers & streams. They are an available food source throughout the season and fish may feed on them to the exclusion of all other food sources particularly during hatches. The nymphs crawl a…
Christmas Island – Pacific Ocean
An iconic fishing destination finally crossed of my bucket list … so many yet to go. Bonefish, Trigger Fish, Lady Fish, Snpper, Goat Fish, Lady Fish, Sharks, etc. etc….
Squirmy worm
Over time they have endured and their reputation of, on the day, being an exceptional fish taking fly has grown and grown. They have also become very well accepted in competition circles and consequently I have fallen into line and have added them to…
TBH squirmy worm
The material that this TBH Squirmy worm fly incorporates hit the market in 2014 with gusto. There are now plenty of versions of squirmy worm flies being tied and they have turned out to be a must have fly for use in both rivers and lakes. My version…
Packing for Christmas Island
Each time I go on a major fishing trip I modify my packing list. My latest trip was to Christmas Island in the Pacific. These are the revised lists for my High Sierra bag when it is used as my carry on bag and for the same bag when it becomes my fis…
Sandfly bites
Contrary to popular belief sandfly bites are not associated with laying eggs. They are in fact bites associated with feeding. The fact that almost immediately they start to itch and the itching increases is related to the fact that during the feeding…
Gladstone – my normal fishing locations
There are a lot of fishing options around Gladstone in Central Queensland and these are my current favourites….
Gladstone – harbour and bluer water options
Gladstone is blessed with enough boat ramps near the entrance of the two main rivers and in the inner harbour to give fishos access to coastal waters and those with suitable boats access to parts of the Great Barrier Reef with the closest coral reef …

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