Gear for Your Boat: Live Bait Tanks and Cutting Boards

Good gear can help you catch fish. Dead bait often doesn’t cut it. Using live bait, whether it is worms or yabbies, or slimy mackerel, will usually be a more reliable bait. So we need to keep our live bait alive! Worms will usually last in their tub for a weekend, so long as they don’t dry out. Live prawns or yabbies will often last in a bucket – sometimes a portable aerator will help them last longer. But for larger bait fish, nothing beats a live bait holding tank built into......

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Western Port

Western Port

We had our first experience at Western Port recently. Beautiful place, but unfortunately everyone on the boat got very seasick! We went in our boat through the Eastern entrance around Philip Island to fish...


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Patience

Patience

Supposin’ fish don’t bite at first, What are you goin’ to do? Throw down your pole, chuck out your bait, An’ say your fishin’s through? You bet you ain’t; you’re goin’ to fish, An’...


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Do Fish Feel Pain?

Do Fish Feel Pain?

I recently read an article for Dr James Ibrahim in the BlueWater Magazine entitled “Do Fish Feel Pain?”. Whether fish feel pain or not often stirs a lot of debate, because we don’t want...


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Lake Eildon

Lake Eildon

Lake Eildon is one of the closest lakes to where we live, and definitely the biggest lake – it has a capacity of 3,300,000 mega litres of fresh water. It is a lake that...


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