A rod's line weight is typically listed on the blank either in kilograms (e.g. 3-5kg), pounds (e.g. 10-20lb) or as a PE rating (e.g. PE 2-4). This is useful for matching a rod to its intended purpose.
CHASING NQ MANGROVE JACKS
North Queensland is renowned for its awesome Barramundi fishing, but with the seas on closure just around the corner it’s time to focus on some other species.
FISHING THE ABROLHOS ISLANDS
The Abrolhos Islands are located approximately 35 miles west of the coast of Geraldton Western Australia, there are 3 main islands Wallabi Easter and Pelsart but for this article I'll be discussing fishing the southern group of Islands otherwise known as Pelsart Island group.
LANDING SA'S BIGHT REDFISH
It's hard not to love fishing the southern reefs given the variety of species you'll encounter and the fact that so many of the fish taste great and will eagerly snap-up a range of modern lure types and baits.
FRESHWATER FISHING ADVENTURES
I have said many times before that Mackay is blessed with such a vast and diverse array of fishingoptions, however a clear personal favourite is beginning to emerge with me.
TIME TO GO SOFT
Cool season saltwater fishing down south for me isn't about heavy tackle and big fish, it's about downsizing my gear and getting stuck into the unique mix of fish which peak over this unlikely period of the year.
HOW TO TIE A SLIM BEAUTY KNOT
According to my research, the Slim Beauty was developed originally as a fly fishing knot, specifically for connecting bulky fly line to either nylon or fluorocarbon leader material.