Australia

Australia is amongst the largest fishing zones in the world, extending 200 nautical miles out to sea. Recreational fishing is Australia’s biggest sport and leisure activity with around 5 million recreational fishers. 

Australia’s fisheries export species such as lobsters, prawn, tuna, salmon and abalone.

Fishing in Sydney Harbour
March 2024

Pete McGregor shares his experience fishing in Sydney Harbour... Read More >

Barramundi Fishing the Cobourg Peninsula
March 2024

Kerry McIntosh shares his experience fishing for barramundi on the Cobourg Peninsula... Read More >

The Mackerel Islands - Exmouth Australia Part 2
April 2023

Nik Key continues his adventure tangling with exotic species in Western Australia in Part II of his Exmouth, Australia sojourn.... Read More >

The Mackerel Islands - Exmouth Australia Part 1
March 2023

When Nik Key caught up with his old friend David Reid, who has been fishing off the Western Australian coast for many years, they naturally discussed... Read More >

Fishing on the Gold Coast
May 2020

John Eichelsheim discusses how to make the most of the fishing opportunities on the Gold Coast, Australia.... Read More >

Fishing in Cairns: Chasing big black marlin
February 2020

Keen Kiwi angler Tim Tasman-Jones has fished the inner structures of the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns to almost the Torres Strait, catching giant trevally, spanish... Read More >

Marlin fishing in Australia
March 2019

Writer Shane Hartstone says although we consider Australians the enemy when their Wallabies play the All Blacks, deep down we respect how passionate they are about... Read More >

Winter spearfishing on Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Who can blame writer Darren Shields for wanting to return to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef when he gets results like these?... Read More >

Fishing new species in Exmouth Australia
February 2019

When travelling overseas to fish, most anglers are looking forward to catching new species – and if they happen to be big, too, so much the... Read More >

Great Barrier Reef fishing
October 2018

As an 18-year-old game-fishing deckhand in the Bay of Islands, the famed giant black marlin grounds of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef were a dream destination for... Read More >

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    Latest Articles

    How Does El Nino Affect Fishing in New Zealand?
    June 2024

    Sam Mossman discusses the influence of El Niño on fishing.... Read More >

    Muri Ghonto Fish Head Stew Recipe
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    Muri Ghonto is a spicy fish head stew cooked with fragrant lentils or rice and slowly braised in a melange of spices and aromatics.... Read More >

    Grilled Whole Squid with Quinoa, Leek and Mozzarella Stuffing
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    Thanks mainly to the influence of many immigrant anglers, catching and cooking squid in NZ has turned into something of an art form.... Read More >

    Halco Madeyes Softbaits Review
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    Grant Dixon reviews Halco's Mayeyes softbaits in the Far North with local charter operator, Rob Parker.... Read More >

    Massive Gurnard Caught
    June 2024

    Hawkes Bay angler and magazine contributor Blair Whiting is a keen kayak angler, but on this day he headed out to sea on his uncle’s boat... Read More >