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.

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
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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 >

Exmouth - Western Australia
August 2018

Sooner or later, most keen anglers will get invited, instigate, or join a group travelling to a distant location to fish for exotic fish. In recent... Read More >

Fishing in NSW

Keen Kiwi angler Carl Muir recently went across the ditch, where he spent some time with a bunch of mates who lived, ate and dreamed angling…... Read More >

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