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Bassday Sugarpens for Bass, Black magic!



As the weather starts to warm up again as we get closer to summer, the bass start to feed a lot more freely on the surface. With the increased temperature and humidity, many of the bass’ diet start to become more prevalent and start to appear across the surface of the rivers and creeks. Insects, […]

Casting for Spanish Mackerel



by Dave McKenzie As we approach thewarmer weather, so too do we start to see the Spanish Mackerel show up on the Gold Coast. Truth be told, this year they never really left, but the numbers will certainly start to improve. Last season was phenomenal, and we can only hope this year is half as […]

Bass on Surface, Gorge fishing fun



by Mat Cameron With the lack of rain during late winter and spring, the bass have been very slow moving back up river from their spawning run. This lack of rain also means the water is gin-clear, so the bass can be very finicky and hard to tempt. Late in the afternoon bass could be […]

Getting the Most out of a Deep Bite



by Dan Mackrell Down here in ‘not so sunny’ Victoria the bream fishing in winter is in stark contrast to the conditions faced during the warmer months. Gone is the clear, warm water and with the cooler temperatures and increase in rainfall conditions change quickly. The systems dirty up, water temperature plummet and the humble […]

Cracking the code in Mallacoota SBS RD5



by Andrew Death Recently I was able to compete in the Southern Bream Series at the Mallacoota in East Gippsland Victoria. This was the first time I was been to this iconic water way. Mallacoota is home to some of the biggest black bream in the country and is renowned for producing trophy bream and […]

Changing Plans Delivers 1st at Ballina Marineland Bream Classic



by Zac Skyring Last weekend saw the annual Ballina Marineland Bream Classic held on the Richmond River. Our pre fish two days before had found very few quality fish in the lower reaches. The run in tide was producing extremely clear water so fish were timid and hard to find. We had previously nailed some […]

Vibing Schooled Bass



by Codie Stewart There are two main retrieves I do for Bass fishing, the first is just like using any other Vibe. Cast out and let the lure sink to the bottom, once on the bottom I start with short, sharp hops back to the boat. In between hops I always let the lure sink […]

Bassday Kangoku Vibe Fires Up Fussy Bream



by Zac Skyring I was blading on a sunken reef recently on the Richmond River. My sounder was showing promise with smatterings of good bream schools. I was using an Atomic Bladz in my favourite Muddy Prawn colour and was receiving a few tentative nudges. I decided something more subtle might be needed so I […]

Bassday Bungy Cast, the Perfect Spinning Lure



by Barry Taylor Chasing pelagic species with lures is one the most exciting and visual ways to fish. At times however it can be very testing, pushing the angler to the limits of their knowledge to unlock the secret formula to get that unforgettable hook up. A recent fishing expedition to Exmouth on the Coral […]

Long Casts For Longtail



by Tristan Taylor Fellow Frogleys Offshore angler and good mate of mine, David Mckenzie, and myself recently made the trip to beautiful Hervey Bay to chase Longtail Tuna and to say the trip was a success would be an understatement. Between us we boated close to 30 Longtail between 4-10kgs and lost numerous others to the grey […]