Docile Bottom Dweller or Wannbe Killer?

Surely the laid-back Wobbegong isn’t dangerous, or is it? Personally, I have caught several in my past years of fishing the reefs, and I’ve come to learn that they are perhaps suicidal if anything (let me explain). If you’ve ever captured one of these, you are probably fishing the bottom of the reef. You might…

Mud Crab – To Keep or Not to Keep

How disheartening is it, when you catch a nice big muddy, only to discover there’s no meat in it. It’s such a waste of a good crab. If you’re an experienced crabber, you probably don’t have that problem. However, for the average Joe, often the lesson learned is after it’s too late. The easiest way…

Eastern Red Scorpionfish = Ouch.

If you have ever caught one of these nasties, you’ve probably caught them more than once. I certainly have, and every time I do, I curse at knowing I must get it off my hooks without getting stabbed. My advice is to use long enough pliers that it cannot accidentally flicker and reach your hand….