Best Times to Catch Fish by the Moon Phases

John A Knight back in 1926 was prompted to undertake a study on the factors that influence the behaviour of fish, meaning the best times for catching fish. Many of the factors in the study were dismissed, all except for three. Those three were the sun, the moon and the tides. Tides have always been…

Fishing is Healthy and Good For You

Fishing is healthy and good for you at any age, from childhood right through to the senior years. It is a favourite outdoor pastime loved by Australians. A study by the CESSH and Fisheries research and development corporation shows that around 25% of Australian homes have at least one person who partakes in fishing for…

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…