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Local Stories   •   28-4-2022  •   Tony Lincoln

Fishing with Tony Lincoln: Post-flood fishing

As post-flood winter approaches, things are looking good for a cracker of an upcoming fishing season, according to our expert angler Tony Lincoln.…

Boating & Fishing   •   10-3-2022  •   Tony Lincoln

Fishing with Tony Lincoln | Fishing post flooding

The best advice I can give in the immediate aftermath of flooding is in the discoloured water to use baits with strong natural scent and oily or bloody content such as bonito, mullet, pilchards and bloodworms.…

Boating & Fishing   •   25-2-2022  •   Tony Lincoln

Fishing with Tony Lincoln | The Little Things

Losing a good fish is a horrible feeling, compounded when we realise it was preventable if we'd only taken the time to double check our tackle. Read on to learn a few basics that regularly cause anglers to lose hooked fish and how to prevent these from happening. …

Boating & Fishing   •   11-2-2022  •   Tony Lincoln

Fishing with Tony Lincoln | Advice for Beginners

During my interactions with beginners, I continually hear they've searched YouTube or social media and significant numbers of them are overwhelmed by the diversity and technicality of the advice being handed out via these sources. …

Boating & Fishing   •   4-2-2022  •   Tony Lincoln

Fishing with Tony Lincoln | Bait Schools

One of the easiest ways to find bait schools is to look for the seabirds circling above and diving down to snatch up an unlucky baitfish. …

Boating & Fishing   •   15-12-2021  •   Tony Lincoln

Fishing with Tony Lincoln | Exploring the Peninsula

WITH holidays coming, and already here for some, I wanted to use the column this week to encourage you all to get out and about and explore the wonderful area we've got right on our doorstep.…

Boating & Fishing   •   1-12-2021  •   Tony Lincoln

Fishing with Tony Lincoln | Fishing after heavy rain

Heavy rainfall flushes bait from the safety of rivers and creeks, pushing it out into open water where it becomes easy prey for predators seeking a meal.…

Boating & Fishing   •   17-11-2021  •   Tony Lincoln

Fishing with Tony Lincoln | How to use Burley

N this edition, we’ll follow on from my last column and cover how to use burley. Burley can be introduced to the water in many ways, the easiest and cleanest of which is by a burley pot or bag.…

Boating & Fishing   •   3-11-2021  •   Tony Lincoln

Fishing with Tony Lincoln | Fishing with burley

In this edition, we’ll cover fishing with burley. For the uninitiated, burley is a substance or scent added to the water to attract fish, and establishing and maintaining a burley trail in the current is a fantastic way to bring the fish to a bait presented in this same trail.…

Boating & Fishing   •   20-10-2021  •   Tony Lincoln

Fishing with Tony Lincoln | Prospecting and exploring

While we usually try different areas of a new location we visit, we can tend to be creatures of habit when fishing somewhere we regularly go and as a result, may be missing opportunities at fish. …

Boating & Fishing   •   6-10-2021  •   Tony Lincoln

Fishing with Tony Lincoln | Pelagics

AS WE come into a change of season from winter to summer, we're starting to see the arrival of more solid numbers of pelagics such as mackerel, several species of trevally, queenfish etc and as the weather continues to heat up we'll hopefully see cobia in numbers similar to last season...…

Boating & Fishing   •   22-9-2021  •   Tony Lincoln

Fishing with Tony Lincoln | Final points on lure fishing

WHILE we've discussed the main types of lures, there are still more sub-categories and hybrids within those we've briefly examined. Hopefully the main recurring point has been recognised. Experimentation is the key to consistently successful lure fishing.…

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