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    July 10, 2014 • VIDEOS

    VIDEO: En Route to Adventure – Part 2 – Snowy Mountains Trout
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    October 17, 2014 • REPORTS

    REPORT: Vic Bream Classic Round 5 – Hopkins River
  • Lake Windamere  - Yellowbelly - Ecogear Zx40

    October 15, 2014 • REPORTS

    A Week At Windamere – PICTORIAL
  • boat ramp etiquette

    October 13, 2014 • GUIDE

    GUIDE: Boat Ramp Tips and Etiquette
  • TD sol II

    October 1, 2014 • REVIEW

    REVIEW: Daiwa TD Sol II 2004
  • strike tiger nymph

    September 26, 2014 • REVIEW

    REVIEW: Strike Tiger 1″ Nymph – Creature Soft Plastic
  • VIDEO: En Route to Adventure – Part 2 – Snowy Mountains Trout

    In Depth Angler is proud to share our latest video project with you. En Route To Adventure – Part 2 Snowy Mountains Trout. The En Route to Adventure series aims to take you on a visual journey, chasing Australia’s favorite species in some of our countries most spectacular locations. We have tried to take a …

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  • REPORT: Vic Bream Classic Round 5 – Hopkins River

    The 5th and final round of the 2014 Vic Bream Classics was held at Warnambool on the Hopkins River over the weekend. Such a small system can make fishing with 50 teams quite interesting and is a system known for its tough conditions and shy fish. This weekend was no exception. Pre-fish day gave us …

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  • A Week At Windamere – PICTORIAL

    This trip to Windamere had been on my mind for a while. After seeing countless photos of monster golden perch being posted on Facebook and Instagram in years past, I wanted in on the action this year, so a date was set and trip preparations were put in place. Along for the ride was Ash …

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  • GUIDE: Boat Ramp Tips and Etiquette

    I think everyone has experienced a bit of annoying time wasting at boat ramps before, and we all wished that there was a pamphlet given out to new boat owners on what to do and not to do when launching and retrieving your boat. Boat ramps can be a highly stressful situation for some, especially …

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  • REVIEW: Daiwa TD Sol II 2004

    One of Australians favourite spinning reels, the Daiwa TD Sol II has been redesigned with some of Daiwa’s ground breaking technology to create an even better version of this mid range workhorse reel. SPECIFICATIONS  Line Capacity  3lb/140m, 4lb/100m  Retrieve Ratio  4.8 (63cm)  Weight   240g  Bearings   8+1  Drag   2kg  Country of Manufacture  China …

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  • REVIEW: Strike Tiger 1″ Nymph – Creature Soft Plastic

    A 100% Tasmanian owned company is providing us fishermen with a great little creature bait which has been tried and tested on their local population of trout and is now expanding onto the mainland.   Strike Tiger 1″ Nymph Specifications   Type   Creature Bait   Material   Soft Plastic   Depth   Variable   …

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  • VIDEO: Drone test action

    We recently had a bit of a muck around with a mate’s drone while on the water fishing. We used this as a bit of a test to see what sort of results and shots we will be able to get for some of our future fishing videos. Check it out!

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  • REVIEW: Daiwa Aegis 2004

    Designed specifically with finesse fishing in mind the Daiwa Aegis offers a host of features in a super lightweight package to suit today’s modern lure angler.   SPECIFICATIONS   Line Capacity   3lb/100m, 4lb/90m   Retrieve Ratio   4.8 (63cm)   Weight   195   Bearings   7+1   Drag   2kg   Country of …

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  • GUIDE: Lure Fishing Basics – Part 2

    Part 2 of our Lure Fishing Basics article will cover lures, retrieves and locations. We are not going to go into huge amounts of details in this article, but hopefully just enough to give you some pointers and help direct you in the right direction to catch your first fish on lures or improve your …

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  • Trout and Water Temperature

    I’ve always been interested in Trout behavior and why two trips to the same location can sometimes give such different results. So after recently fishing in one of Victoria’s western lakes which had a very cold water temp of around 8 degrees, I wanted to try and learn a bit more about how trout and …

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  • Boat Cleaning Tips – Magic Eraser

      Boats get dirty! That’s just a fact of life and as to be expected as we travel from one fishing destination to the next. Saltwater, dust, road grime, fish slime, the list goes on. These cooler months are a great time to give your boat the once over in preparation for the season ahead. …

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  • GUIDE: Lure Fishing Basics Part 1 – Gear

    GEAR If you are just getting into lure fishing, here are some basics that will help point you in the right direction of landing your first fish with lures. We are going to break this article up into 2 parts, with the first section being on lure fising gear. Rods graphite rods are a must, …

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  • Top 10 Hardbody Lures for Bream Fishing

    These days there are thousands of different lures on the market to target bream. Lure fishing for bream has taken off in a big way over the past 10 years, and where we as anglers used to only have a handful of brands from overseas companies that could be adapted to suit this finicky species, …

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  • REVIEW: Daiwa Generation Black – Blackjack – Travel Rod

    In my opinion a 1-3kg rod is the perfect fishing all rounder. Its light enough to target smaller species that inhabit our southern estuary and freshwater reaches like bream, flathead, trout and redfin, yet still has the power needed for when those larger species inevitably come along. A 3 piece version of this rod would …

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  • REPORT: Vic Bream Classic Round 4 – Glenelg river

    Pre-fish day for round 4 of the Vic Bream classic dawned and we hit the water in beautiful winter conditions – still, crisp and with a great sunrise. We were here to fish the Glenelg river in far western Victoria for the next 3 days. Pre-fish saw us fish all up and down the river …

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  • REPORT: Rubicon Brook Trout Tales

    Back in 2012, there was a fish escape from the Yarra Valley Caviar facility located on the banks of the Rubicon River. Rumors have it that a wombat dug a hole through the side of one of the ponds which resulted in the escape of several thousand Brook Trout and Atlantic Salmon which found their …

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  • REPORT: Eucumbene River Brown Trout

    Well what an experience this trip was. I had heard a lot about fishing the Eucumbene River at this time of year, but was not really sure what to expect. Leading up to the trip, pictures of big pre-spawn trout being caught from the Eucumbene area could be seen sprawled all over the internet, so …

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  • REVIEW: Fishpond Nomad Hand Net

    What happens when you blend a traditional trout net with modern technology and some artistic paintwork? You wind up with one very attractive net! Lets take a look at the new Nomad series of nets from Fishpond.   SPECIFICATIONS   Mesh Material   Clear Rubber   Frame Material   Carbon Fiber & Fiberglass Composite   Length   660mm (26”)   Hoop …

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  • VIDEO: High Country Trout – Lure fishing for brown trout

    In Depth Angler headed back up into the Victorian high country to visit one of their favourite rivers, and to chase brown trout on lures. We packed the cameras and thought we would shoot a short video to give you a good look into how amazing the fishing and scenery in this part of the …

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  • Our Top 5 Lure Fishing Knots

    Ok guys, there are literally hundreds of different fishing knots out there, most of which work just as well as each other. The trick with fishing knots is to get comfortable and competent with handful of them, so when you get out on the water, your can quickly tie it without thinking, whether it be …

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  • GUIDE: IDA Guide to exploring Trout streams and rivers

    Recently we have once again been invigorated with our trout stream fishing and have been bitten by the exploring bug. There is definitely something special and exciting about heading to a new trout water, that anticipation on the drive in, the hike through dense bushland and that moment when your research and hard work pays …

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  • REPORT: Vic Bream Classic Round 3 – Gippsland Lakes

    Round 3 of the VIC Bream Classic was held down at the beautiful Gippsland lakes this year. This round ended up having a format we had never seen before due to the impending high winds and bad weather. The venue of Gippsland Lakes is a huge area and has the potential for boats to travel …

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  • REVIEW: Daiwa Tournament Bream (Trout) Specialist Fishing Rod

    I’ve had a real good chance to test out my Daiwa Ultra light Tournament bream Specialist TNSB 702ULFSOH and it has not disappointed It has been perfect for throwing ultra light lures and lightly weighted plastics around for bream, and with this being my favourite and most productive way of fishing for bream I have …

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  • VIDEO: 2014 Resolution – East Gippsland Saltwater Fly Fishing

    In Depth Angler bring you another video from the beautiful East gippsland. This time with a scenic video showing Darren’s 2014 resolution of using his fly rod more, especially targeting and fishing for the plentiful saltwater species of the region like bream, Flathead and Perch. Enjoy the video, give us some feedback and don’t forget …

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  • VIDEO: En Route To Adventure – Fishing East Gippsland

    In Depth Angler is proud to share our latest project with you. En Route To Adventure – Part 1 Fishing East Gippsland. The En Route to Adventure series aims to take you on a visual journey, chasing Australia’s favorite species in some of our countries most spectacular locations. We have tried to take a more …

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  • 2014 Victorian Trout Fishing Closed Season Dates

    Gday guys, don’t forget trout closed season is fast approaching. Put these dates in your diary so you don’t forget. The closed fishing season for trout (and other salmonids) for 2014 is from midnight on Monday 9th June, to midnight on Friday 5th September 2014. The closed trout fishing season is in place to allow …

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  • REVIEW: Plano Elite 3607 Spinner Bait Organizer

    Spinner baits have come along way in Australia in recent years, with new companies springing up all the time, there is now a great variety of sizes and styles for us to choose from. While this vast selection is great, spinner baits have had a history of being difficult to organize & store because their …

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  • VIDEO: Eildon Gold – Fishing Lake Eildon for Australian Natives

    In Depth Angler spent some time in spring fishing for some of Eildon’s native fish species, with Golden Perch being the main species targeted, we trolled Eildon’s expansive area looking for these great native fish. Here is the Video we created from some of these trips.  

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  • REVIEW: Lowrance Gen 2 HDS 7 Touch

    This is a review on the gen 2 hds 7″ touch sounder by Lowrance. We have had our hds touch for a few months now, and it has been used for quite a variety of fishing situations, from fresh to salt and anywhere in between. We thought we would do a bit of a write …

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  • VIDEO: Lake Eildon Carp Fishing with Soft Plastics

    Carp in my opinion are a very underrated sportsfish here in Australia. We tend to dismiss them as a pest species and that is all. Yes they are a huge pest which are only getting worse in our waterways, but they really are a great light tackle sportfish who can do all the things we …

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