Posts Tagged ‘Trout Fishing’

  • Top 3 Finesse fishing tips

    December 3, 2015 • GUIDE, TECHNIQUES • Views: 6224

    “Finesse” is a bit of a buzz word around the fishing traps at the moment, but in essence just means making some changes to your tackle and technique which will be a bit more subtle and hopefully help your catch rates for some of those more finicky

  • Toolondo Calling

    July 9, 2015 • REPORTS • Views: 4600

    With the rivers closed for the trout to do their thing, it was time to head off and battle the cold for a few days chasing some big trophy lake trout. The destination was Lake Toolondo in the state’s North West, a lake which had received much media

  • Lake Wendouree – Urban Trout fishing

    June 13, 2015 • REPORTS • Views: 18382

    Lake Wendouree is definitely one of those hit and miss fisheries. Too many times have I heard “you should have been here yesterday!” after bracing the icy winds of Ballarat for a day of trout fishing only to catch one half decent sized trout. But if you

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    REVIEW: Korkers Redside Wading Boots

    May 10, 2015 • REVIEWS • Views: 6537

    Introduction With a huge range of Wading boots on the market these days from numerous different brands, it is definitely a tough decision narrowing down exactly which model of boot to spend your hard earned cash on, and then hope they will do exactly what you

  • VIDEO: The Hidden Stream

    April 22, 2015 • VIDEOS • Views: 3088

    In Depth Angler take you on an adventure to one of their special places. A hidden Stream where small trout abound and the scenery is stunning. A place where all you can hear is the water over the rocks and the birds in the trees. With a good sense of

  • PICTORIAL: Fishing Victoria’s Alpine Region

    February 10, 2015 • REPORTS • Views: 4291

    With hot weather predicted for Melbourne, we decided to head to Victoria’s alpine region to escape the summer heat. There’s so many options to explore and fish in this part of the world, spring fed creeks, hidden lakes and boulder filled rivers,

  • 2015 Trout Fishing Closed Season Dates

    January 29, 2015 • GUIDE • Views: 18612

    Remember that in Victoria, NSW and TAS we have closed season for all trout species every year. Put these dates in your diary so you don’t forget. The closed fishing season for trout (and other salmonids) for 2015 : VICTORIA –  from midnight on

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

    September 26, 2014 • REVIEWS • Views: 13278

    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  

  • Trout and Water Temperature

    July 29, 2014 • GUIDE • Views: 32651

    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

  • REPORT: Rubicon Brook Trout Tales

    June 11, 2014 • REPORTS • Views: 14192

    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

  • REPORT: Eucumbene River Brown Trout

    June 9, 2014 • REPORTS • Views: 8696

    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

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

    May 27, 2014 • VIDEOS • Views: 5044

    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

  • GUIDE: IDA Guide to exploring Trout streams and rivers

    May 13, 2014 • GUIDE • Views: 3529

    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

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

    May 3, 2014 • REVIEWS • Views: 9387

    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

  • 2014 Victorian Trout Fishing Closed Season Dates

    March 31, 2014 • GUIDE • Views: 9646

    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

  • More Southwest Action! – Trout Fishing Southwest Victoria

    August 9, 2013 • REPORTS • Views: 4345

    Made the most of the break in the weather and headed across to the South West lakes for a solo trip. First stop was Lake Tooliorook, managed one nice fish early but as the sun rose the lake glassed off and the wind died down.  Bright sunny skies and little

  • REVIEW: Plano 4674 Hydro-Flo – Ultimate Gear Bag

    March 24, 2013 • REVIEWS • Views: 9795

    I like many others am a tackle junkie and when going fishing, whether it be for a day or a week, am generally in the mindset of “ill take that just in-case”. With an array of boxes, scissors, pliers, leader, sunnies etc, it all adds up to be quite

  • Back into the High Country – Upper Murray River Fishing

    April 17, 2012 • REPORTS • Views: 10752

    Well, we have been back home from our Round OZ trip for a few months now, and I have been hanging to get back up into the Victorian hills to do some more hiking, exploring and of course trout fishing! Easter Weekend was to be the date a few of us could all

  • High Country Fishing – Cobungra River, Victoria

    December 17, 2010 • REPORTS • Views: 15353

    With a weather forecast predicting 150ml of rain, we changed our original trip from a hike into Big River on the Bogong High Plains, to a slightly more sheltered destination. As fans of Rob Sitch and Tom Gleisner’s “A River Somewhere” a trip into the

  • IDA’s Best Trout Fishing Lures

    December 2, 2010 • GUIDE • Views: 35714

    Favourite fishing lures are a very personal choice for everyone, and generally most peoples favourite lures have caught them lots of fish in the past. That is not to say that another style or brand of lure would not have caught fish in the same circumstances,