Why do you have to use a light leader for micro-jigging?

Balancing your tackle is important regardless of fishing style. As the name suggests, the “micro” in micro-jigging implies that everything should be small: i.e....

During offshore bottom fishing trips, many lines tend to get entangled with each other...

There are two main causes of line entanglement when bottom fishing on the open seas: a strong undercurrent, and the changing of the current’s...

What is eging, and how do I get started?

For squid fishing - otherwise known as eging - the lures we use are known as “squid jigs”. Designed to look like prawns, these...

What is the difference between left and right-handed baitcasters? Is one superior to the...

Technically speaking, left- and right-handed baitcasters have no advantage over each other as they are basically made from the same design – just “reversed”. Since there...

When fighting a big fish from a kayak, how do you prevent it from...

In most situations, you would fight the fish from the front of the kayak. However, if the fish you are fighting starts to drag...

I am a beginner looking to start fishing. What should I look out for...

First off, you must know what kind of fishing you are looking to do, what kind of fishes you are targeting and where you...

After using my lure for a while, I’ve noticed that when I retrieve it,...

Assuming that your lure is not fresh out of the box and was functioning well before - in which case there is something wrong...

I was out fishing from a boat last weekend and my fish kept diving...

Firstly, you have to ascertain if it is a fish that pulled your line into the rocks or if the line is snagged on...