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 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...

Why should I use a shock leader when surfcasting, and how long should it...

As the momentum of a surfcasting rod generates an enormous amount of power, the line would hit the water with great speed and force....

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....

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...

When is the best time to catch fish at Bedok Jetty?

It depends on what kind of fish you are trying to catch. If you are targeting the small tamban (herring) bait fishes near the...

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...

Why should we debarb our hooks?

When practising catch-and-release, the use of a barbless hook will dramatically increase the chances of the fish surviving. Not only is it easier to...