ON THE COVER:
Front Cover: NAFA Good Gear Models, Casey Lowden and Elli Bennet display one of Territory Manor's pet Barramundi. (Photo by AJ)
Table of Contents - NAFA Fishing Magazine
38 MONDORA’S BACKYARD
If you’re lucky enough to live on the far north Queensland coast like John Mondora, there’s plenty of quality fishing right on your doorstep.
44 FISHING’S FADS AND FASHIONS
Steve Starling looks at the fads and fashions in fishing and asks if they are all hype and hoopla or if they actually add to our fishing enjoyment.
104 COOL WATERS
From the bubbling springs and rapids of the sandy Katherine River to the thermal pools of Mataranka and the Elsey National Park, the Katherine region of the Northern Territory is truly the Top End’s Cool Water. NAFA’s Good Gear Models on location. cool water
118 THE WEIPA EXPERIENCE
As Leeann Payne found, the Weipa area of Cape York has plenty of attractions for visiting anglers.
124 SYDNEY HARBOUR OPTIONS
Sydney Harbour might be hemmed in by Australia’s biggest city, but Alistair McGlashan believes it offers great year-round sportfishing options.
161 BARRA — THE BOOK
Rod Harrison is about to release a great new book on barramundi fishing.
233 CAIRNS — THEN AND NOW
Glen Booth takes a look back at the changes he has observed over nearly two decades of fishing the black marlin capital of the world.
256 GETTING INTO SUSPENDERS
Suspending lures have a cult following amongst hard-bodied lure anglers and, as Kim Bain explains, they can be deadly when the strike zone is tight.
266 TROLLING THE TROPICAL REEFS
Dave Donald finds that trolling shallow tropical reefs is always an exciting exercise, particularly when the estuary fishing is on the slow side.
264 SHORE-BASED SHARKING
Catching big sharks off the beach might not be everyone’s cup of tea but as Geoff Wilson explains, if you like a bit of a challenge in life, it could be worth a try.
300 FISH A LITTLE LONGER
The Carlton Midstrength Team at the Barra Classic.
303 BLUE ON GOLD — A GOLD COAST GAME FISH PLANNER
David Green on how to tap into the Gold Coast’s world class game fishing.
308 GREAT SOUTHERN BREAM OF WA
Bushy reckons that big fish, low angling pressure and a lovely environment make for some mighty interesting bream fishing in southern Western Australia.
390 ZAMBEZI TIGER
Col Roberts is hooked on the tiger stripes, big teeth and super-aggressive disposition of the African tigerfish.
394 GO FOR IT BOYS
as AJ reports, the quality of the fishing at the 2003 Castlemain Perkins Sportfishing Classic may not have set the world on fire but the invited competitors were always going to have a ripper of a time.
400 DIMINUTIVE AND DEADLY
Kim Courtenay explains that a stealthy approach using smaller than normal lures can open up a whole new world of tropical fishing opportunities.
1 NAFA ON BOATS
2 NAFA FOCUS ON SOUTH OZ
3 NAFA ON QUEENSLAND'S STOCKED IMPOUNDMENTS
4 NAFA ON FLY
5 FISHING THE TERRITORY
6 NAFA ON 4WD
7 NAFA ON SNAPPER
8 NAFA ON SOFT PLASTICS
9 NAFA's RED HOT TIPS FOR TOP 10 FISH
10 NAFA ON THINGS TO WEAR WHEN YOU ARE FISHING
11 NAFA ON TACKLE STORAGE
12 MORE Fiction...Food....Humour and Much more